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New England Aquarium
More than 12,000 fish, birds, reptiles and amphibians are on display. There is a 200,000-gallon circular ocean tank with a replica of a Caribbean coral reef.
Address: Central Wharf, off Atlantic Avenue.
They have a Huge fish tank with a spiral staircase going around it, you can see divers going into it and hand feeding turtles, fish, and sharks!
...Also a great indoor penguin pond which takes up nearly the whole first floor.
New England Aquarium - We decided that we like the Shedd Aquarium better but only slightly. This is a very nice aquarium. When we visited, it was full of several groups of very noisy schoolkids which may have influenced our opinions somewhat. It is definitely worth visiting.
Address: Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
The Boston Aquarium is one of the best I have seen. The multiple story tube of glass is a great way to experience a coral reef without getting wet.
Normally I am not at all fond of animals in captivity, but the aquarium is so environmental and research oriented, I make an exception.
Directions: Central Wharf, Boston Harbor. I think the best way to get there is to take the T to South Station and walk up along the waterfront so yu can oh and ah at the very expensive property and droll over the
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