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Boston Attractions | Museum of Science

Boston Attractions | Museum of Science

The Boston Park Plaza Hotel is conveniently located near many top Boston Attractions including the Museum of Science. Spend a day learning and exploring at this popular Attraction during your next stay at our Boston Hotel.

Location: 
Museum of Science
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 
617-723-2500

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The Museum of Science is a Boston Attraction that is hugely popular with guests at our Boston Hotel. Visitors of all ages love learning about many aspects of science as they tour the Museum’s fun and interesting attractions.

About the Museum of Science:
Guests at Boston Hotels often have the Museum of Science on their list of can’t-miss Boston Attractions. The Museum of Science had its origins in the mid-19th century, but it took up residence in its current form and location in 1951. It opened as the first Museum of its kind in the country, and it continues to draw throngs of visitors who come to learn from and experience the more than 700 interactive exhibits.

Visitors do not necessarily need to be science lovers to enjoy a visit to this Attraction. More than 1.5 million visitors come through the doors each year, and there is something to interest visitors of all ages. In addition to the permanent exhibits, the Museum of Science often hosts temporary exhibits such as those based on a hit movie like Star Wars of Harry Potter.

Love wildlife? More than 100 animals are housed here, and most have been rescued and then rehabilitated. Visitors will also see many fine taxidermy examples of various species. Learn about space travel, dinosaurs, the human body, computer science and much more during your visit to the Museum of Science.

General admission includes all of the exhibit halls, but you can also opt to add on a visit to the Haydn Planetarium or the Mugar Omni Theatre where IMAX movies are shown on a huge screen. A 4D Theatre will be a brand new addition to the Museum, and is scheduled to open in the summer of 2014.

Should you get hungry during your visit you can stop into the Riverview Café.  Enjoy a quick meal and lovely views of the Charles River. While parking is available at the Museum of Science, many visitors prefer the convenience of taking the train. A train stop, Science Park, is just a short walk from this Boston Attraction.

The Boston Park Plaza Hotel is located near many top Boston Attractions like the Museum of Science. Consider spending a day browsing the exhibits at this popular Museum during your next stay at our Boston Hotel.

Hours:
Saturday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Admission:
General Exhibits: Adults - $23, children 3-11 - $20
Mugar Omni Theatre: Adults - $10, children 3-11 - $8
Planetarium: Adults - $10, children 3-11 - $8

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