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Metropolitan Waterworks Museum Boston 4.3 km away
#15 of 62 Museums in Boston
The museum staff are also very helpful and knowledgeable, and they will sit down with you and further explain the history of the area beyond the exhibits in the museum if you are interested!
It's a living museum with a very interesting history - great for kids and adults alike.
#1 of 5 Museums in Newton
A visit to this museum will give you many interesting and informative facts about the history of the families and the area dating back to the 1700's.
Terrific interactive museum
Gore Place Waltham 3.9 km away
#2 of 6 Museums in Waltham
I would recommend touring this museum or attending one of the many seasonal events.
Museum of Fine Arts Boston 9.3 km away
#1 of 62 Museums in Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts is one the worlds greatest museums, with a vast collection that ranges from Egyptian antiquities to Impressionists to early American art to mid century(20th) century art.
Included in the museums collection were artists such as Van Gogh, Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Picasso, Reubens, Gauguin, El Greco as well as a large volume of Egyptian stelae and sarcophagi and early Central and South...
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Harvard Art Museums Cambridge 8.6 km away
#1 of 19 Museums in Cambridge
One of those "OMG THAT painting is here, museums!!!" Beautifully designed and crafted with an excellent collection of art both paintings and sculpture plus a fine collection of African and Egyptian art.
As an art photographer, the Harvard Art Museums provide an outstanding place to view and photograph fine works of European and American art.
#2 of 5 Museums in Newton
This amazing little museum ,which houses world Class art, much of it Baroque and 16th Century European ,is blocks away from my childhood home.
The fact that this current (Fall 2016) exhibition is in tandem with a corresponding exhibition at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and a Harvard Museum confirms the level of academics and intellectualism of the...
#1 of 3 Museums in Watertown
This is one of those small museums that is well worth going out of your way to visit if you have any interest in Armenian culture and/or history.
The museum is well laid out with a variety of exhibits and media presentations depicting the life and trials of Armenian immigrants to the US over the past 100 years, the well documented Armenian Genocide and vari...
#1 of 6 Museums in Waltham
I attend the N.EA.M.E.S. show at the Charles River Museum every February and the combination of seeing innovative working models of the members along with the museum displays is an unbeatable combination, particul...
We were greeted by Elena and she gave us the history of the museum, the Boston Associates and the engineers that were instrumental in the manufacturing that originated in the area.
#3 of 5 Museums in Newton
First-rate historical dwelling and museum!
Lovely house museum...interesting displays about local history.
Harvard Museum of Natural History Cambridge 8.7 km away
#2 of 19 Museums in Cambridge
The Harvard Museum of Natural History may be smaller than most major metropolitan natural history museums, but it has an amazing collection that easily rivals larger facilities.
... Peabody Museum had a terrific special display featuring Chicago world’s fair of 1893 (aka World’s Columbian Exposition) Located on campus in Cambridge, these museums are well worth a few hours (or more).
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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston 8.9 km away
#4 of 62 Museums in Boston
I relived the thrill & surprise of entering the museums courtyard through my friend's eyes & was proud to call Boston home where we have such diverse & meticulously maintained treasures.
... even now, thanks to curatorial wisdom) and the Frick, this museum is intensely personal and, as a result, in some ways more interesting than the "big box" art museums that can be overwhelming with size and scope.
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#5 of 5 Museums in Newton
Inspirational Museum Documenting a Truly Great Discovery!
What a gem of a historical museum!
The Plumbing Museum Watertown 3.4 km away
#3 of 3 Museums in Watertown
It's an art museum, a history museum, and a science museum all in one, and will be a hit with the whole family!
A plumbing museum.
#3 of 19 Museums in Cambridge
Having just arrived in Boston after a long flight from Australia, ready to do a months work in Harvard - I settled in and checked out the grounds and was delighted to find these museums.
One of the more Interesting Museums to visit
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The Telephone Museum Waltham 4.4 km away
#4 of 6 Museums in Waltham
Have been doing museums for over 50 years!
It's a labor of love for Mr. Valentine, the man who runs / owns the museum.
The Mapparium Boston 10.0 km away
#9 of 62 Museums in Boston
You can also visit the Mary Baker Eddy museum which details her fascinating life and the rise in popularity of scientology.
Great but brief rainy day activity or on the way to Fenway Park, the Isabella Stewart Gardiner Museum or the MFA
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#1 of 3 Museums in Brookline
Situated on a lovely property, the Museum has well organized, informative exhibits that are very informative and appealing to people who know a lot about automotive history and those who know very little.
The spotless museum offers history, artwork, real antique vehicles and their accessories, and a gift shop of unusual items for everyone.
#3 of 6 Museums in Waltham
This former summer home of the Robert Treat Paine family is a great museum.
MIT Museum Cambridge 9.4 km away
#4 of 19 Museums in Cambridge
We walked here from our hotel and were lucky enough to have the free visit from Bank of America's Museums on Us program.
Very near (about 1.2 miles away) the Harvard Art Museums too.
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Rose Art Museum Waltham 5.1 km away
#5 of 6 Museums in Waltham
Lovely Contemporary Art Museum
Not when you are over 70 and saw the best museums in the world.
Museum of Science Boston 11.7 km away
#8 of 62 Museums in Boston
... in the past, including the California Academy of Science, the Ontario Science Center, the American Museum of Natural History, the Royal Ontario Museum and the various Smithsonian museums in Washington, DC.
We also went into the butterfly house where we saw lots of different butterflies and cocoons.....we found the whole experience expensive as most of the London museums are free; but it was amazing!!!
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New England Holocaust Memorial Boston 12.6 km away
#3 of 62 Museums in Boston
I have been to many Holocaust memorials and museums and this memorial is one of the more evocative ones.
I visited the Holocaust Museum in DC last year, this memorial is every bit at touching.
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The Waltham Museum Waltham 4.9 km away
#6 of 6 Museums in Waltham
Hancock-Clarke House Lexington 12.9 km away
#1 of 4 Museums in Lexington
Buckman Tavern Lexington 12.6 km away
#2 of 4 Museums in Lexington
A short drive away is a couple other museums so you can hit those too!
The tavern has a great museum and the docents were friendly and knowledgeable.
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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Boston 12.9 km away
#5 of 62 Museums in Boston
We went to the boston tea party ship and museum expecting to do a lot of walking around and reading as most museums are, but we were pleasantly surprised when we realized it was interactive and a very entertaining...
I very much enjoy museums/visitor attractions that immerse you in the period and helps you understand what was going on at the time.
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Kolbo Fine Judaica Gallery Brookline 6.6 km away
#2 of 3 Museums in Brookline
Old State House Boston 12.5 km away
#11 of 62 Museums in Boston
There are so many museums on the Freedom Trail, and most of our group considered this to be the favorite.
A great stop in the Freedom trail, a nice souvenir shop, and a great museum to illustrate the history of the area and the USA!
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