We ask that ONLY parents submit entries for places that you have personally visited and know are suitable for families with children birth to 4 years. Information such as website, address, phone number, and address are appreciated. This list is maintained by the Network Helpers. All suggestions will be reviewed by the Network Helpers in order to verify that they are family friendly and developmentally appropriate. If you choose to visit these locations, please note that neither the Network Helpers nor the Milford Family Network Project are responsible for these locations and do not assume any liablity.
Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum
300 Congress Street (on the Congress Street Bridge), Boston MA
Reenactments of the famous tea party
** Closed for Renovations – will reopen Summer 2010
The Children’s Discovery Museum
177 Main Street, Route 27, Acton MA
A Victorian house with ten rooms filled with toys and activities to build the imagination. There is a water discovery room for bubble play, a dinosaur exhibit, an adventure fort, a safari room and much more. Also includes "The Science Discovery Museum, a separate building with science exhibits aimed towards school-age children.
The Children’s Museum (Boston)
300 Congress Street, Museum Wharf, Boston MA
Children’s Museum in Easton
The Old Fire Station, 9 Sullivan Avenue, North Easton MA
Housed in the Old Fire Station in historic North Easton, Massachusetts the Museum offers interactive exhibits in the arts, sciences and humanities for children and families to explore together.
222 Harrington Way, Worcester MA
Formerly the New England Science Center
Featuring Nature Trails, Water Pavilion, Tree Canopy Walkway, zoo, interactive environmental exhibits, aquariums and a planetarium.
102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard MA
Museums and trails
Providence Children’s Museum
100 South St., Providence RI, 02903
Rhode Island's only museum especially for children and their families. Providence Children's Museum is a hands-on place where kids, ages 1-11, and grown-ups play and learn together. Come and explore the swirling, whirling ways of water, discover the bones beneath your muscles and learn how much fun learning can be!
Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA
Free for children under 18.
Museum of Science, Boston
Science Park, Boston, MA
Exhibits, live presentations, Omni films, Planetarium shows, and more.
East India Square, Salem, MA
Works of art and the world in which they were created.
Last Updated: 5/13/15