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“Great whale watching tours” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium
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US$26.95*
and up
New England Aquarium Admission
Ranked #33 of 378 things to do in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The 200,000-gallon Giant Ocean Tank is the centerpiece of the Aquarium, Boston's most visited tourist attraction.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great whale watching tours”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

We have taken the aquarium tours a couple of times. They are informative, with helpful staff, and the boats are clean and safe.

Visited October 2013
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Left of Center
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“This place was incredible! Go, right now!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

After some time, one starts to feel every public aquarium this thing. But the New England aquarium has gone above and beyond to create a unique experience, full of many interesting animals creatures etc. The tank that sits in the middle of the aquarium is just phenomenal. Kudos to everyone that designed, created, maintain, and support such a facility. Loved it and will be back!

Visited June 2014
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teachertravlr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A nice stop on the waterfront.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

My review may be "off" because I'm from Southern California (we've got sea World) but the aquarium is somewhat small. We really enjoyed petting the rays and sharks and picking up the smaller sea life. There's not much in the way of large mammals.

Visited June 2014
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“The Best Aquarium I've Been to So Far!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

I loved going to this aquarium! There were so many different species and exhibits to look and have so much fun naming and discussing all of the different species with family. The penguins are adorable and the big tank in the middle is amazing! They feature creature from all over the world and all sorts of environments, so they aren't short of interesting creatures.

However, if you don't like having to stand close to others, this might not be the place for you. It was unbelievably crowded,

Visited November 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“Great place to watch penguins!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Personally I love penguins and this place has several different kinds in very nice habitats. The center tank is full of many different kinds of fish and turtles and sea creatures!! Oh and don't miss the seals and sea lions in the outside habitat! Very fun aquarium!!

Visited April 2014
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