New England Aquarium in Boston, MA

New England AquariumBoston, MA 02110
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The New England Aquarium features educational exhibits that allow guests to get close to incredible sea life and marine animals! The aquarium is home to more than 80 penguins, hundreds of Caribbean reef animals, fish, manta rays, and more! This experience is wondrous for all ages and will keep the entire family entertained.

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The New England Aquarium is home to thousands of aquatic animals—from northern fur seals to giant Pacific octopus to little blue penguins.

The Aquarium also offers a wide range of exhibits, including the largest shark and ray touch tank on the East Coast and the Giant Ocean Tank, a four-story coral reef home to Myrtle the green sea turtle and hundreds of other Caribbean animals.

Meet the Animals
There are thousands of aquatic animals to visit at the Aquarium. From the fearsome lionfish to the delicate leafy seadragon, lumbering green sea turtle, and spry California sea lions in action, visit all of the animals that await you at the New England Aquarium!

Explore the Exhibits
Discover the Science of Sharks and meet some small but mighty sharks in our exhibit. The Olympic Coast exhibit features two giant Pacific octopus, plus many colorful and diverse marine animals from the Pacific Northwest. Explore a four-story Caribbean reef and squawk hello to dozens of penguins worldwide.

Marine Mammal Center
Discover Life According to Fur Seals! Watch the frisky and flexible northern fur seals fly through the water and interact with their trainers on the decks of the New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center. The Aquarium is one of only three aquariums in the U.S. that cares for these remarkable marine mammals.

Featured Exhibits
Indo-Pacific Coral Reef
This 9,000-gallon, floor-to-ceiling, concave habitat highlights one of the most happening neighborhoods in the ocean: an Indo-Pacific coral reef.
harbor seal lounges in its outside exhibit at the New England Aquarium
Atlantic Harbor Seals
The 42,000-gallon harbor seal exhibit is located outside on the Front Plaza, to the left of the Aquarium’s front doors.
Shark and Ray Tank Viewing Only
The Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Tank features sharks and rays in a mangrove-themed tank surrounded by shallow edges and viewing windows, allowing visitors to experience an exceptionally close encounter.
Giant Ocean Tank
Enjoy 360-degree views around a spectacular, four-story Caribbean Coral reef teeming with hundreds of animals and more than 120 different species.
New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center
The seals and sea lions are always at play! Watch California sea lions dart through the water and limber northern fur seals frolic in the beautiful open-air exhibit space.
Olympic Coast
Explore marine life found in the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.
Penguin Colony
The Aquarium is home to more than 60 penguins living in the bustling penguin colony surrounding the Giant Ocean Tank. Watch them swim, eat, preen, and bray!

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