Boston area museums range from art and cultural meccas to historical reenactment spots and even spaces for scientific exploration. You can find museums for a quick visit or for a full day of fun. And you can enjoy your day with your family.
Little ones can do no wrong at the Boston Children's Museum where each and every exhibit is made for interactive fun. Touching is encouraged and experimenting with messy substances is a must.
Future firefighters will flip for the real fire engines form the past that are available for your exploration at the Boston Fire Museum where a half hour lets you make the most of what they offer.
Art enthusiasts have the most to choose from as many of the area's museums offer kids, day, and exploration opportunities. Make your way to Framingham where the Danforth Museum dedicates an entire section to younger children and offers older kids a scavenger hunt to complete .Head north to the Peabody Essex Museum and find fun in their discovery drawers or stay inside city limits where the ICA offers free family days one Saturday of every month. Don't forget the MFA, the best art museum in Boston that let's you plan a visit suitable for your family using their online planning guides.