The Boston Athenaeum is a distinguished library with rich collections of books, art, and artifacts. It's open to the public and features an art gallery with rotating exhibits.
The Boston Fire Museum is also known as the Congress Street Fire station is an ancient Romanesque style fire station built-in 1891. The Fire Museum is known for its architecture of light bricks and rusticated ground details which are contrasting from Boston's basic buildings and museums.
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Voted as the number 1 patriotic attraction, The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum displays a replica of 18th-century sailing vessels and historical artefacts that are 2000 years old. The floating museum also has a theatre and tea room terrace to make it a memorable visit for its tourists.
The Harvard Art Museums are a renowned museum with an extensive collection of art from all periods of time.
The Institute of Contemporary Art was founded in 1936 with the mission of showing the power of contemporary art and the work of these artists. The museum now has art exhibits of renowned artists. Located near the harbor, the museum is ideal for art enthusiasts and artists.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Established in 1903 the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum displays an absolutely breathtaking and exquisite collection of ancient art pieces from Europe, Asia and America. The museum has a collection of art, sculptures, tapestry and decorative arts. It proves to be ideal for an art and history enthusiast.
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
As the name suggested the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is dedicated to America’s 35th president and also those citizens who through the art of politics wish to make this world a better place. The Museum is dedicated to portraying the life of the great president through archives, exhibits and films.
Museum of African American History
The Museum of African American History is one of the only museums that give people a holistic approach towards the history of African Americans. The museum basically aims at preserving the contributions made by all the African Americans. It holds collections of the artefacts, art, manuscripts and great inventions made by the African Americans.
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is one of the largest fine arts museums in the country. The building has exhibits of over 450,000 works of art by different artists all over the world. The museum proves to be extremely popular because of its extremely unique and breathtaking collection of pieces.
The Museum of Science in Boston is one of the most renowned museums in Boston. The museum is home to over more than 30 exhibits. These exhibits have everything dating back to the time of dinosaurs all the way to nanotechnology. The museum also provides visitors with Omni films, 4D films, live shows, planetarium shows and public events.
Old South Meeting House is a historic Congregational church building that was built in 1791. The church now has a library full of archives of Boston history, colonial history and the American Revolution, and Massachusetts Revolutionary War military records. The library also holds manuscripts, financial records, maps, plans and newspapers.
Old State House is one of Boston’s oldest public buildings. The building located on Boston’s freedom trail is now a museum portraying a list of historical events that have taken place in Boston.
Built-in 1860 the Paul Revere House has been a historical landmark since 1961. The house has now been converted into a museum holding valuable artefacts of ancient American revolution and change. The museum is also in the memory of Paul Revere an American patriot and revolutionary.
The Sports Museum is one of Boston's most unique museums. The museum has exhibited for almost half a mile of Boston's sports history. These exhibits focus on the history of sports like boxing and football, college sports as well as the history of sports teams based in Boston. The museum is a non-profit organization that aims to bring about holistic development in children. The museum takes a stand to bring about a change in social evils.
The USS Constitution Museum is one of the most unique museums in the city as it’s housed inside of a restored shipyard building at Pier 2. The museum has a collection of exhibits displaying the story of the constitution. It also has a library of archives of the ship's history.