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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  • Jiminy Peak, Hancock

  • Codzilla, Boston

  • Sleigh Ride, Charlton

  • Davis Farmland, Sterling

  • Barnes Air Show, Westfield

  • Boston Tea Party Museum, Boston

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  • Gallows Hill Museum /Theatre +
    52 saves

    Gallows Hill Museum /Theatre

    Salem

  • EcoTarium - A Museum of Science & Nature +
    51 saves

    EcoTarium - A Museum of Science & Nature

    Worcester

  • Plimoth grist Mill +
    48 saves

    Plimoth grist Mill

    Plymouth

  • Salem Museum +
    48 saves

    Salem Museum

    Salem

  • Norman Rockwell Museum +
    47 saves

    Norman Rockwell Museum

    Stockbridge

  • Old South Meeting House +
    46 saves

    Old South Meeting House

    Boston

  • Fruitlands Museum +
    45 saves

    Fruitlands Museum

    Harvard

  • Peabody Essex Museum +
    44 saves

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Salem

  • Museum of African American History +
    43 saves

    Museum of African American History

    Boston

  • New Bedford Whaling Museum +
    42 saves

    New Bedford Whaling Museum

    New Bedford

  • MASS MoCA +
    40 saves

    MASS MoCA

    North Adams

  • MIT Museum +
    37 saves

    MIT Museum

    Cambridge

  • USS Salem CA139, United States Naval Shipbilding Museum +
    32 saves

    USS Salem CA139, United States Naval Shipbilding Museum

    Quincy

  • Historic Deerfield +
    29 saves

    Historic Deerfield

    Deerfield

  • Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum +
    28 saves

    Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum

    Provincetown

  • Botanic Garden of Smith College +
    27 saves

    Botanic Garden of Smith College

    Northampton

  • Higgins Armory Museum +
    25 saves

    Higgins Armory Museum

    Worcester

  • Chesterwood A Nation Trust Historic Site +
    24 saves

    Chesterwood A Nation Trust Historic Site

    Glendale

  • Wistariahurst Museum +
    24 saves

    Wistariahurst Museum

    Holyoke

  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University +
    23 saves

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University

    Cambridge

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