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The Mary Baker Eddy Library
Boston, MA 02115
Editor Notes: The Mary Baker Eddy Library is at 200 Massachusetts Ave., on the western edge of The Christian Science Plaza. Highlighting t...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Cape Ann Whale Watch
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Cape Ann Whale Watch, 415 Main St. at Rose's Wharf, offers 3- to 4-hour whale-watch cruises that include narratives by a nat...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch departs from 24 Harbor Loop. Visitors experience whale-watching and learn about the biology an...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Salem Witch Museum
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Salem Witch Museum is at 19 1/2 Washington Sq. N. opposite Salem Common on SR 1A. An audiovisual presentation about the witc...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Museums
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7 Seas Whale Watch and Charters
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: 7 Seas Whale Watch and Charters leaves from Seven Seas Wharf on Rogers St. The 3.5- to 4-hour excursion is fully narrated by...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Abbot Hall
Marblehead, MA 01945
Editor Notes: Abbot Hall, 188 Washington St., exhibits the 1684 deed recording the purchase of the peninsula from Native Americans and the...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books
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Adams National Historical Park
Quincy, MA 02169
Editor Notes: Adams National Historical Park is accessible via a visitor center at 1250 Hancock St. Included are the birthplaces of John a...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites; Parks, National
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Addison Gallery of American Art
Andover, MA 01810
Editor Notes: Addison Gallery of American Art, at 180 Main St. (SR 28) on the Phillips Academy campus, contains a collection of ship model...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
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Andover Historical Society
Andover, MA 01810
Editor Notes: Andover Historical Society is at 97 Main St. The Amos Blanchard House museum features 19th-century period rooms, changing ex...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Appleton Farms
Ipswich, MA 01938
Editor Notes: Appleton Farms is at 4 Waldingfield Rd. Founded in 1636, it is one of the oldest continuously operating farms in the country...Read More
Children's Attractions; Farms
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Armenian Museum of America
Watertown, MA 02472
Editor Notes: Armenian Museum of America is .3 mi. s.w. on Church St., then .1 mi. e. to 65 Main St. Said to house the most extensive coll...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Editor Notes: The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is at 125 Arborway (SR 203) in Jamaica Plain. The 281-acre park, designed by Fred...Read More
Arboretums; Trees
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Ashland State Park
Ashland, MA 01721
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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Balch House
Beverly, MA 01915
Editor Notes: Balch House, 448 Cabot St., is a Beverly Historical Society and Museum historic site. It stands on part of a land grant give...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Battle of Bunker Hill Museum
Boston, MA 02129
Editor Notes: Battle of Bunker Hill Museum is at 43 Monument Sq., across the street from Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown. Housed in a ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Revolutionary War; Exhibits & Collections-Wars; Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Museums
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Bay State Cruise Co.
Boston, MA 02210
Editor Notes: Bay State Cruise Co. departs from the w. side of the World Trade Center at 200 Seaport Blvd. A round-trip traditional ferry ...Read More
Ferry Services-Boats & Aircraft; Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Beantown Trolley
Boston, MA 02109
Editor Notes: Beantown Trolley can be boarded at any one of 11 stops, including the main trolley depot near the New England Aquarium. An 8...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House, is 2.1 mi. s. of jct. SRs 127 and 128 to 75 Eastern Point Blvd. Built 1907-34 by interior de...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Blue Hills Reservation
Milton, MA 02186
Editor Notes: Blue Hills Reservation is off I-93 exit 3; park headquarters is at 695 Hillside St. This is a 7,000-acre state reservation, ...Read More
Mountains; OTHER; Parks, City; State; Provincial; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities; Recreation-Winter Activities; Ski & Snowboard Resorts & Areas; Trails-Summer Recreation
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Boott Cotton Mills Museum
Lowell, MA 01852
Editor Notes: Boott Cotton Mills Museum, at 115 John St. at Lowell National Historical Park, is housed within the brick walls of a cotton ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Boston Athenaeum
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: Boston Athenaeum is at 10 1/2 Beacon St. Founded in 1807, the cultural institution and library maintains an impressive colle...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Libraries, Archives
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Boston By Foot
Boston, MA 02109
Editor Notes: Boston By Foot tours depart from several downtown Boston locations. Led by well-trained volunteer guides, walking tours cove...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
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Boston Children's Museum
Boston, MA 02210
Editor Notes: Boston Children's Museum is on the waterfront at 308 Congress St. Designed for fun and educational experiences, the museum f...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-General; Museums
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Boston Common
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: Boston Common is bounded by Beacon, Charles, Boylston, Tremont and Park sts. This grassy area became common land for Puritan...Read More
Parks, City; State; Provincial; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
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Boston Duck Tours
Boston, MA 02116
Editor Notes: Boston Duck Tours departs from the Prudential Center on Huntington Ave., the Museum of Science at Science Park and the New E...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats; Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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Boston Foodie Tours
Boston, MA 02114
Editor Notes: Boston Foodie Tours departs from various locations in downtown Boston; the Beacon Hill & Back Bay tour departs from The Libe...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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Boston Harbor Cruises
Boston, MA 02110
Editor Notes: Boston Harbor Cruises departs from Long Wharf. The narrated, 90-minute Historic Sightseeing Cruise highlights Boston Harbor ...Read More
Ferry Services-Boats & Aircraft; Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Editor Notes: Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area encompasses 34 islands in Boston Harbor; express ferries operated by Boston H...Read More
Islands; NATIONAL RECREATION AREAS; Parks, National; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities
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Boston Light Tour
Boston, MA 02110
Editor Notes: Boston Light Tour departs from the Boston Harbor Islands Pavilion on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway at 191 W. Atlantic...Read More
Islands; Lighthouses; Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Boston Pizza Tours
Boston, MA 02113
Editor Notes: Boston Pizza Tours departs from jct. Hanover St. and Cross St. in the North End. Guided walking tours allow visitors to samp...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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Boston Public Library
Boston, MA 02116
Editor Notes: Boston Public Library is at 700 Boylston St. in Copley Square. Formed in 1848, this is believed to have been the nation's fi...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives
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Editor Notes: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, on Fort Point Channel at the Congress Street Bridge, is an interactive experience revolving...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Revolutionary War; Museums; Ships & Boats
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Self-guiding Tours; Walking Tours
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Bradley Palmer State Park
Ipswich, MA 01938
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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Buckman Tavern
Lexington, MA 02420
Editor Notes: Buckman Tavern, 1 Bedford St., was built in 1710 and has furnishings of the Revolutionary War period. It was the headquarter...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Bumpkin Island
Hull, MA 02045
NATIONAL RECREATION AREAS; RECREATION AREA
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Bunker Hill Monument
Boston, MA 02129
Editor Notes: Bunker Hill Monument is in Monument Square in Charlestown. Part of Boston National Historical Park, the monument—a 221-foot-...Read More
Battlefields; Monuments, General
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The Butterfly Place
Westford, MA 01886
Editor Notes: The Butterfly Place, 120 Tyngsboro Rd., features an indoor climate-controlled garden complete with winding paths and floweri...Read More
Butterfly Houses; Gardens
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The Buttonwoods Museum
Haverhill, MA 01830
Editor Notes: The Buttonwoods Museum, 240 Water St., offers a 45-minute guided tour that visits the 1710 John Ward House, the 1814 Duncan ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Cabot House
Beverly, MA 01915
Editor Notes: Cabot House, 117 Cabot St., is a Beverly Historical Society and Museum historic site. It was built in 1781 for John Cabot, a...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Callahan State Park
Framingham, MA 01701
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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Cape Ann Foodie Tours
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Cape Ann Foodie Tours departs from the green buoy in front of the U.S. Coast Guard Station on Harbor Loop. Lasting 2 hours a...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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Cape Ann Museum
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Cape Ann Museum is at 27 Pleasant St. This combination art and historical museum consists of several galleries that include ...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Dolls & Toys; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Capt. John Wilson House
Cohasset, MA 02025
Editor Notes: Capt. John Wilson House is at 4 Elm St. The house, built in 1810, is restored and furnished in period and also features exhi...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Editor Notes: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, at 24 Quincy St. on the Harvard University campus, is the only building in North Ameri...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
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Castle Island/Pleasure Bay
Boston, MA 02127
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
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Charles Hayden Planetarium
Boston, MA 02114
Editor Notes: Charles Hayden Planetarium is at the Museum of Science off SR 28 (Monsignor O'Brien Hwy.) at 1 Science Park. Multimedia show...Read More
Planetariums
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Charles Riverboat Co.
Cambridge, MA 02141
Editor Notes: Charles Riverboat Co. departs from Canal Park at the CambridgeSide Galleria, 100 CambridgeSide Pl. Narrated sightseeing crui...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Editor Notes: Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation is at 154 Moody St. Housed in the 1814 Boston Manufacturing Co. textile mill, ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Charles River Reservation
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: Charles River Reservation extends along both sides of the Charles River from the Charles River Dam in downtown Boston to the...Read More
OTHER; Parks, City; State; Provincial; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities; Recreation-Winter Activities
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Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston, MA 02129
Editor Notes: Charlestown Navy Yard is off I-93 exit 28 in Charlestown, with a visitor center in Building 5. Built in 1800 and today part ...Read More
Ships & Boats; Visitor Centers
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Charter Street Burying Point
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Charter Street Burying Point, on Charter St., was established 1637 and has the tombs of Gov. Simon Bradstreet, Mayflower pas...Read More
Cemeteries
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Cheers Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: Cheers Beacon Hill, 84 Beacon St., is the Boston neighborhood bar that inspired the setting for the popular television show ...Read More
Movie & TV Locations
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The Christian Science Plaza
Boston, MA 02115
Editor Notes: The Christian Science Plaza, 210 Massachusetts Ave., is home to the world headquarters of the Church of Christ, Scientist. T...Read More
Children's Attractions; Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
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City Hall
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: City Hall, 93 Washington St., displays fine portraits and furnishings and contains the town's deed recording the purchase of...Read More
Buildings, Public; Capitol; City Hall; Exhibits & Collections-Art
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Editor Notes: CityView Trolley Tours of Historic Boston and Freedom Trail can be boarded at any one of nine stops downtown, including Fane...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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Cochituate State Park
Natick, MA 01760
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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Editor Notes: Coco Key Water Park Boston North Shore is at 50 Ferncroft Rd. One of New England's largest indoor water parks, the family-fr...Read More
Children's Attractions; Water Parks
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Codman House
Lincoln, MA 01773
Editor Notes: Codman House, 34 Codman Rd., represents several architectural styles, including Georgian, Federal, Victorian and Colonial Re...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Codzilla
Boston, MA 02110
Editor Notes: Codzilla departs from 1 Long Wharf. Packed with excited, cheering passengers, this turbo-charged speedboat delivers a high-o...Read More
Children's Attractions; Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Coffin House
Newbury, MA 01951
Editor Notes: Coffin House, 14 High Rd., was built in the 1650s and reflects the changing domestic lifestyles of rural New England familie...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Cogswell's Grant
Essex, MA 01929
Editor Notes: Cogswell's Grant is at 60 Spring St. Situated on a 165-acre property overlooking the Essex River, this Colonial-era farmhous...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Commonwealth Museum
Boston, MA 02125
Editor Notes: Commonwealth Museum, in the State Archives Building at 220 Morrissey Blvd., displays rare documents and other items from the...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Concord Art Association
Concord, MA 01742
Editor Notes: Concord Art Association is at 37 Lexington Rd. The 1752 house features a contemporary art gallery and a sculpture garden wit...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Concord Museum
Concord, MA 01742
Editor Notes: Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd., contains 13 historical and decorative arts galleries, five period rooms, audio presentati...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Copley Square
Boston, MA 02116
Editor Notes: Copley Square, bounded by Boylston St., Dartmouth St., St. James Ave. and Clarendon St. in the Back Bay, is the site of seve...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Statues; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
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Copp's Hill Burying Ground
Boston, MA 02113
Editor Notes: Copp's Hill Burying Ground is at 21 Hull St. Founded in 1659 as Windmill Hill, Boston's second-oldest burying ground is the ...Read More
Cemeteries
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Crowninshield-Bentley House
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Crowninshield-Bentley House, at 126 Essex St. on the Peabody Essex Museum campus, was built in 1727 and contains 18th-centur...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Cushing House Museum and Gardens
Newburyport, MA 01950
Editor Notes: Cushing House Museum and Gardens is at 98 High St. Headquarters for the Museum of Old Newbury, the 1808 Cushing House is a 2...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Gardens; Genealogical Information; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Custom House
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Custom House is on the Derby St. waterfront at Salem Maritime National Historic Site. Known by its granite steps and large c...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Custom House Maritime Museum
Newburyport, MA 01950
Editor Notes: Custom House Maritime Museum, 25 Water St., is a classic Greek Revival-style custom house built in 1835 and designed by arch...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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The Cyrus E. Dallin Art Museum
Arlington, MA 02474
Editor Notes: The Cyrus E. Dallin Art Museum is at 611 Massachusetts Ave. in the restored 1830 Jefferson Cutter House. Permanent galleries...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Danforth Art
Framingham, MA 01701
Editor Notes: Danforth Art, 14 Vernon St. in the Jonathan Maynard Building, is a fine arts museum with eight galleries, including a childr...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
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Davis Museum at Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA 02181
Editor Notes: Davis Museum at Wellesley College, at 106 Central St. on the Wellesley College campus, has a collection of some 10,000 paint...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Cultural Centers & Civic Centers; Exhibits & Collections-Art
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Editor Notes: DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is at 51 Sandy Pond Rd. Surrounded by 30 acres of woodlands, gardens and lawns, the 1880...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Dedham Historical Society
Dedham, MA 02026
Editor Notes: Dedham Historical Society, 612 High St., houses a historical and genealogical research library as well as a history museum t...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Genealogical Information; Museums
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Derby House
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Derby House, on the Derby St. waterfront at Salem Maritime National Historic Site, was built in 1762 by Captain Richard Derb...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Derby Wharf
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Derby Wharf lines Salem harbor and is part of Salem Maritime National Historic Site. This was a base for privateers during t...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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The Discovery Museums
Acton, MA 01720
Editor Notes: The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., is geared toward toddlers and pre-kindergartners. The creative exhibits in The Children...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
80
Dorchester Heights
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: Dorchester Heights, just s. of jct. E. Broadway and G St. at Thomas Park in South Boston, is part of Boston National Histori...Read More
Monuments, National; State; Towers
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Editor Notes: The Durant-Kenrick House & Grounds, 286 Waverley Ave., tells the stories of three Newton families over 3 centuries. The site...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Editor Notes: Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, on Columbia Point on the University of Massachusetts Boston campus...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Emerson House
Concord, MA 01742
Editor Notes: Emerson House, 28 Cambridge Tpke., was the home of author, lecturer, philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson from 1835 unti...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
84
Editor Notes: Essex River Cruises & Charters, 35 Dodge St., offers narrated journeys aboard the Essex River Queen II. A 90-minute sightsee...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
85
Essex Shipbuilding Museum
Essex, MA 01929-1343
Editor Notes: Essex Shipbuilding Museum, 66 Main St. (SR 133), is on the grounds of the historic A.D. Story shipyard. Featuring antique sh...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Museums; School Buildings
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Fairbanks House
Dedham, MA 02026
Editor Notes: Fairbanks House, 511 East St. at Eastern Ave., was built circa 1637 and is said to be the oldest standing timber-frame house...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Historic Buildings & Houses
87
Faneuil Hall
Boston, MA 02109
Editor Notes: Faneuil Hall is at 1 Faneuil Hall Square, just n.e. of jct. Congress and State sts. The 1742 building was given to the city ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Revolutionary War; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Shops, Firms & Stores
88
Fenway Park
Boston, MA 02215
Editor Notes: Fenway Park is at 4 Yawkey Way; guided tour tickets are sold at the Gate D Ticket Booth at Yawkey Way and Van Ness St. Opene...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Sports Arenas & Stadiums
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F. Gilbert Hills State Forest
Foxboro, MA 02035
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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First Baptist Church
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: First Baptist Church, 38 Gloucester Ave., is a modern structure evocative of a ship and fortress. The interior features a pu...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas
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Fort Sewall
Marblehead, MA 01945
Editor Notes: Fort Sewall, at the n.e. end of Front St., offers views of Marblehead and its harbor as well as Cape Ann and the Atlantic Oc...Read More
Forts & Military Installations; Views
92
Franklin Park Zoo
Boston, MA 02121
Editor Notes: Franklin Park Zoo is at One Franklin Park Rd. This 72-acre site is nestled within Boston's historic Franklin Park. The zoo i...Read More
Butterfly Houses; Children's Attractions; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Zoological Parks & Exhibits; Zoological Parks & Exhibits-Children's Zoos
93
Editor Notes: Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site is 2 blks. s. of SR 9 at 99 Warren St. Frederick Law Olmsted, the designer of N...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites; Museums
94
The Freedom Trail Foundation
Boston, MA 02111
Editor Notes: The Freedom Trail Foundation tours depart from the Boston Common Visitor Information Center on Tremont St. (on the hour) and...Read More
Self-guiding Tours; Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
95
Gardner-Pingree House
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Gardner-Pingree House, at 128 Essex St. on the Peabody Essex Museum campus, contains the work of Salem master builder Samuel...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
96
Georges Island
Boston, MA 02122
Editor Notes: Georges Island can be reached via ferry from Long Wharf in Boston; ferries to Georges Island also depart from Hingham, Hull ...Read More
Forts & Military Installations; Islands; NATIONAL RECREATION AREAS; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities
97
Ghosts & Gravestones
Boston, MA 02109
Editor Notes: Ghosts & Gravestones departs from the Old Town Trolley Tours stop #1 at 200 Atlantic Ave. The sinister side of Greater Bosto...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley; Walking Tours
98
Gibson House Museum
Boston, MA 02116
Editor Notes: Gibson House Museum, 137 Beacon St., is an 1859 Boston brownstone with Victorian furnishings, artwork and Gibson family heir...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial is on Stacy Blvd. at Western Ave. The statue is a memorial to the more than 10,000 Glouceste...Read More
Memorials
100
Gore Place
Waltham, MA 02453
Editor Notes: Gore Place is at 52 Gore St., on SR 20 at the Waltham-Watertown line. Built in the early 1800s for Gov. Christopher Gore, th...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
101
Government Center
Boston, MA 02201
Editor Notes: Government Center is bounded by Cambridge, Court, Congress and Sudbury sts. Government Center is on the site of old Scollay ...Read More
Buildings, Public; Capitol; City Hall; Shops, Firms & Stores; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
102
Granary Burying Ground
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: Granary Burying Ground, at the head of Bromfield St. at jct. Tremont St., was established in 1660. The third-oldest burying ...Read More
Cemeteries
103
Grape Island
Hull, MA 02045
NATIONAL RECREATION AREAS; RECREATION AREA
104
Great Brook Farm State Park
Carlisle, MA 01741
RECREATION AREA; STATE
105
Editor Notes: Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge has two branches. The Concord Unit is 1.3 mi. e. on SR 62, then n. on Monsen Rd. The ...Read More
Nature Trails; Wildlife Sanctuaries
106
Gropius House
Lincoln, MA 01773
Editor Notes: Gropius House, 68 Baker Bridge Rd., was built in 1938 by and for Walter Gropius, director of Germany's Bauhaus School and an...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
107
Hale Farm
Beverly, MA 01915
Editor Notes: Hale Farm, 39 Hale St., is a Beverly Historical Society and Museum historic site. It was built in 1694 for the community's f...Read More
Farms; Historic Buildings & Houses
108
Halibut Point State Park
Rockport, MA 01966
Editor Notes: Halibut Point State Park is on Cape Ann, 2.8 mi. n. on SR 127, then just e. on Gott Ave. The coastal property offers trails ...Read More
Historic Sites; Parks, City; State; Provincial; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities; STATE
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The Hall at Patriot Place
Foxboro, MA 02035
Editor Notes: The Hall at Patriot Place, at 1 Patriot Pl. next to Gillette Stadium, plays homage to the New England Patriots. As you'd exp...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Sports; Halls of Fame; Museums
110
Hammond Castle Museum
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Hammond Castle Museum is at 80 Hesperus Ave. Built by inventor Dr. John Hays Hammond 1926-29, this Medieval Revival-type cas...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
111
Hancock-Clarke House
Lexington, MA 02420
Editor Notes: Hancock-Clarke House, 36 Hancock St., was built in 1737. Samuel Adams and John Hancock were at this site when Paul Revere br...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
112
Harbor Tours Inc.
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Harbor Tours Inc. is at 66 Harbor Loop. The tour company's most popular excursion is the guided Cape Ann Lighthouse Cruise, ...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
113
Harold Parker State Forest
North Andover, MA 01845
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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Harpoon Brewery
Boston, MA 02210
Editor Notes: Harpoon Brewery is at 306 Northern Ave. Opened in 1986, this South Boston facility produces a number of year-round beers, mo...Read More
Breweries & Microbreweries; Industrial Tours
115
Harvard Art Museums
Cambridge, MA 02138
Editor Notes: Harvard Art Museums, at 32 Quincy St. on the Harvard University campus, comprises three museums: the Fogg Museum, the Arthur...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
116
Harvard Museum of Natural History
Cambridge, MA 02138
Editor Notes: Harvard Museum of Natural History, at 26 Oxford St. on the Harvard University campus, exhibits 12,000 specimens from the uni...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Fossils; Mines & Minerals; Museums
117
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
Editor Notes: Harvard University is at jct. Massachusetts Ave. and Cambridge St.; an information center is on the ground floor of the Holy...Read More
Schools-Colleges & Universities; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural
118
Heard House Museum
Ipswich, MA 01938
Editor Notes: Heard House Museum is at 54 S. Main St. (SR 1A). Completed in 1800, this Federal-style mansion was the elegant homestead of ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
119
Editor Notes: Historic New England's Phillips House, 34 Chestnut St., was the former home of historic preservationist Stephen Phillips. Th...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
120
Hopkinton State Park
Hopkinton, MA 01748
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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Editor Notes: The House of the Seven Gables is at 115 Derby St. The site comprises a collection of First Period buildings, including New E...Read More
Birthplaces & Childhood Homes; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites; Views
122
Hull Lifesaving Museum
Hull, MA 02045
Editor Notes: Hull Lifesaving Museum is at 1117 Nantasket Ave. Built in 1889 as a U.S. Life-Saving Station, the building also served as a ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Museums
123
Editor Notes: The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston is at 25 Harbor Shore Dr. The institute was founded in 1936 as one of the country'...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
124
Editor Notes: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is at 25 Evans Way. Isabella Stewart Gardner was a philanthropist, art collector and noted h...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Gardens
125
Jackson Homestead and Museum
Newton, MA 02458
Editor Notes: Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington St., is a Federal-style house constructed in 1809. The homestead serves as a mu...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
126
James Babson Cooperage Shop
Rockport, MA 01966
Editor Notes: James Babson Cooperage Shop, 1.5 mi. s. on SR 127, is probably the oldest building on Cape Ann. Built in 1658, the shop disp...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Historic Buildings & Houses
127
Jason Russell House
Arlington, MA 02476
Editor Notes: Jason Russell House, 7 Jason St., was the scene of fierce hand-to-hand combat during the Battle of Lexington and Concord, wh...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
128
Jeremiah Lee Mansion
Marblehead, MA 01945
Editor Notes: Jeremiah Lee Mansion, 161 Washington St., was the 1768 Georgian home of a wealthy ship owner and patriot who helped secure w...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
129
The John Adams Birthplace
Quincy, MA 02169
Editor Notes: The John Adams Birthplace is accessible via the Adams National Historical Park visitor center at 1250 Hancock St. Park range...Read More
Birthplaces & Childhood Homes; Historic Buildings & Houses
130
Editor Notes: John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site, 83 Beals St., preserves the birthplace and boyhood home of the 35th presiden...Read More
Birthplaces & Childhood Homes; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites; Parks, National
131
Editor Notes: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is on Columbia Point next to the campus of the University of Massachusetts; ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Libraries, Archives; Memorials; Museums
132
John Greenleaf Whittier Home
Amesbury, MA 01913
Editor Notes: John Greenleaf Whittier Home, 86 Friend St., was the 1836-92 home of the abolitionist and author, whose works included “Snow...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
133
Editor Notes: The John Quincy Adams Birthplace is accessible via the Adams National Historical Park visitor center at 1250 Hancock St. Par...Read More
Birthplaces & Childhood Homes; Historic Buildings & Houses
134
John Ward House
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: John Ward House is on Brown St. on the Peabody Essex Museum campus. Moved to this site in 1910, the 1684 building originally...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
135
J.O.J. Frost Folk Art Gallery
Marblehead, MA 01945
Editor Notes: J.O.J. Frost Folk Art Gallery, 170 Washington St., displays folk art and paintings of life in Marblehead and at sea by J.O.J...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
136
The Josiah Quincy House
Quincy, MA 02170
Editor Notes: The Josiah Quincy House, 20 Muirhead St., was built in 1770 by the prominent lawyer and political leader. In addition to fur...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
137
King's Chapel
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: King's Chapel, 58 Tremont St., was established in 1686 by the Church of England; the building was completed in 1754. The int...Read More
Churches-Chapels
138
King's Chapel Burying Ground
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: King's Chapel Burying Ground is at Tremont and School sts. Established in 1630, this is one of Boston's oldest burying groun...Read More
Cemeteries
139
Larz Anderson Auto Museum
Brookline, MA 02146
Editor Notes: Larz Anderson Auto Museum is at 15 Newton St. in Larz Anderson Park overlooking Boston. Located in a historic carriage house...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Vehicles; Museums
140
Lawrence Heritage State Park
Lawrence, MA 01840
Editor Notes: Lawrence Heritage State Park, 1 Jackson St., commemorates the history of this mill city. Lawrence's mills once produced 800 ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Mills; Parks, City; State; Provincial
141
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston
Somerville, MA 02145
Editor Notes: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston is at 598 Assembly Row. Ideal for children ages 3 through 10, the family-friendly attractio...Read More
Children's Attractions
142
Lessons on Liberty
Boston, MA 02111
Editor Notes: Lessons on Liberty tours depart from the Boston Common Visitor Information Center on Tremont St. Led by degreed historians i...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
143
Lexington Battle Green
Lexington, MA 02173
Editor Notes: Lexington Battle Green, or Common, is at Massachusetts Ave. and Bedford St. The common was the site of the first skirmish of...Read More
Battlefields
144
Editor Notes: The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships sails from the New England Aquarium on the waterfront; a ticket office is at 67 Long Wharf a...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
145
Liberty Ride
Lexington, MA 02421
Editor Notes: Liberty Ride departs from the Lexington Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center at 1875 Massachusetts Ave. During the 90-minut...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
146
Editor Notes: Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site is at 105 Brattle St. Built in 1759, this Georgian-style m...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites
147
Longfellow's Wayside Inn
Sudbury, MA 01776
Editor Notes: Longfellow's Wayside Inn is .2 mi. w. off US 20 at 72 Wayside Inn Rd. Made famous by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's book of po...Read More
Churches-Chapels; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Mills; Museums
148
Editor Notes: Long Hill Reservation, The Sedgwick Gardens is off SR 128N exit 18, then 1.5 mi. n. on SR 22 to 572 Essex St. This was the s...Read More
Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books
149
Longyear Museum
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Editor Notes: Longyear Museum, 1125 Boylston St., displays historic artifacts documenting the life of Mary Baker Eddy, discoverer of Chris...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Museums
150
Editor Notes: Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, 399 Lexington Rd., was the home of the Alcott family 1858-77, and it's where Louisa May A...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
151
Louisburg Square
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: Louisburg Square, on Beacon Hill between Mount Vernon and Pinckney sts., is the centerpiece of one of the most expensive res...Read More
Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
152
Lovells Island
Winthrop, MA 02152
NATIONAL RECREATION AREAS; RECREATION AREA
153
Editor Notes: Lowell National Historical Park, off Lowell Connector exit 5B, following signs to the visitor center at 246 Market St., comm...Read More
Historic Sites; Mills; Parks, National; Restored Villages & Settlements
154
Lyman Estate Greenhouses
Waltham, MA 02452
Editor Notes: Lyman Estate Greenhouses, .5 mi. n. of jct. US 20 at 185 Lyman St., offers a self-guiding tour through the 19th-century gree...Read More
Conservatories & Greenhouses; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
155
Editor Notes: Lynn Museum and Historical Society, 590 Washington Ave., serves as a local visitor center and features exhibits about Lynn a...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums; Visitor Centers
156
Marblehead Arts Association
Marblehead, MA 01945
Editor Notes: Marblehead Arts Association, 8 Hooper St., presents four galleries of changing exhibits every month at the historic King Hoo...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses
157
Maritime Gloucester
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop, is a working waterfront facility that aims to educate visitors about marine science and...Read More
Aquariums; Children's Attractions; Marine Attractions
158
Maritime Museum
Cohasset, MA 02025
Editor Notes: Maritime Museum is at 4 Elm St. Once a ship chandlery, the museum contains model ships, nautical items, navigational equipme...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
159
Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
Stoughton, MA 02072
Editor Notes: Mary Baker Eddy Historic House, 133 Central St., built 1868-70, was once the home of the founder of the Church of Christ, Sc...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
160
Mary Baker Eddy Home
Lynn, MA 01902
Editor Notes: Mary Baker Eddy Home, 8 Broad St., contains furnishings and articles relating to the life of the founder of the Church of Ch...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Historic Buildings & Houses
161
Editor Notes: Massachusetts Horticultural Society at Elm Bank is at 900 Washington St. The 36-acre site on the Charles River includes the ...Read More
Gardens
162
Editor Notes: Massachusetts Institute of Technology is on the n. shore of the Charles River Basin, with its main building at 77 Massachuse...Read More
Schools-Institutes
163
Editor Notes: Mass Audubon's Blue Hills Trailside Museum is off I-93 exit 2B (SR 138N) to 1904 Canton Ave., within Blue Hills Reservation....Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Native American; Museums; Nature Centers
164
Editor Notes: Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, 280 Eliot St., embraces 623 acres of marsh, ponds and meadows along the Charles...Read More
Nature Trails; Wildlife Sanctuaries
165
Editor Notes: Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, 208 S. Great Rd., encompasses 232 acres of pastures, fields, woodlands and p...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Farms; Wildlife Sanctuaries
166
Editor Notes: Mass Audubon's Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary is .5 mi. e. of US 1 on SR 97, then s. to 87 Perkins Row. This is the larges...Read More
Nature Trails; Trails-Summer Recreation; Wildlife Sanctuaries
167
Editor Notes: Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center is 1 mi. e. on Water St. to 1 Plum Island Tpke. Overlooking the Merrimack River,...Read More
Nature Centers; Nature Trails; Wildlife Sanctuaries
168
Editor Notes: Mass Audubon's Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary is .5 mi. e. of US 1 via SR 27, then 2 mi. s. to 293 Moose Hill St. This is the...Read More
Nature Centers; Nature Trails; Trails-Summer Recreation; Wildlife Sanctuaries
169
Maudslay State Park
Newburyport, MA 01950
RECREATION AREA; STATE
170
Editor Notes: Michele Topor's Boston Food Tours departs from jct. Salem and Cross sts. Local guides well acquainted with the culinary arts...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
171
Editor Notes: The Mill Girls and Immigrants Exhibit is at Lowell National Historical Park, in the Patrick J. Mogan Cultural Center at 40 F...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical
172
Minuteman Statue
Lexington, MA 02173
Editor Notes: Minuteman Statue, at the head of Battle Green on Massachusetts Ave., represents Capt. John Parker as he appeared on the morn...Read More
Statues
173
Minute Man Visitor Center
Lincoln, MA 01773
Editor Notes: Minute Man Visitor Center is at 250 N. Great Rd., .3 mi. e. of jct. Mill St., in Minute Man National Historical Park; some e...Read More
Visitor Centers
174
MIT Chapel
Cambridge, MA 02139
Editor Notes: MIT Chapel is on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's west campus at 48 Rear Massachusetts Ave. Noted architect Eero ...Read More
Churches-Chapels; Towers
175
MIT List Visual Arts Center
Cambridge, MA 02139
Editor Notes: MIT List Visual Arts Center is on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus, in the contemporary art museum in the Wi...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
176
MIT Museum
Cambridge, MA 02139
Editor Notes: MIT Museum is at 265 Massachusetts Ave. near the north side of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus. On the firs...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
177
MIT Museum's Compton Gallery
Cambridge, MA 02139
Editor Notes: MIT Museum's Compton Gallery is in Building 10-150 at 77 Massachusetts Ave. on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology cam...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Museums
178
MIT Museum's Hart Nautical Gallery
Cambridge, MA 02139
Editor Notes: MIT Museum's Hart Nautical Gallery, in Building 5 at 55 Massachusetts Ave. on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology camp...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General
179
The Mother Church
Boston, MA 02115
Editor Notes: The Mother Church, at 210 Massachusetts Ave. near the western edge of The Christian Science Plaza, houses the First Church o...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas
180
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge, MA 02138
Editor Notes: Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn St., is purportedly the nation's first landscaped cemetery. Founded in 1831, it cont...Read More
Arboretums; Cemeteries
181
Mugar Omni Theater
Boston, MA 02114
Editor Notes: Mugar Omni Theater is at the Museum of Science off SR 28 (Monsignor O'Brien Hwy.) at 1 Science Park. This IMAX theater shows...Read More
Theaters-IMAX & OMNIMAX
182
Munroe Tavern
Lexington, MA 02420
Editor Notes: Munroe Tavern, 1332 Massachusetts Ave., served as the British headquarters and hospital during the Battle of Lexington. The ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
183
Editor Notes: Museum of African American History is at 46 Joy St. The African Meeting House was dedicated in 1806 and is said to be the ol...Read More
Churches-Meeting Houses; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Schools
184
Editor Notes: Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon is at 963 Washington St. Highlighting artwork inspired by nature, the gallery of...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
185
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Boston, MA 02115
Editor Notes: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., houses Asiatic, African, Oceanic, European and America...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Music; Museums
186
The Museum of Printing
Haverhill, MA 01832
Editor Notes: The Museum of Printing, 15 Thornton Ave., documents the history of printing. A guided tour showcases such items as typesetti...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Museums
187
Museum of Science
Boston, MA 02114
Editor Notes: Museum of Science is off SR 28 (Monsignor O'Brien Hwy.) at 1 Science Park. With lips agape and eyes wide, young schoolchildr...Read More
Butterfly Houses; Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Gardens; Museums
188
Editor Notes: Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, off Seaver St. at 300 Walnut Ave., offers changing art exhibits in v...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-General; Museums
189
Narbonne-Hale House
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Narbonne-Hale House, at 71 Essex St. at Salem Maritime National Historic Site, was built in 1675. The middle-class home was ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
190
Nashoba Valley Ski Area
Westford, MA 01886
Editor Notes: (Skiing and Snowboarding) Nashoba Valley Ski Area is off I-495 exit 32 at 79 Powers
Recreation-Winter Activities
191
Editor Notes: National Park Service Visitor Center in Salem, at 2 New Liberty St. at Salem Maritime National Historic Site, offers informa...Read More
Visitor Centers
192
Newburyport Whale Watch
Newburyport, MA 01950
Editor Notes: Newburyport Whale Watch, 54 Merrimac St., offers whale-watch excursions lasting between 4 and 4.5 hours. Trained naturalists...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
193
New England Aquarium
Boston, MA 02110
Editor Notes: New England Aquarium, on the city's waterfront at Central Wharf off Atlantic Ave., is home to more than 40,000 animals repre...Read More
Aquariums; Children's Attractions; Marine Attractions; Theaters-IMAX & OMNIMAX
194
Editor Notes: New England Aquarium Whale Watch departs from the dock of the aquarium at Central Wharf off Atlantic Ave. Passengers aboard ...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
195
New England Pirate Museum
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: New England Pirate Museum, 274 Derby St., features exhibits recounting the history of marauding pirates who once plundered m...Read More
Museums
196
New England Quilt Museum
Lowell, MA 01852
Editor Notes: New England Quilt Museum, 18 Shattuck St., presents changing exhibitions of both historic and contemporary quilts. Interpret...Read More
Arts & Crafts; Museums
197
New England Sports Park
Amesbury, MA 01913
Editor Notes: (Tubing) New England Sports Park is at 12 Hunt
Recreation-Winter Activities
198
Editor Notes: New England Wild Flower Society—Garden in the Woods is at 180 Hemenway Rd. Garden in the Woods, with the largest landscaped ...Read More
Arboretums; Gardens
199
Nichols House Museum
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: Nichols House Museum, 55 Mount Vernon St., is a Federal-style house in the heart of Beacon Hill that was the home of Rose St...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
200
Ninth Wave Sailing Charters
Newburyport, MA 01950
Editor Notes: Ninth Wave Sailing Charters is at 54R Merrimac St. Departing from Newburyport's historic waterfront along the Merrimack Rive...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
201
The North Bridge
Concord, MA 01742
Editor Notes: The North Bridge, just w. of Monument St. in Minute Man National Historical Park, was the site of “the shot heard 'round the...Read More
Battlefields; Bridges
202
North Bridge Visitor Center
Concord, MA 01742
Editor Notes: North Bridge Visitor Center, at 174 Liberty St. in Minute Man National Historical Park, features uniforms and other relics d...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Visitor Centers
203
North Shore Arts Association
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: North Shore Arts Association is at 11 Pirates Ln. Located near one of the earliest artist colonies in America, the associati...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Arts & Crafts; Exhibits & Collections-Art
204
North Shore Kayak Outdoor Center
Rockport, MA 01966
Editor Notes: (Kayaking) North Shore Kayak Outdoor Center is at 9 Tuna Wharf. Guided tours are
Recreation-Summer Activities
205
Old Belfry
Lexington, MA 02173
Editor Notes: Old Belfry, off Clarke St., is near the Lexington Battle Green. It is a reproduction of the original belfry whose bell sound...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Towers
206
Old Burial Hill
Marblehead, MA 01945
Editor Notes: Old Burial Hill, off Orne St., is the resting place of approximately 600 Revolutionary soldiers as well as fishermen and sea...Read More
Cemeteries; Views
207
Old Burying Ground
Lexington, MA 02173
Editor Notes: Old Burying Ground is beyond the Lexington Battle Green, next to the Unitarian Church. Among the graves are those of Capt. J...Read More
Cemeteries
208
Old Cambridge
Cambridge, MA 02138
Editor Notes: Old Cambridge encompasses several blocks in and around the perimeter of Harvard Square. The original town plan and many earl...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
209
The Old House
Quincy, MA 02169
Editor Notes: The Old House is accessible via the Adams National Historical Park visitor center at 1250 Hancock St. Park rangers conduct t...Read More
Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Libraries, Archives
210
The Old Manse
Concord, MA 01742
Editor Notes: The Old Manse, 269 Monument St. next to the North Bridge, was built in 1770 by the grandfather of Ralph Waldo Emerson, who s...Read More
Birthplaces & Childhood Homes; Historic Buildings & Houses
211
Old North Church
Boston, MA 02113
Editor Notes: Old North Church (Christ Church) is at 193 Salem St. at the foot of Hull St. Sit in a pew in the oldest surviving church bui...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Buildings & Houses
212
The Old Ordinary
Hingham, MA 02043
Editor Notes: The Old Ordinary, 21 Lincoln St., was built in 1688 and enlarged in 1740 and 1760. The building functioned as a tavern for m...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
213
Old Schwamb Mill
Arlington, MA 02476
Editor Notes: Old Schwamb Mill, 17 Mill Ln., is a living-history museum exhibiting a working collection of shaft- and pulley belt-driven a...Read More
Mills
214
Editor Notes: Old Ship Church, First Parish in Hingham, 90 Main St., is one of the oldest continuously used wooden meetinghouse structures...Read More
Churches-Meeting Houses
215
Old South Church
Boston, MA 02116
Editor Notes: Old South Church, 645 Boylston St., was built in 1875 but the congregation itself began in 1669. It also holds special signi...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Buildings & Houses
216
Old South Meeting House
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St., was built in 1729 as a Puritan church. It was the site where colonists gathered...Read More
Churches-Meeting Houses; Historic Buildings & Houses
217
Old State House
Boston, MA 02109
Editor Notes: Old State House is at 206 Washington St. at the head of State St. The building is on the site of the old 1657 Town House. Th...Read More
Buildings, Public; Capitol; City Hall; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites; Museums
218
Old Town Trolley Tours
Boston, MA 02109
Editor Notes: Old Town Trolley Tours departs from the Old Town Trolley stop #1 at 200 Atlantic Ave. but also can be boarded at 18 other st...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
219
Otis House Museum
Boston, MA 02114
Editor Notes: Otis House Museum, 141 Cambridge St., was designed by Charles Bulfinch for Harrison Gray Otis, lawyer, entrepreneur and Bost...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
220
Paine House at Greenwood Farm
Ipswich, MA 01938
Editor Notes: Paine House at Greenwood Farm is at 47 Jeffrey's Neck Rd. The 1694 Paine House, a clapboard saltbox furnished with period fu...Read More
Farms; Historic Buildings & Houses; Nature Trails
221
Paper House
Rockport, MA 01966
Editor Notes: Paper House, 52 Pigeon Hill St., is built of 215 thicknesses of newspaper. The furniture, also made of newspaper, includes a...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Historic Buildings & Houses
222
Paragon Carousel
Hull, MA 02045
Editor Notes: Paragon Carousel, opposite Bernie King Pavilion at 205 Nantasket Ave. (SR 228), is a 1928 wooden carousel with 66 horses, tw...Read More
Carousels; Children's Attractions
223
Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
Newburyport, MA 01950
Editor Notes: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge headquarters is at 6 Plum Island Tpke. (Rolfe's Ln.). The 4,662-acre refuge includes t...Read More
Nature Trails; Recreation-Winter Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation; Wildlife Sanctuaries
224
Park Street Church
Boston, MA 02108
Editor Notes: Park Street Church, 1 Park St., was built in 1809 and was the scene of abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison's first antislave...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas
225
Paul Revere House
Boston, MA 02113
Editor Notes: Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, was built about 1680 and is the oldest house in downtown Boston. The restored home, whic...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
226
Editor Notes: Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation is at 2 North Grove St. at the entrance to the Massachusetts Ge...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
227
Peabody Essex Museum
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., offers internationally renowned collections of art, architecture and culture encompassi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Gardens; Museums
228
Editor Notes: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology is at 11 Divinity Ave. on the Harvard University campus. The museum is one of th...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Native American; Museums
229
Peddocks Island
Hull, MA 02045
NATIONAL RECREATION AREAS; RECREATION AREA
230
Plainridge Park Casino
Plainville, MA 02762
Editor Notes: Plainridge Park Casino is at 301 Washington
Gambling Establishments
231
Plum Island Kayak
Newburyport, MA 01950
Editor Notes: (Kayaking) Plum Island Kayak is at 92 Merrimac St. Guided tours are
Sightseeing Tours-Rafting & Canoeing
232
Editor Notes: The Printing Office of Edes & Gill, at 21 Unity St. on the Old North Church campus, is one of only three working Colonial pr...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
233
Prudential Center
Boston, MA 02199
Editor Notes: Prudential Center, between Huntington Ave. and Boylston St., is Boston's first unified business, civic and residential devel...Read More
Buildings, Office; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
234
Public Garden
Boston, MA 02130
Editor Notes: Public Garden is bounded by Boylston, Charles, Beacon and Arlington sts. This lovely park opened to the public in 1837 and i...Read More
Children's Attractions; Gardens
235
Public Stores
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Public Stores, on the Derby St. waterfront at the back of the Custom House at Salem Maritime National Historic Site, was use...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Historic Buildings & Houses
236
Editor Notes: Quincy Historical Society Museum is at 8 Adams St. The museum features Quincy: of Stone, of Ships, of Minds—a permanent exhi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
237
Quincy Shore Reservation
Quincy, MA 02171
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
238
The Rebecca Nurse Homestead
Danvers, MA 01923
Editor Notes: The Rebecca Nurse Homestead, 149 Pine St., is the 17th-century saltbox where Rebecca Nurse lived 1678-92, which is when she ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
239
Revolutionary Monument
Lexington, MA 02173
Editor Notes: Revolutionary Monument, on the Lexington Battle Green, was dedicated in 1799 to the eight men killed in the first battle of ...Read More
Memorials; Monuments, General
240
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
241
Rockport Art Association
Rockport, MA 01966
Editor Notes: Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St., offers changing exhibits of paintings, photographs, graphics and sculpture. Workshops...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
242
Rocky Neck Art Colony
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Rocky Neck Art Colony is at 53 Rocky Neck Ave. The colony of artist studios began in the 1850s. The site includes more than ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Arts & Crafts; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Shops, Firms & Stores
243
Rose Art Museum
Waltham, MA 02454
Editor Notes: Rose Art Museum, at 415 South St. on the Brandeis University campus, presents changing exhibits of modern and contemporary ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
244
St. Michael's Church
Marblehead, MA 01945
Editor Notes: St. Michael's Church, 26 Pleasant St., was built in 1714 and remodeled in 1833 in Gothic Revival style. One of the oldest Ep...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas
245
Editor Notes: Salem Maritime National Historic Site is on Derby St. on the Old Salem waterfront. Historic buildings of the Port of Salem 1...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites
246
Salem Smugglers' Tour
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Salem Smugglers' Tour, 35 Derby Sq., is an 80-minute, aboveground walking tour through downtown that focuses on the city's h...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
247
Salem Trolley
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Salem Trolley departs from the National Park Service Visitor Center in Salem at 2 New Liberty St. The 1-hour narrated tours ...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
248
Salem Witch Village
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Salem Witch Village, 288 Rear Derby St., features guided tours through an indoor labyrinth that explains the history of witc...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General
249
Salisbury Beach State Reservation
Salisbury, MA 01952
RECREATION AREA; STATE
250
Editor Notes: Samuel Adams Boston Brewery Tour is at 30 Germania St. Guides relate the story of The Boston Beer Co. and offer visitors a f...Read More
Breweries & Microbreweries; Industrial Tours
251
Editor Notes: Sandy Bay Historical Society and Museum, 40 King St. in the Sewall-Scripture House, contains Early American and Victorian ro...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Genealogical Information; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
252
Sargent House Museum
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Sargent House Museum, 49 Middle St., is an 18th-century Georgian-style home built in 1782 for Judith Sargent Murray, who is ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
253
Editor Notes: Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site is at 244 Central St. The Saugus ironworks began in 1646 with an English investment...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Furnaces, Shot Towers; Historic Sites; Museums
254
Scale House
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Scale House is on the Derby St. waterfront, behind the Custom House at Salem Maritime National Historic Site. Built in 1829,...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
255
Schooner Thomas E. Lannon
Gloucester, MA 01930
Editor Notes: Schooner Thomas E. Lannon departs from Seven Seas Wharf on Rogers St. The 65-foot-long schooner offers 2-hour sightseeing cr...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
256
Editor Notes: Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, 33 Marrett Rd., offers a permanent collection related to the history of American fre...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
257
Semitic Museum
Cambridge, MA 02138
Editor Notes: Semitic Museum is at 6 Divinity Ave. on the Harvard University campus. Houses of Ancient Israel: Domestic, Royal and Divine ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
258
The Shirley-Eustis House
Boston, MA 02119
Editor Notes: The Shirley-Eustis House, 33 Shirley St., was built in the mid-1700s in the Georgian style for Royal Colonial Governor Willi...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
259
Editor Notes: Skywalk Observatory at Prudential Center, between Huntington Ave. and Boylston St. on the 50th floor of Prudential Tower, of...Read More
Observatories; Views
260
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Concord, MA 01742
Editor Notes: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is 1 blk. e. of Monument Square on Bedford St. The cemetery contains the graves of the Alcotts; Ralph...Read More
Cemeteries
261
Editor Notes: Smith Museum of the Arlington Historical Society, 7 Jason St., features a rotating display documenting the town's ...Read More
Museums
262
Spectacle Island
Boston, MA 02122
Editor Notes: Spectacle Island can be reached via ferry from Long Wharf in Boston; ferries also depart from Hingham, Hull and Quincy. The ...Read More
Beaches; Islands; NATIONAL RECREATION AREAS; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities
263
Editor Notes: Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History, .5 mi. n. of jct. SR 30, next to the Regis College campus at 241 Wellesley St....Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Museums
264
Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm
Newbury, MA 01951
Editor Notes: Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm is at 5 Littles Ln. The 230-acre site features a 1690 manor house with interactive exhibits as we...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Farms; Historic Buildings & Houses; Nature Trails
265
Spirit of Boston
Boston, MA 02110
Editor Notes: Spirit of Boston, which departs from Commonwealth Pier on Seaport Blvd. at the World Trade Center, offers 2-hour narrated lu...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
266
The Sports Museum
Boston, MA 02114
Editor Notes: The Sports Museum is on the 5th and 6th floors of the TD Garden at 100 Legends Way. Displays focus on New England sports fro...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Sports; Museums
267
State House
Boston, MA 02133
Editor Notes: State House is at the head of Park St. at 24 Beacon St., across from the Boston Common. The original brick front section, de...Read More
Buildings, Public; Capitol; City Hall; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Wars; Historic Buildings & Houses
268
The Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover, MA 01845
Editor Notes: The Stevens-Coolidge Place is at 137 Andover St. Preservation architect Joseph Everett Chandler redesigned elements of the h...Read More
Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
269
Editor Notes: Stonehurst, The Robert Treat Paine Estate, 100 Robert Treat Paine Dr., designed by architect Henry Hobson and landscape arch...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Trails-Summer Recreation
270
Stone Zoo
Stoneham, MA 02180
Editor Notes: Stone Zoo, 149 Pond St., encompasses 26 acres near the Spot Pond reservoir. The facility shelters such animals as black bear...Read More
Children's Attractions; Zoological Parks & Exhibits; Zoological Parks & Exhibits-Children's Zoos
271
Editor Notes: Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary/Bristol Blake State Reservation is 1 mi. s. on SR 115 to 108 North St. A 1-mile self-guiding ...Read More
Nature Centers; Nature Trails; Wildlife Sanctuaries
272
Taza Chocolate Factory Tour
Somerville, MA 02143
Editor Notes: Taza Chocolate Factory Tour, 561 Windsor St., outlines Taza's company history, sourcing of cacao and production processes. V...Read More
Industrial Tours
273
Editor Notes: Trademark Tours: Classic Hahvahd Tour departs from 1376 Massachusetts Ave. in Harvard Square, near the information kiosk. Ac...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
274
Trinity Church
Boston, MA 02116
Editor Notes: Trinity Church, in Copley Square at 206 Clarendon St., was consecrated in 1877. Romanesque in style, the church is considere...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas
275
Editor Notes: United First Parish Church (Church of the Presidents) is at 1306 Hancock St. Established in 1639, the congregation of the Un...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas
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Upper Deck Trolley Tours
Boston, MA 02129
Editor Notes: Upper Deck Trolley Tours picks up at State St. and Atlantic Ave. and at more than 20 other stops throughout Boston and Cambr...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Sightseeing Tours-Boats; Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
277
Urban AdvenTours
Boston, MA 02110
Recreation-Summer Activities; Sightseeing Tours
278
USS Cassin Young
Boston, MA 02129
Editor Notes: USS Cassin Young, off I-93 exit 28 in Charlestown Navy Yard at Pier One, is named in honor of a U.S. Navy commander awarded ...Read More
Memorials; Ships & Boats
279
USS Constitution
Boston, MA 02129
Editor Notes: USS Constitution, off I-93 exit 28 in Charlestown Navy Yard, was launched Oct. 21, 1797, at Edmund Hartt's shipyard and was ...Read More
Ships & Boats
280
USS Constitution Museum
Boston, MA 02129
Editor Notes: USS Constitution Museum is off I-93 exit 28 in Charlestown Navy Yard at Pier One. Hands-on exhibits let visitors furl a sail...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
281
Editor Notes: USS Salem and United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum is at 739 Washington St. Visitors may tour the 716-foot ship and inves...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Museums; Ships & Boats
282
Editor Notes: The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture is at 18 Phillips St. Built in the early 1900s by Jewish immigrants, the ...Read More
Churches-Temples & Synagogues; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items
283
Walden Pond State Reservation
Concord, MA 01742
Editor Notes: Walden Pond State Reservation, .2 mi. s. on SR 126 at 915 Walden St., consists of 462 acres, including the 102-foot-deep pon...Read More
Historic Sites; Lakes, Ponds & Reservoirs; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities; STATE
284
The Waltham Museum Inc.
Waltham, MA 02452
Editor Notes: The Waltham Museum Inc., 25 Lexington St., focuses on New England's turn-of-the-20th-century manufacturing heritage. Many it...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Clocks; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
285
Warren Anatomical Museum
Boston, MA 02115
Editor Notes: Warren Anatomical Museum is at 10 Shattuck St., on the 5th floor of the Countway Library of Medicine. The museum's collectio...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
286
Waterworks Museum
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Editor Notes: Waterworks Museum is at 2450 Beacon St., on the Chestnut Hill Reservoir. Exhibits and a multimedia presentation document Gre...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
287
The Wayside
Concord, MA 01742
Editor Notes: The Wayside is at 455 Lexington Rd. in Minute Man National Historical Park. This was the home of Samuel Whitney, the muster ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
288
Wenham Museum
Wenham, MA 01984
Editor Notes: Wenham Museum, on SR 1A at 132 Main St., includes the Claflin-Richards House. Circa 1690, its architecture and furnishings a...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Dolls & Toys; Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
289
The West End Museum
Boston, MA 02114
Editor Notes: The West End Museum, 7 Lomasney Way, documents the history and culture of the West End neighborhood of Boston through perman...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
290
Weston Ski Track
Weston, MA 02493
Editor Notes: (Skiing (Cross-country)) Weston Ski Track is off I-90 exit 15 at 190 Park
Recreation-Winter Activities
291
Whipple House Museum
Ipswich, MA 01938
Editor Notes: Whipple House Museum is at 1 S. Village Green (SR 1A). Begun in 1677, this timber-frame house was the sumptuous home of a su...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
292
Whistler House Museum of Art
Lowell, MA 01852
Editor Notes: Whistler House Museum of Art, 243 Worthen St., was the 1834 birthplace of James McNeill Whistler. Built in 1823, the house n...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Birthplaces & Childhood Homes; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses
293
Whittier Birthplace
Haverhill, MA 01830
Editor Notes: Whittier Birthplace is off I-495 exit 52, then 1 mi. e. on SR 110 to 305 Whittier Rd. This 1688 house is the birthplace and ...Read More
Birthplaces & Childhood Homes; Historic Buildings & Houses
294
Willard Brook State Forest
Ashby, MA 01431
RECREATION AREA; STATE
295
Editor Notes: William Hickling Prescott House is at 55 Beacon St. Built in 1808 by architect Asher Benjamin, the Federal-style town house ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Historic Buildings & Houses
296
Winter Island Marine Park
Salem, MA 01970
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
297
Witch Dungeon Museum
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Witch Dungeon Museum, 16 Lynde St., is in a former 19th-century church. A scene from a 1692 witch trial is performed by prof...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Theaters-Plays, Dramas & Musicals
298
Witch History Museum
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: Witch History Museum is at 197-201 Essex St. An actor dressed in period costume performs a monologue explaining the witch hy...Read More
Museums
299
The Witch House
Salem, MA 01970
Editor Notes: The Witch House is at 310 1/2 Essex St. The 17th-century home of Judge Jonathan Corwin is furnished in period. Guided tours ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
300
Wompatuck State Park
Hingham, MA 02043
RECREATION AREA; STATE
301
Yankee Clipper Harbor Tours
Newburyport, MA 01950
Editor Notes: Yankee Clipper Harbor Tours departs from the west end of the Newburyport boardwalk on the waterfront. The narrated 1-hour Sc...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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