- Our list of the best things to do in Needham, Massachusetts, features the top 709 nearby activities — including 304 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Needham, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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At Minot Playground & Rose Garden, visitors can walk through a garden that features over 320 varieties of roses. The garden hosts gardening classes that teach the basics of pruning, planting, watering, and more.
Hosting gymnastic classes for children, Planet Gymnastics has a facility with foam pits, trampolines, and other equipment. Every year, they hold an annual event where kids enrolled in the classes perform for their friends and family.
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One of only two natural ponds in Brookline, Hall's Pond Sanctuary is part of the only land in the town that is set aside for conservation. Visitors can traverse the 3.5 acres of natural land brimming with wildlife.
Open December through March for hockey events and open skating, Ulin Memorial Rink is an outdoor ice skating facility. Public skating is the centers largest draw and invites skaters of all ages and skill levels to take to the ice.
At the Franklin Park Zoo, guests will have the opportunity to see animals ranging from black swans to warthogs. The location also features a 10,000 square foot playground and various educational programs for both children and adults.
With the purpose of stimulating creative thinking in children, Jam Time offers an interactive playground for them to explore. The facility has slides, toys, seating, and climbing areas for the children to play with indoors.
Whether it's a Broadway-style musical, celebrity appearance, artist tribute concert, or an original revue, the Reagle Music Theatre keeps the live tunes playing for its audiences. The theater also features educational programs for aspiring young performers.
Mt. Auburn Cemetery was established in 1831 as the country's first garden cemetery and its grounds still contain a varied rolling landscape full of numerous hills, woodlands and ponds. The Cemetery is also a horticultural site with more than 700 species of trees and shrubs planted here.