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Boston Tours for Kids and Families

Find Boston Tour Events & Ideas for kids, teens and families all year long. From walking and biking tours to trolley and segway tours, you can find something that will entertain most everyone in your groups no matter what age or ability.


Pizza & North End TourBoston, $$
Wed, January 1, 2020  -  Tue, December 15, 2020   
This is a fun and unique Boston food (PIZZA!) tour with Colonial & Revolutionary history mixed in. Come hungry for Boston's tastiest tour! Great for kids & adults of all ages.
Behind the Scenes Tours at New England Aquarium - SUSPENDEDBoston, $$$
Wed, January 1, 2020  -  Thu, December 31, 2020   
Join an educator for a personalized behind-the-scenes tour of one of our many galleries. You will learn what the animals eat, how their tanks are maintained, how sick animals are nursed back to health, and other insider tidbits.
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Boston Duck Tours - Open for the Season3 Locations, $$$
Mon, July 13, 2020  -  Thu, October 29, 2020   
Tour Boston in an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle. The DUCK tours the city by both land and water. Great for kids and visitors.
Hammond Castle Museum Open for 45th SeasonGloucester, $
Thu, July 16, 2020  -  Sat, October 31, 2020   
Hammond Castle Museum Open for 45th Season! This year, we're offering a hybrid of a guided and self guided tour. Advance ticket purchase required to access museum.
Outdoor Guided Tours with Lexington Historical SocietyLexington, $
Mon, July 20, 2020  -  Wed, September 30, 2020   
The Tours are Coming, the Tours are Coming! After months of virtual history, it’s time to get real. Starting Monday July 20, Lexington Historical Society offers Outdoor Guided Tours!
Boston Scavenger Hunt: The Story of AmericaBoston, $
Fri, July 31, 2020  -  Sat, October 31, 2020   
There are centuries of history to uncover around downtown. We'll bring you to all the best sights and hidden gems! Download the Let’s Roam scavenger hunt app and start exploring today!
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Boston Latin Quarter Art Walk (Self-Guided Tour w/Audio)Jamaica Plain, Free
Tue, September 15, 2020  -  Mon, October 5, 2020   
Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month by taking a stroll through Boston's Latin Quarter and learning about the history, meaning and significance of the many murals, sculptures, and other public art in the cultural district.
Haunted History & Pizza Walking TourBoston, $$
Thu, October 1, 2020  -  Fri, October 30, 2020   
Explore Boston's oldest neighborhood (1630) during this Spooky Pizza Walk. Hear of Ghostly Apparitions near Boston's oldest residence. Along the way, you'll enjoy THREE slices of Boston's very best PIZZA!
The 'Hahvahd' tourCambridge, $
Mon, March 1, 2021  -  Mon, November 1, 2021   
Enjoy an entertaining, theatrical walking tour of Harvard University and Harvard Square for families and kids. Learn what it's like to live and study at Harvard University. Tours are led by current Harvard University students.
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Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill Tour 2021Boston, $$$
Thu, May 20, 2021   
This annual tour offers visitors a rare opportunity to see hidden landscapes and secret pathways behind the brick facades and shutters of historic townhouses.
Mapparium ToursBoston, $
Wed, August 11, 2021  -  Thu, August 11, 2022   
Plan your visit to this world-famous, three-story, stained-glass globe. The Mapparium’s three-dimensional perspective of the world of 1935 is enhanced by A World of Ideas, an original presentation that features a rich orchestration of words, music, and LED lights to...
Behind the Scenes at Andover Historical SocietyAndover, Free
Sun, August 9, 2026  -  Tue, August 9, 2016   
Peek inside closets, pull aside curtains, and explore behind the scenes in the Blanchard House and Andover Historical Society. Here’s your chance to look behind the “staff only” and “no entry” signs.
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