The mission of the Museum of Science, Boston is to stimulate interest in and further understanding of science and technology and their importance for individuals and society. To accomplish this educational mission, the staff, Volunteers, Overseers and Trustees of the Museum are dedicated to attracting the broadest possible spectrum of participants and involving them in activities, exhibits, and programs which will: encourage curiosity, questioning, and exploration; inform and educate; enhance a sense of personal achievement in learning; respect individual interest, background, and abilities; promote life-long learning and informed and active citizenshi
The Museum of Science, Boston is one of the leading, informal science educational institutions in the United States. The Museum takes a hands-on approach to science and attracts more than 1.8 million visitors annually. Visitors, both adults and children alike, experience science in a fascinating, personal way by interacting with hundreds of permanent exhibits, frequent temporary exhibits and countless other programs offered at the Museum.