Sights & Attractions in Boston

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Things to Do in Cambridge

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Brattle House
This 18th-century, gambrel-roof Colonial once belonged to the...
Houses / Mansions Cambridge
 
Brattle Theatre
Occupying a squat, barnlike building from 1890, the Brattle Theatre...
Arts / Performance Venues Cambridge
 
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
This gravity-defying mass of concrete and glass, built in 1963...
Arts / Performance Venues Cambridge
 
Christ Church
This modest yet beautiful gray clapboard structure was designed...
Religious Sites Cambridge
 
Dexter Pratt House
Also known as the "Blacksmith House," this yellow Colonial is...
Houses / Mansions Cambridge
 
Elmwood
Shortly after its construction in 1767, this three-story Georgian...
Houses / Mansions Cambridge
 
First Parish in Cambridge and the Old Burying Ground
Next to the imposing church on the corner of Church Street and...
Cemeteries Cambridge
 
Harvard Art Museums
In 2014, the combined collections of the Busch-Reisinger and...
Museums / Galleries Cambridge
 
Harvard Museum of Natural History
Many museums promise something for every member of the family...
Museums / Galleries Cambridge
 
Harvard Square
Tides of students, tourists, political-cause proponents, and...
Squares Cambridge
 
Harvard University
The tree-studded, shady, and redbrick expanse of Harvard Yard...
Educational Institutions Cambridge
 
Henry Vassall House
Brattle Street's seven houses known as "Tory Row" were once occupied...
Houses / Mansions Cambridge
 
Hooper-Lee-Nichols House
Now headquarters of the Cambridge Historical Society, this is...
Houses / Mansions Cambridge
 
List Visual Arts Center
Local Boston-area artists and art students consider the List...
Museums / Galleries Cambridge
 
Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters
If there's one historic house to visit in Cambridge, this is...
Houses / Mansions Cambridge
 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
This once-tidy engineering school at right angles to the Charles...
Educational Institutions Cambridge
 
MIT Museum
A place where art, science, and technology meet, the MIT Museum...
Museums / Galleries Cambridge
 
Mt. Auburn Cemetery
A cemetery might not strike you as a first choice for a visit...
Cemeteries Cambridge
 
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
With one of the world's outstanding anthropological collections...
Museums / Galleries Cambridge
 
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
The famed women's college, situated around a serene yard, was...
Educational Institutions Cambridge
 
Semitic Museum
An almost unknown gem, this Harvard institution serves as an...
Museums / Galleries Cambridge
 
Wadsworth House
On the Harvard University side of Harvard Square stands the Wadsworth...
Houses / Mansions Cambridge
 
Widener Library
The Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library is Harvard University's...
Libraries Cambridge
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