Clownfish at the New England Aquarium (©S. Cheng)
Explore the world’s waters from the Amazon rain forest to Pacific reefs to the Gulf of Maine, and the creatures living there. Come see the Giant Ocean Tank, a Caribbean coral reef environment boasting 2,000 sea creatures! Other main exhibits include a shark and ray touch tank and a seal center. Admission: $18.95-27.95, free under age 3. Open Sept. 1-June 30: M-F 9 am-5 pm, Sa-Su 9 am-6 pm; July 1-Aug. 31: Su-Th 9 am-6 pm, F-Sa 9 am-7 pm.