Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, Boston

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  • The EMK Institute is truly unlike any other museum in the Boston area. The tablets you use to interact with exhibits are a great way to learn more about a topic without having to crowd around signs or...  more »
  • The Institute is a wonderful treat to combine with the JFK Library, preferably afterwards. The contributions of Senator Kennedy to our country is so vast but the institute is a modern presentation tha...  more »
  • There is nothing like this anyplace and this is a terrific place to visit. This is an institution about the Senate and has been done in a completely non-partisan manner. A great learning experience fo...  more »
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  • Attended a talk and book signing. Sat in a replica of the United States Senate chamber! Lots of educational exhibits about our nation's government. Can't wait to come back and learn more!
  • Such an amazing educational place! Touching the history of this great country, using technology! I feel lucky to live in Massachusetts where my children can learn about their government in a great place for free!
  • I can't say enough good things about our experience at the EMK Institute. The replica of the Senate chamber is amazing, and the "Today's Vote" program is informative and interactive. The fact that each visitor receives a tablet on arrival and chooses their own profile makes you feel like a part of everything that is going on. We arrived just after opening and stayed easily until 2pm. I highly recommend visiting (and if you are a local, check with your library for discount passes!).
  • Effective at what it tries to do -- educate visitors on the role of the U.S. Senate and celebrate the political career of Ted Kennedy. The museum is spacious, the exhibits are engaging and memorable, and there is a new and polished look to the building that makes the experience pleasant for all.
  • Well layedout facility. His office is well done. Use of interactive tablets helps highlight each exhibit. The chamber presentation ended it with a bang. Go! Go! Go!

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