Museum of Science

Permanent exhibits at the museum include a virtual tour of Acadia National Park, a butterfly garden with exotic plants, Wind Lab energy production, a 65-million-year-old triceratops fossil, an exploration of the Milky Way Galaxy, and more. The museum offers a full roster of thought-provoking demonstrations, films, shows, and special hands-on exhibit areas that provide great options for building an inspiring field trip that meets your educational goals. Enhance your visit to the Museum with customizable field trip guides (available on the website) that can outline your itinerary, learning goals, student questions and more. The Overnight Program allows students in grades 1-7 and their chaperones to discover science in an entertaining, educational, and interactive way through hands-on science activities, a Theater of Electricity Lightning! show, science demonstrations, an Omni film, time to explore the museum, and much more. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114. Suffolk County. Tel: 617-723-2500. Email: information@mos.org. Website: www.mos.org. Hrs: Sat. - Thurs. 9AM - 5PM, Fri. 9AM - 9PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnights, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Mathematics.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Technology.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

Hunting for ideas to make museum trips more exciting? Allow a sculpture to inspire a creative story. Enact a skit from a painting. Sketch creatures from a science exhibit. Giving your students a fun focus can make a trip to the museum more enjoyable.... Continue