Zoos and Aquariums in Boston That's Worth Visiting

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Boston Zoo | Zoos and Aquarium in Boston

The zoos in Boston are the largest and most exotic zoos present in the United states. Covering acres of land the zoos are home to a wide and versatile range of species of animals ranging from the red (Read More) pandas to tigers and Masai giraffes that are kept in beautiful and large exhibits. These zoos not only give an insight into the wildlife and marine life but also teach the visitors about these animals through activities and events.

Here is the list of 4 Zoos and Aquariums in Boston That's Worth Visiting

1. Franklin Park Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo

The 72 acre Franklin Park zoo is home to 63 exhibits of 220 different species of animals, birds and reptiles. The major exhibits include Nature's Neighborhoods, Farmyard, Outback Trail, Bird's World Serengeti Crossing, Giraffe Savanna, Tropical Forest and the Kalahari Kingdom. The Red panda

Suggested Hours: Animal lovers could take all day here!
Open Hours: 9am-5pm
Address: 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston.
Entry Fee: Adults- USD 21.95
Senior (62+)- USD 19.95
Children(2-12)- USD 14.95
Children below 2 years- Free
Members-Free

2. Stone Zoo

Stone Zoo

Built-in 1905 the small-sized Stone zoo is home to 71 species of animals, birds, insects and reptiles. The zoo also has exhibits like the Animal Discovery centre, Highlands, The Mexican Gray Wolf exhibit and the Caribbean Coast. The zoo also has endangered species like the red-tailed Boa and the Jaguar which makes it one the most exotic zoos in Boston suburbs.

Suggested Hours: 3-4 Hours
Open Hours: 9am-5pm
Address: 149 Pond St, Stoneham.
Entry Fee:  Adults- USD 19.95
Senior (62+)- USD 17.95
Children(2-12)- USD 14.95 
Children below 2 years- Free
Members - Free

3. New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium is Boston's largest aquarium with 20,00 animals, 600 species and 200,00 US gallons of the largest tank in Boston. The aquarium has a range of different species of water animals right from the northern fur seals, the African penguins and the giant Pacific octopus.

Suggested Hours 4 Hours
Open Hours: 8 am-6 pm 
Address: 1 Central Wharf, Boston.
Entry Fee: Adult: USD 32
Children: USD 23
Senior: USD 30

4. Museum of Science

Museum of Science

The Museum of Science in Boston is one of the most renowned museums in Boston. The museum is home to over more than 30 exhibits. These exhibits have everything dating back to the time of dinosaurs all the way to nanotechnology. The museum also provides visitors with Omni films, 4D films, live shows, planetarium shows and public events.

Open Hours: 9am-5pm
Suggested Hours: 3-4 Hours
Address: 1 Museum Of Science Driveway, Boston.
Entry Fee: USD 29 for children above 12 years.
USD 25 for above 60 years.
USD 24 for 3-11 years.

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