Cahoon Museum of American Art
4676 Falmouth Road
This museum is named after Ralph Cahoon, an American contemporary primitive
painter. It is located in the house and studio where he lived and worked.
The building was completed in 1775, and is a Georgian colonial style home.
They have permanent art collections, including the paintings of Ralph
and Martha Cahoon. They also host several special exhibitions each year.
Tel: 1 508 428-7581
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
869 Route 6A
This museum is located on 80 acres of its own land, with three nature
trails through different areas: woodland, salt marsh, and bay shore. The
museum itself has two floors of exhibits about Cape Cod's indigenous plants
and animals. There are aquarium displays, and exhibits on whales, birds,
and snakes among others. Several of the displays are geared towards children,
and there are educational summer workshops for kids as well. They also
offer nature tours, canoe trips, and seal cruises in other Cape Cod areas.
Tel: 1 508 896-3867
Boston History Collaborative - Maritime Trail
Address: 8 Burroughs St. Boston MA 02130
Tel: 1 617 574-5950
Children's museum with fun and exciting interactive exhibits.
Address: Museum Wharf 300 Congress St. Boston MA 02210
Tel: 1 617 426-6500
Commonwealth Museum & Massachusetts Archives
Changing and permanant exhibits portraying Massachusetts history.
Address: 220 Morrissey Boulevard Boston MA 02125
Tel: 1 617 727-2816
Isabella Steward Gardner Museum
Venetian palace turned museum. Featuring pieces by Rembrandt, Botticelli,
Raphael, Titan, and Matisse.
Address: 280 The Fenway Boston MA 02115
Tel: 1 617 566-1401
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Named for a locally known art patron, this museum features many
paintings and other art work by several European masters. A flower filled
courtyard and cafe are also located on site.
Address: 280 Fenway Boston MA USA 02115
Tel: 1 617 566-1401
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
This museum dedicated to the memory of the 35th President of the United
States, John F. Kennedy, features over 25 exhibits, three theaters and
20 video presentations. The museum is handicapped accesible.
Address: Columbia Point Boston MA USA 02125
Tel: 1 617 514-1573
Museum of Afro American History Boston
This museum aims to impart knowledge to its visitors of the contributions
of African Americans during the time of colonial New England. Artifacts
and exhibits can be viewed. The Black Heritage Trail, with such significant
sights as the Abel Smith School and the African Meeting House, are part
of the museum.
Address: 46 Joy St., Beacon Hill Boston MA
Tel: 1 617 725-0022
Museum of Fine Arts
Permanant and rotating exhibits include pieces from Van Gogh, jewelry
from the eighteenth century, and other fine works of art.
Address: 465 Huntington Ave. Boston MA 02115
Tel: 1 617 267-9300
Museum of Science
This enormous science center is the equivalent of a games room for your
mind. Explore the hundreds of hands on exhibits. Take in a show at the
Omni theater. Watch a lazer show or star gaze at the Planetarium. This
attraction is a must for all ages.
Address: Science Park Boston MA 02114
Tel: 1 617 723-2500
Old State House - Bostonian Society
Discover the city's heritage and see exhibits on the American revolution.
Address: 206 Washington St. Boston MA 02129
Tel: 1 617 720-3290