Hours

Exhibit Halls Hours

Summer Hours

July 5 – Labor Day, September 1

  • Saturday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Regular Hours

January 1 – July 4 and September 2 – December 31

  • Saturday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Friday, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Upcoming Special Hours

For a specific day's scheduled offerings, check out the Daily Schedule.

Hours for Other Venues

Butterfly Garden

Timed ticket required; purchase online.

    • Regular Hours
      • Saturday – Thursday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
      • Friday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
    • Summer Hours
      • Daily, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Cahners Computer Place

Closing times may vary. Please refer to "Upcoming Special Hours" at top right for changes to Exhibit Halls hours.

  • Saturday – Thursday, 10:00 am – 15 minutes before Exhibit Halls close
  • Friday, 10:00 am – 7:30 pm

Discovery Center

Closing times may vary. Please refer to "Upcoming Special Hours" at top right for changes to Exhibit Halls hours.

  • Saturday – Thursday, 10:00 am – 15 minutes before Exhibit Halls close
  • Friday, 10:00 am – 7:30 pm

Educator Resource Center

Open to educators during drop in hours or by appointment, Tuesday – Friday. To schedule an appointment, call 617-589-0174 or email library@mos.org.

  • Tuesday – Friday, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, 1:00 – 4:00 pm (October 1, 2013 – Memorial Day, 2014)

Museum Garage

Find out more about parking at the Museum

  • Sunday – Thursday, 5:30 am – 11:00 pm
  • Friday – Saturday, 5:30 am – 12:00 am

Museum Store

  • Regular Hours
    • Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
    • Monday – Thursday, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
    • Friday, 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
    • Saturday, 9:00 am – 9:30 pm
  • Summer Hours
    • Sunday – Thursday, 10:00 am – 7:30 pm
    • Friday, 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
    • Saturday, 9:00 am – 9:30 pm