The Best Children’s Museums in the USA

3. Boston Children’s Museum

Boston, MA

boston children's museum

The Boston Children’s Museum is a marvel from the moment you enter and lay your eyes on the three story climbing structure in the middle of the museum. The baby and toddler play area is large and filled with foam structures that little ones can climb on safely. There is such a variety of exhibits at this museum, you’re kids will be amused for hours. The water play area is a huge favorite too.

See other kid friendly activities, hotels and restaurants in Boston.

 The number two children’s museum, just a few short hours away in Philadelphia, is next.

About the author

Katie Bodell is Trekaroo’s Blog Editor, a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. She loves the Bible, learning & research, musical theater, indy music, artsy films, languages, and diverse cultural encounters. Her husband is thankful that google can now answer all of her perpetual random questions.
12 Responses
  1. Traci

    Great choices; the Strong Museum in NY is AMAZING! But where is the EdVenture children’s museum in Columbia, SC? It’s the largest children’s museum in the South, and home to “Eddie,” the world’s largest kid! http://gobigorgohomeblog.com/1054

  2. kbodell

    @ Traci, Looks like an awesome museum. I’ll have to keep my eye on it for 2011!! Right now it has some mixed reviews from trekaroo users?? Hopefully if it is such a great place, that will soon change 😉 http://www.trekaroo.com/activities/edventure-childrens-museum-columbia-south-carolina

  3. Alexandra

    I HAVE to add the Mississippi Children’s Museum in my hometown of Jackson, MS. It really is amazing!
    http://www.mississippichildrensmuseum.com/

  4. Claire

    Great List! I am coming back to your site when we take any family vacations!! We live in Philly and are just starting to explore locally. For anyone looking to save a few dollars at the Please Touch Museum, we put together a youtube episode on how we were able to afford the visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTxNiRQXmSQ

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