New England Aquarium
1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA

New England Aquarium

1 Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
Neighborhood: North End
New England Aquarium, Boston — Enjoy cocktails beside sweeping views of Boston Harbor and dine inside our large tented terrace with vaulted ceilings and archways framing the harbor.
Seasonal availability

Maximum Capacity
Cocktail reception: 500
Seated dining: 300
1 Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
Neighborhood: North End

Maximum Capacity: 1660 people
Availability
Capture the excitement of Boston’s historic waterfront with one of the most unique venues available when you plan a meeting, conference or party at the New England Aquarium. A variety of location, entertainment and catering options, set against a backdrop of awe-inspiring ocean creatures, will make your event completely unforgettable.
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New England Aquarium, Boston — With its panoramic views of Boston Harbor, high-tech facility and spacious, state-of-the-art auditorium, the Simons IMAX Theatre is ideal for corporate meetings, breakfasts, receptions and dinners. Maximum Capacity Cocktail reception: 180 Seated dining: 120 IMAX Theatre seating: 398

Photos published with permission of New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium, Boston — With its panoramic views of Boston Harbor, high-tech facility and spacious, state-of-the-art auditorium, the Simons IMAX Theatre is ideal for corporate
meetings, breakfasts, receptions and dinners.

Maximum Capacity
Cocktail reception: 180
Seated dining: 120
IMAX Theatre seating: 398New England Aquarium, Boston — Host an event at the New England Aquarium and mingle with your guests
among exhibits featuring animals from around the world. Enjoy fine cuisine in
view of sea turtles, sharks and tropical fish.

Maximum Capacity
Cocktail reception: 900
Seated dining: 280New England Aquarium, Boston — Gather alongside the largest shark and ray touch tank on the East Coast! This venue is ideal for smaller cocktail receptions and dinners. The lower level is
available for breakfast and lunch meetings among our inspiring sea jellies exhibits.

Maximum Capacity
Cocktail reception: 100
Seated dining: 60New England Aquarium, Boston — The ocean-blue tile and natural wood cathedral ceilings make the Harbor View Café the perfect setting for a dinner or intimate cocktail reception. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer spectacular views of the city skyline and Boston Harbor.

Maximum Capacity
Cocktail reception: 120
Seated dining: 80
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Harbor TerracePhotos Available
Outdoor Venue Max Capacity: 500 people
Harbor Terrace, New England Aquarium, Boston — Have cocktails around the New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center with sweeping views of Boston Harbor.  Then dine inside our large tented terrace with vaulted ceilings and archways framing the Harbor.  Seasonal availability April through October.
Have cocktails around the New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center with sweeping views of Boston Harbor. Then dine inside our large tented terrace with vaulted ceilings and archways framing the Harbor. Seasonal availability April through October.

Photos published with permission of New England Aquarium

Enjoy cocktails beside sweeping views of Boston Harbor and dine inside our large tented terrace with vaulted ceilings and
archways framing the harbor.

Seasonal availability

Maximum Capacity-
Cocktail reception: 575
Seated dining: 300
Links: Website
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Banquet - 8 per
Capacity: 300 People
Classroom - 18"
Capacity: 500 People
Reception
Capacity: 500 People
Amenities
  • Wet Bar
Features
  • Atmosphere/Decor: Large permanently tented terrace with vaulted ceiling and archways framing Boston Harbor. Available from May to December.
  • Audio Visual: Portable Equipment
Harbor View CafePhotos Available
Restaurant/Lounge Max Capacity: 100 people
Main Exhibit BuildingPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 600 people
Simons IMAX TheatrePhotos Available
Theater Max Capacity: 400 people
West Wing GalleryPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 60 people
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