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Start your tour at 200 Atlantic Avenue (end of Marriott Longwharf Hotel). <br><br>Explore the Cradle of Liberty easily and economically with this trolley tour. The route includes a stop on Beacon Street near the iconic Cheers.
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Rahaal wrote a review Dec 2020
Tampa, Florida279 contributions63 helpful votes
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Though the main attraction of the Mapparium is the walk through the the interior of the great glass globe, the building containing the globe is also worth exploring. It is full of Art Deco styled adornments within its classical atrium, one can easily spend time there waiting for the tour to begin. The Mapparium can only be explored as part of a tour, and photography is not allowed, but it is well worth doing the tour. Inside the globe one will see the countries of the world as they were known in the 1930's painted on glass panes which surround you in a 360 degree panorama. This unique structure also works like a whispering gallery, so one can hear and speak with others at the opposite in end despite speaking softly. This is a fantastic place to visit, I will not hesitate to explore it again when I return to Boston
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Adventure Diva wrote a review Nov 2020
Manchester, Connecticut1 369 contributions268 helpful votes
This exhibit is truly a teachable moment. Located in The Mary Eddy Library, it was fascinating to see the countries of the world in a three dimensional perspective. Where could you ever have the opportunity to be at the center of the world ?! Be aware that you are in a whispering gallery as glass doesn't absorb sound. If you are at the edge of the exhibit, you can whisper softly and someone else on the other side can hear you. Since this exhibit was based on a 1935 Rand McNally map, country and border names have changed since then....Persia to Iran, Siam to Thailand, French Indochina to Vietnam and so on.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Ami P wrote a review Sep 2020
Gastonia, North Carolina11 contributions4 helpful votes
I was in town for a conference last summer and a friend told me about the Mapparium. It is such an amazing experience to feel like you are walking through a globe and you can see a map of the world at once. A quick trip but well worth it!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Nije C wrote a review Apr 2020
Rushden, United Kingdom43 contributions6 helpful votes
Amazing visit great aspect of the world as it was and who owned what Very educational well worth the entry fee Great guide would do it again lots to see and hear
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Date of experience: March 2020
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mariellenserena wrote a review Mar 2020
6 contributions7 helpful votes
We took this quick tour of the Mapparium. If you have time to fit it in your schedule, I highly recommend. It doesn't take long and is $6 per person. Unfortunately you can't take photos inside. It's pretty cool though once inside. It's really just like standing inside the middle of a globe. Pretty cool!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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