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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Boston by Patricia Harris, Jonathan Schultz, David Lyon

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New England Aquarium

The sea pervades nearly every aspect of Boston life, so it’s appropriate that the New England Aquarium is one of the city’s most popular attractions. What sets this aquarium apart from similar institutions is its commitment to presenting not only an exciting environment to learn about marine life, but also to conserving the natural habitats of its gilled, feathered, and whiskered inhabitants.

  • “T” station: Aquarium (blue line)

  • Central Wharf

  • 617 973 5200

  • www.neaq.org for general info, including current IMAX features

  • Open 9am–5pm Mon–Fri, 9am–6pm Sat & Sun (extended hours Jul–Aug)

  • Adm: $15.95

Whale Watch

  • 617 973 528 for reservations and rate information

IMAX

  • Open 9:30am– 9:30pm Sun–Wed, 9:30am–10:30pm Thu–Sat

  • Adm: $9.95

The Aquarium’s ...

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