BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Children’s Museum Centennial Gala was held Saturday night.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Founded in 1913 by the Science Teachers’ Bureau, the Congress Street facility is one of the oldest and largest children’s museums in the world.
The big birthday bash Saturday celebrating the museum’s 100-year history started with fun activities for children, including a “tinker tent,” where kids did what they do best: play.READ MORE: 'Frightening Anti-Semitism': Jewish Community Focused On Security After Texas Synagogue Hostage Situation
Beginning around 6 p.m., adults clad in gowns and tuxedos gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel for the Centennial Gala. WBZ-TV’s Lisa Hughes was among the speakers at the event.
Hughes described the Boston Children’s Museum as “a treasure in our back yard.”MORE NEWS: Stoneham Police Officer Needs 30 Stitches To Face And Head After Being Attacked By Dog
The party moved to the museum from about 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.