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Boston Children's Museum

Located on Children's Wharf along the Fort Point Channel, Boston Children's Museum features hands-on exhibits focusing on culture, science, environmental awareness, arts, health and fitness. As the nation's second oldest children's museum, this engaging Boston attraction has been educating and amazing kids for more than 100 years. Bring your child for a joyful experience that will spark a lifelong love of learning, while instilling an appreciation of the incredible fascinations of our world. The Museum inspires imagination through exhibits, programs, and performing arts.  Current programs and exhibits include Snowmazing!, the New Balance Climb, Kid Power and the STEAM Lab.  The Children's Museum is a great rainy day activity in Boston.
Boston Children's Museum

Boston Children's Museum

308 Congress St, Boston, Massachusetts
Distance from hotel: 0.58 miles

Plan Your Visit


  • Wednesday - Sunday, 9 am - 4 pm; Advance ticket purchase suggested.


  • Adults: $22
  • Members: Free
  • Children (1-15): $22
  • Children (Under 12 months): Free


  • KidsJam
  • Celebrate Pride
  • KidsStage Live Plays


  • Bubbles
  • Art Lab
  • The Common
  • Raceways
  • PlaySpace
  • Countdown to Kindergarten
  • KidPower
  • New Balance Climb
  • Fantastic Forts
  • Holiday Themed Events
  • Are There Amenities And Facilities For Infant Care?
    The Museum provides baby changing tables in family restrooms on each floor. There is also a private nursing area in the PlaySpace exhibit on the 2nd floor; however, nursing is allowed anywhere in the Museum.
  • What Dining Options Are Available At Boston Children's Museum?
    Guests are welcome to bring their own food & beverage to eat on Milk Bottle Plaza while the Museum is open.
  • Is the Museum accessible for visitors with disabilities and other special needs?
    Yes - visitors of all abilities and needs are welcomed and the staff is pleased to provide assistance during your visit. Certain mornings offer limited attendance so children and families can explore with less concern about large crowds. The Museum's online calendar offers ASL interpreted programs. The building is wheelchair accessible. Service animals are always welcomed.