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Family Time in Boston

A December 2006 trip to Boston by npt4279

Quote: What to do when you have an 8 year old cousin visiting in Boston? Go to the Museum of Science!

Museum of Science


I have a 8 year old cousin who could be called a bit... odd. She likes building motors, radios, and other electronic gizmos in her spare time. Ok, so she does put together children's engineering kits, but, still, when I was 8 I was busy shooting other neighborhood kids with rubber band guns.So, what to do when she visited me in Boston? Why, take her to the Museum of Science, of course! I think she liked it as much as I would have liked a trip to Venice. Her favorite part (and mine) had to be the Van Graaf generator in the Theater of Electricity. About once every hour or so, the Museum "lights it up" in a thunderous array of sparks and lightning. I imagine it would be scary for the youn...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 31, 2006

Museum of Science
1 Museum Of Science Driveway at Science Park
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
(617) 723-2500