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New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium

Waterfront, Boston
  • Misty E.
    "Coffee and seal watching just may be the perfect remedy."(19 Tips)
    Ingrid K.
    "Check out the penguin exhibit!!"(7 Tips)
    Tessa R.
    "The new shark and ray touch tank is fantastic!"(5 Tips)
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    "four-story Giant Ocean Tank"(4 Tips)
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  • Isabella K.
    Isabella KeefeOctober 10
    The penguins are my favorite!!!
  • Chloe W.
    Chloe WarffordSeptember 11
    Definitely take advantage of the student discount for a small bit of savings
  • Christian M.
    Petting sharks and stingrays
  • Vinny V.
    Don't like screaming kids whose parents aren't concerned with what their kids are doing? Then don't come here on a weekend.
  • Nick B.
    Nick BergusAugust 21
    Lots of fish and other marine life with interesting displays.
  • 陳雄暉 弟.
    Examine carefully the blowfishes. Reminds me of all the footballs they have here in New England... deflated. 🐟🐡🏈
  • Ben B.
    Ben BaronMay 20
    Drab on the outside but an amazing place inside. Pet the rays just inside the entrance.
  • Amelie G.
    Penguins are the best ! And so much education about ocean conservation! Loved it ! ❤️
  • Claudia
    ClaudiaMay 15
    You can pet stingrays, sea stars and sea anemone!
  • Lara L.
    Go around the back to see the sea lions and avoid entrance 💸
  • Noelle M.
    Baby penguins are cute-and make some funny noises! 😊
  • Kaila S.
    Kaila SchleuApril 23
    The sphere in the middle is so neat, make sure to find the huge turtles in the fish tank!
  • John S.
    My favorite place ever. Imax next door.
  • Jennifer C.
    Seals, ex large fish, octopus and theatre.
  • Carolyn H.
    Great place to take the kids for an afternoon. It is fairly large for an aquarium. My girls loved it.
  • Vanessa C.
    Vanessa CorderoJanuary 23
    Pinguin exhibit!
  • Cory B.
    Cory BrownJanuary 9
    Crowded on the weekend but has an amazing multi leveled aquarium with a badass sea turtle
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinJanuary 8
    Very diverse array of wildlife. The harbour seals at the observation tank near the entrance are cool.
  • Nicholas N.
    Nicholas NgoDecember 28, 2015
    Octopus, penguins
  • Barbara S.
    Barbara SlavinNovember 29, 2015
    Love the sea horses from Australia.
  • Peter S.
    Peter SmithNovember 26, 2015
    Wide variety of fascinating animals.
  • Jonathan Y.
    Jonathan YuNovember 22, 2015
    Check out the penguin exhibit, large fish tank and the sting ray petting tank.
  • Sandra R.
    Sandra RubinchikNovember 16, 2015
    Myrtle the turtle. 'Nough said.
  • Julie C.
    Julie ChampionNovember 8, 2015
    Sit and watch the penguins for a while. They are adorable and lively.
  • Katie T.
    Katie TuohyNovember 2, 2015
    The animals seem happy. NEAQ seems to care a lot about conservation which is great; I LOVED the sting ray touch-tank.
  • Oliver A.
    Oliver AmesOctober 26, 2015
    Great animals, helpful guides
  • Emmie
    EmmieSeptember 26, 2015
    Shark, eels, penguins and sea lions!
  • Michael F.
    Michael FenskeAugust 2, 2015
    Great penguin exhibit
  • Zoe L.
    Zoe LouisJuly 26, 2015
    Got to see Myrtle the turtle!!
  • Boudichou C.
    Boudichou ClerkJuly 23, 2015
    I enjoyed to touch the carps
  • barbee
    barbeeJuly 21, 2015
    Huge aquarium!
  • barbee
    barbeeJuly 19, 2015
    Incredible place, not too costly
  • Eric O.
    Eric OsbornJuly 17, 2015
    The penguins are great-but the rest is underwhelming considering the price
  • Adam S.
    Adam SilvaJuly 11, 2015
    The penguins are the best part! And Myrtle.
  • Jessica W.
    Jessica WeissJune 30, 2015
    Nice aquarium, but I found it small for the high price of general admission.
  • Miguel L.
    Miguel LandestoyJune 29, 2015
    very family friendly, many types of fishes and my favorite were the fur seal. always playful
  • Jonathan
    JonathanJune 29, 2015
    It is all about the Penguins here.
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AmbsJune 21, 2015
    The Penguins make great wedding guests
  • Alexandre C.
    Alexandre CurielMay 31, 2015
    Huge aquarium!!! Loads of animals :D
  • Dana J.
    Dana JensenMay 30, 2015
    Beautifully cared for with a nice selection of fish. Organization is a little confusing, but oh well. The massive central reef tank is very impressive. Go to a seal training session!
  • Craig N.
    Craig NorthMay 29, 2015
    Great place for the family. Fantastic exhibits and shows. You can easily spend most of the the day there in awe at all the sea life on show.
  • Yousif D.
    Yousif DMay 26, 2015
    Overrated. Who the hell this place is rated #1 as attraction in Boston greatest area 😐😐😐
  • Tammy
    TammyMay 7, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Cool exhibits, but I wish they updated this place 100%... unlike the Museum of Science, nothing here changes, so there's really no reason to keep returning. And they keep jacking up the price!!
  • John L.
    John LeMaireApril 27, 2015
    A must see attraction in Boston. Tons of fish in the multilevel center tank!
  • Richard E.
    Richard EfthimApril 25, 2015
    Shark and Ray tank! Knowledgeable and friendly staff and volunteers. IMAX.
  • Daysha M.
    Daysha MontalvoApril 22, 2015
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  • Enfys H.
    Enfys HolmesApril 4, 2015
    Very expensive, quite small for the price but had a really big tank in the middle. There is also two tanks where you are allowed to touch stingrays, sharks, starfish and crabs.
  • Marland C.
    Marland ChangApril 1, 2015
    Amazing fun for kids and adults.
  • S_J L.
    S_J LMarch 21, 2015
    Came to Boston for business, so it is nice that I got free time for the weekends :) this is fun & good aquarium~ the shark touch tank is always fun, 90 years old turtle, n must see the seals
  • Max B.
    Max B.March 19, 2015
    No more nurse sharks :(
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