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Museum of Science: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Just imagine getting up close and personal with a 65-million-year-old Triceratops fossil, witnessing an indoor lightning storm in the iconic Theater of Electricity, walking among butterflies, or taking a journey inside the human body! While you are...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Science Park, MBTA Green Line E train to SCIENCE PARK stop, Boston, MA 02114-1099
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+1 617-723-2500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an interesting science museum with exhibits on a variety of topics. Don't miss one of the live presentations. As I was exploring the Hall of Human Life, I saw a demonstration table with bones displayed on it. The explainer engaged me in a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is actually very fun.. however i have been to many other science museums but this is fun only if you have kids.. nothing really for adults on their own...

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank World-Wonderer01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always well done at Boston Museum of Science. No more to say. This is a world-class museum. Great for adults and children.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Safari661194
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought my family of four here (12 year old boy, 6 year old boy, and two adults) last Thursday, Oct 3rd during our trip to Boston. The museum itself is beautiful and easy to access via walking. You could easily stay an entire day here....More

Thank jus1chillchic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots and lots to get through. We are a couple but I imagine those with kids could pass a whole day here with trying out all the exhibits. Some areas were a little dated, and I thought overall it was a little overpriced, but still...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Alison D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here September 2018 with family, very enjoyable, will return.. Lots of t to everythinghings to see, Great location to everything...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gardens20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see the body works and cycle of life exhibits. Really interesting and informative a mix of items in showcases with information labels to read. Short video to watch by the creator which was interesting to understand the process of creating the exhibits. Would...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KimbelinaBallerina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always loved this museum and this time I came with my husband to show him around. We saw an IMAX film which was amazing. The next day we saw the Body Works exhibit which was unbelievable. That was on my bucket list so...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SamaraInfoCenter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is definitely not worth the money. More for children. Very small and limited. My suggestion don't waste your time or money

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank roezenets1969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw Body Worlds at MOS in Boston when it first came around, many years ago, so when we had a chance to see it again, we jumped at it. My son is at university now, and we have always loved the museum, so it...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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21 July 2019|
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Response from Sabine F | Reviewed this property |
Your teenager can purchase tickets and go in by himself.
7 June 2019|
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Response from MilSeb23 | Reviewed this property |
Thoroughly... 4-7 hours. If you just want to do quick hits 3-4 hours would be my guesstimate.
29 May 2019|
Response from MilSeb23 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest we went on a busy Friday morning and it wasn’t that bad. If I were to do it again I would shoot for middle of the week and try to be there an hour after opening to avoid the lines. That plenty of parking that... More