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“May be fun for pre-school children, but not for adults” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Museum of Science

Museum of Science
Science Park, Boston, MA 02114
617 723 2500
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Ranked #27 of 214 Attractions in Boston
Type: Science Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Spend a couple of hours or the whole day at this hands-on museum that has something exciting for everyone. Touch a lizard, watch chickens hatching, see lightning being created and enjoy hundreds of other exhibits, where you can't help but learn something new about science and technology. Hold onto the edge of your seat at the IMAX movie theater, which costs extra.
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Munich, Germany
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“May be fun for pre-school children, but not for adults”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We were rather disappointed that the museum was not also addressing visitors aged above 10 years. On the other hand you will spend more than 100 $ when take two kids to the museum and its definitely not worth its value.

Visited July 2013
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“Dead sea scrolls, pixar pre-exhibit and techy fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Love the museum of science and it was finally a beautiful sunny day in Boston. Dead sea scrolls exhibit was fascinating with interesting artifacts and we learned more about judaism, christianity and islam - we spent 2 hours in the exhibit but could have spent more. Teenagers loved the museum including the pixar pre-exhibit activities.. Definitely worth the trip. Also, cambridgeside galleria mall is a 5-10 minute walk if you like the cheesecake factory or other quick food/shopping.

Visited June 2013
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“Very cool museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

HIGHLY RECOMMEND! This museum is a great place to go with the family and explore. They have everything from animals to electricity. The animal exhibit was under renovation when I went but was still very nice. Be prepared to spend a day to get all the information in. I highly recommend going to see an IMAX show, you wont be dissatisfied.

Visited May 2013
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“Great chance to learn about the natural world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This museum is really world class! It has a huge range of varied and interesting exhibits that manage to make complicated abstract concepts accessible to a range of ages.
We visited with a 5 year old and 1 1/2 year old this time and had a great time exploring the math room, the spaceship, and especially the section focused on light.

Visited June 2013
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“Where is the WOW”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

The museum was ok. Everything was old and it was quite expensive. Far from the museum we had visited with the kids in Wasington, Montreal, NYC or Ottawa. There'sbetter things to do in Boston.

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