Boston Museums & Attractions

Discover Boston's renowned museums and dynamic attractions.  View great works of art, toss tea into Boston Harbor, see the city from 50 floors up, tour a local brewery, and glide through historic streets in amphibious vehicles.

Boston is particularly fun for kids —  The New England Aquarium,  Museum of ScienceHarvard Museum of Natural History,  and the Boston Children's Museum are family favorites.  History buffs will enjoy The Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum and Museum of African American History.  For art lovers, the Museum of Fine Arts  and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum are iconic institutions with great masters on display.  

 

A few Popular Museums

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New England Aquarium Atlantic Harbor Seals will greet you in their 42,000 gallon outdoor home where staff...
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Museum of Science The Museum of Science offers more than 700 permanent, hands-on, minds-on fun...
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Children's Museum The museum has been building innovative, meaningful, and fun exhibits for over 100...
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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Modeled after a 15th-century Venetian palazzo surrounding an indoor courtyard...
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Harvard Museum of Natural History Explore the University's most visited museum to see dinosaurs, meteorites, rare...
Museum of African American History
Museum of African American History New England's largest African American history museum with four national historic...
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Museum of Fine Arts One of the world's great art museums with masterpieces from around the world and...
Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum
Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum A live theatrical performance reenacting the "single most important event leading up...
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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum Step back into the recreated world of the early 1960s and experience first hand the...
EMK Institute Senate chamber
Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate Through innovative, participatory educational programs, exhibits and public events,...
Dreamland Wax Museum
Boston's Dreamland Wax Museum Explore two-floors of themed galleries, fun 'selfie' stations and over 100 figures!

Culture, art, history and fun – your exploration of Boston starts here. 

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