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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)
    Shermans Travel
    "four-story Giant Ocean Tank"(4 Tips)
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  • Horacio R.
    Totally amazing! Discovered lots of species and their habitats, as well as their place of origin.
  • Brian K.
    Brian KaiserNovember 10, 2017
    The stingray tank where you can touch rays as the swim by is my favorite!
  • Fluying ✅.
    Fluying ✅November 2, 2017
    I love just leaving the central tank for the end and just walk down while appreciating how flora and fauna changes together with deepness.
  • Desirée G.
    Desirée GouldOctober 24, 2017
    I mean, they have penguins and mini sea horses. You simply can’t go wrong.
  • Will P.
    Will PereiraSeptember 5, 2017
    Great experience!!!
  • Twinkle D.
    Twinkle DenoyoAugust 31, 2017
    The giant aquarium has a giant sea turtle! They also have tiny cute penguins getting fed in the afternoon.
  • المهره الصعبه ماهي لأي خيال
    Fun place to spend around 90 minutes. Great for kids.
  • Marina B.
    Marina ButovichJune 9, 2017
    Amazing place to spend time with your children or friends. We definitely enjoyed our visit!
  • Jt T.
    Jt TourangeauMay 25, 2017
    Great aquarium located right next to the ocean! Arrive early & pre-order your tickets to beat the crowds inside & out!
  • Carlos C.
    Carlos CortésMay 10, 2017
    I thought it was gonna be much bigger, its small and not impressive, do not think those 20s dollars were well inverted.
  • Carlos R.
    Carlos RangelMay 2, 2017
    Nice, although my wife and I expected something more
  • Remi T.
    Remi ThomasApril 19, 2017
    It's expensive but you will have a lot of tips.
  • Gigi R.
    Gigi RodApril 3, 2017
    The touch pool is a must
  • Syeda T.
    Syeda TarannumFebruary 20, 2017
    Beautiful aquarium! It is crowded on weekends. Do yourself a favor, buy your tickets online! Allot at least 2 hours to see everything!
  • Luiz S.
    Luiz SteinFebruary 20, 2017
    It gets crowded during the weekend, hard to walk around. Not really worth the time or money.
  • David S.
    David SavariaFebruary 12, 2017
    Get there early and beat the crowds.
  • Robyn R.
    Robyn RJanuary 27, 2017
    Love the top of the giant tank.
  • Adam R.
    Adam RosenbergDecember 8, 2016
    The penguins!
  • Isabella K.
    Isabella KeefeOctober 10, 2016
    The penguins are my favorite!!!
  • Chloe W.
    Chloe WarffordSeptember 11, 2016
    Definitely take advantage of the student discount for a small bit of savings
  • Christian M.
    Christian MartinezSeptember 2, 2016
    Petting sharks and stingrays
  • Vinny V.
    Vinny Vodka-TonicAugust 24, 2016
    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, 2016
    Lots of fish and other marine life with interesting displays.
  • Ben B.
    Ben BaronMay 20, 2016
    Drab on the outside but an amazing place inside. Pet the rays just inside the entrance.
  • Amelie G.
    Amelie GautierMay 17, 2016
    Penguins are the best ! And so much education about ocean conservation! Loved it ! ❤️
  • Claudia
    ClaudiaMay 15, 2016
    You can pet stingrays, sea stars and sea anemone!
  • Lara L.
    Lara LittlefieldMay 15, 2016
    Go around the back to see the sea lions and avoid entrance 💸
  • Noelle M.
    Noelle MoellerMay 1, 2016
    Baby penguins are cute-and make some funny noises! 😊
  • Kaila S.
    Kaila SchleuApril 23, 2016
    The sphere in the middle is so neat, make sure to find the huge turtles in the fish tank!
  • John S.
    John SullivanApril 23, 2016
    My favorite place ever. Imax next door.
  • Jennifer C.
    Jennifer CasoApril 21, 2016
    Seals, ex large fish, octopus and theatre.
  • Carolyn H.
    Carolyn HandyMarch 25, 2016
    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, 2016
    Pinguin exhibit!
  • Cory B.
    Cory BrownJanuary 9, 2016
    Crowded on the weekend but has an amazing multi leveled aquarium with a badass sea turtle
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinJanuary 8, 2016
    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
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