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New Gecko Exhibit at the Boston Museum of Science

Are your kids obsessed with reptiles?  If so, you’ll definitely want to check out the new Gecko exhibit – being shown for a limited time only at the Boston Museum of Science. From their press release: Included with Exhibit Halls admission, the exhibit explores all aspects of geckos: biology, natural history, their role in human […]

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Native Voices: New England Tribal Families Exhibit at the Boston Children’s Museum

Starting January 28th, 2011, the Boston Children’s Museum is presenting a new exhibit – Native Voices: New England Tribal Families. From their press release:  “Opening to the public on January 28, 2012, Native Voices, New England Tribal Families is an introduction to native communities around New England today.  By visiting five different communities from northern […]

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Thanksgiving Weekend Events at the Museum of Science

Looking for something to do with the kids over the long Thanksgiving Weekend?  There are lots of great things going on at the Museum of Science this weekend! Check out the newest exhibit, A Day in Pompeii, which provides a glimpse of daily life in Pompeii as it was in 79 AD, the year Mount […]

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The Boston Museum of Science presents A Day in Pompeii

From Oct. 2, 2011 – Feb. 12, 2012, the Boston Museum of Science will present A Day in Pompeii.  This 13,000-square-foot touring exhibit exposes museum guests to one of the greatest archaeological treasures ever unearthed. Tickets are on sale now. From the museum – “Admission to Pompeii will be by timed ticket only and will […]

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Last Call for Chihuly: Exhibit to Leave MFA on August 7, 2011

The Chihuly exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts is scheduled to leave the museum on August 7, 2011. If you, like me, haven’t had a chance to see the exhibit, you just have two weeks to catch it before it leaves forever. The Museum of Fine Arts is trying to acquire the Chihuly Icicle […]

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Exhibit: Fishing – Past and Present, in Gloucester

How does a lobster trap work? What’s the difference between a mackerel and a herring? Are draggers and trawlers the same type of boat? In Massachusetts, home of the “sacred cod,” fishing is part of our DNA. This Saturday, a one-time exhibit in Gloucester, Mass. will provide a lively lesson on Fishing 101 for anyone […]

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New Wizard of Oz Exhibit at the Boston Children’s Museum

From May 23, 2011 to September 10, 2011, the Boston Children’s Museum will be hosting an officially licensed Wizard of Oz exhibit, sponsored by the MEFA U.Fund College Investing Plan and Fidelity Investments. From the press release: “Guests travel from the Gale Farm to the colorful Land of Oz, where they explore Munchkinland, The Crossroads, […]

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Children’s Museum of NH and Hannaford Present FoodPlay Live Performance on May 7

The Children’s Museum of NH, in partnership with Hannaford Supermarkets, will present the live theatre show FoodPlay on Saturday, May 7 at 11 am at the Rotary Arts Pavilion in front the of the museum in Dover. This outdoor event is free for all and will include informational materials and a meet-and-greet opportunity with the […]

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Shark and Ray Touch Tank at the New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium has just opened the Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank – the largest shark and ray touch tank on the East Coast!  Guests can actually reach out and touch cownose rays, bonnethead sharks, Atlantic rays and epaulette sharks – all in an interactive exhibit. Get your tickets in advance […]

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April Vacation Activities at the Discovery Museums in Acton

The Discovery Museums are celebrating Earth Day (April 22) by offering a series of nature-inspired programs during April Vacation Week that you can share with your children.  The outdoor programs are weather dependent, but an indoor version of the programs will be offered if the weather is poor. Both museums open 9am to 4:30pm 2/19 […]

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