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Skywalk Observatory

Skywalk Observatory
Skywalk Observatory

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Travel to the top of the second-tallest building in Boston to enjoy an exhilarating 360-degree view of the city. The Skywalk Observatory at Prudential Center is the only attraction of its kind in Boston, complete with an audio tour, movie theater, and the Dreams of Freedom Immigration Museum.

The audio tour narrates through all the famous sights visitors see through the glass picture windows and binocular lookout stations. Visitors enjoy Acoustiguide technology in the handsets, which provide a personalized tour based on your age group. Catch one of the films in the movie theater for an insider view of Boston or a portrait of the immigration history of the city. The Dreams of Freedom Immigration Museum provides a fun, interesting timeline, explaining why one out of every three Boston residents was born out of the country. This museum is a popular spot for everybody--local school field trips, students, tourists, and residents.

After a day of exploring the Skywalk Observatory, check out the Top of the Hub restaurant for an exclusive dining experience. Complete with a beautiful view, Executive Chef Mark J. Porcaro prepares upscale, delicious meals from a menu including gourmet seafood, meats, pastas, and dessert. To embellish your dinner, choose from a beverage list containing hundreds of only the highest rated wines.

All in all, visitors can make a whole day out of visiting the Prudential Center. With a full mall on the bottom floors and the Skywalk Observatory and Top of the Hub restaurant on the top, visitors are guaranteed a dynamic taste of this historic city.

Attraction Information

  • Hours:
  • Seasonal, please check website for current hours
  • Admission:
  • Adults: $12
  • Seniors: $10
  • Children under 12: $8
  • Subway Stop:
  • Orange line-BackBay Station
  • Contact:
  • Location: Prudential Center, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA‎
  • Phone: 617-236-3100‎
  • Website:
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