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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  • The Whydah Pirate Museum +
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    The Whydah Pirate Museum


  • Winslow Crocker House, A Historic New England Property +
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    Winslow Crocker House, A Historic New England Property

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  • Wistariahurst Museum +
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    Wistariahurst Museum


  • Worcester Art Museum +
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    Worcester Art Museum


  • Yiddish Book Center +
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    Yiddish Book Center


  • 1736 Josiah Dennis Manse Museum


    Home of man for whom town of Dennis was named; artifacts of maritime and whaling history in 1736 saltbox home; children's... more

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  • 1749 Spooner House


    1749 house occupied by five generations of Spooner family; furnished entirely with family heirlooms. Open Thurs & Fri, 2-6pm; Sat 10... more

    + 8 saves
  • 1869 Schoolhouse Museum - Eastham Historical Society


    1869 one-room schoolhouse as it was in the 1930s; attached museum with school memorabilia, local, fishing industry, whaling and military artifacts.... more

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    The collaboration of 3 Great Museums, all within a few miles distance, offering discount admissions incentives to enhance visitation to these... more

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  • Abiel Smith School/Museum of Afro-American History


    First building constructed (1835) for the sole purpose of housing a black public school. Sits next to the African Meeting House... more

    + 1 saves
  • Addison Gallery of American Art


    Home to one of the most comprehensive collections of American art in the world, the Addison Gallery of American Art... more

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  • Amazing Things Arts Center


    Performing and visual arts center in restored historic firehouse. 350 performances (daily except Mon.) in folk, pop, jazz,comedy, theater and... more

    + 1 saves
  • Animagic - Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art


    Make your own Animation movie in 2 hours. Learn about Berkshire Talent, who made this movies possible: The Matrix, Chicken Run,... more

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  • Aptucxet Trading Post Museum Complex-Bourne Historical Society


    Replica of Pilgrim-Dutch trading post; windmill; 17th-century herb and wildflower gardens; Native American artifacts; picnic area. Salt works, Gray Gables... more

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  • Aquinnah Cultural Center


    Aquinnah Wampanoag 19th house museum. Exhibits, programs, special events that relate traditional, 19th century and contemporary culture and history. more

    + 1 saves
  • Arabella Gallery


    Arabella Gallery, located in the heart of Pickering Wharf, represents some of New England's finest artists and artisans offering an... more

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  • Artist work studios @50 Pearl Street Hyannis


    Pearl Street where art is cultured. Pearl Street is part of a unique artist district. Visit local artists in their... more

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  • Artscape


    Ongoing outdoor gallery that changes each year. more

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  • Artspace


    Community arts center and gallery. more

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  • Asia-Barong

    Great Barrington

    Mega space of Asiatic art. Largest gallery of indoor/outdoor Asian art, artifact, and sculpture in the United States. more

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