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Skywalk Observatory

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800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We called ahead of time and said that we were on the train and it was taking longer than expected and that we might be cutting it close to closing time. I had to go Boston past which is the only reason that I was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jodit888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good destination to get stunning views over the city; on the 50th floor of the Prudential Center. It is however fairly expensive at 20$. The audio tour is included and is definitely worth taking that option. There was plenty of information. Interesting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nickss1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a little difficult to find the actual entrance as you think you're in an office building lobby but go thru the security then head up in the elevator to the skywalk floor. We got there around dusk so the setting sun made for awesome...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dmfx22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we went they were having a function on a portion of the floor so you could not walk all the way around. The views that we could see were super but it it is a portion closed off I would wait until it opens...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SLynnS03
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was certainly a cool activity with great views. However, it was a little pricey. For another great option for great views, you can climb the Bunker Hill Monument in Cambridge (for free).

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emily T
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

There is so much more to this than just the 360' views, a small theatre that shows 4 marvellous films on a loop, all excellent stories of Boston folk. There are interactive displays and games, a very informative timeline and a very nice gift shop....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Easy to find and a short walk from the hub of South Station. Could spend hours viewing every angle of the city from 360 degrees on the 50th floor

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 880marshar
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited this on recent weekend trip to Boston. The Skywalk was a great choice to visit. The entire top is glass, you have a view of every side of Boston and surrounding areas. Make sure you get the audio tour box, there are numbered areas...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rbrown5305
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Skywalk was a great way to see a complete 360 of Boston. The history walk was very interesting and it wasn't expensive for what you got in return.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank corrie876543
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The view of the city of Boston from the Skywalk Observatory is great. We were there on a sunny day and enjoyed it very much. There is a small gift shop and some projections on the history of Boston.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leilaroldan
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Stacy W
October 5, 2018|
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Response from Nigel B | Reviewed this property |
There was no queue when we went there at about 11.00 am.
August 7, 2018|
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Response from DanandAngie | Reviewed this property |
We were not really asked, a friend from UK had to show passport and have bag searched before they were let on lift, but we had no such problems...
Pok K
May 2, 2018|
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Response from M Hanifah N | Reviewed this property |
It was $19 for entry. It may have increased.