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Science and Technology

This section features museums and other attractions related to science, technology and industrial history, including railroads, aviation and other forms of transportation. Natural history museums are listed in the "Creatures" section but may also be listed here.

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Londonderry, NH, USA

The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire is operated by the New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society. . .

Boston, MA, USA

Boston Fire Museum houses exhibits and collections related to the history of firefighting in the Boston area. . .

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Waltham, MA, USA

Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation houses and displays machinery and artifacts of the American Industrial Revolution from the 19th and 20th centuries. . .

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Cambridge, MA, USA

This collection consists of historic scientific instruments amassed by Harvard University since 1672. . .

Cambridge, MA, USA

The Harvard Museum of Natural History displays a sampling of specimens drawn from the collections of the University's three natural history research museums. . .

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Cambridge, MA, USA

The Harvard Semitic Museum was founded in 1889. . .

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Cambridge, MA, USA

The Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is one of the largest and most diverse astrophysical institutions in the world. . .

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Chestnut Hill, MA, USA

The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum occupies a pumping station that opened in 1887 to supply water to parts of Boston. . .

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Cambridge, MA, USA

The MIT Museum is located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. . .

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Haverhill, MA, USA

The Museum of Printing maintains a large collection of historic printing and typesetting equipment. . .

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Boston, MA, USA

The Museum of Science is a science museum and indoor zoo located in Boston's Science Park, a plot of land spanning the Charles River. . .

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Boston, MA, USA

This museum at Massachusetts General Hospital uses interactive displays, artifacts and photographs to trace the hospital's history from its founding in 1811. . .

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Watertown, MA, USA

This museum began as a collection of antique plumbing equipment amassed in the 1950s by Charles Manoog. . .

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Saugus, MA, USA

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site is located about 10 miles northeast of downtown Boston in Saugus, Massachusetts. . .

Waltham, MA, USA

This museum includes a collection of historic telephone equipment as well as a makerspace. . .

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