New England Aquarium
Home to Simons IMAX Theatre the New England Aquarium Whale Watch, which runs from April through October, the New England Aquarium features a plethora of some of the world's most amazing marine species, such as the impressive giant pacific octopus, sand tiger shark, green sea turtles and North Atlantic Right whales, and is an absolute must for children of all ages. Basic admission includes the aquarium, while the IMAX and Whale Watch charge additional fees.
Address: 1 Central Wharf
Telephone: (617) 973-5200
Opening times: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, weekends 9am-6pm (8 September to 30 June); Sunday to Thursday 9am-6pm, Friday and Saturday 9am-7pm (1 July to 7 September).
Admission: $22.95 (adults); $15.95 (children); Other concessions and packages available.