Tickets for New England Aquarium: Skip The Line

All the fun with fish, penguins, stingrays and sea lions

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  09:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  09:00 - 17:00
Friday:  09:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  09:00 - 18:00
Sunday:  09:00 - 18:00
Duration
IMAX shows: 30-40 minutes
Highlights
  • Meet Myrtle the green sea turtle, penguins, sea lions and more in Boston's most visited attraction
  • Touch the stingrays in their special pool, and watch for the octopus - he sometimes changes color!
  • Opt for IMAX Movies and watch sea life and more in panoramic glory on the largest screen in New England
Description

Want to get friendly with some fish, or maybe learn a little about our oceans? Flash this smartphone ticket and cruise on into the New England Aquarium. Opt for the extra IMAX movies and watch the oceans in action on the largest screen in New England!

Behold Boston's most visited tourist attraction, the impressive New England Aquarium, where the star attraction is a 200,000-gallon giant ocean exhibit!

Watch the ocean life swimming around you, from seals to sea lions, penguins, sea turtles and jellyfish. Touch the stingrays in their pool, and try and catch the octopus when he's changing color - that's a sight you don't see every day.

Opt for the extra IMAX movies and watch sea life, pandas and more in full, high-definition panoramic glory.

Each show lasts 35-40 minutes, which is also a great chance to sit down and relax.

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Ticket features
Skip The Line
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
Entrance to the New England Aquarium, including all featured exhibitions
Access to all IMAX movies (if selected)
Aquarium guide maps in Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese, German, French, Italian and Brazilian Portuguese
Whale Watch Tours
Instructions
  • Scan your smartphone ticket directly at the entrance
  • If you would like to have a guide map available in multiple languages, request yours at the Aquarium's Information Desk upon arrival
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes are possible for this ticket
Venue
Address
New England Aquarium
1 Central Wharf, MA 02110, Boston
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Insider tip

If you want plenty of time with Myrtle the green sea turtle, arrive close to opening, or later in the afternoon after 3 pm. These are the quietest times.

Jon
Regional Manager
Reviews
Jun 15, 2019
The ticket service was easy to use and was efficient.
Jun 10, 2019
Excellent experience at the aquarium!!
Jun 6, 2019
Walked right up to enter the aquarium while others waited in line to buy tickets. We did not visit IMAX.
Jun 4, 2019
The New England Aquarium is one of the nicest aquariums I've visited in the US! There is a great variety of sealife from all over the globe, and the exhibits are very informative. The staff is very helpful & courteous. The spiral design of the interior is unique!
May 30, 2019
The Aquarium was so packed with people and strollers ,it was unsafe.
May 30, 2019
Don’t understand why people continue standing in lines.
May 28, 2019
This was MUCH better than standing in line
May 27, 2019
So glad we purchased through here! Saved us $15 for a family of 5 and we skipped the line and walked right into the aquarium!
May 27, 2019
Very easy to use.
May 26, 2019
While everyone was standing in a line that went on forever, we stepped aside and bout our tickets through this venue...skip the line...in a matter of less than five minutes I completed the purchase for my family of 3. We walked to the door, the aquarium scanned the phone and we were in. Simple.

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