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Mary Baker Eddy Library

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2 weeks ago
Sep 9, 2018
Mary Baker Eddy was a remarkable New England woman who overcame adversity and challenged convention during a time when women had few rights or opportunities. She is regarded as one of the most successful and influential women of the...more
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200 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon curious about the Mapparium . We arrived before the 1.40 presentation and were ushered in to join the group. The Mapparium is one piece of this library and as a former geography teacher, I wish we had one in our...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2018

A fabulous building with charming well excellent knowledgeable staff, the interior of the building is well worth your time the lights in the main hall are awesome, well worth a visit.

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

We went just for the mapparium and it was really cool! The guide talked to us about the way sound travels in there which was interesting and there was a basic light and sound show. I think a donation would be better than a charge...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Went for just the Mapparium (using the GoBoston card) and it was a very interesting and unique experience. Definitely recommend it and it didn’t take too long at all. Fit it into an already packed day.

Thank Kashia Q
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our short visit here. The staff were very friendly and eager to assist with questions. We took the free tour of the church that is adjacent to the library building. It's a spectacular facility.

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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We could not take a picture and it wouldn’t do it justice. If you haven’t seen it you must see the mapparium. It is around 3 stories tall and has amazing acoustics. So if you are in the Boston area stop and see this and...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

The library is free to enter and part of the Christian Science Church (NOT Scientology!). Mary Baker Eddy is a really interesting woman - look her up! The Mapparium is also here and is super cool.

Thank Cara C
Reviewed June 7, 2017

An elegant and intellectual place that puts a few curiosities in one's mind, as is it's intention. The Mapparium was pretty awesome!

1  Thank Nicki S
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Such an interesting & unusual piece of historical art and world perspective. Our visit was really easy and required very little planning as entrance/tours are offered so frequently.

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

We can presume that Mary Baker Eddy, founder of the Christian Science movement (and its institutional expression) was vegetarian because she wrote in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures that 'Man is not by nature carnivorous!' How could any RELIGIOUS person say that...More

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