Things to Do in Waltham

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Things to Do in Waltham

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  • Sgrdn3
    Ithaca, NY65 contributions
    Gem, of a park close to town. Lots of trails and the ridge trail affords great views of the area including downtown Boston.
    Written January 6, 2020
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  • 228gabriel
    2 contributions
    We attended a wedding held at the museum and it was the perfect place for the occasion! Beautiful meeting rooms and lots of cool old watches and equipment to look at!
    Written June 29, 2022
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  • ROTIP
    Tilton, NH242 contributions
    Be sure to take the guided tour of the mansion. The guide is extremely knowledgable about the building and the family history. Since the owners died with no descendants, all of there possessions were auctioned off or given away. As a result, very few of the contents of the building are original. The museum staff is slowly bringing the mansion back to glory. Ask to see the carriage house, it has been painstakingly restored but is not on the standard tour. There isn't much to see on the grounds but it's nice to have the solitude right in the heart of Waltham.
    Written April 29, 2019
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  • Robert W
    Waltham, MA32 contributions
    This new brewery has popped onto the scene quickly and it's entirely because their selection of beers is vast and most are quite excellent. There's free parking and you can eat inside or out.
    People who up with their kids and their dogs. It's low-key. The food is so-so, and most of it is prepackaged (e.g. guacamole, and the chips arrive in a sealed bag). But you meet some interesting people, and they all love good beer.
    Written July 14, 2022
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  • Traci F
    4 contributions
    It is beautifully peaceful at the estate. When you park, there is a short walk to the house and sweeping lawn. There are numerous wooded hiking trails that looked like they would be wonderful to explore. We mainly went there to view the outside of the house which is beautiful (need an appt to see the inside). Some people were there sitting on benches or blankets just enjoying the quiet and view. There were no restroom facilities.
    Written June 7, 2022
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  • Spw91
    Bridgewater, NJ660 contributions
    Excellent source of real physical documents for family research. But you have to know how to use them and prepare before you arrive. Also understand all the rules and regulations which they fully enforce. No pens!
    Also there is nothing to do in the immediate area for other family members who are not interested so don’t bring them along, either adult or child
    Written September 14, 2018
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  • rspill
    Boxford, MA150 contributions
    The Rose Art Museum is located on the campus of Brandeis University. We found the Rose to be a compact, well-curated, collection of artwork. We went to see the Frida Kahlo exhibit, which we felt was a nicely presented assortment of art that traced Kahlo's life and how her experiences influsenced her work. The Riose did an excellent job of presnting this special exhibit. One floor of the Rose was closed for construction, so we didn't see the whole museum. But we very much enjoyed the visit, and found the employees very helpful.
    Written November 13, 2021
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  • bsk_10
    Framingham, MA837 contributions
    Just saw this play and it was outstanding. The singing, dancing and performances were very professional and deserve the standing ovation they got. Plenty of free parking was also nice. For $69.00 a ticket we loved it and highly recommend anybody in the area to go.
    Written August 16, 2019
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  • Green1Ma
    MA458 contributions
    Interesting shop with mostly vintage furniture and accessories. The prices were moderate and the selection is good. The staff was very helpful without being pushy. If you like mid-century furnishings, it is a fun place to shop.
    Written March 7, 2020
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  • WDLD
    Boston, MA51 contributions
    Once a year Waltham Mills Artist Association (Waltham Mills Open Studios) opens its doors to the public. These local Artist’s, who work in their own open air studio, allow the community to enter their creative world, as they engage with people, and agree to sell their most prized pieces of art.
    I found this art showing to be a wonderful opportunity for someone to quietly browse the many levels of works within the massive buildings, and pick up some fine pieces to take home.
    I was truly taken back at how humble and kind each Artist was. While hosting their individual showings, the Artist’s answered questions, and engaged with the many members of the community who passed through their personal space.
    This year’s showing was on November 3rd & 4th.
    If you are interested in attending the annual showing, google search their website and sign up for their email. It is referred to as “Waltham Mills Open Studios”, and I believe Waltham Mills Artist Association (WMAA) runs it.
    This was was my first time attending, and I will definitely go back next year!
    Written November 12, 2018
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  • Susan S
    2 contributions
    I was in Waltham and went to museum during hours it was suppose to be open. It was not. We were extremely disappointed. Is this museum open or not? I went another time a few years ago and it was wonderful.
    Written April 29, 2022
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  • ricousa2018
    Boston, MA8 contributions
    6 screen basic movie theater with popular and less mainstream selections [ex: Oscar shorts]. Adequate parking available. Downtown Waltham location near many places to eat . OK selection of food/snacks. Average ticket and food prices
    Written February 17, 2020
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  • linda m
    Milton, MA22 contributions
    And of course I spent too much! But I took home several lovely ferns, a calathea, peperomia, jasmine loaded with buds, and a sweet little dendrobium orchid. This was the nicest selection I've seen since the old days of Edgar's in Belmont, and certainly no longer seen at the Boston Flower Show, alas. And a quality mail-order greenhouse can only send smaller specimens.
    Written February 25, 2020
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  • L W
    20 contributions
    The “Hop on hop off” bus tour is best. But to really do it justice, 2 day ticket is better desalination. We got off first 3 stops and loved walking around the North End and touring the USS CONSTITUTION. But needed to get back for a dinner date and didn’t have time to hop off at other stops! Boston is a great place...will finish my touring next time!
    Written November 22, 2019
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  • Bobbyop B
    1 contribution
    Thank you for getting me home at 12am. This is the best Waltham Taxi company specially for early and late night pickup. Since I work late night, I often call them for the cab and they get me home. Without them I would be force to walk. Than you Waltham Cab Taxi.
    Written September 28, 2019
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