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39 Best Boston Attractions Every Tourist Must See

39 Most Popular Attractions in Boston

1. Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

  • Donations accepted
  • Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Boston, MA, United States
  • Dec-Mar: Wed-Sun 11am-4pm; Apr-Nov: Wed 11am-9pm, Thu-Sun 11am-4pm

2. Harvard Museum of Natural History

  • Adult $12 Child $8
  • Harvard Museum of Natural History, Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA, United States
  • Daily 9am-5pm

3. Mary Baker Eddy Library – Mapparium

  • Mary Baker Eddy is one of the most influential women in the world. She founded Christian Science, she started a college, wrote a book, and founded a newspaper,
  • Adult $6 Child $4
  • The Mary Baker Eddy Library, Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, United States
  • Tue-Sun 10am-4pm
  • Website
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4. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

  • The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, opened in 1903, holds a remarkable collection of works from some of the foremost names in the history of art. Works
  • Adults: $15; Seniors 65+: $12; Students: $5
  • 1.617.278.5156
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Evans Way, Boston, MA, United States
  • Daily 11am-5pm; Thursdays until 9pm
  • Website
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5. Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation

  • Adult $10 Child Free
  • Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, Moody Street, Waltham, MA, United States

6. John Harvard Statue

  • Free
  • John Harvard Statue, Harvard Bus Tunnel, Cambridge, MA, United States
  • Opens daily

7. John F. Kennedy Park

  • Free
  • John F. Kennedy Park
  • Opens daily

8. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

  • Adult $12 Child $8
  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA, United States
  • Daily 9am-5pm

9. Faneuil Hall Marketplace

  • Vary depending on shops
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, MA, United States
  • Daily 10am-7pm
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10. MIT Museum

  • Adults $10 Child Free
  • MIT Museum
  • Daily 10am-5pm

11. Harvard University

  • Free
  • Harvard University
  • Mon-Sat 10am-3pm
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12. North Point Park

  • Free
  • North Point Park
  • Opens daily

13. Harvard Art Museum

  • Adult $15 Child Free
  • Harvard Art Museums, Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA, United States
  • Daily 10am-5pm

14. Boston Children’s Museum

  • Adult & Child $16
  • Boston Children's Museum
  • Sat-Thu 10am-5pm, Fri 10am-9pm

15. Mt. Auburn Cemetery

  • Donations accepted
  • Mt. Auburn Cemetery
  • Daily8am-5pm

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