Investigate the Museum's many offerings — films, presentations, and more — before making field trip reservations.
The Museum has limited funding available for students who qualify for field trip assistance. Please inquire about this if there is a need.
Multiple visits: If you return with the same students, you receive 50% off Exhibit Halls admission. When making reservations, inform Science Central that you will be visiting more than once with your students.
|Visitor||September - August||September, October, January|
|Students: First Visit||$10.00||$5.00**|
|Students: Second Visit||$5.00||n/a|
|Chaperones: First Visit||$5.00||$5.00**|
|Chaperones: Second Visit||$2.50||n/a|
*Prices are effective for groups visiting on or after July 1, 2014.
**The $5.00 Exhibit Halls admission during the months of September, October, and January is available for those individual schools with free and reduced lunch participation at or above 35%.
Fees vary for reserved field trip add-on programs.
|Add-On||Price Per Person|
|Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed||$4.00|
Exhibit Halls admission not included
|Add-On||Price Per Person|
|IMAX Film Only||$6.00|
By paying for your next field trip before your visit, you'll save 50% on all chaperone Exhibit Halls tickets and you'll save time by skipping payment lines. You'll just head straight to the "Group Check-In" cart in the Museum lobby after arriving and pre-printed tickets will be there waiting for you.
To take advantage of express check-in, please call 617-723-2500, 617-589-0417 (TTY) or email email@example.com.
Eligible schools can take advantage of special pricing for field trips available during these months. Exhibit Halls admission for students and chaperones is $5 per person. This discount is available for schools that offer free and reduced lunch participation at or above 35%.
Pair your discounted Exhibit Halls admission with an IMAX film for just $4 more. To find out if your school qualifies for any scholarships: 617-723-2500.
Reduced Exhibit Halls admission is available for qualifying schools. Funding requests should be processed while making a reservation with Science Central, 617-723-2500. Please note that funding is limited and is distributed first come, first served.
Free-flying butterflies and moths inspire investigations of their survival strategies, relationships with plants, and physical development.
Important: If your group size changes after you make your reservation, you must notify us by 5:00 pm on the day before your visit. Contact Science Central by phone, fax, or email: 617-723-2500, 617-589-0187, firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are no refunds for dropped numbers on the day of your visit. Additional participants above 5 per 100 will be charged regular Exhibit Halls admission. There are no same-day refunds if you reduce your number of participants by more than 5 per 100. Any additions are subject to availability and are not guaranteed entrance to IMAX films or other shows/programs.
Offered in the Riverview Café. Reserved seating, no hassles, and speedy service. Spend time enjoying your lunch instead of waiting in line.
Choice of individual cheese pizza, hamburger, turkey and cheese sandwich on whole wheat bread, ham and cheese sandwich on whole wheat bread, chicken caesar salad, and more at a discounted price of $6.25 per student. All lunches come with a bag of pretzels, Teddy Grahams, 12 oz water, and condiments. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions. Call 617-723-2500 to reserve your school group lunch package today!
Available in any monetary amount. Purchase them through Science Central, 617-723-2500.
Pre-order meals are available for $6.25 per person.
For a larger meal, you can preorder boxed lunches to go for $13.25 per person. Initial orders must be placed at least 10 business days in advance of your visit. To order: 617-589-0447, email@example.com
If you plan to eat in the Riverview Café, you must reserve a lunch space and meal time with Science Central. Staff will store lunches in bins until your scheduled meal time. All bag lunches must be picked up before your time slot.
There is no bus parking on Museum grounds except for drop-off and pickup. Buses may park at the Boston Autoport in Charlestown.
Chaperones and teachers may park cars in the Museum garage and will receive a $5 flat rate. In order to receive this discount, you must turn in your chaperone badge at the Information Desk at the end of your visit. Please note that credit or debit cards are the only form of payment accepted for garage transaction.
Home school groups of at least nine visitors can make reservations over the phone and gain access to discounted school group pricing for teachers, chaperones, and students.
We encourage you to collaborate to form larger groups and set up a reservation. Call Science Central at 617-723-2500. Groups of fewer than nine should go to the Box Office where normal admission rates apply.
Frequent home school visitors will find Museum membership to be a better value than standard box office pricing.
We offer several levels of membership, all of which include a variety of benefits such as IMAX and Planetarium passes, discounted parking, and admission to other science museums.
Many public libraries throughout Massachusetts provide Museum of Science passes that allow up to four people per day to visit the Museum's Exhibit Halls at a significantly reduced rate.
These passes can be used for your home school visit. Contact your local library to find out if they participate and how to reserve your pass.
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