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Battleship Cove
(508) 678-1100
      Fall River
Collection of historic naval ships. National Destroyermen's Museum, National PT Boat Museum, aircraft exhibits, Fall River Carousel.
Blake Planetarium
(508) 830-4470
      Plymouth
Public astronomy programs describe what is visible in the current daytime and nighttime sky and share information on recent discoveries in astronomy and space science.

Blue Hills Trailside Museum
(617) 333-0690
      Milton
Indoor exhibits of wildlife. Outdoor exhibits with otter, snowy owl and red-tailed hawks.




Blue Hills Weather Observatory
(617) 696-0562
      Milton
Docent-guided tours on weekends and Monday holidays Patriots Day through February. Best for kids six and up.

Children's Museum in Easton
(508) 230-3789
      Easton
An educational, cultural, and social learning center. Fun for children and families.

The Hall at Patriot Place
(508) 698-4800
      Foxboro
Interactive, modern museum experience preserving Patriots history.


Harvard Museum of Natural History
(617) 495-3045
      Cambridge
The most visited attraction at Harvard and is comprised of three museums - Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University of Herbaria and the Mineralogical and Geological Museum.

Heritage Museum and Gardens
(508) 888-3300
      Sandwich
Features permanent exhibits of world-class automobiles, a working vintage carousel, American folk art and featured special exhibitions. A family-friendly Hidden Hollow is a family friendly a place for exploration of the outdoors.

Hull Lifesaving Museum
(781) 925-5433
      Hull
Historic 1889 Point Allerton U.S. Lifesaving Station offers engaging exhibits, a hands-on children's loft, and spectacular view of Boston Light from observation cupola.


Issac Winslow House
(781) 837-5753
      Marshfield
Circa 1699 home built by descendants of Mayflower Pilgrim Edward Winslow.
Jenney Grist Mill Museum and Mill Stone Creamery
(508) 747-4544
      Plymouth
 America’s first utility, launched the beginning of industry and free trade in our country. Meet the miller, dressed in period clothing, who will take you back in time as he tells of the importance of the mill to the survival of the colony and the stories of struggles and faith.

Maritime and Irish Mossing Museum
(781) 545-5565
      Scituate
Set in the 1739 residence of Captain Benjamin James. Videos and exhibits tell the stories of a community rich in the maritime traditions.

Mary Baker Eddy Library and Mapparium
(888) 222-3711
      Boston
World famous, three story painted glass globe offering three dimensional perspective of the world in 1935 from inside.

Museum of African American History
(617) 725-0022
      Boston
New England’s largest museum dedicated to preserving, conserving and interpreting the contributions of African Americans. The Museum has preserved four historic sites and two Black Heritage Trails that tell the story of organized black communities from the Colonial Period through the 19th century.

Our World, Children's Global Discovery Museum
(781) 383-3198
      Cohasset
Educational and social learning center for children ages 1-8.


Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology at Harvard University
(617) 496-1027
      Cambridge


Pilgrim Hall Museum
(508) 746-1620
      Plymouth
Houses possessions and artifacts of the Pilgrims.

Plimoth Plantation
(508) 746-1622
      Plymouth
Dedicated to retelling the Wampanoag and English story of 17th century Plymouth colony. Exhibits, rare breed animals, special events and education programs.


Providence Children's Museum
(401) 273-5437
      Providence, RI

Hands-on exhibit areas and lively programs designed for children ages 1 to 11 that explore the arts, culture, history and science.

South Shore Children's Museum
(781) 635-6318
      Hanover
Hands-on history museum with exhibits on aerial adventures, pop culture, wild west, natural features of our coastal area and more. 

United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum
(617) 479-7900
      Quincy

Home to the USS Salem, the world's only preserved Heavy Cruiser.  Also offering adjacent mini golf area.



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