New England Aquarium Birthday Party: Share Your Birthday With Us!
While the Aquarium does not have a dedicated space for your child’s birthday celebration, we do have some exciting birthday party options, including IMAX birthday parties and a self-guided group visit to the Aquarium.
Most birthday parties are designed for kids age 5 and older— at a minimum, the birthday child must be turning 3 regardless of the age of other participants.
IMAX Movie parties are our most popular option:
The Simons IMAX® Theatre at the New England Aquarium can make your next birthday party larger than life! Join us for an exciting IMAX presentation!
- Feature a thrilling IMAX film on New England’s largest screen
- Are for children age 5 and older
- Can include a digital photo of the birthday child displayed on our giant screen for a $5 fee (the photo must be provided three days before the event)
- Includes a special birthday greeting before the film for the birthday child
- Costs $7 – $9 per person, plus the cost of the digital photo if requested
- Must be booked in advance by contacting Angela Aronoff
Additional Add-Ons for our IMAX New England Aquarium Birthday Parties
Aquarium admission for an additional $12.00 per child and $19.00 per adult
Behind-the-Scenes Tours for up to 10 people age 7 and older for an additional $20 per person (plus the cost of Aquarium admission, which is required)
Reservation and payment policies
- A 50% nonrefundable deposit is due at the time of booking. Final balance and headcount are due three days prior to the scheduled event. Contact Angela Aronoff to book your party. Advance notice is required.
- Date and time restrictions may apply. Inquire for more details.
Additional birthday party options at the Aquarium:
Ages 3 and older
Explore our exhibits and view our daily presentations. Optional add-ons include an IMAX film and a Behind-the-Scenes Tour (special restrictions apply).
Fee: $15.00 per child, $24.00 per adult (members receive free admission based on membership level).
One chaperone per every 10 children receives complimentary Aquarium admission. Note additional cost for IMAX and the Behind-the-Scenes Tour. Please call Angela Aronoff
Please email us via the Request a Quote button on the top right for more information on how to book a New England Aquarium Birthday Party!
If you’d like to learn more about how to prepare for a kids birthday party click here
If you’ve hosted a kids’ birthday party at the New England Aquarium or have been to a party there please post some reviews of your experience.Minimum Price Per Person: $12Venue Appropriate for which age groups:
- 3-5th Grade
- Middle School
- High School
Children ages 5 and up can enjoy an IMAX Theatre movie presentation in 3D while snacking on popcorn and a soft drink
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