New England Aquarium

The enormous and cylindrical 200,000 gallon ocean tank with more than 2,000 fish species is the highlight of this aquatic facility. Surrounding pools have penguins, sea lions and otters. Several galleries have themed exhibits; and the IMAX theater offers changing large format films of magnificent animals and their habitats, 3-D movies and first-run features.

Address: Central Wharf, between Central and Milk Streets, Boston
Phone: (617) 973-5200