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Free First Thursdays 2024

Free

1st Thursdays

3:00pm - 9:00pm

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Monthly

Visit the Gardner museum the first Thursday of any month to explore art, architecture, + seasonal horticulture in the Palace. Make your way to the studio between 5-9pm for hands-on art-making activities.


Discounted parking is available at the Simmons School of Management Garage for $9-$23. Please remember to get your ticket validated at the museum. There are also 3 parking lots at the Museum of Fine Arts.



They range from $5-$30 and can be accessed by Museum Road.

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About FamilyFun

We're collecting cool experiences in (and around) the city -- and sharing them with you! Think of us as matchmakers between awesome programming and young families looking to create sweet memories! 

If you're ever looking for kid-friendly events — we’ll be here!! You can visit our calendar anytime to find tons of free (and close to free) things to do in Boston.


While we try our best to update content, information changes faster than we can keep up. For example, events have been cancelled or postponed due to weather and/or other emergencies. We may also unintentionally make a mistake. Please confirm details before heading out with your little one(s). You can do so by clicking on the "source" button below the map above. If you choose to sign up for different events, the organizations will often reach out to you directly.

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