This week is cold hard proof that we never know what Boston weather is going to do.
No matter what the weather looks like, fill your time and stay warm inside with these suggestions of things to see + do indoors.
Bundle up, grab a cup of hot chocolate, and let’s head inside to one of these 34 locations.
- 1 Central Wharf
- Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. + Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Attractions include the Simons Theatre + the New England Aquarium Whale Watch (operating from April through November).
- 145 Ipswich St. + 325 Revolution Dr., Somerville
- The two Greater Boston locations offer bowling, bites, arcade games + more fun.
- 50 Dalton St. + 60 Seaport Blvd.
- A premier social gaming and entertainment experience in Back Bay + the Seaport.
- 45 Day St., Somerville + 76 Guest St, Brighton
- The famous Sacco’s Bowling family opened the original Somerville location in 1939. Plus, check out the Brighton Boston Landing location.
- 543 E Broadway
- Enjoy family-run candlepin bowling in Southie.
- 55 Court St.
- The Storyteller’s Secret is the newest 75-minute escape room puzzle to crack.
- 33 West St., 3rd Floor
- Three escape rooms available, including a South Park themed room.
- 177 Tremont St., 2nd Floor
- Six rooms to break out of including The Drunk Tank + The Hustler.
- 100 Legends Way
- Home of the Bruins + Celtics, and the host of so many concerts. View the calendar here.
- 925 Commonwealth Ave.
- Located on the Boston University campus, find college sports + concerts in this arena. View the calendar here.
- 598 Assembly Row, Somerville
- 10 a.m -5 p.m. daily
- Explore tons of interactive attractions sure to amaze the little ones.
- 292 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
- Feel the 80s and 90s nostalgia with classic arcade games.
- 530 Commonwealth Ave.
- A virtual reality experience with different simulations to try.
- 30 Melcher St.
- Featuring Olympic-caliber professional ping pong tables and a full-service restaurant and bar.
- 1402 Beacon St., Brookline + 1159 Broadway, Somerville
- Play thousands of classic board games.
- 19 N Square
- If you’d rather learn about the Midnight Ride without leaving your house, there is a virtual tour available too.
- 206 Washington St.
- Know before you go: this location is not handicap accessible.
- 193 Salem St.
- Open for school vacation week from Feb. 21-26.
- 465 Huntington Avenue
- What to see: The Tattoos in Japanese Prints exhibit before it leaves on Sun., Feb. 20.
- 25 Harbor Shore Dr.
- What to see: The Deanna Lawson photography exhibition + the Somerville-based artist Renée Green’s work.
- 25 Evans Way
- What to see: The new Being Muholi: Portraits as Resistance exhibit,on display now through May 8.
- 1 Science Park
- What to see: The Emotions at Play interactive exhibit with Pixar’s Inside Out until May 15.
- 2450 Beacon St.
- What to see: The Fire and Water exhibit to learn some hot history of the Great Fire of Boston.
- 306 Congress St.
- Don’t miss Abigail’s Tea Room, where you can sample up to five teas.
- 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
- The gallery is currently under construction and plans to reveal a renovated gallery with new specimens in the spring.
- Columbia Point
- Book your timed tickets in advance.
- Charlestown Navy Yard
- Pro tip: The ship hours vary from the museum hours.
- 270 Tremont St.
- This month there are performances from Darius Rucker, Dream Theater, and Jim Jefferies.
- 40 Brattle St., Cambridge
- There is something for everyone with classic movies like Casablanca or The Bugs Bunny Film Festival.
- 290 Harvard St., Brookline
- Grab tickets to see classics + new award-winning films at the Brookline landmark.
- 106 Boylston St.
- Sing along to “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical”from Feb. 22-Mar. 6.
- 264 Huntington Ave., #4606
- The 2021-2022 season includes The Bluest Eye, Our Daughters, Like Pillars, and Common Ground Revisited.
- 64 Brattle St, Cambridge
- The theatre at Harvard University hosts groundbreaking performances — past productions include Jagged Little Pill + Finding Neverland.