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March 01, 2017

Cheap Things To Do In Boston On A Rainy Day: Student Edition

Cheap Things To Do In Boston On A Rainy Day: Student Edition

Don’t feel like you have to stay holed up in your dorm when it’s drizzling out—there are a lot of cool (and cheap!) things to do in Boston that don’t require sunny weather. Read on for our top 5 rainy day favorites.

Surround yourself with art and science at local museums. 

The MFAthe Isabella Stewart Gardener Museumthe Museum of Sciencethe JFK Presidential Library and Museum, and the ICA all offer significant discounts for students, if not free admission.

Touch epaulette sharks and see blue penguins at the aquarium.

The New England Aquarium offers a $2 discount for those with a valid college ID.

Get competitive at the bowling alley.

Kings in Back Bay is one to try. Spend your rainy day bowling a strike and trying some of the bacon sriracha deviled eggs to celebrate beating your roommate’s high score.

Entertain yourself with a movie or show in the Theater District. 

The Theater District is home to many venues that regularly host comedy shows and musical performances. There’s also a Loews Theatre with 19 screens, so you’re sure to find a film for you.

Satisfy your cravings at Faneuil Hall. 

From treats like beignets and gelato to comfort foods like New England clam chowder and homemade mac and cheese, Faneuil Hall has something for everyone. 

What are waiting for? Get out there and knock a few of these places off your list of things to do in Boston! Don’t see your favorite or have a good tip to share for the rest of us surviving on a student budget? Don’t forget to share your comments below!

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