• Food and Beverage

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Food and Beverage

Riverview Café

Our cafe is temporarily closed. Check back soon for reopening information.

The Museum's cafe offers spectacular views of Boston, Cambridge, and the Charles River, along with a selection of prepackaged items by Wolfgang Puck Catering. You'll find this bright, airy space on the first floor, right across from the Museum Store.

To comply with COVID safety regulations, we will be offering limited contact pick up and payment. Only guests who purchase food at the café will be allowed to dine at the indoor tables. Seating is limited to ensure safe distancing.

Guests who bring food from home may only consume it outside the Museum. Limited seating is available on the plaza in front of the Museum or behind the Museum along the Charles River. Benches and table seating should be used by only one household group at a time.

We kindly ask that guest not use the benches inside or outside of the Exhibit Halls to consume food.

Food Stations and Hours of Operation

In order to keep our guests and staff safe during this pandemic, we have modified and simplified our operations to maintain proper social distancing and enhanced safety protocol.

Grab & Go

Sandwiches. Salads. Beverages.

  • Daily, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Starbucks | Ice Cream

Coffee. Pastries. Snacks. Dippin' Dots.

  • Daily, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Museum Members Save

Museum of Science members receive 10% off all food and beverages in the Riverview Café.

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Host Your Special Event at the Museum of Science

From professional meetings to whimsical celebrations, the Museum of Science is the perfect venue!

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Large Group Dining Options

Special meal options are available for large groups scheduled to visit the Museum.

Learn more about group visits