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Food & Lodging

Your visit to the Museum is made easy by our excellent location within walking distance to public transportation, restaurants, hotels, and parking. Consider the information below as you plan your visit.

Places to Eat

Dining at the Museum

If you are visiting Boston Children's Museum, there are a number of excellent food choices. You are also welcome to bring food into the Museum’s first floor Lunch Room or dine outside on the Milk Bottle Plaza during the summer months. No food or beverages are allowed within the exhibit spaces.

Hood logo Hood Milk Bottle - Serving lunch & ice cream in front of the Museum. (warm months only)
 
Au Bon Pain logo Au Bon Pain - Fresh baked bread and pastries, sandwiches, soups, salads and more. Located near the 1st floor lunchroom in the Museum Building. Nutrition kiosk available.

Dining Near the Museum
The Fort Point Channel area offers a variety of restaurants that may serve one of your favorite foods . . . or something totally new! With the hand stamp you receive with your admission, you may reenter the Museum all day.

If you would like to eat outside the Museum, the following is a brief list of dining options within walking distance:

The Barking Crab logo The Barking Crab – Follow the Harborwalk toward the red and yellow tent.
 
The Envoy Hotel logo The Envoy Hotel – In the heart of the Seaport District steps from Boston Children's Museum.
 
Pastoral logo Pastoral - Come join us for authentic Neapolitan pizza in a welcoming children's environment. Enjoy 10% off your food purchase with your Museum admission receipt.
 
Metro Cafe logo Metro Cafe - Salad bar, pizza, soups, entrees, burritos, deli sandwiches and more!
 
Rowes Wharf Sea Grille Rowes Wharf Sea Grille - Boston Harbor Hotel. Waterfront dining, fresh seafood and open for lunch! All-day dining and seasonal entertainment offered!
 
South Station Food Court logo South Station Food Court - Relax in our bustling concourse. Enjoy a variety of dining & shopping options and our weekly music series.
 


Hotel Packages

Family-Friendly Hotel Packages

Planning a trip to Boston Children’s Museum is easy with all-inclusive hotel packages! Our hotel partners provide Museum passes along with luxury accommodations!

Take advantage of special family-friendly hotel packages by contacting these area hotels either online or via telephone. Our hotel partners offer a range of styles, locations, and amenities.

Please note: All packages are subject to availability at the discretion of the hotel.


Boston Harbor Hotel
Boston Harbor Hotel70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
617-439-7000

There's a little bit of kid in all of us. There is no better place to let your inner child experience the wonders of the world than at Boston Children's Museum. Start your stay off in the comforts of our luxurious guestroom, enjoying hot chocolate and warm home-made cookies, while watching one of our selections of first run movies. Kick your morning off right with a full American breakfast before heading out for a day on the town. You will also receive three tickets to Boston Children's Museum. Packages are available Thursday through Sunday nights.

This wonderful package includes:

  • Four tickets to Boston Children's Museum
  • Overnight accommodations
  • Milk and cookies in your guestroom
  • Complimentary in-room movie
  • Complimentary breakfast for two adults and two children

Additional tickets to Boston Children's Museum are available at our Concierge Desk for $16.00 per ticket. Children under 12 months receive complimentary admission at Boston Children's Museum.


Boston Omni Parker House
Boston Harbor Hotel 60 School Street
Boston, MA 02125
617-227-8600

Boston Children's Museum Family Package includes deluxe accommodations, breakfast buffet in Parker's Restaurant, general admission tickets to Boston Children's Museum, Omni Kids Backpacks for the children upon arrival and milk and cookies the first evening of their stay.

This package includes:
  • Deluxe room accommodations for up to two (2) adults and two (2) children per night
  • Breakfast each morning per person
  • Tickets to Boston Children's Museum - two (2) adult tickets, up to two (2) children's tickets
  • Milk and cookies delivered to your guestroom upon arrival
  • Omni Kids Backpack for each child


Fairmont Copley Plaza
Fairmont Copley Plaza 138 St. James Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-5300

Fairmont Copley Plaza offers a Boston Children’s Museum Package to help bring out the inner child in all of us. Observe, explore and express ideas in the Art Studio, discover all that you can do with bubbles and investigate with all of your senses. Experience the wonders of the world at Boston Children's Museum where each exhibit is innovative, meaningful, and fun for all!

This package includes:
  • Luxurious overnight accommodations
  • Passes to Boston Children's Museum for two adults and one child

Check availability through Saturday, December 31, 2016
Please Note: This package is only bookable online.

 

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Museum closes at 3pm on 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.

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Hours

Saturday-Thursday 10am-5pm
Fridays 10am-9pm

Holiday Hours

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

The Museum closes at 3pm on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.

The Museum opens at 12pm on New Year’s Day.



Admission

  • Adults: $16
  • Children (1-15): $16
  • Children (Under 12 months): FREE
  • Members: FREE
  • Target Fridays: $1 from 5pm to 9pm

Location

308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
617.426.6500

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Payment Options

Boston Children’s Museum accepts Cash, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and Travelers Checks.


Members Only Hours

In addition to our regular hours:
Saturday and Sunday 9am-10am.

Use the Members Express line whenever you visit!

Stay Connected


Hours

Saturday-Thursday 10am-5pm
Fridays 10am-9pm

Holiday Hours

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

The Museum closes at 3pm on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.

The Museum opens at 12pm on New Year’s Day.



Admission

  • Adults: $16
  • Children (1-15): $16
  • Children (Under 12 months): FREE
  • Members: FREE
  • Target Fridays: $1 from 5pm to 9pm

Location

308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
617.426.6500

Map Thumbnail


Payment Options

Boston Children’s Museum accepts Cash, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and Travelers Checks.


Members Only Hours

In addition to our regular hours:
Saturday and Sunday 9am-10am.

Use the Members Express line whenever you visit!

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Museum closes at 3pm on 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.