Whether it’s a trip to the moon, a walk through the Jurassic period, or an overwhelming display of color you crave, Boston is never scarce on culture and creativity. While Boston offers a plethora of fantastic experiential galleries and displays to tickle your soul year-round, these exhibitions are only stopping by for a limited time. Here are the best exhibitions in Boston you can’t afford to miss right now!
Unleash your inner astronaut as you travel to space in an immersive exhibit featuring over 300 NASA originals. Experience the adrenaline of the Apollo control room and feel the rush of takeoff in an immersive ground-breaking 360-degree theatre.
Learn more about space in an interactive fashion as you venture through the tools, cameras, film, and even preserved meals from past missions to the moon! The exhibit is only around until February 26, so make sure to get your tickets now!
Find it at 121 Webster Ave Chelsea, MA 02150
Extended due to popular demand, the Dino Safarihas been keeping Bostonians entertained as they explore 20 life-sized animatronic dinos! Incredibly accurate, these dinos were designed under the supervision of paleontologist Dr. Gregory M. Erickson– one of the world’s only full-time paleontologists.
It’s no wonder the Kelly Clarkson Show placed it on its “best of Boston” list as a must-visit exhibit! Conveniently located inside the beloved Faneuil Hall Marketplace, it’s an open door to a new age, right in the heart of the city!
Find it at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (4 S Market St, MA 02109, Boston)
For its second time in Boston after a nine-year hiatus, Art of the Brick is back bigger and better. Returning with classic LEGO® installments created by corporate lawyer turned brick Da Vinci, Nathan Sawaya, Art of the Brick is a lovely exhibit for those who like to think outside of the brick. See childhood toys used to build the unimaginable such as the fan favorite, Yellow, and never before seen LEGO® sculptures as well all until April 2023!
Find it at 343 Newbury Street
4. Energize your inner child at the ICA’s ‘To Begin Again: Artists and Childhood’
Boston museums are always popping with new exhibits to explore, an especially fun outing on a cold or gloomy day. You can learn more about free access to museums here -an insider tip is that owning a Boston Public Library card will offer you entrance at no cost!
The ICA in particular has an exciting exhibit this month in its ever-rotating showcase space. Explore the intersection of childhood and art at the To Begin Again: Artists and Childhood exhibit here until February 26. The exhibit explores how renowned artists grappled with childhood and the ways it is expressed in their art.
Find it at 25 Harbor Shore Dr, Boston, MA 02210
5. Explore New England creatures and species at the Museum of Science
Usually a space for experiments, the temporary New England Climate Stories exhibit at Boston’s Museum of Science is an opportunity to make some furry, fuzzy and slimy friends from across our 6 states! Explore the live animals in their habitats and learn about animals from the coast, forest, and city!
Find it at 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114