Top Museums in Boston (Massachusetts)

Museum of Science (Boston)
  • Museum of Science (Boston)

    The Museum of Science (MoS) is a science museum and indoor zoo in Boston, Massachusetts, located in Science Park, a plot of land spanning the Charles River. Along with over 700 interactive exhibits, the museum features a number of live presentations throughout the building every day, along with shows at the Charles Hayden Planetarium and the Mugar Omni Theater, the only domed IMAX screen in New England. The museum is also an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and ...
Museum of Fine Arts
  • Museum of Fine Arts

    465 Huntington Ave (at Museum Rd) Boston, MA 02115 United States
    The MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world with art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative programs.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Boston Children's Museum
  • Boston Children's Museum

    308 Congress St 02210 Boston MA United States
    About Boston Children’s Museum Boston Children’s Museum is the second oldest, and one of the most influential children’s museums in the world. It was founded in 1913 by the Science Teachers' Bureau, a group of visionary educators dedicated to providing new resources for both teachers and students, as a center for the exchange of materials and ideas to advance the teaching of science. For over 100 years it has been engaging children in joyful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation ...
Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US Senate
Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum
  • Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

    306 Congress Street (on the Congress St bridge) Boston, MA 02210 United States
    At the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, you can be a part of the famous event that forever changed the course of American History! It's more than a stroll through historic artifacts - it's an adventure! Live actors, interactive exhibits, authentically restored tea ships and the stirring,…
Dreamland Wax Museum
  • Dreamland Wax Museum

    1 Washington Mall 02108 Boston MA United States
    COMING SUMMER 2017 Located in the heart of Boston just south of Boston City Hall and Faneuil Hall Marketplace, is one of Boston's most anticipated attractions. The one and only Dreamland Wax Museum. The museum is the only museum in Massachusetts to feature all 45 presidents. (well technically 44 as Grover Cleveland was the 22nd & 24th president
Boston Museum (theatre)
  • Boston Museum (theatre)

    The Boston Museum (1841–1903), also called the Boston Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts, was a theatre, wax museum, natural history museum, zoo, and art museum in 19th-century Boston, Massachusetts. Moses Kimball established the enterprise in 1841.
Robert Klein Gallery
  • Robert Klein Gallery

    38 Newbury St 02116 Boston MA United States
    Founded in 1980, the Robert Klein Gallery is devoted exclusively to 19th century, 20th century, and contemporary fine art photography.
Gibson House Museum
  • Gibson House Museum

    The Gibson House Museum is an historic house museum located at 137 Beacon Street in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. It preserves the 1860 Victorian rowhouse occupied by three generations of the Gibson family. The house was one of the first to be built in Back Bay, and has an unparalleled state of preservation that includes wallpaper, textiles, furnishings, and family artifacts and collections. Both the public and service areas of the house exhibit a high degree of ...
West End Museum
  • West End Museum

    The West End Museum is a neighborhood museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of the history and culture of the West End of Boston.
  • Columbian Museum

    The Columbian Museum (1795–1825) was a museum and performance space in Boston, Massachusetts, established by Daniel Bowen, and continued by William M. S. Doyle. The museum featured artworks, natural history specimens, wax figures, and other curiosities.
  • Chinese Museum (Boston)

    The Chinese Museum (1845–1847) in Boston, Massachusetts, showed to the public some 41 cases displaying approximately 800 objects related to Chinese fine arts, agriculture, costume, and other customs. It was located on Washington Street in the Marlboro Chapel (between Bromfield and Winter Streets). Items exhibited included: "Long-gans. 'Dragon's eyes': so called from their resemblance to the ball of the eye: a favorite fruit with the Chinese, but not suited to the palate of 'barbarians.'" "Vermicelli, made and extensively used by the Chinese in ...
Harvard Art Museums
  • Harvard Art Museums

    32 Quincy St 02138 Cambridge MA United States
    2 mi from Boston
    The Harvard Art Museums, among the world’s leading art institutions, comprise three museums (the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler Museums) and four research centers (the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, the Center for the Technical Study of Modern Art, the Harvard Art Museums Archives, and the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis). The Fogg Museum includes Western art from the Middle Ages to the present; the Busch-Reisinger Museum, unique among North American museums, is dedicated to the study of ...
USS Constitution Museum
  • USS Constitution Museum

    22 1st Ave 02129 Charlestown MA United States
    The USS Constitution Museum preserves and shares the stories of "Old Ironsides" and those who shaped her history with minds-on, hands-on exhibits and programs for all ages. The USS Constitution Museum and the USS Constitution (the Ship) are operated by different organizations. See the Ship's website ( for the most up-to-date information about the Ship's public visitation hours.