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One ticket booklet that saves 47% on admission to
Museum of Science and 3 other must-see Boston attractions

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Theater of Electricity

Witness spectacular indoor lightning storms generated by the world’s largest Van de Graaff generator.


Triceratops Cliff

View a rare skeleton of a Triceratops that roamed the Dakota Badlands 65 million years ago.


Science in the Park

Photo © Michael Malyszko


Discovery Center

Hands-on activities for children 8 and under encourage discovery through play.

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Museum of Science

Make one remarkable discovery after another at the Museum of Science! Visit more than 700 interactive exhibits; watch live animal presentations and science demonstrations; witness an indoor lightning storm in the Theater of Electricity; and more! Other features (requiring separate admission) include the 4-D Theater, the Butterfly Garden, the Charles Hayden Planetarium and the Mugar Omni Theater – New England’s only IMAX® Dome screen.

CityPASS Admission

General exhibit halls admission to explore hands-on, minds-on science.

1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114

On the Charles River

(617) 723-2500
(617) 589-0417 TTY


Open daily, 9am-5pm

Jul 5 - Labor Day until 7pm

Fri, 9am–9pm

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day


  • The 10,000 square foot Hall of Human Life, new in November 2013, highlights breakthroughs in biology and biotechnology. With more than 70 interactive components, the exhibition revolutionizes how you engage with your biology and manage your health.
  • The Museum has remained on the cutting edge of science education by developing over 700 innovative and interactive exhibits and programs that both entertain and educate. In addition to the exhibits, there is the Mugar Omni Theater, the Charles Hayden Planetarium, the 3-D Theater, the Butterfly Garden, and the Theater of Electricity.
  • Live Presentations are scheduled daily. From Design Challenges to Live Animal shows, live demonstrations are held through the day, and most are free with Exhibit Halls admission, included with CityPASS.

CityPASS Entry

Present CityPASS booklet or voucher at the main box office to redeem for a general admission ticket and to purchase optional upgrade tickets.

Special Exhibits Included with CityPASS

The Photography of Modernist Cuisine
This exhibit reveals the colorful and surprising world of food as you have never seen it before. Accomplished scientist, author, and photographer Nathan Myhrvold uses hyper-magnified shots and cutaway views of food and cooking implements to offer a fresh perspective on familiar food sources. His work is evidence that the intersection of science and art can be as beautiful as it is enlightening.

Upgrades for CityPASS Holders

Mugar Omni Theater (IMAX®): Cost for CityPASS holders: One show, $10 adult, $8 child (3-11). Double feature (IMAX/Planetarium), $15 adult, $12 child (3-11). Free Film Fridays are back this March! Enjoy free Omni films anytime on March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30.

Charles Hayden Planetarium: Cost for CityPASS holders: One show, $10 adult, $8 child (3-11). Double feature (IMAX/Planetarium), $15 adult, $12 child (3-11).

4D Theater: Cost for CityPASS holders: $6 adult, $5 child (3-11)

Butterfly Garden: Cost for CityPASS holders: $5 adult, $4 child (3-11)

Simulator Experience: Cost for CityPASS holders: $5 adult, $4 child (3-11)

Advice for Visitors

  • Don't miss live daily demonstrations, most are free with CityPASS admission, Details including schedule
  • Upon arrival, stop by the box office to purchase upgrades to Special Exhibits, IMAX, Planetarium, 3D Cinema, Butterfly Garden, and Simulators. Some are offered at a reduced rate for CityPASS holders.
  • Weekday afternoons are the least crowded.
  • Get 10% off purchase of $25 or more. See booklet for details.

On-site Services

Parking: Museum Garage, see details

Dining: Museum Café

Accessibility: All attractions accessible by elevator or escalator. Limited number of wheelchairs and electric scooters available at Information Booth on first-come, first-served basis. Services provided for visual and hearing impaired; see details.

Self-Guide: Museum guides available in 8 languages at Information Booth or Download (PDF) now.

Gift Shop: Museum Store

Getting There

MBTA: Take the Green Lechmere line to the Science Park stop

Old Town Trolley Tour: Stop 4 (nearest)

Plan Your Visit to Boston - Use our collection of Boston tourist attraction and city resources - including transportation and attraction information, maps and more - to better plan your CityPASS trip.

CityPASS can be purchased online or at any of our participating Boston attractions.

Customer Care

US & Canada:
(888) 330-5008 (toll free)
Direct: +1 (208) 787-4300
UK:  (0)20 3287 8369
Mexico:  55 4169 2589
Australia:  (0)2 8005 5729

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