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The Sports Museum

100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114-1300
+1 617-624-1234
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Loved this place! We had to choose between the arena tour or the sports museum and we made the... read more

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Sophie R
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Ottawa, Canada
Closed the day we went

Kind of disappointed that on a Saturday the museum was closed due to an event. We didn’t think to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dianna P
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Fun for the entire family, this museum highlights New England's athletes and teams through video footage, memorabilia and interactive exhibits. General Admission: $12 Seniors (65 +): $10 Students (7-18): $10 Children under 6: FREE Active Duty Military and their families: FREE WITH VALID ID Please note: Due to TD Garden rules and regulations, all bags are PROHIBITED from The Sports Museum.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good18%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“boston sports” (9 reviews)
“pro shop” (4 reviews)
“boston garden” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114-1300
West End
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+1 617-624-1234
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Reviewed today

Loved this place! We had to choose between the arena tour or the sports museum and we made the right choice by choosing this! The tour brings you in the arena so you do get to see it AND you get to see numerous artifacts...More

Thank Sophie R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kind of disappointed that on a Saturday the museum was closed due to an event. We didn’t think to check the website or call. After paying for parking and walking thru a construction zone, we waited in line in the gift shop to find out...More

Thank Dianna P
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Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dianna, We're sorry you couldn't make it a day we were open. We do hope you come back to The Sports Museum in the future! Our website is www.sportsmuseum.org. The Sports Museum Team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our visit to Boston and Maine, we did quite a few tours and this was the worst. Not only worst tour I've been in in New England, but worst tour ever. Please note that this review is for the TD Garden tour ONLY. We...More

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Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We are sorry you didn't enjoy your experience at The Sports Museum. As for the Duck Boats - that is one free tour. We do not allow Duck Boat passes for both tours as that is not fair to the general public. Therefore, we...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Representing Boston's rich sport heritage and Located on level 5 and 6 of TD Garden, the Museum features half mile of sports exhibits .open 10 to 4 daily except event days in TD garden with no fee for under 10 .More

Thank Inam K
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Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Inam, Thanks for the great overview of The Sports Museum! Just to clarify so people don't get confused, we are NOT open on event days here at TD Garden, and kids six and under are free, while kids 7-18 are $10. The Sports Museum...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Easy check in, on time tour, 1 hour in duration, this was great! The guides were very friendly and it was casual enough so we could ask lots of questions and their "behind the scene" tid bits were fun. Be sure to check calendar before...More

Thank Katie L
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Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Katie, Thank you for the positive review! We're glad you came in during the summer to see our behind-the-scenes tour. I will make sure to pass this along to the guides. We hope you come back to The Sports Museum soon! The Sports Museum...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

What a great view of the TD Garden floor from many different views/floors. Our female tour guide was very knowledgable and breezed through each of the 3 floors of the tour. It would have been nice to read the captions next to the pictures, but...More

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Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi Love2Travel_FL3, Thank you so much for the positive review! We are happy you enjoyed your time at The Sports Museum. We hope you stop by this summer for a behind the scenes tour! The Sports Museum Team

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We went out of our way to go to this museum. When we arrived we were told it was closed because of a concert that evening. Katy Perry from memory. This was very disappointing and a waste of time when we didn't have a great...More

Thank Linda H
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Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Linda, We apologize for the inconvenience. We have to abide by TD Garden's rules, and unfortunately we cannot be open the day of a TD Garden event. We post all days that we are closed on our website, and we post this well in...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

i took a private tour with dick johnson and it should absolutely be on everyone's list. the museum is actually on the top floor of td banknorth garden where both the bruins and celtics play. the top floor gives an excellent vantage point of all...More

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Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello LvGoose, Thank you so much for your positive review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your Private VIP Tour with Dick and that you loved touring the museum. I will make sure to pass along your kind words over as Dick...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Located in the iconic TD Garden (formerly Boston Garden) - home of ice hockey's Bruins and basketball's Celtics - is the Sports Museum. A shrine to its national and local sporting teams and champions, including baseball's Red Sox and football's New England Patriots, the tour...More

1  Thank Andrew M
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Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hi Andrew, Thank you very much for the positive review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour. We hope you stop by again soon as we do offer Private VIP Tours, which is a tour guided to your interests with The...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great Tour of The Garden.. We were visiting from Scotland and this was the highlight of our day out in Boston! As a big Celtics and Bruins fan - this was a delight. You get to see all the behind the scenes stuff like the...More

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Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Donald, First, thank you very much for your positive review! We are so happy that The Sports Museum was the highlight of your day here in Boston. We hope you come back to Boston and The Sports Museum again in the future as our exhibits...More

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Kimberly E
4 April 2017|
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Response from Maria K | Property representative |
Yes, you are correct! When you come in for a tour during off-season, that is when our tour guides will bring everyone down to the arena floor and the visiting team's locker room. But when it's in-season/playoffs, the tour... More
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Kimberly E
29 March 2017|
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Response from Maria K | Property representative |
Hi Kimberly! Thanks so much for the question and your interest in The Sports Museum. We can't predict the exact months during off-season due to the fact that we don't know when the Celtics and Bruins will lose (or hopefully... More
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