Skywalk Observatory

800 Boylston Street, Prudential Tower
Boston, MA 02199


The Prudential Center  Skywalk Observatory is the only observatory in New England offering a breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view of the Greater Boston area and beyond. Offering the best view of the city, the  Skywalk Observatory is the ideal place to begin a tour of Boston.
On a clear day, you can see up to 100 miles away—a great way to get acquainted with this lovely city. Visitors gain a bird’s eye view of Boston’s Hancock Tower, Fenway Park, the Boston Common and Public Garden, the Esplanade and Hatch Shell, the Charles River, MIT, Harvard University, and countless other Boston landmarks.
Its stunning views, delightful cuisine, and exceptional service have made the Skywalk Observatory a sought-after locale for social events. Surrounded by the area’s largest hotels and within walking distance to Back Bay and Copley Square, the Observatory has become a popular setting for parties, weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, and other celebrations. The venue can accommodate up to 600 guests for a sit-down event or 1,000 guests for a cocktail party.
This unique setting also offers engaging interactive exhibits which provide visitors a real flavor of the city’s distinctive culture and neighborhoods. Acoustiguide's Opus Click multimedia player and the Dreams of Freedom Museum detail the city’s historic past and current sites.

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