Museums for Children



Children’s Museum:  numerous permanent and changing exhibits in this 90-year old Museum.   


New England Aquarium:  dive into the world of water without getting wet by viewing the giant ocean tank:  explore the numerous exhibits from Amazing Jellies to Amazon Rainforest to Penguins and Sea-dragons.


Science Museum:  some offerings:  IMAX shows, Planetarium, Simulator Experience, Laser Show, and changing exhibits from a “Butterfly Garden” to “Harry Potter” to “Mapping the World”.




Children’s Discovery Museum:  the Children’s Museum invites, in small scale rooms, the young ones to explore, in a Victorian House, numerous hands-on exhibits; there are even things for infants and toddlers to enjoy; the Science Museum begins with the parabolic whisper dish, and a variety of sound and music; inside are water and vapor whirling vortexes, rock and mineral explorations and innovative science theme spaces inviting exploration and experimentation.




Drumlin Farm:  the Massachusetts Audubon society has a working farm and wildlife sanctuary with a learning garden, hayrides and wildlife exhibits.  




Pirate Museum:  board a full-length pirate ship and explore an 80-foot cave while you explore the experiences of New England Sea robbers.


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