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Museum of Science

Nominated for: BEST Kid's Day Trip BEST Museum BEST Wedding Venue

Museum of Science Museum Of Science Driveway Boston MA (617) 723-2500

Specialties:
There are more than 700 permanent hands-on exhibits, plus Omni, Planetarium and Laser shows, as well as live presentations daily! The Museum also hosts several temporary exhibits each year, such as Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns and Mermaids.

Be sure to check out the Theater of Electricity, the Current Science & Technology Center, the Butterfly Garden, the 3-D Digital Cinema, the Charles Hayden Planetarium, the Mugar Omni Theater and our newest permanent exhibit, Colossal Fossil: Triceratops Cliff!

History:
Established in 1830
Originally founded as the Boston Society of Natural History, the Museum of Science has developed into one of the world's largest science centers and continues to remain on the cutting edge of science education by developing innovative and interactive exhibits and programs that both entertain and educate.

The Museum's mission is to stimulate interest in and further understanding of science and technology and their importance for individuals and for society.

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37 Tips from Voters

Richard M. on June 15, 2014

Always love going to see the new exhibits and the new movies in the imax theater!

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Donna B. on July 26, 2013

I found myself so interested in the visiting exhibits, I finally got a membership.

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Jason B. on July 25, 2013

great place for the kids and great place to gain knowledge on interesting things in life

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Clayton C. on July 24, 2013

Close, because we love MFA and Peabody-Essex.....

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Robert G. on July 13, 2013

Great!

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Amanda G. on June 6, 2013

Check out the butterflies!

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Madison T. on June 5, 2013

I've been to two amazing weddings at the Museum of Science. Seriously underrated venue.

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Cheryl T. on June 5, 2013

This is nirvana for children! Touch is so important for young children and there is soooo much to touch. Plus they can run around, ask a million questions and wear themselves out (so they sleep all the way home and late the next day!).

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Pattye N. on June 4, 2013

Also best museum!

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Dan M. on June 4, 2013

Can't beat the Mugar Omni!

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