I went for the octopus and then found out there are also 3 types of penguins. Loved the green sea turtle! There is a lot to see and activities throughout the day. Plus gift shop and outdoor cafe.
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About New England Aquarium
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For the price (nearly $120 for 2 adults and 3 kids!), I was expecting something spectacular, no less. The exhibits we did find were interesting, but far from spectacular (I've been to far more impressive aquariums around the world) -- and when we reached the...More
A great place to take kids, but not a yearly activity. Hasn't changed much, and is pretty small inside. Admission is also pretty expensive.
Absolutely love the penguin exhibits here! I could sit for hours and watch them. What amazing personalities they have! They have a massive cylindrical saltwater tank that you circle around until you reach the top. It is quite beautiful to look at and you never...More
The displays are top class. We enjoyed the large tank, with the spiral walkway around it, so you could gain a good view of the entire large central tank. The side displays, such as the jelly fish, were also first rate. There are areas where...More
I went here on a weekday in the summer. It was very crowded. The main tank up the middle of the building is the selling point, it is huge and the sea turtles are cool. The rest of the aquarium is small but ok. And...More
It doesn't appear that the Aquarium limits the amount of people going in!!! It was terribly crowded and hot (8/10). Plus the first person I encountered going into the Aquarium was very rude. I asked about a discount because I am a marine biologist working...More
You have to go to this place for one of the best experiences in your life if you love the biggest assortment of marine life. Clean, and well kept and what ever you pay it's worth it.