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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.

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Boch Center ToursBoston, $
Tue, January 10, 2023  -  Sun, December 31, 2023   
Visit the historic Boch Center Wang Theatre and take a behind-the-scenes tour of one of Boston’s most prominent landmarks and Performing Arts Centers. Available Daily.
The 'Hahvahd' tourCambridge, $
Wed, March 1, 2023  -  Wed, November 1, 2023   
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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Boston Duck Boat Tours3 Locations, $$$
Fri, March 31, 2023  -  Wed, November 15, 2023   
Tour Boston in an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle. The DUCK tours the city by both land and water. Great for kids and visitors of all ages.
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Boston Duck Tours3 Locations, $$$
Sat, April 1, 2023  -  Sun, October 29, 2023   
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.
Arnold Arboretum Docent-led Walking ToursJamaica Plain, Free
Sat, April 15, 2023  -  Tue, November 28, 2023   
Enjoy free Arboretum tours. Tours start at the Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway, Boston. Times vary. Families can also take the self-guided tour with a plant treasure map.
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Boston By Little Feet ToursBoston, $
Mon, May 1, 2023  -  Mon, October 30, 2023   
This child's-eye view of the Freedom Trail's architecture and history is especially designed for young walkers from ages 6-12 years of age run by Boston By Foot.
The Innovation TrailCambridge, $
Sat, May 20, 2023  -  Sat, November 11, 2023   
Learn about the most innovative city in America through a walking tour of The Innovation Trail. Everyone gets the chance to be inspired by world-changing breakthroughs from Boston. Think it’s boring science? Think again.
Chestnut Hill Reservoir Historic Walking TourChestnut Hill, $
Sat, May 27, 2023  -  Sun, October 1, 2023   
Join Metropolitan Waterworks Museum staff and explore the historic buildings and structures around the scenic Chestnut Hill Reservoir on this one hour outdoor walking tour.
Harvard Square Chocolate TourCambridge, $$
Tue, June 6, 2023  -  Sat, December 30, 2023   
Join us for a delectable adventure through historical Harvard Square. You'll hear interesting stories about the Square, learn fun facts about chocolate, and sample the best and most interesting chocolaty treats around.
Hammond Castle Museum ToursGloucester, $
Sun, July 16, 2023  -  Tue, October 31, 2023   
Hammond Castle Museum Open for 45th Season! This year, we're offering a hybrid of a guided and self guided tour. Advance ticket purchase required to access museum.
Kid's Free Days at Hammond CastleGloucester, $
Mon, September 11, 2023  -  Mon, October 9, 2023   
Hear ye, hear ye! A royal decree has been issued, and it's time to treat children like the noble scholars! Step in a world of adventure and learning, where back-to-school spirit meets fun and exploration.
Lynn At Night 2023Lynn, $
Today  -  Sat, October 28, 2023   
Lynn is not the same! Discover Lynn's heritage, culture and diversity through art, murals & sculptures; while the street lights light up. Experience Lynn in a different way!
Cranberry Bog ToursWareham, $
Sat, September 30, 2023  -  Sun, November 5, 2023   
We happen to believe that a cranberry bog is beautiful at any time of year…take one of our interesting and fun bog tours and you’ll agree!
Ghosts and Gravestones Ghost Tour 2023Boston
Sun, October 1, 2023  -  Tue, October 31, 2023   
Ghosts & Gravestones tour explores Boston’s most chilling haunted places, murder sites and includes exclusive nighttime access into two of Boston’s oldest burying grounds.
Kids' Free Day at Hammond Castle MuseumGrafton, $
Mon, October 9, 2023  -  Mon, October 9, 2023   
Let young minds ignite with curiosity as they explore the towering medieval castle adorned with ancient treasures. Join us at Hammond Castle Museum for Kid's Free Day!
Historic Holiday Freedom Trail StrollBoston, $$
Sat, November 18, 2023  -  Sun, December 31, 2023   
Walk the Freedom Trail and discover how Boston’s holiday traditions evolved. Led by 19th-century Dickensian costumed guides, the festive stroll is complete with a tour of holiday lights and Christmas trees along the Freedom Trail.
Concord Museum Holiday House TourConcord, $$
Sat, December 2, 2023   
Visit several of Concord’s most beautiful homes, festively decorated for the holiday season. Decorated by professional designers, these spectacular homes will fill you with the spirit of the
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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