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Skywalk Observatory

800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
+1 617-859-0648
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800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
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"audio tour"
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"degree view"
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"prudential center"
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"private function"
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"sky walk"
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"top of the rock"
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"great views of boston"
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"views are amazing"
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"entire city"
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"go boston card"
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"observation deck"
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"per adult"
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"interactive exhibits"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to the Skywalk after I had been in Boston a few days , It gave me a greater understanding of the city & looking at city sites from a distance was great. check the website as it is often closed , there is...More

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was one of the options to do with the Go City Card. We went late in the evening to enjoy the nighttime view of the city. It wasn’t crowded, so we didn’t have to wait long. It was amazingly beautiful. I could sit there...More

Thank Krissy W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Skywalk is a great way to see the city of Boston from 360 degrees. The portable recorders provide a narrative view of the various districts and specific sites and enable you to go at your own pace. There are also a number of interactive...More

Thank lovethesunnl
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the self guided tour and beautiful views while visiting the skywalk observatory. Definitely a touristy thing to do, but we were tourists! I imagine it would be disappointing on a day that wasn't so clear.

Thank Jill K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The observatory gives a great self paced 360 degree view of Boston. Portable recorders are provided to each person so they can listen to the scenes they are viewing. It really puts the whole area, including Cambridge, into perspective.

Thank o5retired
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of the city from here, but it'd be very expensive if bought in isolation. We got free access as part of the Go Boston card but I wouldn't have paid the full admission price they were charging.

Thank CTID73
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to this observatory is a great way to see the city on your first day in Boston. I had never been to Boston before but this view helped me get oriented with where everything generally was. They also have very interesting exhibits that speaks...More

Thank jesselodge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views and wonderful audio tour in multiple languages really enjoyed it great way to get Feel for the area.

Thank Andres R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see the city it’s a great place to do it. Pleasant environment, the films available to see give you a good quick tour of Boston. That’s about it really great view, was advised not to go up in cloudy weather or...More

Thank DanandAngie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, it’s a great view, but not worth the time to get to or the money it cost for a family of three in my opinion. You can take the elevator up to the top, and see some of the view before you pay admission....More

1  Thank Rennyla
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belnorthstar
August 7, 2018|
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Response from DanandAngie | Reviewed this property |
We were not really asked, a friend from UK had to show passport and have bag searched before they were let on lift, but we had no such problems...
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Pok K
May 2, 2018|
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Response from o5retired | Reviewed this property |
Retired and active military are free.
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May 1, 2018|
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Response from 894robertj | Reviewed this property |
Saw them checking small bags. There is place on their website to ask questions
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