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Skywalk Observatory

800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
+1 617-859-0648
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800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
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+1 617-859-0648
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So, it was $51 for the 3 of us to go up to the Sky Walk in the Prudential. We went fairly late to see the sunsetting which was great. The museum is a few interesting facts about Boston as you walk round the floor....More

Thank Iain W
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Skywalk Observatory is situated at the Prudential centre and is a great way to see the City. The staff there are very friendly and welcoming and the views from all sides is fantastic. There are interactive displays and an audio tour available if you...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 6 days ago

See Boston in 360 degree view, the place also provide information on history of Boston. Lovely view in either day or night, best try sunset time. Make sure to call in the morning to avoid disappointment, the observatory often closed for private event or early...More

Thank betheeful
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time to Boston? It would be hard to beat the Skywalk Observatory as your first stop. 360° views from the 50th floor offer a panoramic overview of the entire city. The accompanying audio tour highlights major attractions that will help you plan the rest...More

Thank Cory A
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Boston make sure to stop at the Prudential Center and go to the Skywalk. This is the observatory on top of the building from were you can have great views of the city and learn about the history of the town. The kids...More

Thank Cassandra111111
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw this place online when searching things to do around Boston and I knew I just had to see this place for myself. It was my Husband and I's first time visiting here. We visited during the early afternoon. I think it would of...More

1  Thank elizabeth12285
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A very good place to see Boston, amazing view. Historical info is also helpful. Going up was easy. Some proper photo facilities can be added.

Thank fivestonesonvac
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A fantastic view and an excellent self guided commentary. Try not to get stopped by the robot security guard and don't miss the story about the molasses!

Thank GLN176
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time in Boston so I decided to start there, I enjoyed the view and the audio tour was good ... I learned a lot and it explained every view.... another good point was you can choose the language for the tour...More

Thank Pattyzubi
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The Sky Walk is on the 50th floor of the Prudential Tower. Follow the signs for the Skywalk and take the escalator down. The elevator will take you up. The regular price is $19, but discounts for students and seniors. This covers the view, an...More

Thank M Hanifah N
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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 –
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11 August 2017|
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Response from ccollins51 | Reviewed this property |
Very walkable city. We found lots of parking options.
Kim W
20 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
13 November 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey L | Reviewed this property |
a little less than an hour