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391-395 D Street, Boston, MA, 02210, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 617-530-1700   •  Hotel Reservations: 877-782-0151


Kid-Friendly Attractions

Experience Beantown through your child's eyes. Boston has many kid-friendly attractions that will be loved by both young and old. View some of our favorites below.

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What's Nearby

  1. Boston Common Frog Pond
  2. Boston Fire Museum
  3. Boston Opera House
  4. Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
  5. Boston Winter in City Hall Plaza
  6. Bunker Hill Monument
  7. Create A Cook
  8. Disney on Ice, Boston
  9. Faneuil Hall
  10. JKF Library
  11. Jordan’s Furniture
  12. Legoland Discovery Center
  13. Museum of Fine Arts
  14. Museum of Science
  15. New England Aquarium
  16. Prudential Sky Walk Observatory
  17. Rock Spot: Indoor Rock Climbing
  18. TD Garden
  19. The Institute of Contemporary Art
  20. The Paul Revere House
  21. USS Constitution

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  • Rock Spot, 1.1 miles: Get moving at this indoor rock climbing location. Challenge your kids to a race to the top, or casually climb away. Day passes include gear for $15 - $18.
  • Boston Common Frog Pond, 1.7 miles: Skate around this frozen pond throughout the winter months. Tickets available for  $6 - $18.
  • New England Aquarium, 1.9 miles: Discover over 600 aquatic species or experience an IMAX 3D show. Purchase admission tickets for $18.95 - $26.95.
  • Quincy Market & Faneuil Hall, 2.7 miles: Visit Boston’s iconic festival marketplace to grab a bite, do some shopping, and explore more of Boston’s culture.
  • Bruins or Celtics Game at TD Garden, 3.1 miles: Cheer on the home team at one of Boston's favorite attractions.
  • Legoland Discovery Center, 6 miles: Explore the endless possibilities of creations at Legoland - complete with thousands of building blocks to choose from. Admission tickets are $14.95 - $29.95.
  • Prudential Sky Walk Observatory, 6.1 miles: View Boston and beyond from this observation deck. Admission tickets are $13 - $18.
  • Jordan's Furniture, 15.7 miles: Test your agility and balance in this fun BeanStalk™ Adventure Ropes Course or catch a flick at the IMAX 3D theater. Ropes course tickets are $7 - $14, IMAX tickets for $11 - $14.


  • Institute of Contemporary Art, 0.9 miles: Enjoy modern art at this beautiful waterfront museum. Admission is free for children under 17, adults $15.
  • Boston Opera House, 1.4 miles: Enjoy classic or contemporary musicals and operas in the heart of the Theatre District. Showtimes and ticket prices vary.
  • Museum of Fine Arts, 8.3 miles: Visit the fourth largest museum in the United States to view more than 450,000 works of art. Admission is free kids 7 - 17 during weekdays after 3 PM, regular tickets up to $25.


  • Boston Tea Party Museum, 1.0 mile: Visit the place where patriots threw tea into the harbor and experience the history of the Boston Tea Party. Tickets are $16 - $26.
  • Boston Children's Museum, 1.1 miles: Expose your kids to science, culture, environmental awareness, health & fitness, and the arts at this made-for-kids museum. Admission is $16.
  • Boston Fire Museum, 1.1 miles: Support the fire service and view some of Boston's firefighting memorabilia while visiting.
  • The Paul Revere House, 2.7 miles: Visit the historic home of Paul Revere, one of America's most famous patriots.
  • JFK Library, 3.3 miles: Learn about President Kennedy's life and legacy at his presidential library in Boston. Admission for $10 - $14.
  • Museum of Science, 3.7 miles: Learn more about science and technology in this fun, interactive museum. Admission tickets for $20 - $25.
  • Bunker Hill Monument, 3.8 miles: Climb up the 294 steps to view Beantown from up high. 
  • USS Constitution, 3.9 miles: Check out the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel still afloat.
  • Create a Cook, 11.2 miles: Learn some new tips and tricks in the kitchen from professional instructors. Class times and prices vary.
  • Salem Witch Museum, 23.9 miles: Visit this eerie attraction and learn more about the 1692 witch trails.