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Arnold Arboretum Harvard (Jamaica Plain)
As part of the City of Boston's park system, the Arboretum's historic landscape serves as an outdoor museum that is open to the public.
Boston Center for Jewish Heritage (Beacon Hill)
The Boston Center for Jewish Heritage, Inc. (BCJH) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to restore the Vilna Shul and rededicate it as a center for exploring the rich traditions of the American Jewish experience through exhibits and programs.
Boston Childrens Museum (Waterfront)
Boston Childrens Museum features exhibits focus on early childhood development and have three themes: arts, culture, and science.
Boston Fire Museum (Waterfront)
The Museum displays antique fire apparatus from the City of Boston.
Boston Tea Party Ship (Waterfront)
The Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum is currently closed.
Charles River Museum (Banks of Charles River)
Power up your imagination! Get your inventiveness in gear! For an industrial strength museum experience, come visit the Charles River Museum of Industry.
Gibson House Museum (Back Bay)
Designed by Boston architect Edward Clarke Cabot, the Gibson House was built at the same time as its twin at 135 Beacon Street in 1859-60. The houses were among the first on the south side of Beacon Street west of Arlington, and sat alone for ten years until the block filled in.
Harriet Tubman House (South End)
Landmark at the corner of Massachusetts and Columbus Avenues.
Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge)
The Harvard Art Museums, among the worlds leading art institutions comprise three museums and four research centers.
Harvard Museum of Natural History (Cambridge)
Glass Flowers, Dinosaurs, Meteorites. Explore the University's most visited museum.
Hayden Planetarium (West End)
Part of the Museum of Science, the Hayden Planetarium offers a look into the stars!
Inst of Contemporary Art (Waterfront)
Institute of Contemporary Art has been introducing to Boston and the country some of the most important contemporary artists of our time, from Pablo Picasso and Robert Rauschenberg to Andy Warhol and Cindy Sherman.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Fenway)
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum features three floors of galleries surround a garden courtyards. The galleries are filled with paintings, sculpture, tapestries, furniture, and decorative arts from cultures spanning thirty centuries.
JFK Library (Dorchester)
The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum is dedicated to the memory of our nation's thirty-fifth president and to all those who through the art of politics seek a new and better world.
Longfellow House (Cambridge)
Longfellow National Historic Site is an outstanding example of a historic site representing the themes of arts and literature. For almost half a century (1837-1882) this was the home of one of the world's foremost poets, scholars and educators, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Longyear Museum (Chestnut Hill)
For over three-quarters of a century, Longyear Museum has served the public, providing exhibits and resources about the life and achievements of Mary Baker Eddy, and her early students.
Mass Historical Society (Fenway)
The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) is a major research library and manuscript repository. Its holdings encompass millions of rare and unique documents and artifacts vital to the study of American history, many of them irreplaceable national treasures.
MIT Museum (Cambridge)
The MIT Museum houses rich and diverse collections of art, artifacts, drawings, photographs, and holograms collected by various MIT departments and the Museum over the past century.
Mugar Memorial Library (Fenway)
Mugar Memorial Library is the primary library for study, teaching, and research in the humanities and social sciences for Boston University.
Museum Afro-American Hist (Beacon Hill)
New Englands largest museum dedicated to preserving, conserving and interpreting the contributions of African Americans.
Museum of Fine Arts (Fenway)
The Museum of Fine Arts houses and preserves preeminent collections and aspires to serve a wide variety of people through direct encounters with works of art.
Museum of Science (West End)
The Museum is on the cutting edge of science education by developing innovative and interactive exhibits and programs that both entertain and educate.
National Heritage Museum (Lexington)
A visit to the National Heritage Museum is truly an experience in the American spirit. Exhibitions tell thrilling stories of patriotism, adventure, invention, community and dissentall aspects of how we as a people have worked, and played, struggled and achieved.
Nichols House Museum (Beacon Hill)
Town house was constructed in 1804 as one of four row houses, and is one of the earliest structures on Beacon Hill - Open to the public as a museum.
Otis House Museum (Beacon Hill)
The Otis House Museum exemplifies the elegant life led by Boston's governing class after the American Revolution.
Peabody Archeology Museum (Cambridge)
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology is one of the oldest museums in the world devoted to anthropology.
Semitic Museum (Cambridge)
The Semitic Museum is one of the Harvard University Museums, housing collections of archaeological materials from the Ancient Near East.
Sports Museum (Downtown)
The Sports Museum preserves and showcases the distinctly rich sports heritage of New England through an unparalleled collection of artifacts, multimedia, works of art and interactive exhibits.
USS Cassin Young (Charlestown)
USS Cassin Young (DD-793), World War II Destroyer