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New England Aquarium at Night
New England Aquarium Penguins


Located at:
1 Central Wharf,
Boston, MA 02110

The New England Aquarium is a world-renowned aquarium located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a fun and educational family event. With its focus on ocean conservation and education, it is one of the top tourist destinations in the city and a must-visit for families and marine life enthusiasts.

The New England Aquarium is home to a vast array of marine life, including penguins, sea turtles, seals, and over 20,000 other creatures. Visitors can explore the aquarium's many exhibits and get up close and personal with these fascinating animals.

They have a variety of aquatic creatures in naturalistic habitats. From penguins greeting you as you are entering the aquarium to a wonderful 25 minute sea lion show (located in the ship docked next to the aquarium) where you can watch trainers interact with these animals. From coaxing them to do a trick, to asking them to wave to the audience. Another fun thing to see is the divers in the tank as they fed the sharks.

One of the highlights of the New England Aquarium is its Giant Ocean Tank, a four-story cylindrical exhibit filled with hundreds of species of marine life. This exhibit is one of the largest in the world and provides visitors with an incredible look at the diversity of ocean life.

In addition to its animal exhibits, the New England Aquarium also offers a range of educational programs and activities. These include hands-on experiences, like the opportunity to touch a sea star or a ray, and more in-depth programs, like animal encounters and behind-the-scenes tours.

The aquarium is also dedicated to ocean conservation, and it offers a range of initiatives and programs aimed at protecting and preserving marine life. Whether through research, advocacy, or public education, the New England Aquarium is at the forefront of efforts to protect our oceans and the creatures that call them home.

Overall, the New England Aquarium is a must-visit destination for families and marine life enthusiasts. With its stunning array of animals, its commitment to conservation, and its focus on education, it is the perfect place to spend a day learning about and enjoying the wonders of the ocean.

For more information call (617) 973-5200

Starfish at the New England Aquarium
New England Aquarium Fish


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