Boston Children's Museum

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 8 publications
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8 expert recommendations


Fodor's Tick Choice

Most children have so much fun here that they don't realize they're actually learning something. Full review →


Frommer's 34

A three-story-high structure, the New Balance Climb, incorporates motor skills and problem-solving; kids work their way through while adults watch from the stairs. Full review →


Lonely Planet

The interactive, educational exhibits at the delightful Children’s Museum keep kids entertained for hours. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

The museum is a wonderland of learning and play. Full review →

The New Balance Climb is an irresistible three-story structure.

Not For Tourists

Featuring the giant Hood milk bottle. Full review →


Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

Founded in 1913 by a well-meaning group of local science teachers, the Children's Museum in Boston was just another collection of things to look at until director Michael Spock arrived in 1961. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

With three levels of hands-on exhibits, the Boston Children's Museum offers a day of fun and education for little ones. Full review →



Kick off a visit to this youngster-friendly museum by scaling the giant, three-story New Balance Foundation Climb Full review →

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