Not to brag, but Massachusetts was made for family fun. We have six zoos and three aquariums. We have hundreds of charming farms, where you can pick strawberries, peaches, or apples, and pet goats, ponies, or sheep. We have a pirate museum, a witch museum, and an Animagic museum. For fresh air family fun, we have the best beaches for sandcastle building, the best places to pitch a tent, and the best places to learn how to ski. For rainy days, we have an indoor trampoline park, an indoor water park, and one of the best children’s museums in the country. We have the Basketball Hall of Fame, Volleyball Hall of Fame, and one of the most famous and beloved ballparks in the world. We have swan boats, duck tours, whale watches and dinosaur tracks. Quite simply, we have everything fun for kids of any and all ages. Okay, maybe that was a little bit of bragging.

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  • Codzilla, Boston

  • Sleigh Ride, Charlton

  • Davis Farmland, Sterling

  • Barnes Air Show, Westfield

  • Boston Tea Party Museum, Boston

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    Buttonwood Park Zoo

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    FORT TABER - FORT RODMAN MILITARY MUSEUM

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    New Bedford Whaling Museum

    New Bedford

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    Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum

    New Bedford, Ma

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    New Bedford

    AHA! (art, history and architecture) Night is a FREE arts and culture event which takes place the 2nd Thursday of... more

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  • Buzzards Bay Center

    New Bedford

    The Richard C. Wheeler Bay Learning Center at the Buzzards Bay Center in downtown New Bedford is a free resource... more

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  • Harbor Tours

    New Bedford

    60 Minute tour of Historic New Bedford Harbor. See a real working waterfront. Cruise between the fishing vessels in port. Travel... more

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  • Nathan and Mary Johnson House

    New Bedford

    First free home of Frederick Douglass and a National Historical site for the role of African american entrepreneurs, Nathan and... more

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    New Bedford

    Exhibits by local and international artists in all media. more

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    New Bedford

    Our Mission: The New Bedford Art Museum engages the public in experiencing, understanding and appreciating art. The South Coast is... more

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    New Bedford

    Popular musicals staged in the Zeiterion Theatre, a restored vaudeville house. more

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  • The New Bedford Museum of Glass

    New Bedford

    Welcome! The members of our non-profit organization are working to establish a new glass museum in the city of New... more

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  • Ocean Explorium

    New Bedford

    We provide a unique and effective vehicle for educating the public about the oceans: their protection, restoration, pollution prevention and... more

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  • Summer Walking Tour Program

    New Bedford

    Guided summer walking tours may be arranged by reservation, featuring New Bedford's 19th Century neighborhoods, emphasizing the whaling era and... more

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    New Bedford

    60-minute narrated tour aboard the vessel "Acushnet." Sail the same waters as Herman Melville & Joshua Slocum. Enjoy... more

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    New Bedford

    Community theater. more

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    New Bedford

    Historic performing arts center in restored 1923 vaudeville house; summer musicals; adult and children's programming. Comedy, great American music, dance, global... more

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