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Skywalk Observatory

800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
+1 617-859-0648
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800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
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1 - 10 of 758 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Surprisingly, this was my first visit to the Skywalk Observatory after living in the Boston area for over 20 years. The elevator was quick, and soon I was walking around enjoying the 360 degree views over Boston. There were not a lot of people there...More

Thank lirwin13
Reviewed 2 days ago

While the view from the top is nice and you do get a 360 view , it seems a little over priced. You can really do this attraction in about a half an hour.

Thank Petergun1962
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sure the views of the city are nice but it's rather expensive for what you get. The exhibits are just so so and the place feels a bit dated.

Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A word of advice - call before you go. A) to make sure the Skywalk isn't closed for a private function B) to make sure there is visibility. We had prepaid on a Go City card, but when we tired to get the elevator up...More

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rode elevator to the 50 th floor. The self guided tour gives you 360 Degree view of Boston. They give you audio equipment that corresponds with numbers as you walk around. It was cloudy but still Had good views. Stop 9 Olde town trolley tours(...More

Thank TravelingBoomers1946
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on the 50th floor of the Prudential Tower, the Skywalk Observatory provides spectacular 360-degree views of Boston. It's the best place to take in the sights of this wonderful city.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this fatastic experience - I'm sure that it's impressive during daylight hours, but the vista by night is unforgettable !

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here my first night in Boston and it was a great way to start my trip. You get a view of the entire city! We happened to be there at sunset, so we got an extraordinary view!

Thank NikoSt25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were on vacation, and had a few days in Boston and this was on the list to see,you have to pay to go to the top but it is the best view around, amazing views,we went in the day but i think it would...More

Thank kimk3456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views from the 50th floor observatory are excellent, especially on a clear day. And the included audio commentary was an unexpected surprise that added tremendous value to the admission price. I would highly recommend including this on your visit to Boston. It's possible that...More

Thank eskdunning
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schmutaki
10 August 2017|
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Response from ccollins51 | Reviewed this property |
Very walkable city. We found lots of parking options.
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Kim W
20 January 2017|
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Response from foxydub21 | Reviewed this property |
I would try get there before it gets dark and see the view in daylight and then see some of the movies. You can come in and out of the movies as much as you like so you can come back out afterwards and see the view in the... More
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Bryan J
13 November 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey L | Reviewed this property |
a little less than an hour
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