Inside the Hall of Human Life at Boston's Museum of Science (©Michael Malyszko)
The Museum of Science is a compelling technology and science-based destination. Permanent exhibits study the weather, mathematics, bird species, dinosaurs, space and the human body, among other “minds-on” topics. Bonus experiences include the Butterfly Garden, the Planetarium, the 4-D Theater and the Mugar Omni Theater. Admission: $23-28 for exhibit halls; add $5-6 to admission for bonus experiences. Open Sa-Th 9 am-5 pm, F 9 am-9 pm.