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Massachusetts Historical Society

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Beautiful and Free!

What a great place to visit. The building is beautiful. There were rare paintings and primary... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
Christy S
Small but nice

Since I went to college in the Boston area, there wasn't much that I hadn't done here, but this... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2017
Sharon G
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19 Jul 2017
“Beautiful and Free!”
8 Jan 2017
“Small but nice”
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1154 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215-3695
Fenway / Kenmore
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

What a great place to visit. The building is beautiful. There were rare paintings and primary sources going back 400 years! The staff is well versed in history and very helpful.

Thank Christy S
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Since I went to college in the Boston area, there wasn't much that I hadn't done here, but this small museum was perfect. It had some amazing artifacts, was interesting, and was free.

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We walked to this museum from our hotel at Copley Square. It is a beautiful place with many interesting artifacts. It took about an hour to enjoy the exhibits. It was well worth our time and would recommend it to others, especially if you are...More

Thank NH G G
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The Massachusetts Historical Society is a beautifully housed and curated institution of learning and exhibition. It has changing featured exhibits that highlight documents and ephemera from their extensive permanent collection. In addition, they display a fine collection of portraits of personages related to Boston history....More

Thank HappyGuest415
Reviewed December 21, 2015

Went to the MA Historical Society to learn about the history of Massachusetts. Was surprised that as a visitor, you were only allowed to tour the exhibit, not the other holdings. The exhibit was interesting, yes, as well as the library displayed upstairs. A few...More

Thank o2bcre8ive
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Lots of information regarding per-revolution times of Massachusetts. Also contains some of the tea from the Boston Tea Party. The Museums exhibits work in timeline fashion. An easy walk to from the other major attractions. Only takes about 45m to an hour to see it...More

Thank maxrebos
Reviewed December 3, 2014

Located at the corner of Boylston Street and The Fenway, this hidden gem and National Historic Landmark contains a Library and museum that showcases some of the best treasures from the best private collection of objects and papers related to United States History anywhere. The...More

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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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