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  • Boston's Unseen World of Science!

    Join us monthly for a special glimpse into an innovative facility through the lens of the scientists and professionals who work and gather there.

  • Astronomy After Hours

    How awesome is astronomy? Participate in the Museum's free Friday night astronomy activities, including stargazing and more, and find out!

  • Boston Marathon Days

    Learn what it takes to train for a long distance race like the Boston Marathon through interpretations, live presentations, and more!

  • Water, Water, Everywhere, and Not a Drop to Drink!

    Discuss case studies related to drought, sea level rise, water quality and more, and participate in collaborative problem solving for the future.

  • A Birder's Guide to Everything: With Kenn Kaufman and Rob Meyer

    Birding legend Kenn Kaufman discusses the mysteries surrounding extinct birds before joining director Rob Meyer for a Q and A post-screening.

  • Cosmic Loops: Music Beneath the Stars

    Experience the moment of creation during a live performance — the music complemented by visions from deep outer space.

  • Cambridge Science Festival 2014

    Join the fun at the Museum during this year's Cambridge Science Festival, with activities showcasing science, technology, engineering, and math!

  • Stand Against Racism

    This teen talk focuses on personal relationships with race and debunks previously held "facts" about race.

  • Changing Brains: Conflict Resolution, Cooperation, and Well-Being

    Embark on an exciting exploration of the brain's potential — to alter our bodies, to expand our horizons, and to heal our world.

  • Book Club for the Curious

    The Book Club for the Curious is designed especially for those who are interested in science and technology and how it impacts our society.

  • Beyond the Telescope: Cosmic Explosions

    Investigate the origins of gamma-ray bursts, and learn how they can be used to pinpoint and study the first generation of stars and galaxies.

  • Together Boston Festival

    Together Boston returns to the Museum for a special collaboration with local and regional musicians and technologically advanced artists.

  • Technology and Microbiology: A Public Discussion at the 2014 American Society for Microbiology Meeting

    Join us at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center for a special access tour of the exhibitor floor at the Society's General Meeting.

  • Science Carnival

    See the world of carnivals and magic through the eyes of a scientist at this FREE after-hours event for TEENS ONLY!

  • Mars and Beyond

    Journey through the solar system and beyond, guided by scientists who design and work on real space missions, during this weekend event!

  • September Salem Days

    During September, Salem, MA residents and their families are invited to the Museum for FREE science adventure!