Boston Children's Museum


308 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210

Phone: 617-426-6500
Phone: 617-426-8855

Map / Directions Map / Directions

Hours:
Sat-Thu 10am-5pm; Fri 10am-9pm

Type:
Children's Museums, Family Friendly, Museums


10BEST Says

Attractions near Cruise Port, Family-Friendly Museums, Attractions near Boston Convention Center, Things to Do with Kids, Museums: The Boston Children's Museum is a local favorite. Exhibits focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health & fitness, and the arts, and all encourage kids to interact (via touch). Many amazing adventures await at the Children's Museum; kids can climb the centrally located maze, blow big bubbles in the dedicated bubble room, build something solid in the construction zone, learn about culture, and even countdown to kindergarten in the make-shift classroom. The Boston Children's Museum also features the perfect place for the under 3 crowd, Playspace. This room comes complete with crawling structures, small-scale slides, cars to drive and even daily crafts. There is no doubt that kids will have fun here, but adults will also enjoy returning to childhood at the Boston Children's Museum.


Insider Tips

Local Expert Says:

Attractions near Cruise Port, Family-Friendly Museums, Things to Do with Kids, Museums: "After a morning at the Museum, make your way around the corner to Flour for some of the best baked goods/sandwiches in the city."

Attractions near Boston Convention Center: "The Children's Museum has three floors of fun, see it all, but start at the top and end in the bubble room or else you'll have wet kiddos for the rest of the day."

Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: Close to the cruise port, the Children's Museum will keep your family entertained for hours.

Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: The Children's Museum is an interactive wonderland for kids that let's them learn about science.

Best for Attractions near Boston Convention Center Because: If you're kids are along for your Boston stay, the Children's Museum's location near the Convention Center makes it easy to take them to play.

10Best List photo 10BEST says

Attractions near Cruise Port, Family-Friendly Museums, Attractions near Boston Convention Center, Things to Do with Kids, Museums: The Boston Children's Museum is a local favorite. Exhibits focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health & fitness, and the arts, and all encourage kids to interact (via touch). Many amazing adventures await at the Children's Museum; kids can climb the centrally located maze, blow big bubbles in the dedicated bubble room, build something solid in the construction zone, learn about culture, and even countdown to kindergarten in the make-shift classroom. The Boston Children's Museum also features the perfect place for the under 3 crowd, Playspace. This room comes complete with crawling structures, small-scale slides, cars to drive and even daily crafts. There is no doubt that kids will have fun here, but adults will also enjoy returning to childhood at the Boston Children's Museum.

10Best List photo Insider Tips

Local Expert Anjali Mansukhani Says:

Attractions near Cruise Port, Family-Friendly Museums, Things to Do with Kids, Museums: "After a morning at the Museum, make your way around the corner to Flour for some of the best baked goods/sandwiches in the city."

Attractions near Boston Convention Center: "The Children's Museum has three floors of fun, see it all, but start at the top and end in the bubble room or else you'll have wet kiddos for the rest of the day."

Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: Close to the cruise port, the Children's Museum will keep your family entertained for hours.

Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: The Children's Museum is an interactive wonderland for kids that let's them learn about science.

Best for Attractions near Boston Convention Center Because: If you're kids are along for your Boston stay, the Children's Museum's location near the Convention Center makes it easy to take them to play.

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