At the 50th floor of the Prudential you'll find the famous Skywalk Observatory, Boston's only sky-high vantage point. On a clear day, see all the way to New Hampshire. And at night, the entire skyline stretches before you. For everyone, but the faint of heart.
The Prudential Center’s Skywalk offers New England's only sky high vantage point with breathtaking 360-degree panoramic views of Boston and beyond! The observatory in this unique landmark building offers engaging interactive exhibits that give visitors a real flavor of Boston’s distinctive culture and neighborhoods. You’ll leave with a greater understanding of the layout of Boston and the surrounding area, and an appreciation for the beauty (both natural and manmade) of this New England capitol city!
The unique 40-minute ‘Acoustiguide Opus Touch’ self-guided player details the city's historic past and current sites as you stand and observe from 52 stories high. The theater features films including Dreams of Freedom: Boston’s Story and Wings Over Boston that give context to what you’re seeing. Coincidentally, the Dreams of Freedom Immigration Museum is Boston's only educational immigration experience, and is a great way to learn about the city’s multiculturalism.
The Skywalk Observatory is the ideal place to begin a tour of Boston, offering unparalleled views of the city. Think of the Prudential Center as Boston’s Empire State Building! On a clear day, you can see up to 100 miles away and far out to sea as well. Visitors are able to get a bird's eye view of Boston's Hancock Tower, Fenway Park, the Boston Common and Public Gardens, the Esplanade and Hatch Shell, the Charles River, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, MIT, Harvard University, and countless other Boston landmarks.
The view from the Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center gives you a great perspective on Beantown that can’t be found anywhere else in the city, and provides a great way for tourists to orient themselves to Boston’s various landmarks. Don’t miss your chance to stand atop Boston’s beloved Prudential Center and see all of Boston before taking on the sights and attractions of the city at ground-level!