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Boston Children's Museum

4.6/5
44 Reviews
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Ranked No. 5 in Boston Must-Visit Museums
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Open on Wed-Sun,10:00am-12:30am,2:00pm-4:30pm;Closed during Thanksgiving,Christmas
Recommended sightseeing time: 2-3 hours
Address: 308 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210, USA
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Phone: +1-617-4266500

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The Boston Children's Museum, founded in 1913, is the second oldest museum in the United States. The 1888 wool warehouse on Capitol Street in Boston, USA, is now home to the Boston Children's Museum. In this museum, children can walk up to a huge desk with five-foot pencils and two-foot paper clips; they can climb up to a three-story building, a cut-off surface that has been “dissected”; they learn to broadcast television news; Take off their shoes and walk into a authentic Japanese home that includes kitchens, bathrooms and gardens; they try to use prosthetics, wheelchairs and blind typewriters; they collect money at the exits of supermarkets, and so on. The children's dreams come true here.

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The Boston Children's Museum, which was constructed in 1913 and is one of the oldest of its type in the world, has many exhibits for children to learn and play, including a green museum where all of the displays and activities are created from eco-friendly and recycled materials. When you feel hungry, head to the restaurants on site, and before you leave, be sure to stop by the gift shop so your kids can continue having fun and learning by using souvenirs from the museum at home.
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