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300 River Ridge Drive  Norwood  Massachusetts  02062  USA 


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New England Aquarium

Amazing Aquatica
  • 1 Central Wharf 
  • Boston,  MA  02110
  • Phone: +1 617 973 5200
  • Email:
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  • Neighborhood: South Boston
  • Category: Marine Excursions
  • Train: "Blue or Orange Line T to State/Aquarium
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes


Since opening in 1969, New England Aquarium, a waterfront landmark, has become one of Boston's biggest tourist attractions. The most famous exhibit, the massive 200,000-gallon “Giant Ocean Tank,” has a simulated Caribbean coral reef in which sharks, sea turtles, moray eels and tropical fish cruise by crowds of children pressed against the glass. Other marine galleries contain piranha, sea otters and three species of penguins. As if all that were not enough, the aquarium also offers whale-watching cruises, seal shows, and its very own IMAX Theater.

Identification of these resources is solely for the convenience of our guests. Neither Marriott International, Inc. nor any of its affiliates or franchisees endorses or is a sponsor of these resources.