This public park hosts a variety of live concerts throughout the summer. Past performers have included Los Lonely Boys, The Wailers, Bela Fleck and Michael Franti. Visit the website for additional information.
The Lasell Neighborhood Historic District, established in 2005, approximately constitutes of 275 properties and two National Register Districts. It exemplifies the changing trends in architectural techniques right from the 1840s to the early 20th Century. The constructions exhibit a unified nature of style, size, scale and excellence in craftsmanship. An array of resources such as schools, colleges and offices are available in the district. Related information is accessible on their official website.
The Charles River dam completely transformed the adjoining area, and Charles River Basin Historic District is no exception to this. This district that spans across the area between Charles River Dam and the Eliot Bridge, was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
915 Walden Street Concord, MA 01742 +1 978 369 3254
Located in Concord, Walden Pond State Reservation is a park with the pond as it's main attraction. Currently managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, this 462 acre park is widely considered to be the beginning of the conservation movement. The Walden pond itself is a 31 meter deep lake spread out over an area of 61 acres. Visitors can come to the park for recreation and swimming is allowed in the pond. Opening and closing times vary seasonally. Please check the website for more details.
455 Lexington Road Concord, MA 01742 +1 978 318 7863
The Wayside is a historical house that has offered shelter to famous literary figures in the past. Dating back to 1717, the first owner of the house was Minuteman Samuel Whitney after which it was used by noted scientist, John Winthrop in 1776. In October 1844, Amos Bronson Alcott moved into this house with his family, including his daughter, Louisa May Alcott who later earned fame as a celebrated novelist. However, the Wayside became a popular site after Nathaneil Hawthorne made it his home. After Hawthorne, it was the turn of Lothrop family to make this charming edifice their home. Harriet Lothrop, popularly known as Margaret Sidney, a well-known writer had the Wayside as a residence for years. Since the house has seen the peak of careers of so many celebrated writers, it was designated as a National Historic Landmark. This literary site offers guided tours as well who wish to explore America's literary history.
222 Harrington Way Worcester, MA 01604 +1 508 929 2702
The EcoTarium is an excellent place to learn about the ecosystem. The EcoTarium studies on nature and the flora and fauna kingdom. The museum has indoor and outdoor exhibits of natural history as well as animals in their natural habitats. They offer various educational programs, nature trails and other interesting activities that will help you get acquainted with nature. For further details, do visit their website.
100 Barber Avenue Worcester, MA 01606 +1 508 853 6015
Inaugurated in 1931, the Higgins Armory Museum presents an elaborate collection of armory and battle equipments. Some of the collections housed inside the state-of-the-art structure goes back to the time of Greek Corinthian and Renaissance with extensive artistic style. Besides, you can also find various documents, books and other reference materials that are placed inside the library of the museum. A visit to this museum is recommended for those interested in medieval battles.
Salem is more than witches, goblins, ghosts and New Age and Wiccan shops; the town has a rich maritime and literary history that has left a valuable impression on the entire country. The town is home of one of the region's leading art museums, the Peabody Essex Museum, that hosts exhibits of art and artifacts from around the world and hosts numerous cultural events throughout the year. Nathaniel Hawthorne, author of The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables, called Salem home. The real House of the Seven Gables is located in Salem and was once owned by Hawthorne's cousin. Come fall, many visit Salem for the beautiful shoreline foliage and amazing number of witch-themed museums, exhibits, parades, show and then some. Even those the witch hysteria occurred in Salem Village (in what is now the town of Danvers), that doesn't stop thousands of tourists from visiting this quaint, seaside town at Halloween.
2 Arrow Street Harvard Square, A.R.T. Cambridge, MA 02138 +1 617 495 2668
One of the two primary venues within the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), this Harvard Square mainstay is popular for hosting local, national as well as international theatre performances, dance and cabaret acts on a nightly basis. Besides popular productions, the venue offers great opportunities for upcoming performing artists to showcase their talents. Dance and comedy to burlesque and aerial artists, visitors can expect a varied schedule throughout the year. Check website for upcoming events and more.
161 Washington Street Marblehead, MA 01945-3303 +1 781 631 1069
The Jeremiah Lee Mansion is a colonial architectural treasure, that is a pride for the city. This three-storeyed, Georgian style home is a right place to view ancient furnishings, artistic carvings and wallpapers along with interesting artifacts and paintings. The venue was primarily home to the the renowned merchant Jeremiah Lee, who constructed this symbolic site in 1768. Since then, the home which now doubles up as a museum has been remarkably preserved and visited by several tourists and locals alike. Call ahead for more details.
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 ...