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Boston Children’s Museum
308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 426-6500

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Open Everyday 10am-5pm
Friday: 10am-9pm


Welcome to Boston Children’s Museum’s Newsroom. On this page you will find news releases, fact sheets, and other information about the Museum. The Museum public relations staff is available to assist you in scheduling interviews, providing background information, coordinating on-site photography and videography requests, and providing images of exhibitions, programs, or special programs events.

Members of the media are invited to visit the Museum at any time. All requests are handled through the Public Relations Department. We ask that you call ahead before coming to the Museum so that you can make the best use of your time. For media who do not require a visit to the Museum, we are also happy to provide support for interviews, information and photo requests by phone or email.

News & Features

Boston Public Schools welcomes new class of kindergartners
By Jim Mahoney
August 28, 2019
Boston Herald

Boston Children’s Museum chief talks Seaport growth, rising sea levels
By Hilary Burns
August 22, 2019
Boston Business Journal

Five things you need to know today, and making engineers empathetic, starting with kids
By Don Seiffert
August 2, 2019
Boston Business Journal

Boston Hub Today
July 17, 2019
NBC-TV Boston

New England Weekend
By Jordan Rich
July 7, 2019

First look at Martin's Park opening this weekend in Boston
June 14, 2019

Students from Kyoto Celebrate 60 Years of Sister Cities Friendship In Boston
By Julie MacDonald
June 14, 2019
CBS4 Boston

L.L. Bean to launch summer kayaking programs on Fort Point Channel
June 13, 2019
Boston 25 News

Top 10 American Cities for Family-Friendly Travel
By Sandra MacGregor
June 6, 2019

Boston Children's Museum Celebrates 60 Years of Relationship with Kyoto, Japan
April 27, 2019
CBS4 Boston

Arts venues offer free and discount admission to low-income residents
By Jody Feinberg
March 5, 2019
Patriot Ledger

161 Institutions in Mass. Offer Free or Discounted Admission to Low-Income Residents
By Jacquinn Sinclair
February 26, 2019

Local Businesses Working Hard to Stay Clean During Height of Flu Season
February 19, 2019
Boston25 News

This is New England
January 20, 2019
NBC 10

Wearing their Christmas Joy (BGM Ugly Sweater Photos)
Boston Globe
December 25, 2018

Big Kids Have Fun at Adults-Only Night at Children's Museum
December 20, 2018

Grant Allows Boston Children's Museum to Open 'STEAM' Room
December 18, 2018

Photos: Taste 2018
By Julia Kacmarek
December 4, 2018
Boston Magazine

20 Best Children's Museums in the United States
November 29, 2018
Mommy Nearest

Largest Museums in Massachusetts
November 27, 2018
Boston Business Journal

Rancics add some glamour to Wonder Ball
By Bill Brett
November 18, 2018
Boston Globe

Boston Children's Museum Holds Annual 'Wonder Ball'
November 17, 2018
CBS4 Boston

SideTracks: Giuliana and Bill Rancic... and more
By Olivia Vanni/Inside Track
November 14, 2018
Boston Herald

4 Your Community: Boston Children's Museum's Wonder Ball
November 10, 2018
CBS4 Boston

A new logo for the Children’s Museum
By Mark Feeney
November 5, 2018
Boston Globe

Story Time with John Cena
By Via Vanni
October 25, 2018
Boston Herald

Lily Allen asked her 5 million Twitter followers what kid-friendly activities to do in Boston. She got answers.
By Boston Globe Staff
October 24, 2018

New England Weekend (Mini Maker Faire)
October 6, 2018

4 Your Community
September 29, 2018
CBS Boston

Boston Sunday Review: Carole Charnow
September 9, 2018

9 US Children’s Museums That Will Entertain the Whole Family
By Erica Loop
August 24, 2018
Brit & Co.

Simple prescription: Pediatricians have role in promoting healthy development through play
By Alyson Sulaski Wyckoff
August 20, 2018
AAP News

The Best Way to Spend Two Days in Boston
By Kim MacKinnon
August 2, 2018
Forbes Travel Guide

Boston Children’s Museum hosts Youth Dance Festival
By Celina Colby
July 26, 2018
Bay State Banner

Together, Parents Boost Their Children’s Early Learning
By Sandra Larson
July 24, 2018
The New York Times

12 Best Museums in Boston You'll Want to Visit
By Elizabeth Wellington
July 17, 2018
Conde Nast

CityLine Summer Fun: Free Fun Fridays
June 24, 2018

Our beacon to the world, flickering
June 23, 2018
Boston Globe

THE TOP 5 Museums in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2018
June 23, 2018
Boston Parents Paper

If it’s a Friday, it just might be free
By Alana Levene
May 28, 2018
Boston Globe

Three Long-term Lunch and Dinner Pop-Ups to Check Out
By Jacqueline Cain
May 23, 2018
Boston Magazine

Gilded Age Grande Dame: The Copley Square Hotel and the Fad for Japan
By Gretchen Kelly
May 21, 2018

Shawn Colvin performs at Children’s Museum
By Maddie Kilgannon
February 26, 2018
Boston Globe

Grammy winner to perform at . . . the Children’s Museum
By Mark Shanahan
February 15, 2018
Boston Globe

Best Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Boston
February 14, 2018

10 things to do in Boston for Black History Month
By Shirley Wang
February 6, 2018
Boston Metro

Skating at the Children’s Museum: no skates or ice required
By Cristela Guerra
January 23, 2018
Boston Globe

The Best Museums for Kids in Every State
By Susie Foresman
January 15, 2018
Red Tricycle

20 Things You Can Do in New England for $25 or Less in 2018
By Lifestyle Team
January 13, 2018
USA News

Weaving Creativity for Kids
By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein
December 29, 2017
Boston Globe

Dazzling Dreams
By Jonathan Soroff
December 13 - 26, 2017
The Improper Bostonian

Museums have ‘swapped’ Instagram accounts for the day to show off the area’s cultural institutions
By Steve Annear
December 1, 2017
Boston Globe

8 Boston-area museums that are great for kids
By Kristi Palma
November 22, 2017

Wonder Ball raises $600,000 for Children’s Museum
By Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein
November 20, 2017
Boston Globe

Side Track: Sam Slater, Ruta Laukien and more...
By Olivia Vanni
November 20, 2017
Boston Herald

Seen@ Boston Children's Museum's annual Wonder Ball
By Alban Murtishi
November 18, 2017

36 kid-friendly things to do in the Seaport, Brookline, and other Boston areas
By Megan O’Brien
November 10, 2017

4 Your Community: Boston Children’s Museum Wonder Ball
October 28, 2017
CBS 4/Boston

The New Icons: Paul Revere, Hood Milk Bottle, and the Chinatown Gate
September 29, 2017

4 Your Community: Boston Children's Museum Mini Maker Faire
September 16, 2017

Food aid, with a side of culture
By Kathleen Conti
August 30, 2017
Boston Globe

Jane, Bill Richard Dedicate Martin’s Park In Groundbreaking Ceremony
By Bernice Corpuz
August 16, 2017

Boston magazine's Best of Boston® 2017 - Best Birthday Party Location, Kids
Boston Magazine

4 Your Community
CBS Boston

It looks like Sullivan’s is moving into the Hood Milk Bottle

9 Magical Buildings That Were Designed To Look Like Other Objects
Huffington Post

This is the art exhibit we all need right now
By Alex Frandsen
March 25, 2017
Boston Globe

Seaport District may find its soul in park named for Martin Richard
Boston Globe

Check out the ugliest offerings from the Ugly Sweater Party at the Children’s Museum
Boston Globe

Social Studies: When the holidays turn ugly...
Boston Herald

When Grown-Ups Party at the Children’s Museum
The Wall Street Journal

Boston Children's Museum's Wonder Ball
Improper Bostonian

Sock skate rink opens at Boston Children's Museum
Patriot Ledger, Middlesex News, Medfield Wicked Local, Milford Daily News

Here and there
Boston Globe

Tracked down: Nancy Kerrigan, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson and more...
Boston Herald

Party pics: The Wonder Ball and Boston Collegiate Charter School’s 9th Annual Dinner

For the Wonders of Children’s Museum
Boston Globe

Grown-Up Gala is Kids Play
Boston Herald

Boston Children's Museum Hosts Wonderball 2016
Boston Common

4 Your Community
WBZ-TV/CBS 4 Boston

Kids Can Be Kids – and Learn Some, too – at Boston Children’s Museum, AAA Horizons

Boston Secrets, Boston Business Journal

Exhibit Explores Native American Life New England Cable News

Ready, Set, Play: A Top 10 'Playlist' From the Nation's Children's Museums NPR Education Blog

City of diversity: Changes coming to beloved Children’s Museum exhibit Bay State Banner

Strong Father-Child Bond Yields Substantial Health Benefits, Research Suggests WBZ-TV

10 Best Children's Museums in the U.S. Fodor's Travel

Children’s Museum administrator named to School Committee Boston Globe Feature

Children’s Museums Brand Exhibits with Corporate Sponsorship Wall Street Journal Article

15 best U.S. spots for kids CNN

Congratulations to Jeri Robinson, Boston Children’s Museum VP Early Childhood Initiatives Boston Globe Article

Congratulations to Boston Children's Museum Senior VP & CFO, Amy Auerbach! BBJ Article

New astronomy exhibit opens at Children’s Museum Boston Globe Feature

'My Sky' brings kids close to the sun, moon and stars Patriot Ledger Feature

4 Your Community: Boston Children’s Museum ‘My Sky’ Exhibit Aimed At Young Astronomers CBS4 Boston/WBZ-TV Feature

Boston Children’s Museum ‘My Sky’ Exhibit Aimed At Young Astronomers CBS4 Boston/WBZ-TV Feature

The Museum will be closing early on Saturday, October 5 at 3:00pm for a private event.

PlaySpace is closed for the construction of a new space for 0 to 3 year olds and their caregivers.
While under renovation, look for special Pop-Up PlaySpace experiences and programs throughout the Museum. Learn more about Pop-Up PlaySpace

Plentiful Weekday & Weekend Discounted Parking Available