Boston Museum of Science Tours

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With more than 600 interactive exhibits, the Boston Museum of Science is an educational playground so engaging and effortless that you can’t help but learn something. The amazing array of exhibits explores computers, technology, complex systems, algae, maps, models, dinosaurs, birds and much more.

Favorites include the world's largest lightning bolt generator, a full-scale space capsule, a world population meter, and a virtual fish tank. At Investigate!, live science demonstrations involve animals and experiments taking place before your eyes. The Science in the Park exhibit uses familiar objects such as skateboards and playground equipment to teach kids the concepts of physics. You can even find out how much you weigh on the moon!

The Museum of Science also houses the Hayden Planetarium and Mugar Omni Theater. The planetarium boasts a state-of-the-art projection system that casts a heavenly star show, programs about black holes and other astronomical mysteries, and evening laser light shows with rock music. The theater shows IMAX movies, which engulf the viewer with sounds and vision from a five-story domed screen.

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The Boston Museum of Science is in Science Park, off O'Brien Highway, alongside the Charles River Bridge between Boston and Cambridge. The museum is also accessible via the MBTA subway, or the T, which has a stop before the bridge. The Skyline Room Cafeteria offers good food and skyline views. The museum also has a fantastic gift shop, with toys and games that promote learning.

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Address: 1 Science Park, Boston 02114, USA
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Hours: Sat - Thurs 9am - 5pm (until 7pm in Summer), Fri 9am - 9pm
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Admission: Adults: US$21, Children (3-11yrs): US$18
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Seeing the best of Boston doesn’t get any easier, or more economical, than with the Go Boston Card. This flexible sightseeing pass allows visitors to pick and choose from a wide variety of Boston’s top attractions, almost 40 in all, at any pace desired over the course of one, two, three, five or seven consecutive days. Enjoy immediate entry to attractions. Simply download the pass on your mobile device and go. No voucher redemption is required.
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Experience Boston’s must-see tourist attractions — and enjoy considerable savings — on this exciting Boston CityPASS tour. Visit the popular New England Aquarium, Museum of Science and the Skywalk Observatory. Choose from Boston Harbor Cruises or the Harvard Museum of Natural History to complete the tour. This Boston CityPASS is valid for nine consecutive days from date of first use. Voucher must be presented in exchange for CityPASS ticket booklets, within 6 months of purchase date. Transportation to and from the attractions is not included.
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