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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...more
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Science Park, T Green Line Direction Lechemere and stop : Science PARK, Boston, MA 02114
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Reviewed yesterday

My family and friends went to the MOS last werk. Our group ranged from 12 to 64 years old, engineer, graphic designer, law student, middle school student, to retiree. We all found fun and fascinating things to discover and enjoy. Check the program before your...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed yesterday

Made a quick trip to the museum during a whirlwind around Boston - our hotel was around the corner so we couldn't not check it out. So many exhibits - you could spend lots of time here. Our three main areas of focus were the...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Growing up in boston the science museum was always fun. I don't remember it being this big but the kids had a blast running room to room. Watching the electric show, playing with the exhibits. Its such a great museum and you'll need a whole...More

Thank jkemommy
Reviewed yesterday

I rushed but still stayed for 3 hours. I do recommend seeing the electrical and also the magic show. I went alone but would have enjoyed it more with children in tow although it caters for all ages.

Thank Frances S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum is great. Full of loads and loads of interactive activities and different disciplines of science. But it’s really for kids. I felt like I got nothing out of it. Maybe some folks do but wasn’t for me. Must visit with your children though....More

Thank KPB1981
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved the museum, we watched the Shark and The Martian cinema experience 4D (which was a 6 dollar each extra cost, museum is free) which were both great. We then enjoyed the planetarium, space section with loads of interactive activities. The dinosaurs and so...More

Thank lesley33333333
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We just spent a short 8 hours at the Museum of Science. I say short because there were so many things to do that we could have been there longer! My 9 and 2 year olds thoroughly enjoyed it, they were running from station to...More

Thank Seepie
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has a great mix of life and physical science. The STEM interactive were fun and engaging. Every thing is an additional price movies, butterflies and so on, the lightning show is free and I would highly recommend it. The admission ticket alone offered...More

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 6 hours here and saw 2 of the movies - the 4d Shark and the IMAX Great Barrier Reef. Lots to do and see and loads of interaction. It is a big museum so allow yourself some time to see it all....More

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice visit. Very busy! The butterfly exhibit was an additional $6.00 but well worth it! They landed on you so great photo ops.

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August 4, 2018|
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Response from Kathryn B | Reviewed this property |
There was a Rube Goldberg in the youth section, but I cannot attest to the title you mention. Sorry. There're plenty of other interests for all fields of science , though.
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May 3, 2018|
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Response from WNYCasualTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! This is a very hand on musuem! My daughter is 10 and loved it!
Dustin F
April 26, 2018|
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Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
Only if paying by credit card.