boston museum

While Boston is great city for shopping and dining, it’s also great for art — don’t forget to do a tour of some noteworthy Boston exhibits while you’re in town.

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is one of the more interesting museums to check out while in the Boston area. The grounds house works from Degas, Michelangelo and Botticelli to name a few. The museum grounds are absolutely stunning and on a rare day, visitors can enjoy concerts and other community programs. Fun fact: If your name is “Isabella,” admission is complimentary!

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston is a crown jewel of museums and is home to some stunning permanent Boston exhibits. The museum galleries include art from around the world and even showcase ancient Egyptian jewelry and textiles. Truly a supporter of the arts, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston hosts a numerous activities and tours for visitors and is a great destination for all ages. If you’ve always wanted to test your hand at drawing, we recommend stopping by on a Wednesday evening where attendees receive technique instruction from a drawing expert. The program is free and drawing materials are even provided! So get out of the house and go explore some of these not-to-be-missed Boston exhibits.

If you’re looking for a more family-friendly outing, rally up the kids and head to the Boston Museum of Science where you can see jaw-dropping fossils, take in an IMAX film, or even catch a planetarium show. Time at the Boston Museum of Science flies and if you’re in the mood for some after-hours museum fun, check out the Astronomy After Hours on Friday nights. Get lost in space while stargazing at this unique event. In between sight-seeing and strolling through the storied Boston streets, make sure to check out one of these great Boston exhibits for an unforgettable afternoon. If you’re in search of a conveniently located hotel, check out The Boxer Hotel on Merrimac Street, a boutique property which is a short 15 minute walk away from the Boston Museum of Science.