Boston Tourism Links
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of Freedom Immigration Museum
of Contemporary Arts
Stewart Gardner Museum – "The galleries are filled
with paintings, sculpture, tapestries, furniture, and decorative arts
University Art Museums – The Fogg Art Museum, the Busch-Reisinger
Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum – "The 150,000 objects in the
museums' collections range in date from ancient times to the present,
and come from Europe, North America, North Africa, the Middle East, South
Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia."
Museum of Natural History – The HMNH is the public museum of
Harvard University's three natural history institutions: the Botanical
the Museum of Comparative Zoology, and the Mineralogical and Geological
- JFK Library and Museum
- List Visual Arts Center – "The
mission of the LVAC on the campus of MIT, to explore challenging, intellectually
inquisitive, contemporary art making in all media."
Museum – "The MIT Museum presents exhibitions and
programs that explore the foundations and frontiers of science and technology."
of Afro-American History – "The Museum of Afro American
History (MAAH) is a not-for-profit history institution dedicated to preserving,
conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans
during the colonial period in New England."
- Museum of
Fine Arts, Boston
- Museum of
- New England Aquarium
Sites and Tours
- Arnold Arboretum – "World-renowned
for its collection of plants and shrubs from around the world."
Common – "The Boston Common was established in 1634 for the expected
good citizenship purposes of militia training and cattle grazing. É The
Common is enjoyed as a recreational park today."
- Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation
Area – "Boston Harbor Islands national park area includes
34 islands situated within the Greater Boston shoreline and are are managed
by a unique, 13-member Partnership which includes the National Park Service
and other public and private organizations."
- Boston Public
Garden – "The Public Garden, established in 1837,
is the first public botanical garden in the United States."
- Charles River Reservation –17
miles of linear park
- Charles River Canoe & Kayak –
Rent a canoe or kayak from to explore the Charles River.
- Community Boating – Learn
how to sail, windsurf, and kayak in the Charles River Basin between Boston
and Cambridge. Community Boating's program is the largest, oldest, and best
public sailing program in the United States.
- Forest Hills Cemetery – "Forest
Hills is one of America's most lovely garden cemeteries and a unique Boston
cultural resource and historic site."
- Jamaica Pond – "A
60-acre pond, with fishing, rowing, sailing, and walking/jogging are the
primary activities today."
- Mt. Auburn Cemetery – "Mount
Auburn Cemetery, located in Watertown and Cambridge, Massachusetts, was founded
in 1831 as America's first landscaped or garden cemetery. Comprising 175
acres, it has been designated a National Historic Landmark."
- Boston Bruins
- Boston Celtics
- New England
- Red Sox
- Copley Place – "Located
in the historic Back Bay, Copley Place is Boston's most distinctive shopping
destination with 100 fabulous storesÉ"
- Downtown Crossing – "We are a
neighborhoodÉa retail districtÉa place to eat and socializeÉa place to workÉa
place to liveÉ"
- Faneuil Hall and Quincy Marketplace – "Shopping,
dining, entertainment and more"
- Harvard Square – "Beyond
Harvard Yard, Harvard Square's historic red brick walkways lead visitors
of restaurants, top notch retailers, museums, entertainment venues, bookstores,
architectural landmarks, and an ever-changing outdoor arena of street performances."
- Newbury Street – "Boston's "Rodeo" drive,
where hundreds of enchanting shops, restaurants, outdoor cafes, art galleries,
and salons are embraced in Boston's old world grandeur."
- The Shops at the Prudential Center
The Greater Boston Area
Sites and Tours