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Off the Beaten Path in Boston and Beyond

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I know most tourists in Boston want to see the typical sights, such as:

Duck Tour
Freedom Trail
Boston Common/Public Gardens
Harvard Sq
Museum of Fine Arts/Gardner Museum
Fenway
Museum of Science

I'm curious if anyone is interested in listing some off-the-beaten-path sites in Boston? Of course, I'm partly doing this for my own interests, but maybe some repeat visitors to Boston may want to know what else they can see?

Please share your hidden gems if you would.

I'll start with a few.

Historic Houses in Boston
Gibson House Museum "A victorian time capsule in Back Bay"
http://www.thegibsonhouse.org/index.asp

Nichols House Museum http://www.nicholshousemuseum.org/

Otis House Museum http://www.historicnewengland.org/visit/homes/otis.htm

Plenty of other historic houses in Greater Boston area and beyond, managed by Historic New England: http://www.historicnewengland.org/visit/homes/index.htm#MA

Shirley-Eustis House in Roxbury http://www.shirleyeustishouse.org/index.html

Loring-Greenough House in Jamaica Plain http://www.loring-greenough.org/


Historic Buildings
Boston Atheneum http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/general.html#intro

Boston Public Library http://www.bpl.org/central/tours.htm

Trinity Church http://www.trinitychurchboston.org/art/tours.php

Cemeteries
Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge http://www.mountauburn.org/

Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain http://www.foresthillstrust.org/about.html

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