MUSEUMS & CULTURE
Music, art, science and history are in abundance here. With renowned art schools like Berklee down the street, world class performances take place each night in mere corner jazz clubs. Visit the new Institute of Contemporary Art for an architectural wonder on the outside, and inside, thought-provoking art in fresh mediums. Boston theater is a tour de force of its own, many plays begin here and then go to Broadway…
Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum
280 The Fenway
An intimate collection of fine and decorative art in a stunning 15th century Venetian-style palace.
Museum of Fine Art
465 Huntington Avenue
One of the largest art museums in the United States which includes one of the U.S.’s most comprehensive art collections.
Citi Performing Arts Center: The Wang and Shubert Theaters
270 Tremont Street
Host of Broadway, performing arts, theater, dance, comedy, opera and film.
ICA/ Institute of Contemporary Art
100 Northern Avenue
The center place for contemporary art in all media — visual arts, film and video, performance and literature.
Huntington Theater Company
264 Huntington Avenue
Boston’s leading professional theater based out of Boston University. Has garnered six Elliot Norton Awards and three Tony Award nominations for productions transferred to Broadway after critically acclaimed Boston productions.
Museum of Science, Boston
1 Science Park
Scientific exhibits to explore, also has an amazing butterfly collection on the roof in a giant atrium.
Wally’s Jazz Club
427 Massachusetts Avenue
One of the nation’s oldest jazz clubs, many talented Berklee students play here.
New England Aquarium
1 Central Wharf
One of the world’s premier aquariums, a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation.« All Downtown Boston Sections