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Boston Children's Museum, Boston

Categories: Children’s Museums, Museums
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4.3/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
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. To visit Boston Children's Museum on your holiday in Boston, and find out what else Boston has to offer, use our Boston trip builder.
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  • small place but well maintained and clean(even the bathrooms) Sanitation places around Easily accessible from South Station average time spent per trip is 2-3 hours at the most. The place can get crow...  read more »
  • The location away from the Boston Tea Party Museum. Touching free exhibits as well as scientific, Photo Studio, beauty salon, you can experience the exhibition there is very interesting. Kyoto was exhibited intact, I was surprised.
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  • Traveled to Boston with the family and put the Boston Children's Museum on our to do list. My 3 year old LOVED so many activities throughout the museum. The building is several levels and we found the...  read more »
  • This is hands-down the best Children's Museum around. Granted, the options in MA are limited to local town facilities. What makes it a winner is that to this day I remember how much fun I had at it when I went years ago and was ecstatic at how much fun my daughter had when we recently visited. She had the most fun in the Arthur exhibit which had an interactive flight simulator and a Green Room. Those two areas made up 3 of the 6 hours we spent there. A must, for anyone with kids.
  • One of our favorite places. It's good for kids and toddlers of all ages to explore their minds and play. We got here at least twice a month
  • Amazing childrens museme, make sure you have lots of time in hand if your kids wants to experience the whole museme. We have visited few of childrens museme in diffeent state, this one was very nice.
  • Great place to visit with kids of all ages. Our toddler loves the play area for 0-3 year olds. Kitchen with microwave, dishwasher etc. free to use for families. If you bring your lunch you can heat it and have a family lunchtime in a home style kitchen. Highchair and bibs to borrow included! Extra set of clothes recommended. Water play area and bubble laboratory are real hits!
  • Great place for toddlers to explore science, culture, and art. Bring the little kids for moments of fun. I suggest bringing your own eye protection for the soap bubble exhibit as kids tend to put their hands to their eyes which makes matters worse. Fortunately bathroom is short walk from exhibit for eye washing.
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