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Museum of Science Photo courtesy of Jessica Polizzotti
  • 1 Science Park

    Science Park

    Boston, MA 02114

  • Phone: 617-723-2500

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  • Hours:

    Regular Hours (through July 4) 


    Sat-Thu 9am-5pm

    Fri 9am-9pm Summer Hours (July 5 - Labor Day) 


    Sat-Thu 9am-7pm

    Fri 9am-9pm

  • Type:
    Museums, Science Museums
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Who would not love to walk into a Museum and come face to face with a life-sized dinosaur? Explore each and every last crook of the Museum of Science and encounter excitement from our past, present and even a glimpse into our future. Kids are amazed by the lightning show and love the freedom to move that this large space allows. Enjoy a show in the Planetarium or take a trip around the world in the Omni theater. Exhibits change often, making the Museum of Science a must see on each and every visit.




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Insider Tips

Jessica Polizzotti

Ten Best Logo 03 Local Expert Says:

"Book tickets to any of the shows or special exhibits in advance; they often sell-out."

Best for Attractions near TD Garden Because: The Museum of Science is an interactive museum about a half mile from the TD Garden that allows for a full day of indoor fun.

Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: From life sized T-Rex replicas to hands on exhibits, school-aged kids will go wild in the Museum of Science.

Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Planetarium shows allow you to gaze into the stars with the one you love allowing you to