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CAMI's Pick: From Here to Everywhere - Boston Children's Museum

In the bustling heart of Boston, where history and innovation intertwine, there's a place that has been igniting the imaginations of children and families for over a century.



Founded in 1913, Boston's Children's Museum is the second-oldest children's museum in the world. Its rich history is woven into the very fabric of Boston, and it has evolved over the years to become a leading centre for early childhood education and family engagement.


At Boston's Children's Museum, fun and learning go hand in hand. Each exhibit is designed to stimulate curiosity and promote hands-on learning. The Museum's commitment to early childhood education is evident in its engaging programs and workshops, which cover topics ranging from science and art to culture and history. Whether it's participating in a science experiment, creating art, or exploring world cultures, children are empowered to ask questions, make discoveries, and develop essential skills.


Some of the Museum's most popular exhibits include:


The Science Playground: This exhibit is full of giant bubbles, water jets, and other fun ways to explore science.

The New Balance Climb: This two-story climbing maze is a great way for kids to test their physical skills.

The Japanese House Gallery: This exhibit offers a glimpse into Japanese culture through art, artefacts, and interactive activities.

The Art Studio: This space is where kids can let their creativity flow by making art, playing with clay, and more.


In addition to its exhibits, the Boston Children's Museum also offers a variety of family activities and programs. These include storytime, art classes, and science workshops. If you're looking for a fun and educational experience for your child in Boston, Boston Children's Museum is the perfect destination. The Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm. Admission is $22 for adults and $18 for children ages 2-12. Children under 12 months can take the experience for free!


Boston Children's Museum also offers a variety of resources for families who want to learn at home. These resources include:


Online activities: The museum also offers a variety of online activities- 100 ways to play- such as art projects, science experiments, and games.

Podcast: The museum also has a podcast called "Big and Little" that features interviews with scientists, artists, and other creative people.


Boston Children's Museum is committed to providing children with the opportunity to learn and explore, both in the Museum and at home. With its wide variety of resources, the Museum is a great place for children of all ages to learn and grow.


CAMI's Takeaway


As a fellow children's museum, we are inspired by the work of the Boston Children's Museum. They are a leader in the field of STEAM education, and their commitment to providing children with a fun and engaging learning experience is evident in everything they do.


We encourage our readers to visit Boston Children's Museum if they are ever in the area. And if you can't make it to Boston, be sure to check out their online resources. They offer a wealth of information and activities that can help children learn and grow, no matter where they are.


Visit the world of Boston Children’s Museum at www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.


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