This section includes zoos, aquariums and natural history museums in the Boston area. Why? Fantastical creatures in steampunk tales are often based on real ones. And some steampunk artists have used animal forms as inspiration for their work. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Boston, MA, USA

The Franklin Park Zoo is a 72-acre zoo in Boston. . .


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. . .

Boston, MA, USA

The New England Aquarium is located in Boston. . .

Rye, NH, USA

Marine science center in Odiorne Point State Park.

Stoneham, MA, USA

Stone Zoo is a medium-small sized zoo of about 26 acres in Stoneham, Massachusetts. . .

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