Museum of Science
Coupons & Discounts
At times, College students with a valid student ID can receive FREE Massachusetts Museum of Science tickets for Exhibit Halls.
On Friday's that the weather is good, you are invited to a FREE evening at the Gililand Observatory to see the stars, planets, Moon and more. This event runs from March - November.
A Senior museum discount is offered to those 60 and older.
Active military personnel have been rumored to get FREE admission to the Exhibit Hall with valid ID.
The Boston Citypass includes the Museum of Science along with four other attractions. Click here to get one.
This museum is part of the Go Boston Card program.
You can sign up for the museum’s free e-newsletter to find out about special museum deals and discounts.
Coupons websites such as Retailmenot.com sometimes have Museum coupon codes or promo codes.
This Boston museum has a Facebook and Twitter page on which they announce deals and specials.
Libraries offer FREE passes to patrons. Those eligible for passes are adults and teen with a valid, full-service Metro Boston Library Network card with less then $10 in current fees. One pass per family. You need to reserve ahead of time and some restrictions may apply.
Several hotels in the area, such as Best Western Hotel Tria, Courtyard by Marriot Boston-Cambridge and the Boston Omni Parker House, at times offer Museum of Science hotel packages.
If you have a group of 15 or more paying guests, you can receive a Museum of Science discount ticket that will save you a few dollars on each person. You can choose from Exhibit Halls only or get a combo ticket that includes such things as the butterfly garden. Reservations may be required.
Memberships offer FREE Exhibit Halls admission all year, at least 2 passes each to Omni, Planetarium and Guest passes, FREE or discounted admission to over 400 science center and zoos worldwide.
Teachers who are part of the Teacher partner Program can receive a zoo discount on a new membership.
Those over 60 years of age can receive a discount on membership prices.
Museum of Science coupons, discounts, specials and deals are usually for a limited time and may change frequently.
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Museum of Science Information
Address: 1 Science Park
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
Animals: Over 120
Over 700 interactive exhibits
About Museum of Science
The Museum of Science, also known as MoS and the Boston Society of Natural History, is located in Boston, MA. It was established in 1830 and is accredited as a member of the AZA as it is home to over 100 animals. Many of these are rescue animals.
Beyond the X-Ray shows you the Five Window on the Body and how doctors can explore the body. Try creating your own map in Mapping the World Around Us. Learn about the Milky Way in Cosmic Light and check out dinosaur fossils and models in Dinosaurs: Modeling the Mesozoic.
In addition, the Museum of Science has IMAX films, Plantarium Shows, 3-D Films, Live Presentations and a number of Drop-In Activities. Drop-in Activities include a program and hands-on activity but you are invited to stay for the amount of time you want.
Museum of Science Details
The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and closes early on Christmas Eve. Check for other major holidays online or by calling.
Regular hours for the main areas are from 9am to 5pm on Saturday thru Thursday and 9am to 9pm on Fridays. Summer hours run from the first weekend in July to Labor Day. Summer hours are 9am to 7pm Saturday thru Thursday and 9am to 9pm on Friday. Hours for some areas of the museum, like Discovery Center and Butterfly Garden, differ.
Individual Museum of Science ticket prices for the Exhibit Halls are Adults: $25, Seniors (60+): $21, Children (3-11): $20 and Children two and under are FREE. You can add the Mugar Omni Theater, Charles Hayden Planetarium, Butterfly Garden and 3-D Digital Cinema for Adults: $6, Seniors: $6 and Children (3-11): $6. Special exhibits prices can be more but usually include the Exhibit Halls.
If you wish to get tickets for just Mugar Omni Theater and/or Charles Hayden Planetarium, they are Adults: $10, Seniors: $9 and Children (3-11): $8 for each place.
Parking ranges from $7.25 to $19.25 for non-members. Members receive a parking discount.
Evening hours are a flat rate of $8 after 5pm. If you can walk in or take public transportation, it may be worth the effort.
There are several areas to eat at the museum and several parks nearby, with beautiful views, if you would like to bring a picnic lunch.