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Boston Museum Exhibits for Kids and Families

Find out about the newest family-friendly Museum exhbits that come through Boston for a limited time. Popular ongoing exhibits (new to you), can be found here too.


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Birds of the World Gallery at HMNHCambridge, $$
Tue, January 1, 2019  -  Thu, November 21, 2019   
Boasting over 10,000 species, birds are the most diverse land vertebrates on the planet, surpassing the biological diversity of mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.
All Hands on Deck: A Sailor's Life in 1812Charlestown, Free
Sat, January 5, 2019  -  Mon, November 25, 2019   
Step into the shoes of a sailor by furling a sail, firing a cannon, scrubbing a deck, and snoozing in a hammock in this hands-on, minds on exhibit at the USS Constitution Museum.
GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes kicks off with BIKE FESTWorcester, $$
Sat, May 18, 2019  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
BIKE FEST includes an obstacle course for kids, riding demos, fix-it clinics, and tons of hands-on activities. Kids under 12 are encouraged to bring their bikes and helmets.
Body Worlds & The Cycle of LifeCambridge, $$$
Sun, June 16, 2019  -  Sun, January 5, 2020   
The exhibition explores human and comparative anatomy, health science, and physiology through the study of real human bodies that have been preserved using the Plastination process.
Cosmic OriginsCambridge, $
Sat, July 20, 2019  -  Wed, November 27, 2019   
The Cosmic Origins exhibit opens to the public on the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, on July 20, 2019 at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.
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Love is Calling Exhibit opens at ICA BostonBoston, $$
Tue, September 24, 2019  -  Sun, February 7, 2021   
Experience infinity! Love is Calling - the new permanent exhibit by Yayo Kusama opens on September 24, 2019. Tickets go on sale to the public on September 12 at 10 AM. Mark your calendars!
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Canstruction BostonBoston, Free
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sat, October 26, 2019   
Stop by Atlantic Wharf at 280 & 290 Congress and the @bsaaia space to view creations with the theme 'Around the World' through October 26th! Cool things made from cans!
61st NETSS Toy Soldier Show and SaleWoburn
Sun, October 20, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
Toy soldiers of all types and sizes. Approximately 80 vendor tables featuring Marx, King and Country, Conte, Heyde, Elastolin, Mignot, Britains, Dimestore, Action Figures, Dioramas, Military Book, Magazines, Prints and more!
First Friday Nights Free!Acton, Free
Fri, November 1, 2019  -  Fri, November 1, 2019   
Join us with free admission and explore the museum at night, 4:30pm to 8:00pm on the first Friday of every month! Donations for local food pantries are gratefully accepted.
Snow Leopard Day at Stone ZooStoneham
Sat, November 2, 2019  -  Sat, November 2, 2019   
Celebrate Snow Leopard Day at Stone Zoo on Saturday, November 2. Guests are invited to learn about these striking felines at the education station and hear from zookeepers about snow leopards that call Stone Zoo home.
In honor of Veterans Day, veterans will receive free admission at Franklin ParkBoston, Free
Sat, November 9, 2019  -  Mon, November 11, 2019   
To honor the service of all veterans, Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo will offer free admission to veterans on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, November 9 11, 2019.


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