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Museum of Science

Boston Duck Tours departs in front of the Museum of Science next to the giant T-Rex. The Museum of Science features a revolving schedule of temporary exhibits, IMAX films, and Planetarium shows, plus live animal shows, a Butterfly Garden and an indoor Lightning show! Discover more than 700 interactive permanent exhibits including the new Hall of Human Life. Be sure to add a discounted ticket to the Museum of Science to your online order!
Museum Location:  The Museum of Science is located near Boston’s West End, the Bullfinch Triangle and Charlestown neighborhoods and it borders the City of Cambridge on the Charles River. Accessible by T (Science Park stop on the Green line)

Dates that Boston Duck Tours depart:  Daily from March 21 – November 26

Boston Duck Tour departure times:  Every hour or half hour starting at 9am until one hour before sunset.

Tour Length:  80-minutes (One hour on land and twenty minutes in the water)

Boarding Location & Directions:  Directions to the Museum of Science

Uber  Staying in Boston? Get a free ride to The Museum of Science with Uber. Sign up here for $25 off your first ride!

Parking:  The Museum of Science has an on site a parking garage. Parking Rates

Museum of Science Hours:

Regular HoursJanuary 1 – July 4 & Sept 2 – Dec 31, 2017
Saturday – Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Summer HoursJuly 5 – Labor Day, September 1
Saturday – Thursday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Food Options:  The Museum’s constellation of eateries offers spectacular views of Boston, Cambridge, and the Charles River, along with a wide selection of dining options by Wolfgang Puck Catering. Stations include: The Grill, Salad Bar, Taqueria, Puck’s (Soup, Salad and Pasta), Grab & Go and Starbucks/Ice Cream.

Groups:  If booking a group tour or 20 or more, let Boston Duck Tours assist you in purchasing tickets for the Museum of Science Exhibit Halls, MUGAR Omni Theatre , Planetarium or Butterfly Garden and Group Food Vouchers. We can also help set up lunch space for student groups at the Museum of Science.

Events:  From professional meetings to whimsical celebrations, the Museum of Science is the perfect host for Corporate and non-profit events, weddings and social celebrations. For more info on having an event in conjunction with your Boston Duck Tour, call 617-589-0125

Discounts:  When you purchase a Boston Duck Tour ticket, you may purchase a discounted combo ticket online to the Museum of Science Exhibit Halls. Save $5 per ticket!

When you arrive be sure to ask for your Passport to Savings which includes discounts to the Museum of Science’s Omni Theater, Riverview Café and Museum Store.

Boston Duck Tour
Ticket Pricing

  • $39.50 — Adults
  • $27.00 — Children (ages 3 to 11)
  • $10.50 — Children (under 3 & infants)
  • $33.00 — Seniors (62 & up)
  • $33.00 — Military
Early Duck Discount Purchase tickets for a tour that Departs at 9:00am or 9:30am and save up to $9.50 per ticket! Online Only.

Ride & Save

Get the following Museum of Science discounts when you purchase a Boston Duck Tour ticket!*
  • $5 off Exhibit Hall Admission
  • $1 off Any Riverview Cafe Purchase of $5 or more
  • $2.50 off an Omni Film
  • 5% off A Museum Store Purchase
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