New England Aquarium
Get up close and personal with the fishes at the aquarium’s 200,000-gallon tank, a 24-foot-deep reef filled with caves, sharks, turtles, and hundreds of tropical fish. Other crowd-pleasers are the tide pool, where kids can get wet and hold starfish, and the always entertaining penguins.
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.