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Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:Free
Category:Museums
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metropolitan waterworks museum photoThe Metropolitan Waterworks Museum interprets unique stories of the country's first metropolitan water system through exhibitions and educational programs on engineering, architecture, social history, and public health.

Learn about some of the most important regional stories: health, people, brilliant engineers and magnificent architecture. Its all about how Boston grew to the city it is today.

Visitors can explore the remarkable machinery, wonder at the massive wrenches needed to keep the pumps in working order, and marvel at the beautiful architecture.

You can also go on tours, from walking around a stunning reservoir, the centerpiece of an extraordinary landscaping project, to all day bus excursions with experts on all things water-related.

Its a fun way to learn about your citys history!

Throughout the year, the Waterworks Museum hosts a variety of special evening and weekend programs. Check our calendar regularly for updates.

Find lots more ideas on fun things to do in Boston.

There are many interesting museums to visit in and around Boston - peruse our https://www.bostoncentral.com/fwd.php?main=activities&sub=museums&sub2=2182&pgx=%27cuc.fzhrfhz%2Ffrvgvivgpn%2Fzbp.ynegarpabgfbo.jjj%2F%2F%3Afcggu%27%0A&backlink='>Boston Museums guide to find out which one you should visit next.

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Wed: 11am-9pm
Thur-Sun: 11am-4pm

WINTER HOURS: (Jan 1-March 31)
Wed-Sun: 11am-4pm


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waterworksmuseum.org/

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2450 Beacon Street, Boston, MA, 02467 map
Phone: 617-277-0065

By Train

Take Green Line B to the Chestnut Hill Avenue Station. Walk down Chestnut Hill Avenue toward Cleveland Circle. Walk 7-10 minutes west on Beacon Street, keeping the reservoir on your right. The Waterworks Museum will be on your left.

Take the Green Line C to Cleveland Circle Station. Walk 7-10 minutes west on Beacon Street, keeping the reservoir on your right. The Waterworks Museum will be on your left.

Take the Green Line D to Reservoir Station. Walk to your right toward Cleveland Circle. The reservoir will be ahead of you, and a park on the left. Turn left onto Beacon Street. Walk 7-10 minutes straight up Beacon Street, keeping the reservoir on your right. The Waterworks Museum will be on your left.

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