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Museum of Science

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Museum of Fine Arts

Both Museum of Science and Museum of Fine Arts are recommended by expert writers. On balance, Museum of Fine Arts is the choice of most reviewers compared to Museum of Science. Museum of Fine Arts has a TripExpert Score of 97 with endorsements from 10 publications like Frommer's, concierge.com and Michelin Guide.

Both Museum of Science and Museum of Fine Arts are recommended by expert writers. On balance, Museum of Fine Arts is the choice of most reviewers compared to Museum of Science. Museum of Fine Arts has a TripExpert Score of 97 with endorsements from 10 publications like Frommer's, concierge.com and Michelin Guide.

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
#1 in Boston

465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597

  • 11 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    One of America's grandest art museums, the MFA holds American and European paintings from the 7th century to the present.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Count on staying a while if you have any hope of seeing what's here. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    One of the world's great art museums, the MFA works nonstop to become even more accessible and interesting. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The Museum of Fine Arts holdings encompass all eras, from the ancient world to contemporary times, and all areas of the globe, making it truly encyclopedic in scope. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    One of the country's leading museums, the Museum of Fine Arts contains a comprehensive collection of more than 350,000 artworks. Full Review →

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