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Boston Museum of Science, Massachusetts
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Museum of Science at Boston, Massachusetts
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Museum of Science

1 Science Park, Boston, Massachusetts 02114
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Boston Museum of Science

The Boston Museum of Science is a museum in Boston which features a large collection of temporary and permanent scientific exhibits. Regular exhibits include topics such as electricity, wildlife, space travel, and a planetarium. There is a Children's Discovery Center for children under five years of age. Other popular features include the Science Live Stage, an IMAX theater, Cahner's Computer Place and the Colossal Fossil Exhibit. Children up to eight years old can explore the Discovery Center with their parents.


Regular Hours

Saturday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

July 4 - Labor Day

Saturday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Prices -

Adult: $22, Senior: $20, Child (3-11): $19

Omni Prices -

Adult: $10, Senior: $9, Child (3-11): $8

Planetarium Prices -

Adult: $10, Senior: $9, Child (3-11): $8


Stargazing at the Observatory, Robot Competition, Mars and Beyond


  • Overnight Program
  • Exhibits
  • IMAX
  • Simulator Experience
  • Planetarium

IMAX Shows

The Mugar Omni theater features an IMAX Dome screen that is five stories tall.

Exhibits for All Ages

Visitors from toddlers to adults will enjoy the wide range of exhibits which can be found at the museum.


What is the schedule for the shows offered at the museum?

Shows are offered at various times throughout the day, including the Omni Theater, planetarium shows, live presentations and a 3-D cinema.

What kind of restaurants are at the museum?

Located on the first floor across from the Museum Store, the Riverview Café offers meals and snacks which are catered by Wolfgang Puck.

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