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Museum of Science

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Address: Science Park, T Green Line Direction Lechemere and stop : Science PARK, Boston, MA 02114
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+1 617-723-2500
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09:00 - 17:00
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Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Spend a couple of hours or the whole day at this hands-on museum that has...

Spend a couple of hours or the whole day at this hands-on museum that has something exciting for everyone. Touch a lizard, watch chickens hatching, see lightning being created and enjoy hundreds of other exhibits, where you can't help but learn something new about science and technology. Hold onto the edge of your seat at the IMAX movie theater, which costs extra.

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Best thing i have done in Boston

Museum of science is by far the best thing I have visited in Boston. the place has good influence on me and on anyone visiting. I was amazed to see how the kids utilize their... read more

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Museum of science is by far the best thing I have visited in Boston. the place has good influence on me and on anyone visiting. I was amazed to see how the kids utilize their brain when playing with things there. it is excellent for kids and adults. really amazing museum. I also tried the 4D theatre. really cool.. must... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been to the Museum of Science a few times in the past, but just went again over the weekend for the da Vinci exhibit. Being into arts myself, and having a trip to Paris booked for the near future, I felt this would be a great place to go to learn more about the arts. Boy was I wrong.... More 

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Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was really looking forward to the visit from Maine after dropping someone off at the airport on a Saturday in January. Arrived around 2 only to find the parking garage was full. We wound up waiting for a bit rather than parking down the street at the Galleria Mall as we had tickets to visit the Omni Theater later and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All of the exhibits were great - however the one that permanently puts a smile of my face is the performance put on for the Lightning Show; the delivery by the presenter while very practiced - was hilarious. I'll never forget him calling a little girl up and he asks her "Are all of your electrons balanced?" ".....I don't know."... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited by a reciprocal membership from our home museum, so the price was right! We were there during the Christmas break season so crowds were high. The crowds were well managed by "pop-up" hands on exhibits for the kids. We took the T and spent the whole day. A good time had by all.

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Woburn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the museum of science is by far a very exciting place to visit as it has exubitions about all sort of things from the first phone to space travel.

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Topsham, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wowser, we could not possibly have seen everything in one visit. For us, two adults with no kids, we found exhibits that intrigued and interested us and if you have kids, there is even more to do. We attended the presentation about electricity and watched the AWESOME light show. We loved the Da Vinci exhibit. We watched an IMAX movie... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice museum and definitely worth a visit. Be prepared for it to be very crowded with tons of kids running around. It can also get expensive if you want to do things like the Butterfly Garden and Planetarium, which are not included in the standard ticket price. Make sure you don't miss the Lightening Exhibit, which was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibits here are awesome, and the planetarium often has shows that are... out of this world! I've been here a dozen times and there's always some cool new thing to see and learn about. Definitely a great spot for a family trip or just to do something fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

leave yourself a few hours to wander around and take this all in...great array of exhibits all laid out over multi floors and wings...there is also interactive room where kids can play with different exhibits...put this on your must do list for boston

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