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John Adams Courthouse

1 Pemberton Sq, off the Freedom Trail, Boston, MA 02108-1706
+1 617-557-1058
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The Massachusettes Supreme Court

We were lucky and got to take a tour with a school group. It was led by some of the Clerks working... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Robert S
Lawrence, Kansas
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Explore the roots of American government and see the beautiful home of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Opened in 1894, this courthouse is named in honor of John Adams, who wrote the Massachusetts Constitution. The Great Hall contains a barrel-vaulted ceiling decorated with murals, 16 life-size allegorical figures and two exhibit rooms on John Adams and the Sacco and Vanzetti Trial.
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30 Mar 2018
“The Massachusettes Supreme Court”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 Pemberton Sq, off the Freedom Trail, Boston, MA 02108-1706
+1 617-557-1058
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We were lucky and got to take a tour with a school group. It was led by some of the Clerks working for the supreme court judges. They took us all around and showed us the rooms with historical exhibits. They were very patient and...More

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
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Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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