Boston Children's Museum

  • 308 Congress Street
  • Boston, MA 02210
  • Neighborhood: Boston - Fort Point
  • 617-426-6500
  • Fax: 617-426-1944
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Boston Children's Museum has been building innovative, meaningful, and fun exhibits for over 100 years. The Museum emphasizes 'hands-on engagement and learning through experience' has inspired museums worldwide. Designed for children and families, the exhibits focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health & fitness, and the arts. Climb a three-story structure, explore Science Playground, get inspired by KidPower, visit an authentic Japanese house, make art, and much more!

Open every day 10am - 5pm
Fridays 10am - 9pm Special "Members Only Hours"

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Museum opens at noon on New Year's Day.

Target $1 Friday Nights Sponsored by Target are offered every Friday from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Members receive free admission

Adults: $14.00
Seniors(65+): $14.00
Children (1-16): $14.00
(0-12 Months): Free!


Accessibility & Special Needs

Boston Children's Museum provides programs, exhibits, and spaces that are accessible to all visitors. Our staff members continuously receive training on Accessibility and Inclusion to better assist visitors and are always happy to answer questions or provide assistance. ASL interpreted programs are regularly scheduled. Please check our monthly calendar for dates and more information.

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Boston Children’s Museum to Host Boston’s First Maker Faire

  • July 23, 2016
  • Location: Boston Children's Museum
  • Address: 308 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210

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Native Voices at Children's Museum

  • September 19, 2015 - December 31, 2016
  • Location: Boston Children's Museum
  • Address: 308 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210

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