Boston Children's Museum provides programs, exhibits, and spaces that are accessible to all visitors. Our staff members continuously receive training on Accessibility and Inclusion to better assist visitors and are always happy to answer questions or provide assistance.
Access Programs Sponsored by Liberty Mutual
Assistive Listening Devices
A limited number of assistive listening devices are available for all performances in our KidStage Theater and in other exhibits when possible. These devices are available at the Admissions desk. A form of ID must be provided to borrow equipment.
Food & Other Allergies
Quiet Spaces and Times
Service animals are always welcome.
A limited number of sound-reducing earmuffs are available, free of charge, at the Admissions desk. The earmuffs fit children about 0-12 years old.
Our exhibits are designed to accommodate different learning needs and abilities. Please use the following icons as a guide to navigate the museum based on your strengths and learning styles. It is also fun to try out something new and see how else you can interact with our exhibits to enhance your learning!
Countdown to Kindergarten
Arthur and Friends
The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Museum closes at 3pm on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.
The Museum opens at noon on New Year’s Day.
NOTE: Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Adults unaccompanied by children must leave proper photo identification at the Admissions Desk. Examples: State Driver’s License or Passport.