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Museum of Science

Science Park, T Green Line Direction Lechemere and stop : Science PARK, Boston, MA 02114
+1 617-723-2500
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Spend a couple of hours or the whole day at this hands-on museum that has something exciting for everyone. Touch a lizard, watch chickens hatching, see lightning being created and enjoy hundreds of other exhibits, where you can't help but learn something new about science and technology. Hold onto the edge of your seat at the IMAX movie theater, which costs extra.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (286 reviews)
“butterfly garden” (112 reviews)
“omni theater” (109 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Science Park, T Green Line Direction Lechemere and stop : Science PARK, Boston, MA 02114
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+1 617-723-2500
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"all ages"
in 286 reviews
"butterfly garden"
in 112 reviews
"omni theater"
in 109 reviews
"human body"
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"planetarium shows"
in 31 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 78 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 58 reviews
"great for kids"
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"kids and adults"
in 51 reviews
"great exhibits"
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"any age"
in 27 reviews
"special exhibit"
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"year olds"
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"parking garage"
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"learn something"
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"rainy day"
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"whole family"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lot of wonderful things to explore, there's a lot of displays to interact with on the lower level area of the museum and through-out. My son was very interested in seeing the van de graaff generator and tesla coils. The short musical show and...More

Thank ToastNToast
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Museum of Science in Boston has the best OMNI films and dazzling Planetarium Shows. On Friday nights members can look through an actual telescope at the Night Sky. There are also member sleep overs where the whole family can enjoy the Exhibits and films...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My son and daughter love the museum- great interactive exhibits Planetarium show is neat- a great educational way to spend the day

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Reviewed 4 days ago

As a person that doesnt usually like going to museums, the Museum of Science was an interesting visit. I went with my teenage son and my nephew. He loved the dinosaurs, musical stairs and interactive exhibitions, cosmic light section and the lightning show was fantastic...More

Thank Liz C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Respite on a rainy day With only a few hours in the city of Boston, It was a relief to find our luggage could be stored in a locker room. Admission sticker shock. As consolation, cafe prices were very reasonable and offered a wide selection...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for a class trip and it was well received by our students. The mirror room maze was a big hit. There is a casual feel to the museum where you stroll around and see lots of displays that peek your interest.

Thank Carlo C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see in the area. The museum is huge and well thought out. A little bit of eveything makes it a good family outing. Count on spending a few hours.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for 5 hours and we didn't even see half of this place! There was so much to see and learn, from animal presentations (we saw a barn owl who did a flight demonstration) to a lightning show, to 4H movies, to a...More

Thank Jessica S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be careful when you visit this fun museum. You might actually learn something in spite of your self. Not just for the kiddies anyone can enjoy it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place to bring your children. We were staying at the hotel not far from the Science Museum and thought we would visit as a couple, we totally enjoyed the museum as a couple and would definitely bring our children. It is...More

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3 May 2018|
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Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, its a very hands on place, complete with a massive planetarium and c-max cinema. These cost a bit more but well worth it make sure you pay up front at the desk On the day we went there were lots of schools around... More
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Dustin F
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Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
Only if paying by credit card.
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Response from cat8236969 | Reviewed this property |
Live in Boston and have been there tons of times. I have honestly gone to maybe 2 shows and didn't find it that awesome, compared with the rest of the place. First find out what shows are playing. Your kids may not even be... More
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