2 Kirkland Street Harvard University Cambridge, MA 02138 +1 617 495 1573
The Old Harvard Yard spreads across 22.4 acres (9.1 hectares) of land. This verdant yard is said to be one of the oldest parts of the university campus. The yard contains libraries, dormitories, a memorial church, classrooms, and department buildings. It also contains of the university hall, and a server hall, famously called the Tercentenary Theater.
The Old Burying Ground is a public cemetery in Littleton. This small one-acre (0.40-hectare) land comprises of around 400 burials. Each of these grave stones and memorials have beautiful carvings on it. Established in 1721, it is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a center for training and tutoring medical students. It boasts of a 24-hour emergency, orthopedic, maternity services, as well as surgical, special and critical care, that serves the community. This hospital holds 2500 employees. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138 +1 617 495 1000
One of the most popular Ivy League Universities in the country, Harvard is every student's dream destination. Offering a multitude of undergraduate, graduate and correspondence courses in the fields of medicine, law, business, science, engineering, management, the arts and humanities, Harvard encourages its students to think out of the box. Famous for its unique approach to education, Harvard attracts hordes of students from all over the globe.The dedicated faculty members innovate as they teach, a well-structured curriculum that focuses on one's strengths rather than rigidity. A dynamic environment and a multi-cultural outlook gives its students, the much-desired competitive edge. The University enhances cultural enrichment by organizing a wealth of events and shows from art exhibitions and music concerts to dance shows and debates among other things. All this, and much more, make its degrees one of the most coveted across the world. Check website for more details.
11 Divinity Avenue Harvard University Cambridge, MA 02138 +1 617 496 1027
Housing a treasure trove of old artifacts, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology is a fascinating place where visitors can learn more about history and cultures from around the world. The museum was founded in 1866 and has one of the oldest and largest anthropology collections in the world. Explore the exhibits and see the interesting artifacts, including Native American totem poles, Lewis and Clark Expedition artifacts, as well as Aztec figurines.
A cultural hub of sorts in the center of Cambridge, Harvard Square is undoubtedly a great attraction to tourists as well as locals. The Harvard Square is, ironically, a triangle-shaped area formed by the intersection of Brattle Street, John F. Kennedy Street and Massachusetts Avenue. The highlight of the Square is the variety it has to offer, with ample shopping options at stores like Topaz, Forty Winks and The Hempest. The Square also has a host of book stores and restaurants where you can spend an entire day.
This is the house where the first telephone bell rang! The house of Charles Williams Jr, an electrical telegraph equipment manufacturer was used by Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson to set up the first telephone, they had connected his shop and his house. Certainly, a historical landmark, this property was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
Converse Memorial Library is a public library located in Malden, Massachusetts. The building was designed by noted American architect H. H. Richardson. The library building is 50 feet (15 meters) by 36 feet (10 meters), and is elaborately done in carved white oak with a high vaulted ceiling. The furniture inside the building was designed by Richardson and manufactured by the Boston firm A. H. Davenport and Company. The library was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 5, 1985.
1290 North Shore Road Revere, MA 02151 +1 781 289 3080
Live Concerts, particularly elicited by profound, renowned artists give you the euphoric feeling that contributes to an unforgettable experience. The Wonderland Entertainment Complex that houses a spacious ballroom strikes just the same feeling. A must visit for music and art lovers, there are also Boxing matches that are held at the venue. The incredible cultural scene and the popular concerts are reason enough to create a huge impact on music lovers. Call ahead for more details.
From the outside it looks like a normal house with its timber frame, shingle roof and curved porch however Paper House is anything but ordinary. Built in 1922 by Elis F. Stenman, the house is almost made up of newspapers. The walls, furniture and doors are of varnished newspapers and about 100,000 were used to make them. The walls have 215 layers of newspapers and are well insulated for nearly 100 years now. The furniture which includes paper chairs, tables, lamps, a writing desk, bookcases and desks are themed with headlines and major events of that era. Visitors will get fascinating tidbits of that period while reading through the house. A popular attraction since its inception, visit this house for its uniqueness when in town.
The Tremont Temple church is one of the city's largest
baptist churches and is an architectural masterpiece. The converse hall at the church is extremely large and can seat around 1800 people but even with its humongous size, the ...
When this congregation was formed in 1669, it was a
dissenting group from the First Church in Boston and was known as the Third Church. Famous historical members of this church's congregation included Benjamin Franklin, William Dawes, James Otis ...
Preserving the grounds and home of former Presidents John Adams
and John Quincy Adams, this historical park offers a variety of activities for visitors. Don't miss a chance to learn about its heritage by touring the former homes, browsing ...