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Metropolitan Waterworks Museum Boston 4.3 km away
#15 of 64 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!
The Waterworks Museum gives an in-depth insight into the technological advancements of the past, with engineering constructed by amazing people who were way ahead of their times.
Durant-Kenrick House & Grounds
#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
#1 of 7 Museums in Waltham
I would recommend touring this museum or attending one of the many seasonal events.
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.
I love art museums and could spend (and did spend) hours here browsing the collection that includes works by numerous notable artists (can I have Reginald Marsh’s “Manhattan Bridge,” please?), plus rooms filled wi...
McMullen Museum
#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...
Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) Watertown 3.6 km away
#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...
Museum of Fine Arts Boston 9.3 km away
#1 of 64 Museums in Boston
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...
We love visiting museums - sometimes for the culture (fine arts and historical museums), sometimes for the laughs (some contemporary "art" museums).
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Jackson Homestead and Museum
#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 64 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.
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the vision of an extraordinary enthusiast of art and music and literature, numbers among the most remarkable small museums in the country.
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Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation Waltham 4.6 km away
#2 of 7 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.
Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
#4 of 5 Museums in Newton
Longyear Museum
#5 of 5 Museums in Newton
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.
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Cambridge 8.8 km away
#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 Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts! Watertown 4.4 km away
#2 of 3 Museums in Watertown
The Mapparium Boston 10.0 km away
#9 of 64 Museums in Boston
Great but brief rainy day activity or on the way to Fenway Park, the Isabella Stewart Gardiner Museum or the MFA
What a hidden gem inside the Mary Baker Eddy museum.
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Larz Anderson Auto Museum - Museum of Transportation Brookline 6.7 km away
#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.
Stonehurst The Robert Treat Paine Estate Waltham 5.8 km away
#3 of 7 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.
Great hands on museum, we loved the kinetic sculpture, the holography exhibit and all of the hands-on opportunities.
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Rose Art Museum Waltham 5.1 km away
#4 of 7 Museums in Waltham
As a Waltham resident, I feel that I am never taking enough advantage of the Rose Museum, a gem in the Boston area, with a large collection of Abstract Expressionists and thoughful and very well curated contempora...
The Telephone Museum Waltham 4.4 km away
#5 of 7 Museums in Waltham
Have been doing museums for over 50 years!
I highly recommend going to this gem, a museum that preserves the history of the telephone for future generations.
Waltham Mills Artists Association Waltham 4.6 km away
#6 of 7 Museums in Waltham
Museum of Science Boston 11.7 km away
#8 of 64 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 64 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
#7 of 7 Museums in Waltham
Hancock-Clarke House Lexington 12.9 km away
#1 of 5 Museums in Lexington
So many old homes in the area have been gutted and turned into museums with displays of artifacts.
Buckman Tavern Lexington 12.6 km away
#2 of 5 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 64 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