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Free city views

Great way to snag a view of the city and plot your next move. You would never know you can go up... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
JetSetFiend
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Shakopee, Minnesota
go for the Observation Deck

A friend introduced me to the building and observation deck several years ago. It is open to the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Nancy V
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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14 Nov 2018
“Free city views”
3 Oct 2017
“go for the Observation Deck”
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Great way to snag a view of the city and plot your next move. You would never know you can go up to this 14th Floor observation deck unless you read a review online or someone suggested it. Free, no signage, but just go to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A friend introduced me to the building and observation deck several years ago. It is open to the public 7 days a week. The security officer in the lobby gives visitors access on weekends; on week days, he/she checks ids and then gives directions to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Nancy V
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem along the Boston Harbour. My family and I bought tickets for the next tour at the Boston Ships and Museum (5 min walk away) then came here for the Observation Deck on the 14th Floor (ID needed) and the sofa...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Isobel C
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

You need an id to check in with security and then you go to the 14th floor. It is free and the views of Fort Point and the harbor are great. Well worth a look see. Hours are daily opening at 10am.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank maxrebos
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This building has 33 floor as Observative point and open for public after taking necessary Permission on ground floor and with proper identification. Take lift from right side. Once you at deck, see flight landing, see both side of river. amd take many photos. I...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Rajendra D
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