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The Museum of Science features a revolving schedule of temporary exhibits, IMAX films, and Planetarium shows, plus details on more than 700 interactive permanent exhibits, live presentations, and more!


Engage with science, technology, engineering, and math via dynamic programs, stage presentations, and more than 700 interactive exhibits.
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Public Events

  • Coleslaw's Corner


    Coleslaw's Corner, the award-winning collaboration with one of Boston's favorite Queens Coleslaw, is back in the Charles Hayden Planetarium!

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Each month, the Museum offers a variety of engaging public events spanning a wide range of topics for people of all ages.
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Live Presentations

Every day, the Museum offers a number of live demonstrations, most of which are free with Exhibit Halls admission.
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Drop-in Activities

  • Astronomy After Hours

    Drop-in Activity

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

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    Astronomy After Hours

The Museum offers a variety of hands-on activities daily. Stop by during program hours and stay as long or as little as you like!
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IMAX Films

In the Mugar Omni Theater, the world's largest film format is projected onto a five-story-tall IMAX® Dome screen.
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Planetarium Shows

  • The Divas Experience

    Planetarium Show

    Experience the music of iconic favorites like Whitney Houston and Celine Dion in an entirely new way under the Planetarium dome!

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Explore our universe and beyond with one of our many space science Planetarium shows in the most technologically advanced digital theater in New England.
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4-D Films

Our 4-D Theater experience combines the visually captivating high-definition capabilities of a 3-D film with in-theater special effects such as wind and snow.
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Butterfly Garden

Walk among the free-flying residents of this warm conservatory. This tropical oasis offers a wonderful opportunity to get close to a variety of living butterflies.
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Thrill Ride 360°

  • Thrill Ride 360°

    Twist and turn like never before in these dynamic simulators with full-motion, 360-degree pitch, roll, and spin technology, and surround sound.

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    Thrill Ride 360

Twist and turn like never before in these dynamic simulators with full-motion, 360-degree pitch, roll, and spin technology, and surround sound.
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A Summer of Discovery

From the aspiring biologist to the future technology wizard, every science-minded child will have something to look forward to this summer at the Museum of Science.

Summer Courses

Support Your Curriculum

Search for a wide selection of exhibits, films, and more that make connections to your curriculum.

Curriculum Connections

A Place for Everyone

The Museum is a place where everyone can participate equally in the excitement of science and technology, and we offer accessibility services to suit different needs.

Accessibility Options