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

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