Things to do in Boston: Best Museums

7 Sep

The Most Popular Boston Museums You Should Include in Your Trip

A trip to Boston will take you to one of the oldest cities in the US, a place breathing history through all its pores, and the biggest city located in New England. Among the most important Boston attractions that you should not miss, you will find a large variety of museums, from the Museum of Fine Arts to the Museum of Science. The best part is that Boston museums have something to offer for everyone, regardless of age or preferences. Here are some of the most loved and popular museums in Boston that you should include in your journey to the historical city.

Museum of Science

Undoubtedly among the most popular Boston attractions, Museum of Science should be included in your trip, especially if you are traveling with older children. The museum features no less than 500 interactive exhibits, and live presentations are shown on a daily basis. Children are allowed to touch some of the animals exhibited here, they can learn about how lighting is created, and many other fun facts about science and nature.

Museum of Fine Arts

If you are taking a tour of Boston museums, you are not allowed to skip the Museum of Fine Arts. With 450,000 art exhibits and over one million visitors yearly, this is one of the most appreciated museums across all US.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum and Library

Among the Boston attractions you should not miss, you will also find the John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum and Library. Overlooking the fascinating Boston skyline, the museum allows you to roam the place to your heart’s content, no matter if you are interested to learn more about the Cuban Missile Crisis, or about Jacqueline and other prominent family members.

Isabella Stewart Garden Museum

When you step foot in this museum, you will certainly be impressed with the architecture of the building housing it, as the place was erected as a Venetian palace. The exhibits, however, will be the ones to take your breath away, in a location that combines nature and art in an original, unique way. Here is a fun fact, as well: if you happen to be named Isabella, you will not have to pay an admission fee.

U.S.S. Constitution Museum

A tour of Boston attractions would be incomplete without a visit to the U.S.S. Constitution Museum. Here you will learn about why the Old Ironsides remained undefeated in battle through interactive presentations, as well as about the lives of the sailors that served the ship. A great aspect of visiting this Boston museum is that guides are active duty sailors that can give you any information you want not only about this historical ship, but about ships in general, as well.

Boston Fire Museum

Among Boston museums, this one also has a very practical purpose. Besides exhibiting fire fighting memorabilia, the museum is also dedicated to teaching visitors about fire safety. The museum is housed by an old firehouse, and part of the funds received are invested in preserving and restoring the historic landmark.

Nichols House Museum

If you want to learn more about how Bostonians used to live one century ago, there is no better place to visit than the Nichols House Museum. Located in Beacon Hill, a famous Boston neighborhood, the museum will show you all you want to need about how a typical family used to live at the end of the 19th century.

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