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Ranked #1 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Cemeteries

Mount Auburn Cemetery has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the Department of the Interior, recognizing it as one of the country's most significant cultural... more »

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Ranked #2 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #3 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: One of the world's leading educational institutions, with an emphasis on math and sciences, the Massachusetts Institute of... more » Owner description: One of the world's leading educational institutions, with an emphasis on math and sciences, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is located on the banks of the Charles River. The M.I.T. campus includes many modern buildings designed by famous architects and is worth exploring. « less
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Ranked #4 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Bodies of Water; Scenic Drives
Owner description: A nature reservation covering 950 acres along both sides of the Charles River offers bicycle and jogging paths, 12 tennis... more » Owner description: A nature reservation covering 950 acres along both sides of the Charles River offers bicycle and jogging paths, 12 tennis courts, six swimming pools and the popular Hatch Memorial Shell with live concerts. « less
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Ranked #5 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Natural History Museums
Owner description: This is the public museum of Harvard's three research museums. More than 12,000 of the 21 million specimens are on display,... more » Owner description: This is the public museum of Harvard's three research museums. More than 12,000 of the 21 million specimens are on display, including the renowned collection of 3,000 'Glass Flowers,' amazingly realistic flame-worked glass models of flowering plants used to teach botany to students in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Family favorites include the dinosaurs and other prehistoric mammals as well as more than 500 current day mammals, including skeletons of a rhino, hippo, giraffe and three whales. « less
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Ranked #6 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Founded in 1636, Harvard is America's oldest institute of higher learning and one of the country's most prestigious... more » Owner description: Founded in 1636, Harvard is America's oldest institute of higher learning and one of the country's most prestigious universities. Among the illustrious alumni are civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois, philosopher Henry David Thoreau, writer Gertrude Stein, composer Leonard Bernstein, cellist Yo Yo Ma and seven U.S. presidents. « less
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Ranked #7 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
Owner description: Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site preserves the home of Henry W. Longfellow, one of the... more » Owner description: Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site preserves the home of Henry W. Longfellow, one of the world's foremost 19th century poets. The house also served as headquarters for General George Washington during the Siege of Boston, July 1775 - April 1776. In addition to its rich history, the site offers unique opportunities to explore 19th century literature and arts. « less
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Ranked #8 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #9 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #10 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Specialty Shops
Owner description: "The Coop" is the Harvard college store, known for its expansive collection of books, posters and University insignia... more » Owner description: "The Coop" is the Harvard college store, known for its expansive collection of books, posters and University insignia merchandise. « less
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Ranked #11 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Biking Trails
This 10-mile paved path covers part of the route of Paul Revere's midnight ride.
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Ranked #12 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #13 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Science Museums; Museums

The MIT Museum is a place that explores invention, ideas, and innovation. Home to renowned collections in science and technology, holography, architecture and design, nautical... more »

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Ranked #14 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #15 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Museums; Specialty Museums
Owner description: From towering Native American totem poles and large Maya sculptures to precious artifacts of the ancient world, the Peabody... more » Owner description: From towering Native American totem poles and large Maya sculptures to precious artifacts of the ancient world, the Peabody Museum is among the oldest archaeological and ethnographic museums in the world with one of the finest collections of human cultural history found anywhere. « less
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Ranked #16 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Some facts about Harvard Square:  - Home to Harvard University, renowned academic institution with a massive endowment, arguably the hardest college to get into in the U.S., home... more »

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Ranked #17 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This kiosk in the heart of Harvard Square is a National Historic Landmark that carries an impressive array of newspapers and... more » Owner description: This kiosk in the heart of Harvard Square is a National Historic Landmark that carries an impressive array of newspapers and magazines from around the world. « less
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Ranked #18 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #19 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Biking Trails; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #20 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #21 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Art Museums
Harvard's newest art museum specializes in Ancient, Asian, Islamic, and Later Indian art.
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Ranked #22 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Whether you want to relax, people-watch or learn about Boston's rich heritage, visit this central meeting ground in the heart... more » Owner description: Whether you want to relax, people-watch or learn about Boston's rich heritage, visit this central meeting ground in the heart of historic Cambridge. « less
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Ranked #23 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
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Ranked #24 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Harvard Art Museums, among the world’s leading art institutions, comprise three museums (Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and... more » Owner description: The Harvard Art Museums, among the world’s leading art institutions, comprise three museums (Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler) and four research centers. Integral to Harvard University and the wider community, the art museums and research centers serve as resources for students, scholars, and other visitors. For more than a century they have been the nation’s premier training ground for museum professionals and are renowned for their seminal role in developing the discipline of art history in this country. « less
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Ranked #25 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #26 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
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Ranked #27 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #28 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Libraries
Owner description: Collection of materials focused on the history of women in the United States. The library is also home to an extensive... more » Owner description: Collection of materials focused on the history of women in the United States. The library is also home to an extensive culinary collection and the Radcliffe Archives. « less
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Ranked #29 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
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Ranked #30 of 47 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Neighborhoods

Central Square is located between Harvard, Inman and Kendall Squares off the MBTA redline along Mass Ave and Prospect St. There are a plethora of different restaurants for every... more »

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