New England Aquarium
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The New England Aquarium, in Boston, Ma, is one of the most prominent and popular public aquariums in the United States. Founded in 1969 on the city’s waterfront, it is considered one of the first modern public aquariums and is credited with revolutionizing the modern aquarium experience for visitors through its emphasis on a more natural setting for aquatic life.
College students can get Aquarium admission tickets for $19.95, buy tickets for standard presentations at the Simons IMAX Theatre for only $7.95 and get an Aquarium/IMAX combo ticket for $25.95. This discount is available when you show a valid college I.D. at the ticket counter.
Directions from Wheaton:
- Take the GATRA 140 to Mansfield Train Station
- Ride the MBTA to “Downtown Crossing”
- Take the Orange Line to “State Street”
- Ride the Blue Line to “Aquarium”
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