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Skywalk Observatory

800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
+1 617-859-0648
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“audio tour” (78 reviews)
“degree view” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
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800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
Back Bay
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had discounted tickets so the $20 fee was not what we paid, however I would have never paid that kind of money to walk around a floor in a sky scrapper. It was nice yes, glad we did it but if we didn't have...More

Thank JennieSue04
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went up to the observatory on a clear and sunny day. The entrance fee is high but it is worthwhile going up there since it gives you a splendid 360 degree view of Boston. You can see most of the attractions from above and...More

Thank Marion T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed the view and the audio tour. Great view of every part of the city. Definitely a must for visitors.

Thank GeminiTravels2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked online to arrive and be told that it was mostly booked for a private party!!! So walked around for 15 minutes...very little to see and no offer of a refund. Also very badly signed posted...most local shops hadnt a clue where it was located?...More

Thank most256
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was hesitant to buy the tickets. They were on the expensive side. But the videos and information provided and the clear wide views of Boston and beyond made it worth it. The adult kids and I spent hours watching the educational videos and reading...More

Thank LisasHappyTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is great place to take children 10 and older. There are amazing veiws of the city. They have some great interactive exhibits as well to hold your attention beyond just looking out a window. We went here because it was included in the Go...More

Thank Tht_Queen_B
Reviewed 1 week ago

For what you get it is pricey. $34 for two people to walk around and look out the window. No better or no worse than other observatory sites, but costlier.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't comprehend how big Boston is and how many people live in the City without visiting the 50th floor of the Prudential Center. We purchased the Go Boston cards which included this attraction. Otherwise it would have been $19 each. It has 360 degree...More

Thank Nathan Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views, nice audio tour included with admission. Included with Go Boston card, good value. Nice photo oppirtunities of skyline.

Thank Hurried1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could use an update, but you're up there for the views, right? So who cares about that. Well kept and friendly employees. I'd recommend it totally.

Thank jtompiech
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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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Kasiadab
14 August 2016|
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Response from Viviana P | Reviewed this property |
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