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Museum of Science, Boston

Museum of Science is home to more than 700 interactive exhibits--including simulators that take you through space, the ocean, or the skies. There are live presentations, an IMAX cinema, and at least 100 animals. Take a walk through the butterfly garden, try out different optical illusions, or explore the renewable energy exhibit. You can also learn about New England habitats, see a hunter's trophy room, and much more. When you arrive, check the schedule of live presentations. Plan to see Museum of Science and other attractions that appeal to you using our Boston online vacation builder .
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  • We had a great time at the museum of science with our 8 year old. It was perfect for her age. We watched an imax movie about volcanoes that was really cool and we loved the butterfly exhibit. My only ...  more »
  • one of the most enjoyable places you can visit, as only adults or with the family intellectually challenging and lots of fun anyone who has visited boston and not been here has made a monumental mista...  more »
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  • This place is awesome with constantly rotating exhibits. It is fun and educational for kids from 2-99 years old. Just took my two year old for the first time and he loved it. If you are going to go multiple times in a year it may be worth getting a membership. Also, many libraries in Massachusetts offer passes for up to 4 people where tickets are only ten dollars. Check with your local library.
  • My 4 year old and 2 year old have a blast at the Boston Science Museum. There is more to do than you can cover in one day so there is always something new to explore. It's fun for all ages, including us adults. My son's favorite was the life size working toilet which was cut in half that shows how things flush. The butterfly room, live animal shows, and dinosaurs were a big hit. He also loved the space capsule which he could climb into. My daughter loves pretty much everything. For those that don't bring their own food, the cafeteria has a great selection. There is a salad bar with fresh fruit and salad options. There are also several stations with sandwiches, burgers, and pasta. The prices are reasonable and our party with 4 adults and two children ate well for approximately $50.

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