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Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

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Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

My husband and I will be in Boston for the afternoon tomorrow and are looking for a short activity. We are flexible as to what it will be. It could be a museum, special exhibit, walk in an interesting area, or whatever. Any suggestions will be appreciated.

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1. Re: Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

Freedom Trail. You can start the walk at the beginning or anywhere along the route and see it all or pick and choose which sights you wish to explore and which you can bypass. Most are free. You can end your walk at any point.

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2. Re: Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

It's supposed to rain tomorrow, so I'd suggest an inside activity like the museum of fine arts, the isabella stewart gardner museum, the museum of science or the aquarium.

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3. Re: Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

Fenway Park tour. Particularly if you are not a baseball fan.

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4. Re: Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

The forecast is just for scattered thunderstorms, so you might get lucky.

I'd suggest walking the Beacon Hill neighborhood. It's very unique. It's right next to the public garden, and if you find yourself with even more time, you could take a stroll into the Back Bay neighborhood (Newbury Street, Commonwealth Ave).

Another idea would be to do a self-guided walking tour of the North End. …nationalgeographic.com/travel/…

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5. Re: Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

right now, the Museum of Fine Arts has two really interesting special exhibits: A Samurai armor and weapons exhibit and a "Hippie Chic" exhibit. That's in addition to all the regular exhibits which are excellent.

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6. Re: Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

I'll echo the suggestion of the Samurai exhibit at the MFA. It is very cool!

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7. Re: Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

the MFA is nice, but if the OP is really from NYC it will seem like a joke compared to the Met!

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8. Re: Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

Last Sunday was the final day for the Samurai exhibit. :)

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9. Re: Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

oops! Thanks, ting.

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10. Re: Suggestion of what to do Thurs afternoon (tomorrow, 8/8).

It was a great exhibit, but next time I won't wait until the last minute to go. It was very crowded. (On the plus side, the catalog was 40% off!)