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Best things to do in Boston

Art Museum
“Impressionist art & Egyptian treasures Neoclassical & modern wings house a vast collection from ancient Egyptian to contemporary American. ”
286 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The Museum of Science is a science museum and indoor zoo in Boston, Massachusetts, located in Science Park, a plot of land spanning the Charles River.”
161 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“A gem of a place: both the structure of the building and it’s contents are fascinating. ”
201 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“Modern Arts and beautiful view of the harbor. It has a great little restaurant looking out to the sea.”
115 locals recommend
Library
“One of the most spectacular libraries in the country. Come be inspired and also check out the new wing and see tapings of NPR!”
124 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Harvard Art Museum is not the size of the Museum of Fine Arts or Gardner Museum in Boston (both of which are amazing), but has a very impressive collection, is housed in a gorgeous, recently gut-renovated building, and is large enough that you undoubtedly will be unable to see the whole thing in one visit. There is also currently (through July 28) a special exhibit called The Bauhaus and Harvard that is quite good and showcases the University’s Bauhaus collection, which is the largest in the world outside of Germany.”
80 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Wonderful intimate museum with a hand-pulled glass botany exhibit that will blow your mind, minerals exhibited in beautiful wood and glass display cases, a variety of dinosaur, bird and animal exhibits. ”
74 locals recommend
Museum
“A must see for kids. 3 floors of unlimited fun plus a brand new (free) play ground. ”
49 locals recommend
History Museum
“As the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution, the USS Constitution Museum preserves, displays, and interprets artifacts and archival material related to the Ship and her crew through interactive exhibitions, compelling programs, and engaging outreach initiatives. The Museum was incorporated in 1972 as a private, non-profit and non-government funded interpretive complement to USS Constitution, an active-duty US Navy vessel and the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world. This allowed the Navy to clear Constitution’s decks of display cases so that visitors could see the Ship as a sailing vessel, rather than as a floating museum, and for artifacts to be cared for in proper environmental conditions.”
47 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Housed in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology museum in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a permanent collection of wondrous and playful machines from MIT’s former artist in residence, Arthur Ganson. Some of Ganson’s wonderful machines bounce endlessly, others oil themselves, others perform mysterious tasks without explanation. Of particular interest is the sculpture in which a tiny wishbone must, Sisyphus-like, forever drag an enormous machine around behind him. Know Before You Go The main building of the MIT Museum is located at 265 Massachusetts Ave. near Central Square and the MIT Campus. There are other changing exhibits at in nearby buildings.”
38 locals recommend
History Museum
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“The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library and museum of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.”
44 locals recommend
History Museum
“Floating history museum with live reenactments, multimedia exhibits & a tearoom.”
17 locals recommend
Museum
“The Paul Revere House was the colonial home of American patriot Paul Revere during the time of the American Revolution. A National Historic Landmark, it is located at 19 North Square, Boston, Massachusetts, in the city's North End, and is now operated as a nonprofit museum by the Paul Revere Memorial Association.”
30 locals recommend
Church
“"One if by land, two if by sea." The famous two lanterns were hung from the tower of Old North Church to alert Paul Revere of the means of the British Army Regulars' arrival.”
23 locals recommend
Library
“A must check out Library. Its our pride. Take your laptop and spend a few hours working from here. You will be refreshed. ”
29 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Stunning views from this 365 degree tower in Boston's Back Bay. In Boston proper so will need an Ubber or subway ride to get there.”
30 locals recommend