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Skywalk Observatory

800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
+1 617-859-0648
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“audio tour” (78 reviews)
“degree view” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
Back Bay
+1 617-859-0648
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Reviewed yesterday

Booked online to arrive and be told that it was mostly booked for a private party!!! So walked around for 15 minutes...very little to see and no offer of a refund. Also very badly signed posted...most local shops hadnt a clue where it was located?...More

Thank most256
Reviewed yesterday

I was hesitant to buy the tickets. They were on the expensive side. But the videos and information provided and the clear wide views of Boston and beyond made it worth it. The adult kids and I spent hours watching the educational videos and reading...More

Thank LisasHappyTraveler
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is great place to take children 10 and older. There are amazing veiws of the city. They have some great interactive exhibits as well to hold your attention beyond just looking out a window. We went here because it was included in the Go...More

Thank Tht_Queen_B
Reviewed 4 days ago

For what you get it is pricey. $34 for two people to walk around and look out the window. No better or no worse than other observatory sites, but costlier.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can't comprehend how big Boston is and how many people live in the City without visiting the 50th floor of the Prudential Center. We purchased the Go Boston cards which included this attraction. Otherwise it would have been $19 each. It has 360 degree...More

Thank Nathan Q
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great views, nice audio tour included with admission. Included with Go Boston card, good value. Nice photo oppirtunities of skyline.

Thank Hurried1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could use an update, but you're up there for the views, right? So who cares about that. Well kept and friendly employees. I'd recommend it totally.

Thank jtompiech
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with a friend for the view and to start my trip to Boston, which was a fantastic idea. My friend who lives in Back Bay said that it would make more sense to go to the restaurant and get a drink with no...More

Thank Kayla C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a great USA experience overall in terms of service and the general feel of the place. Everything a little tired feeling or not quite working like the audio guides. However, good views for sure .... best perhaps to go up, if you do a...More

Thank Damian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of my fellow reviewers have mentioned this place is overpriced. It's not cheap, that's for sure, but if you're visiting Boston and plan of seeing a few places while there, I recommend checking out GoCity and putting together a package. We did that and...More

Thank Fabio S
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Kim W
19 January 2017|
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Response from foxydub21 | Reviewed this property |
I would try get there before it gets dark and see the view in daylight and then see some of the movies. You can come in and out of the movies as much as you like so you can come back out afterwards and see the view in the... More
Bryan J
12 November 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey L | Reviewed this property |
a little less than an hour
13 August 2016|
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