Boston Children's Museum, Boston, Massachusetts

308 Congress St, Boston, Massachusetts 02210

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  • Little kids (3-5)
  • Big kids (6-8)
  • Tweens (9-12)
  • Teens (13+)

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Address: 308 Congress St, Boston, Massachusetts 02210

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Phone: 617-426-6500
URL: http://www.bostonkids.org/
Hours: Mon-Thu 10 am - 5 pm, Fri 10 am - 9 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am - 5 pm. Holiday and extended hours vary. For details, check schedule. More Info
Price: Adults (16-64): $12; Children (1-15): $12; Children under 1: Free; Seniors (65+): $12 More Info

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Natick, Massachusetts

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    • Big kids (6-8)
    • Tweens (9-12)
  • Visited: August 2013
  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
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    Big Kids (6-8) and Tweens (9-12)

Kids Love This Children's Museum

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A museum membership is a great option for families that plan to visit several times throughout the year because the museum opens to members an hour earlier on weekends.

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Williston, Vermont

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    • Big kids (6-8)
  • Visited: July 2011
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2013
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Great for 10 and under

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On the second floor there is a special Play Space designed for kids 0-3. | There is a very cool Countdown to Kindergarten exhibit. From the mock school bus to the model classroom, this area is sure to help with the transition for the first day of school.

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Au Bon Pain is adjacent to the Museum.

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Submitted by: Jamie H.

Holy cow do they have things for kids and adults. I really enjoyed my time as did my three year old niece. I think my favorite area was ...

Submitted by: Thom H.

Loved it when I was a kid and now my kids love it.  Reasonably priced and well-curated with many activities and plenty of space.  Only disappointment is that t...

Submitted by: Kristine M.

If you go to one museum while visiting Boston, this should be it.  Forget the aquarium or the Museum of Science -- this one is way more fun with cheaper admission prices.  It's great for all ages, from little babies (they have an area just for crawlers) to grown-ups.  It's just...cool.  It has tons of hands-on exhibits to keep kids entertained.  Everything is clean and less chaotic than I anticipated.  There are also bathrooms and changing tables aplenty.   If the weather's nice, pack a picnic or grab some lunch to eat on the picnic tables outside or get some ice cream from the giant milk bottle.   If you have kids under the age of 3, prepare to spend a good chunk of   time in the play area.  It's all very a...

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