Tours in Massachusetts with kids

“Please, sir, can I have some tours?”

Why, of course you can! Tours are the ultimate way for the family to experience a city or attraction, and in Massachusetts there are certainly lots to choose from! 

Why not take the family on a city tour? It’s a great way to not only see the The Bay State , but a great way for kids to LEARN about the area too! You can never have too many fun facts to tell friends!

Why not take a nature tour? There are plenty of places to go with kids in and around Massachusetts, with some spectacular wildlife and wilderness to explore and experience. You might be surprised how quickly the scenery changes!

A tour that can take you back in time? Sounds exciting! Historical tours are always a great experience with children, because they can use their imagination as they recount incredible and iconic events that happened right where they are standing!

Wildlife tours, ghost tours, food tours…see another side of Massachusetts!

May the tours be with you!

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  • Boston Duck Tours

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    Boston

    See Boston from a unique WWII style amphibious landing vehicle, with historic commentary around the city then it's into the Charles River!

  • Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

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    Barnstable

    Highlight your Cape Cod vacation with an unforgettable cruise aboard the Mid-Cape's only Whale Watch. The high speed state-of-the-art vessel sails dailyMay through Octoberfrom picturesque Barnstable ...

  • Arts Dune Tours

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    Provincetown

    Incredibly fun and adventurous daily narrated tours along the historic sand dunes and National Seashore Park! An unusual and fun family day out experience for kids of ANY age!

  • Red Sox Fenway Park Tour

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    Boston

    Visit the park where the Babe pitched, The Kid hit, Yaz dazzled and Ortiz still thrills young fans today. Soak up the rich history; hear the echoes of the past. Visit the Green Monster, imagine being ...

  • Codzilla

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    Boston

    Get ready for more thrills, more laughs and more speed than you ever imagined as you zip across the ocean at up to 40 miles per hour. Dont worry, though; a ride on Codzilla is as entertaining as it ...

  • On Location Tours

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    Boston

    Take the ultimate tour of Boston with On Location Tours' Boston TV & Movie Sites bus tour or Boston Movie Mile walking tour. Great idea for family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to ...

  • Simpson Spring

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    South Easton

    A historical attraction for kids at one of the oldest independent bottling plants in the United States. A great look back into history!

  • Native Plymouth Tours

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    Plymouth

    Pilgrim history with these family friendly tours that enlighten and educate kids on all things Mayflower, Plymouth and Pilgrims - all from the point of view from Native Americans. History comes to ...

  • Boston Pizza Tours

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    Boston

    History and food in one with these historic Boston Pizza Tours! These educational walking tours are a great way to experience the city's culture, history and food. A hit with kids!

  • PhotoWalks Tours and Scavenger Hunts Boston

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    Natick

    Kids and families can discover fascinating facts about Boston and its history on either a PhotoWalks Tour or Photo Scavenger Hunt! Learn how to see and think creatively, and learn more about this ...

  • The Salem Night Tour

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    Salem

    Learn all about the history of Salem (and it's other residents!) through walking tours....at night!

  • The Salem Witch Walk

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    Salem

    Join real Salem Witches in a tour around Salem, and get the real truth about Witchcraft and magic!

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  • Amherst History Museum

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    Amherst

    Housed in the 1750-era Strong House, the Amherst History Museum takes visitors on a journey from the town's colonial past, through its industrial age and into the computer-driven present.

  • Childrens Museum at Holyoke

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    Holyoke

    The Children's Museum at Holyoke provides a unique setting in which children and adults learn together about art, science and the world around them. Through hands-on exhibits, children challenge ...

  • Springfield Science Museum

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    Springfield

    Visitors to the Springfield Science Museum will find a world filled with the wonders of natural and physical science. The Museum also is home to a live animal center with fish, insects, reptiles and ...

  • Eco Tarium

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    Worcester

    Set in an urban oasis, the EcoTarium offers a chance to walk through the treetops, take a thrilling multimedia journey through the galaxy at a digital planetarium, meet wildlife, stroll nature ...

  • Basketball Hall of Fame

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    Springfield

    The Hoop Hall features interactive and historic exhibits about every aspect of the game.

  • Harvard Museum of Natural History

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    Cambridge

    Explore dinosaurs, hundreds of animals from around the world, rare minerals, meteorites. Check out the 42 ft. Kronosaurus, whale skeletons, and Harvard's world-famous Blaschka 'Glass Flowers'. Don't ...

  • Boston Childrens Museum

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    Boston

    Loads of great hand-on exhibits to keep kids entertained in Boston - which focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health and fitness and the arts.

  • Salem Witch Museum

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    Salem

    Step back in time to 1692, to a time when the Witch Trails of Salem were in full force. Fascinating for the older kids, this museum gives the family a dramatic history lesson with life-size figures, ...

  • Children's Museum of Easton

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    North Easton

    There are 3 floors of interactive educational but fun exhibits and over 100 programs that allow kids children ages 1 through 8 to explore the world around.

  • Plymouth National Wax Museum

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    Plymouth

    The Wax Museum, gives a graphic portrayal in the magic of light, sound, and animation, recreating the persecuted years in England, the escape to Holland, the Mayflower voyage, and the landing at ...

  • Cape Cod Childrens Museum

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    Mashpee

    A place where families and children can learn and play together. The museum features lots of hand on exhibits such as: A Pirate Ship, A Plantarium, the Puppet Theatre and Toddler Play Area.

  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

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    Brewster

    There are two floors of exhibits about the flora and fauna of Cape Cod, including exhibits on whales, indigenous birds, and coastal change, and several aquaria holding different species of ...

  • Museum of Science

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    Boston

    Over 700 interactive exhibits perfect for kids in Boston, where their imagination can run wild with science and technology!

  • Animagic Museum of Animation

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    Lee

    You will see original models used in famous movies and a real Academy Award. You will discover how blockbuster movies as Chicken Run, Predator,X-Men,The Matrix was made.Special: $20 Workshop includes ...

  • The New England Pirate Museum

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    Salem

    Relive the swashbuckling adventures of Captains Kidd and Blackbeard, with a walking tour and authentic pirate treasures!

  • National Heritage Museum

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    Lexington

    We present history by telling stories that are rich in content, use compelling narrative, and are supported by dynamic displays and interactive hands-on activities.

  • Salem Wax Museum

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    Salem

    This compelling museum is composed of eerily life-like London made wax figures that depict Salems vivid history from its founding in 1626 through the terrifying Hysteria of 1692. Come face to face ...

  • Fuller Craft Museum

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    Brockton

    Free for kids, this is an ever changing range of consistently excellent exhibits, covering a diverse range of themes and mediums. Obviously for the less boisterous child, this is a fun afternoon for ...

  • American Textile History Museum

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    Lowell

    This is not your run-of-the-mill museum. From spinning wheels to airplanes and power looms to baseballs, history really comes alive here. Enjoy family-friendly interactive centers for hands-on fiber ...

  • Old Colony and Fall River Railroad Museum

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    Fall River

    A railroad museum that traces the history of railroading in Fall River, located in railroad cars - great fun for train loving kids!

  • The Discovery Museums

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    Acton

    Two museums in one! In the Children's Discovery Museum, the younger children learn while they play. At the Science Discovery Museum, children and adults of all ages explore hands-on scientific ...

  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

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    Cambridge

    The Peabody Museum is among the oldest archaeological and ethnographic museums in the world where kids can enjoy and learn from one of the finest collections of human cultural history found anywhere. ...

  • Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

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    Boston

    Family-friendly, big machines & wrenches....sound fun? A fascinating look at where water comes from!