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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.


Take a Virtual Tour of the Spellman Stamp MuseumVirtual/Online, Free
Thu, October 1, 2020  -  Mon, May 31, 2021   
With the help of Alanna Muldoon and Brian Gorden of the Weston Media Center, we have created a twelve minute virtual tour of the Museum. Come learn about stamps during National Stamp month!
Go Trivia Freedom Trail Scavenger HuntBoston, $$
Sun, February 28, 2021  -  Sun, June 6, 2021   
Uncover Boston's secret history and work with your team to solve puzzles, answer trivia, and compete for the top spot on the leaderboard.
PhotoWalks Highlights of Boston tourBoston, $$$
Mon, March 1, 2021  -  Mon, November 1, 2021   
Discover creative photography tips and tricks that result in amazing images. Fascinating commentary of historical sites is also provided.
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.
Arnold Arboretum Walking ToursJamaica Plain, Free
Thu, April 1, 2021  -  Tue, November 30, 2021   
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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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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