One of the oldest science museums in the United States, Boston Children's Museum opened its doors in 1913. Explore the interactive exhibits, which investigate subjects like art, construction, music, mechanics, science, and live performance. Highlights include the giant Hood Milk Bottle that was once an ice cream stand and an authentic silk merchant's home from Japan. The museum was awarded the National Medal for Museum and Library Service in 2013 for its programming and community contributions. Plan your Boston Children's Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Boston using our Boston holiday planner .
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Boston Children's Museum Reviews
Boston Children’s Museum was one of our stops on the recent New England road trip I took with my wife and 1-year old son What a cool stop! There are 4 floors of activities for various ages of kids. We... more »
This is one of the better children museum's I've seen. With three stories there are many different kinds of play areas. They have scheduled activities going on as well that are great. Only disappointm... more »
some great activities for my 9 and 7 y/o. some even got them moving! would be great for a staff member to be around to better engage the kiddos and explain the activities in which they are participating. kind of like a 3-floor playground, children running room to room...CHAOS
i spent 5 hours there with two grandchildren and HAD NO CLUE we had been there that long, until they got cranky... which signaled meal time, but it was 2:00, holly molly, what a terrific venue rain or shine. the stage with actors was terrific, the golf balls, and bubbles was over the top, the very (at least to me) climbing platforms, was making me fearful, but not the children. the dinosaurs exhibit really connected with the smaller ones, and they talked about it at dinner.
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