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Ranked #31 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Children's Museums
Owner description: Highlights of this interactive museum include the "Science Playground," featuring giant soap bubble-making tools and the "New... more » Owner description: Highlights of this interactive museum include the "Science Playground," featuring giant soap bubble-making tools and the "New Balance Climb," which teaches kids the laws of physics while navigating through a two-story-high maze. « less
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Ranked #32 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Walking tours
Owner description: Operated by the National Park Service, this is a walking tour of Boston's 19th-century African-American history. Tthe Black... more » Owner description: Operated by the National Park Service, this is a walking tour of Boston's 19th-century African-American history. Tthe Black Heritage Trail focuses on the emerging free black community of the 1800s and their leading efforts in the Abolition Movement, the Underground Railroad, and the early struggles for equality and justice. The tour's focus is on the years between 1783 when Massachusetts abolished slavery to 1865 when slavery was abolished nationwide after the Civil War. « less
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Ranked #33 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #34 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Civic Centers
Owner description: This modern arena, formerly named the Fleet Center replaced the beloved but dilapidated Boston Garden as home for the Boston... more » Owner description: This modern arena, formerly named the Fleet Center replaced the beloved but dilapidated Boston Garden as home for the Boston Celtics and Bruins. « less
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Ranked #35 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #36 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
Designed in 1798 by renowned architect Charles Bulfinch, the historic building is dominated by a magnificent gold dome.
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Ranked #37 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Performances
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Ranked #38 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Anchored by the modern John Hancock building and the stately Trinity Church, this area is known for its upscale restaurants... more » Owner description: Anchored by the modern John Hancock building and the stately Trinity Church, this area is known for its upscale restaurants and stores. « less
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Ranked #39 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Discover one of Boston’s hidden cultural treasures: The Mapparium! This world-famous, three-story globe is one of the key... more » Owner description: Discover one of Boston’s hidden cultural treasures: The Mapparium! This world-famous, three-story globe is one of the key attractions at The Mary Baker Eddy Library and has been visited by more than 10 million people since it was constructed in 1935. Brilliant colors and lights track global shifts over the past century as a rich orchestration of words, inspiring quotes, music, and LED lights illustrate how ideas have traversed time and geography and changed the world. « less
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Ranked #40 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Architectural Buildings; Malls
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Ranked #41 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Historic Sites; Government Buildings; History Museums
Owner description: Relive the drama and excitement of the American Revolution with fun and engaging programs and tours, interactive exhibits,... more » Owner description: Relive the drama and excitement of the American Revolution with fun and engaging programs and tours, interactive exhibits, beautifully restored period rooms and unsurpassed 18th century treasures. Celebrating 300 years as America's oldest and most historic colonial building, the Old State House is now Boston's Revolutionary Museum. Visit us at the heart of the Freedom Trail and only steps away from Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and the New England Aquarium. « less
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Ranked #42 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Back Bay
Ranked #43 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: This tony neighborhood--one of the two most expensive residential areas in Boston--started as a bay. The bay was filled in... more » Owner description: This tony neighborhood--one of the two most expensive residential areas in Boston--started as a bay. The bay was filled in during the 19th century to create the area now known by the name Back Bay. The area is known for its Victorian brownstones, the Boston Public Library, shopping, office high rises and upscale hotels. « less
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Ranked #44 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Symphonies; Theaters; Operas
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Ranked #45 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Boat Tours
Owner description: Looking for something to do in Boston? Boston’s Best Cruises offers something for everyone! Choose from an exciting whale... more » Owner description: Looking for something to do in Boston? Boston’s Best Cruises offers something for everyone! Choose from an exciting whale watch, a day out on the Harbor Islands, Boston’s Best Sunset and Lighthouse Cruises and much more! Boston’s Best Cruises - More than just a boat ride! Our "Ferry Center" building is located on Long Wharf North between the Marriott Long Wharf and Christopher Columbus Park. Look for the dark, wood building with the nautical code flags flying above. « less
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Ranked #46 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
Located on historic Beacon Street, this museum is housed in a 1859 Boston brownstone with Victorian furnishings.
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Ranked #47 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
This National Historic Landmark, one of America's great buildings, was built in 1877 by architect H.H. Richardson.
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Ranked #48 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Bar/ Clubs; Bowling Alleys
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Ranked #49 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #50 of 218 attractions in Boston
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Ranked #51 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Tours
Owner description: Boston's best whale watch! Experience whales as only the New England Aquarium can present them! Our experienced marine... more » Owner description: Boston's best whale watch! Experience whales as only the New England Aquarium can present them! Our experienced marine biologists tell you all about these majestic creatures and the other inhabitants of Stellwagen Bank onboard the only fast catamaran in Boston designed specifically for whale watching! Whale sightings are guaranteed on this family fun adventure! « less
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Ranked #52 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Concerts
Built in 1754, this was the first Anglican church in America; it later became the country's first Unitarian house of worship.
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Ranked #53 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Ranked #54 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Historic Sites; Marinas; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Established in 1800 as one of the country's original naval maintenance centers, the Navy Yard is now the home of the USS... more » Owner description: Established in 1800 as one of the country's original naval maintenance centers, the Navy Yard is now the home of the USS Constitution. « less
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Ranked #55 of 218 attractions in Boston
Owner description: Taste the sweeter side of the Revolution! Visitors will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th-century chocolate... more » Owner description: Taste the sweeter side of the Revolution! Visitors will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th-century chocolate as it was enjoyed by some of Boston’s most famous Revolutionary-era patriots. This new shop, the only of its kind in New England, explores the history of chocolate, including how it was produced and consumed during the American colonial period, and its connections to Boston and the Old North Church. Daily demonstrations explore how the chocolate was made and consumed by some of Boston’s most famous Revolutionary-era patriots as well as Captain Newark Jackson for whom the shop is named.The shop is located in the same building as the Printing Offices of Edes and Gill, the Clough House at 21 Unity Street, Boston. Don't miss this exciting and unique experience! « less
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Ranked #56 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The mission of The Lyric Stage Company of Boston is to produce entertaining, challenging, and provocative theatrical... more » Owner description: The mission of The Lyric Stage Company of Boston is to produce entertaining, challenging, and provocative theatrical productions of varying genres and styles that reach a wide variety of audiences through reasonable ticket prices and outreach programs. We are committed support and nurture the talents of Boston-area theatre artists through employment, training, and development opportunities. « less
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Ranked #57 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Theaters; Comedy Clubs
Owner description: Improv Asylum is a comedy theater that features improvisation and sketch comedy. We’ve been described as Whose Line is it... more » Owner description: Improv Asylum is a comedy theater that features improvisation and sketch comedy. We’ve been described as Whose Line is it Anyway? meets Saturday Night Live!. Improv Asylum is located in the heart of the North End, within short walking distance from Faneuil Hall and is easily accessible via public transportation. There is a $3.00 service charge per ticket on all phone orders. Advance ticket sales are recommended. We are a smoke-free establishment with no minimum drink requirement. « less
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Ranked #58 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #59 of 218 attractions in Boston
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Aquariums
The 200,000-gallon Giant Ocean Tank is the centerpiece of the Aquarium, Boston's most visited tourist attraction.
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Ranked #60 of 218 attractions in Boston
Category: Monuments/ Statues
This 220-foot granite tower commemorates the Patriots' undaunted bravery in defeat at the 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill.
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