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Top recommendations from locals

Art Museum
“The Boston Art Museum is large. A bit further from the center, the green subway line leads to it, however if you are willing I highly recommend the walk. The museum is close to Northeastern University and Back Bay Fens Park. The museum's collection is vast; Asia, Africa, Egypt and a large collection of Impressionists including one of Monet's largest collections outside France.”
  • 287 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Home of the Boston Red Sox and host to many concerts. Check the schedule and catch a game or show while you are in town!”
  • 292 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The Museum of Science is one of the best tours in the city, showing science not as boring or hard to understand, but fun and interesting by revealing concepts in an interactive way and with practical examples in smart and thoughtful attractions for adults and children.”
  • 162 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“A gem of a place: both the structure of the building and it’s contents are fascinating. ”
  • 201 locals recommend
Aquarium
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“An important point to note is the fact that the New England Aquarium is engaged in the preservation of marine life through a variety of activities: it uses its funding for research, education and awareness, and endangered species conservation programs.”
  • 108 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“If you like Jazz, the Beehive is a must. The brunch is delicious. Just sit at the bar downstairs for a libation of sound.”
  • 153 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“Modern Arts and beautiful view of the harbor. It has a great little restaurant looking out to the sea.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
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“Home of the Boston Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics. Check their website for concerts and other events while you are in town!”
  • 92 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“For those view-seekers, go to this restaurant for dinner or drinks at the top of the Prudential Center for sweeping views of Boston.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Harvard Art Museum is not the size of the Museum of Fine Arts or Gardner Museum in Boston (both of which are amazing), but has a very impressive collection, is housed in a gorgeous, recently gut-renovated building, and is large enough that you undoubtedly will be unable to see the whole thing in one visit. There is also currently (through July 28) a special exhibit called The Bauhaus and Harvard that is quite good and showcases the University’s Bauhaus collection, which is the largest in the world outside of Germany.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theatre
“Great independent, classic film and documentary choices. A hub for writers, actors, etc. to visit.”
  • 86 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Wonderful intimate museum with a hand-pulled glass botany exhibit that will blow your mind, minerals exhibited in beautiful wood and glass display cases, a variety of dinosaur, bird and animal exhibits. ”
  • 74 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Chef Ken Oringer is a 3x James Beard nominee for restauranteur of the year. This is the most NYC in vibe in terms of liveliness and fun. Small plates/tapas focus with delicious food. Great for groups and brunch.”
  • 95 locals recommend
Zoo
“This park, part of the Emerald Necklace of green spaces, includes a zoo, golf course & arboretum.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“The Middle East has been an anchor of Central Square for decades. While it sounds like a single venue - it is actually 3 distinct music venues: Middle East Corner (free live music), Middle East Downstairs (larger music venue with covers between $10-20), Middle East Upstairs (more acoustic type acts with small cover).”
  • 80 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theatre
“If you need to get to the movies, it's close! And located in lively Davis Square.”
  • 98 locals recommend