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Learned a lot

I Learned a lot from this place. It was very entertaining and professional and neat. It had lots of... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
Somerville, Massachusetts
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Amazing maps

You can see the museum exhibitions that change every so often but you can also request to see any... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2019
Boston, Massachusetts
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Feb 18, 2019
“Learned a lot ”
Jan 30, 2019
“Amazing maps”
The Leventhal Map Center is located on the first floor of the Boston Public Library's historic McKim Building in Copley Square. It includes an exhibition gallery featuring changing thematic exhibitions, a public learning center with research books...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
700 Boylston St, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA 02116-2813
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+1 617-859-2387
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

I Learned a lot from this place. It was very entertaining and professional and neat. It had lots of maps and globes . Theyalso have geography board games.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

You can see the museum exhibitions that change every so often but you can also request to see any map in their collection. Great website too

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank babybard
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Great selection of maps and materials that supposedly change every so often. Will definitely have to come back to sample new themes of maps as this most recent themes had waterways and distorted perception for example. I am sure that there are more maps in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patrick M
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Don't be fooled by the small size and location inside the Boston Public Library. This map center is a history buff's dream, a collection of antique maps that reflect how our perception of the world has changed over many centuries. I could have easily spent...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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LeventhalMap, Education and Outreach Coordinator at Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to the Leventhal Map Center. We hope you'll return and check out our next exhibition next time you're in town!

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October 18, 2018|
Response from babybard |
No it is free to see the museum and to do research with the large map collection