Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate

Boston

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In a Nutshell

The institute features a full-scale reproduction of the US Senate Chamber, replica of Senator Kennedy’s office, and interactive exhibits

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 31, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Valid for adults 18+. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Massachusetts children under 17 are free. Redeemable any day the Institute is open. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Value of the ticket is between $12-$16, depending on age and state of residency. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $9 for institute admission for one ($16 value)
  • $18 for institute admission for two ($32 value)
  • $36 for institute admission for four ($64 value)

When visiting the Institute, in addition to driving or taking public transit, guests can also ride a free trolley shuttle from Back Bay to Columbia Point. The complimentary trolley runs on weekends through November 1. Click here for the trolley schedule.

Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is an educational experience in democracy, focusing on the legislative body in which Senator Kennedy worked for nearly 47 years. The Institute offers dynamic and interactive exhibits, using digital tablets that create a unique experience to meet the mission of encouraging and inspiring the next generation of citizens and leaders to engage in the civic life of their communities. Visitors can learn about life in public service through engaging exhibits that include a full-scale reproduction of the United States Senate Chamber and Senator Kennedy's Washington office in the Russell Building. The Institute also delves into the inner workings of the Senate itself by involving visitors in programs about current legislation and reenacting famous historical debates. The Edward M. Kennedy Institute is more than a museum. It’s an experience.

Customer Reviews

very interesting and educational experience, enjoyed it very much
Linda H. · July 16, 2017
I went on a day where there weren't many people, so it was quiet and low key. I really enjoyed that they gave you a headset where you can interact with other people, as well as, listen to the recordings. I also really liked that you were address as a "senate" when you were in the museum. Lastly, the interactive debate was excellent and it really made me feel like I was apart of that era!
Zil P. · January 2, 2017
You can spend as much or as little time as you want with a personal iPad supplied to help with your tour. You can become a Senator-in-training and even cast a vote on the Senate floor. The replica of Senator Kennedy's office is great to see, as is the replica of the Senate chambers. We had a delicious lunch in the café and bought some books in the gift shop.
Carolyn T. · November 17, 2016

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