Your sporty kids will love a visit to this old, iconic baseball ground. Fenway Park is known as “America’s most beloved ball park” and is home to the Boston Red Sox.
A tour of the Park is a must but try and take in a baseball game if you can to get the true classic Boston experience! If you do go for the tour, please note they only allow very small bags in.
ICA Boston is a family-friendly contemporary gallery. Push-chairs are permitted through-out and there are baby-changing facilities in the men’s and ladies’ restrooms. Free Play Dates are held on the last Saturday of each month and are a great way to explore art with the kids, catch some dance performances and films, or squeeze in some hands-on art creation. When accompanied by kids 12 and under, up to 2 adults per family are admitted free the last Saturday of every month (apart from Nov & Dec).
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum also welcomes families. There are activities for families to enjoy together, and kid-friendly programs like Saturday Drop-in Art Activities in the Bertucci Education Studio. There is no admission charge for children under 18 and single strollers are permitted. The Museum offers tandem strollers to borrow on a first come, first served basis, available from the coat check.
Family guides for suggestions on fun ways to explore the Museum with children are available free of charge at the information area in the Living Room. Sketching materials are also provided free of charge near the Courtyard, just outside the Macknight Room.
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
At the MFA as it’s known for short, kids under 6 go free. The MFA has lots of exhibitions that will keep kids smiling for hours and programs to spark the imagination along with special events and in-gallery activities. Look out for Family Labels during your visit; strollers are permitted in the galleries and you can check out their tips for families visiting here.
Their Arts Connections activity cards are specially design for kids and families to help you discover MFA artworks together and learn about objects and images in the Museum’s collection, Download these self-guided activity sheets on your phone or print them out to bring with you during your visit to the Museum.