Duck Boat Tour

ISRI has booked a group Boston Duck Tours Duck Boat for 4:15pm on Friday June 9th. 

  • Timing:
    1. 3:15-3:30pm: Depart Tufts
    2. 3:45-4:00: Arrive at Duck Boat launch
    3. 4:15pm: Duck Boat Tour begins
    4. 5:35pm: Duck Boat Tour ends
  • Transportation: One round trip MBTA ticket is included in the cost below.
  1. Take MBTA Green Line from Medford/Tufts station to Science Park/West End. The Medford/Tufts station is right next to the conference building (Joyce Cummings Center)
  2. Walk 0.2 miles (4 minutes on a flat road) to Boston Duck Tours Museum of Science Departure Location, 1 Museum Of Science Driveway, Boston, MA 02114. 
  • Cost:
    1. Professionals: $75 (with optional dinner) / $60 (without dinner)
    2. Students: $55 (with optional dinner) / $40 (without dinner)


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Trip and Dinner Options



After the Duck Boat Tour, attendees have the option of adding on dinner at the Quincy Market Food Colonnade in historic Faneuil Hall – the largest international food hall in New England.


Travel: Quincy Market is approximately 1.1 miles from the Duck Tour boat launch. It is a 25 minute walk, or 15-20 minutes on the MBTA Green Line (train fare is included in the cost above). It is possible to take the Green Line back to the Tufts campus from the Haymarket stop, approximately a 5 minute walk from Quincy Market.


Quincy Market offers a “Meal Voucher” and a “Small Bites Voucher” allowing guests to pick food items from a selection of participating merchants. Your dinner add-on will include both vouchers. There is plenty of indoor and outdoor seating.


The “Meal Voucher” has offerings from 24 vendors and all meals include a beverage. Choice of: 

  • Aris BBQ | Chicken Fingers or Cheeseburger with Fries
  • Bagelville | Any Bagel Sandwich or Bagel and Cream Cheese
  • Boston & Maine Fish Co. | Bread Bowl of Clam Chowder
  • Boston Chowda | Clam Chowder or Lobster Bisque Bread Bowl
  • Boston Kitchen | Chicken Fingers with Fries
  • Dog House | Jumbo Barker Deluxe Hot Dog
  • El Paso Enchiladas | Chicken or Veggie Burrito
  • Fisherman’s Net | Fish & Chips or Clam Chowder in Bread Bowl
  • Gourmet India | Chicken or Vegetable Entrée
  • La Pastaria | Small Baked Ziti or Chicken / Broccoli Ziti
  • Megumi of Japan | Chicken Teriyaki with Rice and Veggies
  • New York Deli | Hot Dog or Corn Dog with Fries
  • North End Bakery | Choice of Calzone Slice
  • Philadelphia Steak & Hoagie | Cheese or Chicken Sandwich
  • Pizzeria Regina | 2 Slices of Cheese Pizza
  • Prime Shoppe | Chicken Caesar Wrap or Chicken Nuggets w/ Fruit Salad
  • Quincy’s Place | 1/4 lb. Burger or Hot Dog with Chips
  • Steve’s Greek Cuisine | Any Wrap with Chips or a Drink
  • Ueno Sushi | 6 pcs. of Avocado Roll, 6 pcs. of Cucumber Roll
  • The Green Organic Bowl | Large Greek or Caesar Salad
  • Walrus And Carpenter Oyster Bar | Bowl of Chowder
  • West End Strollers | Any Sandwich with Chips or a Drink.


The “Small Bites Voucher” consists of smaller tastes like ice cream and dessert from 12 merchants. Choice of: 

  • Berry Twist | Small Frozen Yogurt
  • Boston Café | 1/4 lb. Candy or 12oz Hot Drink with Biscotti
  • Boston Pretzel | One Salt or Cinnamon Pretzel and a Drink
  • Carol Ann Bake Shop | Any Dessert Pastry with Small Coffee
  • El Paso Enchiladas | Cup of Black Bean Soup
  • Kilvert and Forbes Bake Shop | One Homemade Cookie or Brownie and a Drink
  • The Monkey Bar  | Choice of Any Smoothie
  • North End Bakery | Choice of Any One Desert Item
  • Prime Shoppe | Fresh Fruit Cup
  • Quincy’s Place | Choice of One Small Ice Cream in a Cup or Cone
  • Sprinkles Ice Cream | One Double Scoop of Ice Cream or Soft Serve in a Cup or Cone
  • West End Strollers | Any Combination of 2 Pastry Pieces.