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The Sports Museum

100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114-1300
+1 617-624-1234
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Closed because of an evening concert

We went out of our way to go to this museum. When we arrived we were told it was closed because of... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Linda H
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
sports museum is outstanding

i took a private tour with dick johnson and it should absolutely be on everyone's list. the museum... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
LvGoose
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Fun for the entire family, this museum highlights New England's athletes and teams through video footage, memorabilia and interactive exhibits. General Admission: $12 Seniors (65 +): $10 Students (7-18): $10 Children under 6: FREE Active Duty Military and their families: FREE WITH VALID ID Please note: Due to TD Garden rules and regulations, all bags are PROHIBITED from The Sports Museum.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good17%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114-1300
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We went out of our way to go to this museum. When we arrived we were told it was closed because of a concert that evening. Katy Perry from memory. This was very disappointing and a waste of time when we didn't have a great...More

Thank Linda H
Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Linda, We apologize for the inconvenience. We have to abide by TD Garden's rules, and unfortunately we cannot be open the day of a TD Garden event. We post all days that we are closed on our website, and we post this well in...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

i took a private tour with dick johnson and it should absolutely be on everyone's list. the museum is actually on the top floor of td banknorth garden where both the bruins and celtics play. the top floor gives an excellent vantage point of all...More

Thank LvGoose
Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello LvGoose, Thank you so much for your positive review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your Private VIP Tour with Dick and that you loved touring the museum. I will make sure to pass along your kind words over as Dick...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Located in the iconic TD Garden (formerly Boston Garden) - home of ice hockey's Bruins and basketball's Celtics - is the Sports Museum. A shrine to its national and local sporting teams and champions, including baseball's Red Sox and football's New England Patriots, the tour...More

Thank Andrew M
Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hi Andrew, Thank you very much for the positive review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour. We hope you stop by again soon as we do offer Private VIP Tours, which is a tour guided to your interests with The...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great Tour of The Garden.. We were visiting from Scotland and this was the highlight of our day out in Boston! As a big Celtics and Bruins fan - this was a delight. You get to see all the behind the scenes stuff like the...More

Thank Donald1961
Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Donald, First, thank you very much for your positive review! We are so happy that The Sports Museum was the highlight of your day here in Boston. We hope you come back to Boston and The Sports Museum again in the future as our exhibits...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Although it is not a large museum, it contains many interesting artifacts relating to a myriad of New England sports. In addition to baseball, football, basketball, and hockey, there are exhibits relating to Olympic sports, the Boston marathon, and even candlepin bowling.More

1  Thank SCC1992
Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi SCC1992, We are very glad that you enjoyed your tour of the museum and liked all of our exhibits! We hope you stop by again soon, and if you'd like a VIP Tour and more information about that, please don't hesitate to reach out...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We took a VIP private tour, and it was well worth every penny! Setting it up with Ashley over the phone was quick and easy. Brian, met us at the gift shop right on time and had a phenomenal tour. A must do for anyone...More

Thank jayregis
Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi Jay, We really appreciate your positive review of your VIP Tour! We are so glad you enjoyed it and I will make sure to pass on your kind words to Brian and Ashley. We hope you stop by again soon! The Sports Museum Team

Reviewed 31 July 2017

We are Habs fans and had to look into the lair of our "enemy"! Got there as they were preparing for the Queen and Adam Lambert concert. Lots of excellent facts about sports, how the arena setups are changed and even a visit to the...More

1  Thank Rammie K
Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi Rammie, Thank you for the kind review! We are so happy that you enjoyed the tour. We apologize for the current renovations, but I am pleased to hear that despite the renovations you still had a great time. We hope you stop back again...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Such a great experience to spend quality time with the exhibits, photographs, artifacts and a curator of the museum that might as well be telling you about his own family and their history. Our guide was very open, spoke with great knowledge and candor and...More

1  Thank 634barry
Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hello Barry, I appreciate you taking the time to write a review! And we are so glad to hear about your positive VIP Tour experience. We will make sure to tell Brian your kind words, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We arranged a VIP private tour with the museum curator, Richard Johnson during our vacation to Boston. He showed us the exhibits and added personal anecdotes and little known facts that made the museum interesting to all in our party. Our teenage sports fan particularly...More

1  Thank rbethel
Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Hello rbethel, We are so happy you enjoyed your VIP Tour with Richard! He was the first official Sports Museum employee back in the early 1980's, so he definitely is extremely knowledgeable about The Sports Museum and Boston sports! I will make sure Richard hears...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

After contacting the museum via social media I was offered a VIP Tour with a curator for a small, additional cost - which was well worth it. As a big sports fan visiting Boston for the first time I absolutely loved the museum and learnt...More

1  Thank ADL_AUS
Maria K, Development Associate at The Sports Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi 7agars, We are so happy to hear about your pleasant experience at The Sports Museum! We will also let Brian know about your positive review. Don't forget - our exhibits change so we hope you come back to The Sports Museum soon to learn...More

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Kimberly E
5 April 2017|
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Response from Maria K | Property representative |
Yes, you are correct! When you come in for a tour during off-season, that is when our tour guides will bring everyone down to the arena floor and the visiting team's locker room. But when it's in-season/playoffs, the tour... More
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Kimberly E
30 March 2017|
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Response from Maria K | Property representative |
Hi Kimberly! Thanks so much for the question and your interest in The Sports Museum. We can't predict the exact months during off-season due to the fact that we don't know when the Celtics and Bruins will lose (or hopefully... More
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