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Museum of Science

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Both are praised by professionals. On balance, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is the choice of most reviewers compared to Museum of Science. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum comes in at 97 with praise from 13 publications like The Telegraph, Lonely Planet and Condé Nast Traveler.

Both are praised by professionals. On balance, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is the choice of most reviewers compared to Museum of Science. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum comes in at 97 with praise from 13 publications like The Telegraph, Lonely Planet and Condé Nast Traveler.

tripexpert score
90
#6 in Boston
location

Science Park, Boston, MA 02114

endorsements
  • 8 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    At the mouth of the Charles River, with views of the Boston skyline, the Museum of Science is crowded with hands-on exhibits that demonstrate everything from biology to computers.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    With 15-foot lightning bolts in the Theater of Electricity and a 20-foot-long Tyrannosaurus rex model, this is just the place to ignite any child's scientific curiosity. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    For the ultimate pain-free educational experience, head to the Museum of Science. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Favorites include the world’s largest lightning-bolt generator, a full-scale space capsule, a world population meter and a virtual fish tank. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    A kaleidoscopic array of exhibits... features cutting-edge, interactive displays that encourage kids and adults to think. Full Review →

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97
#2 in Boston

280 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115

  • 13 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    Isabella Stewart Gardner was an heiress and something of a black sheep of late-19th- and early-20th-century Boston society: She was a rabid Red Sox and horse-racing fan.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Today, it's probably America's most idiosyncratic treasure house. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    The pièce de résistance is the magnificent skylit courtyard, filled year-round with fresh flowers grown by the museum's horticultural staff. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The Gardner is filled with almost 2000 priceless objects, primarily European, including outstanding tapestries and Italian Renaissance and 17th-century Dutch paintings. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Isabella Stewart Gardner built Fenway Court, which resembles a 15C Venetian-style palace, to showcase her magnificent art collection in an intimate setting. Full Review →

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