In the Neighborhood

Museums, Parks, Historical Landmarks

Massachusetts Capitol Building = .25 miles
Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02297
The Capitol Building, the magnificent setting of Massachusetts state government for over two centuries, has become a wonderful museum reflecting the history of Massachusetts since colonial times.  Young and old alike will find this history fascinating.

Boston Common = .25 miles
Bound by Tremont, Beacon, Charles, Park, and Boylston Streets
Boston Common is the starting point of the Freedom Trail and the oldest park in the country.  It’s fairly large, too -- the park spans about 50 acres!
Opera House – quarter  mile
Opened in 1928, the Opera House, located in the heart of the theatre district, has hosted everything from vaudeville to movies. Recent efforts to revitalize the venue have marked the Opera House's rightful place in Boston culture.  Today, the Opera House hosts hit Broadway musicals, numerous musicians, and the occasional Opera.

Museum of Contemporary Art = 1 mile
100 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA
The Institute of Contemporary Art presents outstanding contemporary art of all sorts, including visual art,
music, film, video and performance.  The ICA tries to keep their exhibitions new and fresh for its Boston audience.

Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum = 1.5 miles
280 The Fenway
Boston, MA
The Gardner Museum has remained virtually unchanged since its founder's death in 1924. The museum’s three floors surround a beautiful garden, and the galleries are full of paintings, sculptures, tapestries, and other pieces from various world cultures.

Museum of Fine Arts = 1.5 miles
Avenue of the Arts
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts is an art-lover’s paradise.  The Museum offers not only outstanding art, but innovative and exciting ways for you to interact with these masterpieces and with fellow museum visitors.

Museum of Science = 1.52 miles
The Museum of Science, Boston
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114
The Museum's mission is to play a leading role in transforming the nation's relationship with science and technology. This role becomes ever more important as science and technology shape and reshape our lives and world.

Children's Museum Boston = .78 miles
Boston Children's Museum
308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
Today, after 90 years, Boston Children's Museum exists to help children understand and enjoy the world in which they live. As an early museum experience for children, our environment is informal, but our purpose is serious. We want children to grow up feeling secure and self-confident with respect for others and the natural world. We encourage imagination, curiosity, questioning, and realism. We provide opportunities for new insights, involvement with the world and understanding of human differences with world-class exhibits and programs.

USS Constitution = 1.53 miles
USS Constitution
Charlestown Navy Yard
Charlestown, MA 02129
USS CONSTITUTION, the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, promotes the United States Navy and America’s naval heritage through educational outreach, public access and historic demonstrations, import and underway. The ship is open for free guided tours throughout the year. Each tour is narrated by several of USS Constitution's active-duty United States Sailors and consists of four stations through the ship's top three decks. 

The Freedom Trail   
Departs: Visitor Information Center, Boston Common
The Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile red-brick walking trail that leads you to 16 nationally significant historic sites, everyone an authentic American treasure. Preserved and dedicated by the citizens of Boston in 1958, when the wrecking ball threatened, the Freedom Trail today is a unique collection of museums, churches, meeting houses, burying grounds, parks, a ship, and historic markers that tell the story of the American Revolution and beyond.

The Paul Revere House
19 North Square
Boston, MA 02113
On the night of April 18, 1775, silversmith Paul Revere left his small wooden home in Boston's North End and set out on a journey that would make him into a legend. Today that home is still standing at 19 North Square and has become a national historic landmark. It is downtown Boston's oldest building and one of the few remaining from an early era in the history of colonial America.

Shopping and Theater

Wang Center = .2 miles
270 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02116
In the heart of Boston’s theatre district, this large, non-for-profit theatre seats about 3,600 people and features some of the best shows that theater has to offer. 

Faneuil Hall
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
3 Faneuil Hall Market Pl,
Boston, MA 02109 
It's the seat of American history and the site of one of America's most famous shopping and dining experiences, Faneuil Hall Marketplace. For over 250 years, the marketplace has played an integral role in the life of Boston's residents. So if you are ready to see, taste, and touch a true Boston experience, come to this historic and exciting place. Welcome to Faneuil Hall Marketplace. 

Stadiums, Convention Centers, Activities

The Old North Church  (one if by land, 2 if by sea) = .25 miles
193 Salem St.
Boston, MA 02113
The Old North Church’s fame came to be on April 18, 1775, when the church sexton, Robert Newman, climbed the steeple and two lanterns as a signal from Paul Revere that the British were marching to Lexington and Concord by sea – not by land.  This event ignited the American Revolution and forever made famous the statement, “One if by land, Two if by sea!”

Seaport World Trade Center's Exhibition Hall and Commonwealth Complex = 1 mile
One Seaport Lane
Boston, MA 02210
When exhibit or trade show in the Boston area, look to Seaport World Trade Center's Exhibition Hall and Commonwealth Complex.  This facility is the largest of its kind in the area.

Fenway Ball Park = 1.5 miles
4 Yawkey Way
Boston, MA
Fenway Park is home is the home – actually, the second home – of the Boston Red Sox.

TD Garden = 1 mile
TD Garden
100 Legends Way
Boston, MA 02114
Since its grand opening in 1995, more than twenty-four million people have come to the TD Garden to see the arena's famous tenants, the NHL's Boston Bruins and NBA's Boston Celtics, as well as world-renowned concerts, sporting events, family shows, wrestling, ice shows and so much more.

New England Aquarium = .3 miles
The New England Aquarium
Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110-3300
Founded in 1969, the New England Aquarium is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource.