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

  • Saturday, April 19Thursday, April 24
    Entire Museum: 9:00 am7:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 26
    Entire Museum: 9:00 am7:00 pm
  • Monday, May 5
    Blue Wing: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Friday, July 4
    Entire Museum: 9:00 am5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, September 2
    Entire Museum: Closed
  • 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)
    • Tuesday, September 2 – Friday, September 5
      Closed

    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