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Best things to do in Boston

Art Museum
“Famous and popular tourist attraction for art & history lovers! This place boasts a wide collection of historical artifacts, art pieces, and beautiful architecture. Located in proximity to Northeastern University & Wentworth Institute of Technology. They also host seasonal exhibits throughout the year so be sure to check their website: https://www.mfa.org/ ”
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Art Museum
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“This place is a gem! Certainly one of the most beautiful museums in the city. Small, intimate and full of treasures. ”
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Science Museum
“Great educational museum for kids! They have a variety of learning exhibits, collections, and IMAX/4D films for kids to learn and engage. More info: https://www.mos.org/”
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Art Museum
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“Walk from South Station or take the Silver Line bus. Beautiful walk along the harbor in the summer.”
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Science Museum
“Wonderful intimate museum with a hand-pulled glass botany exhibit that will blow your mind, minerals exhibited in beautiful wood and glass display cases, a variety of dinosaur, bird and animal exhibits. ”
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Art Museum
“Pollack, Van Gogh, and Renaissance Art all in a building designed by Renzo Piano, this museum is a gem that deserves a visit, even if just for an hour.”
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Museum
“Boston Children's Museum is a children's museum in Boston, Massachusetts, dedicated to the education of children. Located on Children's Wharf along the Fort Point Channel, Boston Children's Museum is the second oldest children's museum in the United States.”
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History Museum
“This is all about maritime history. Huge hit with a Finnish friend of mine who was in the Finnish navy. ”
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Science Museum
“Museum - If you dig STEM, the MIT Museum is a great destination. A smaller museum (2 hours) with impressive collections: kinetic sculptures, numerous interactive displays, interesting display of holograms. Good mix of design, photography as well as engineering pieces made by faculty. Afterwords, grab a bite to eat at Naco Taco or treat yourself to Flour's bakery items.”
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History Museum
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“The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library and museum of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.”
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Scenic Lookout
“Boasts a gorgeous 360 view of the city and located on the 50th floor of the Prudential Tower. Recommended to go at night! More details: http://skywalkboston.com/”
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History Museum
“Floating history museum with live reenactments, multimedia exhibits & a tearoom.”
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Museum
“Where did Paul Revere live before his famous "midnight ride"? Here. An authentically restored historic home.”
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Church
“"One if by land, two if by sea." The famous two lanterns were hung from the tower of Old North Church to alert Paul Revere of the means of the British Army Regulars' arrival.”
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Library
“This is a huge 30 foot glass globe in the Mary Baker Eddy library and one of the most underrated experiences in Boston. It's only $6 to enter and they have a beautiful presentation and light show. It also has the most incredible accoustic properties that make whispers sound like shouts and you can hear your own voice in surround sound.”
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Church
“One if by land, two if by sea - on April 18, 1775, the signal was sent to mark the start of Paul Revere's famous midnight ride. Anchored in the heart of the North End, the Old North Church is Boston’s oldest surviving church building and one of the Freedom Trails most visited historical sites.”
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