Museum of Science, Boston Invites You to Be a Patron and Shop With Us on Museum Store Sunday

November 19, 2018

BOSTON, MA (November 19, 2018) – On Sunday, November 25, 2018, for the second year in a row, more than 700 Museum Stores representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, ten countries, and three continents will offer inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions. The Gift Shop at the Museum of Science, Boston is thrilled to participate in this initiative and support our institution.

During this time, included part of our participation in Museum Store Sunday, the Gift Shop will offer 50% off Himalayan Salt Lamps and water bottles. There will also be available for purchase a variety of space-related items, including apparel, books, hats, and Astronaut Ice Cream. Each purchase supports the missions and programs of the Museum of Science

“We are thrilled to be participating in this year’s Museum Store Sunday and be able to interact with our guests and community,” said Mike Scribner, Store Director at the Museum of Science. “This year, we are excited for the special shopping experience we’ll be bringing our visitors, and to showcase a broad assortments of highly curated, unique, mission-specific gifts, including an entire gift shop devoted to our newest exhibit, All Aboard! Trains at Science Park.” 

Ione Saroyan, President of the MSA Board of Directors and Director of Merchandise Operations at The New York Historical Society Museum and Library, continued, “After the success of 2017, we are excited to have a number of great institutions be part of Museum Store Sunday. This initiative gives people a chance to support local businesses, give back to the community through local non-profit museums, support good causes, find unique holiday gifts, and enjoy an entertaining and educational experience at favorite museums, all at the same time.”

The mission of Museum Store Sunday is of global reach. In partnership with the United Kingdom’s Association for Cultural Enterprises and the Museum Shops Association of Australia and New Zealand, MSA’s Museum Store Sunday aims to be the global annual day to Be a Patron -- shop conscientiously and support museum stores and their missions worldwide.

For more information visit and follow Museum Store Sunday on Instagram and Facebook for more details.

For more information on local activities during Museum Store Sunday at the Museum of Science please visit and follow us on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).


About the Museum of Science, Boston

One of the world's largest science centers and New England's most attended cultural institution, the Museum introduces more than 1.4 million visitors a year to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) through the world-class hands-on exhibits, programs and pre-K-12 curricula of its William and Charlotte Bloomberg Science Education Center. An extraordinary variety of learning experiences span the Hall of Human Life, Thomson Theater of Electricity, Charles Hayden Planetarium, Mugar Omni Theater, Gordon Current Science & Technology Center, 4-D Theater, and Butterfly Garden. The Science Behind Pixar, created with Pixar Animation Studios, is touring internationally. The Museum's National Center for Technological Literacy® has transformed STEM education nationally and internationally through advocacy, standards and assessment reforms, teacher professional development, and curriculum development. The Museum’s pre-K-12 curricula, including its award-winning Engineering is Elementary®, have reached an estimated 18 million students and 185,000 educators. Visit:


About the Museum Store Association (MSA)


The Museum Store Association is a 501(c)3 international organization with the mission of advancing the non-profit retail industry, its museum stores, and the success of the professionals engaged in it. MSA offers educational information and programs throughout the year culminating in an annual conference and trade show highlighting the best in the industry. By advocating for and encouraging high standards of curated products, knowledge, and professionalism, MSA helps museum stores and their non-profit retail professionals better serve their institutions and the public. For more information visit and follow Museum Store Sunday on Instagram and Facebook for more details.

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