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Boston, Massachusetts: World's Largest Van De Graff Generator

Star of the Museum's "Electricity Theater." Bring ear plugs -- simulated lightning is just as loud as the real thing.

Boston Museum of Science

1 Science Park, Boston, MA
I-93 north to Exit 26 (Storrow Drive). As you exit the tunnel, stay left for Leverett Circle/28N. Continue staying left for 28N and proceed through the Leverett traffic lights and onto 28N, the O'Brien Highway. The Boston Museum of Science is on your left. The parking garage is at the far end of the building.
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We have been here so many times that we got a membership. Aside from the World's Largest Van De Graff Generator, the museum has much more to see, and they are always changing things. They have great movies -- also on the largest screen -- it looks like you are in the movie.

There is a large parking garage.

[Barbara, 06/06/2020]
World's Largest Van De Graff Generator

The world's largest van De Graff Generator is housed at the Museum of Science in Boston. They put on an awesome electricity theater production talking about lightning and such. The lightning comes from the generator and comes over the audience. Bring ear plugs because it does get loud.

[Anita Smallin, 01/01/2006]

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