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Science & Discovery in Massachusetts

Explore ecosystems, animals, machinery, butterflies and our great galaxy and beyond from one of the acclaimed science and discovery museums in Massachusetts. Bringing amazement and wonder to the city through family-friendly interactive exhibits, is the Boston Museum of Science. Stroll through a butterfly garden, watch an IMAX movie or star gaze at the planetarium for afternoon of fun. The Springfield Science Museum houses permanent collections of Natural Science, Anthropology and Physical Science and is home to the Seymour Planetarium, located in the Springfield Quadrangle of museums. Redefining the power of play, the Boston Children’s Museum showcases exhibits focused on science, culture, health & fitness, the environment and humanities. Noteworthy attractions include, Countdown to Kindergarten, PlaySpace, New Balance Foundation Climb, Peep's World and an art studio filled with supplies. Located in Worcester, The EcoTarium offers an indoor-outdoor museum with three floors of interactive exhibits and fun shows in the digital planetarium. With daily Science Discovery programs, live animal habitats, hikes, and a train ride around the premises, come discover new experiences in Massachusetts.

Museum of Science - Boston

Most trips into Massachusetts usually yield a visit or two into Boston. A city rich in history and culture, Boston features an eclectic array of attractions, from sports venues to early American landmarks. On your tour of the area, be sure to visit the Museum of Science. With more than 700 interactive exhibits and displays, the Museum of Science in Boston is an ideal way to enjoy an afternoon.

In 1864 the Boston Society of Natural History opened a building known as the New England Museum of Natural History. Today, the very same building is known as the Museum of Science, Boston. Enjoy a slew of permanent exhibits, like A Bird's World, the Butterfly Garden, Bradford Washburn: The Man Behind the Lens, and the very popular Dinosaurs: Modeling the Mesozoic.