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Boston Museums & Attractions

Boston is a city of history-makers, innovators, creators, and barrier-breakers. So, it's no surprise that our museums and attractions are iconic. Home to world-renowned museums, storied sports stadiums, star-studded concert venues, distinguished performance theaters, trendy nightclubs, vast urban green spaces, and 23 vibrant neighborhoods, you'll find what you're looking for in Boston. 

See the listings below for more information on Boston's top attractions.

Museum Exhibits to See in 2024

Explore Black identity at the Peabody Essex Museum, uncover Boston’s influence on Jazz at the Museum of African American History, and examine the loss of natural diversity at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. See our top exhibits.

Top Boston Attractions

Step into history on the Freedom Trail, experience breathtaking views at View Boston, dive deeper at the New England Aquarium, explore masters at the Museum of Fine Arts, or find true nostalgia with a Swan Boat ride in the Boston Public Garden - here's our list of bucket list worthy attractions in Boston:

Museum of Fine Arts

The MFA is one of the world's premier art museums with masterpieces from around the world.

Boston Duck Tour

Get the best introDUCKtion to Boston as you cruise by the places that make us the city of firsts.

Fenway Park Tours

Explore the hallowed walls and legendary moments of America's Most Beloved Ballpark.

Boston Public Library

America's first public library features a collection of over 33 million items for you to explore.

Featured Exhibits

Bats! Feb 28

Bats!

Meet bats — live and up close — in this multisensory exhibition exploring the wondrous world of bats and our connections with…

Bunker Hill Museum Feb 28

Bunker Hill Museum

The Bunker Hill Museum’s exhibits and dioramas tell the stories of the Battle of Bunker Hill, the construction of the Monument…

Coit Observatory Feb 28

Coit Observatory

This astronomical observatory owned and operated by Boston University. It's located on the roof of the College of Arts…

Gene Cultures Feb 28

Gene Cultures

Who decides how and when transformative new biotechnologies will be used? What questions do we need to ask before making decisions…

Museum of Bad Art Feb 28

Museum of Bad Art

MOBA is the world's only museum dedicated to the collection, exhibition, and celebration of bad art in all forms. This year's…

The Russell, MD Museum Feb 28

The Russell, MD Museum

The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation tells the rich story of Massachusetts General Hospital's two…

USS Constitution Ship Feb 28

USS Constitution Ship

Old Ironsides is one of the most famous ships in the history of the United States. Learn about the legacy of the USS Constitution…

Waterworks Museum Feb 28

Waterworks Museum

The Waterworks Museum interprets unique stories of the country's first metropolitan water system through exhibitions and…

WNDR Museum Feb 28

WNDR Museum

WNDR Museum is an interactive experience: a multi-sensory showcase of art and technology. The message is simple: We are all…

Get Inspired

Search for hidden gems in Franklin Park, explore Boston's outdoor art scene, embark on a sunset cruise in the Harbor, or uncover over 400 years of history. No matter what's in your perfect itinerary, here's how to have a uniquely Boston experience.

History

Boston's Famous Landmarks

Boston, Massachusetts is home to an unrivaled array of famous landmarks and institutions that reveal a storied history of…

Activities & Attractions

12 Hidden Gems to Visit in Boston

Discover one-of-a-kind stops for your next Boston trip Sometimes you have to get off the beaten path to truly experience the soul…

How to Explore Boston by Boat

The warmer season in Boston is like no other city, with easy access to beautiful water views, activities, and experiences. Check…

History

A Day in Boston: History Edition

Morning Start your day by exploring South Boston. We recommend grabbing a coffee and egg sandwich from Sidewalk Café or…

Neighborhoods

Harvard Square at your Feet

If you’re itching to explore the Square or perhaps, visit for the first time, then take a self-guided walking tour! You can…

Outdoor Arts in Boston

Explore Boston's outdoor art scene on your next walk around the city! Boston is filled with incredible art ready to be…

Save on Attractions

Experience some of the best attractions in Boston for a discounted price with the Boston CityPASS® and Go City Pass.