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What's Fun to Do in Boston?

Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 20

Boston Common

Our own central park and the oldest public park in the us. Take the Green line to Park St. Website

Boston Public Garden

Across from the commons, it's the oldest botanical garden in the U.S. Take the Green line to Arlington. Website

Black Heritage Trail

Explores the community during the 19th century. Take the Green line to Park St. Make a left on Tremont and a left on Beacon St. Free guided tours are run by the National Park Service, call for tour times (617) 742- 5415. Website 

Duck Tours

Half world war ii boat, half truck. you'll be instructed to "gimme a quack" by your wacky tour guide through your hysterical/historical tour of boston. Take a right onto Bolyston St. Purchase tickets inside the Prudential Center. Students $27, Adults $32. Website

Freedom Trail

A tour of the american revolution sites. Take green line to Park St. The Boston Commons Visitor's Center is located on Tremont. You'll follow the red line throughout the city for the tour. Website

Museum of African American History

From the time that runaway slave crispus attucks became a victim of the boston massacre, boston has become a historical site in afro american history. Take the Green line to Park St. Walk towards the State House (the gold dome). Make a left on Beacon St. and a right on Joy St. The museum is at 46 Joy St. $5 suggested donation. Website 

Museum of Fine Arts

Founded in 1870, it's a multi-level display of art and artifacts dating from the 11th to the 20th centuries. From The Conservatory, make a left on Fenway and walk along the Park. The museum will be lo- cated on the left. Admission is free for ages 6 and under, $10 for ages 7-17 (free on weekends), $23 for students and seniors, $25 for adults.

New England Aquarium

More than 2,000 species are held here! Take the Green line to Government Center, transfer to the Blue line and get off at Aquarium. Adults $24.95 Website

Old North Church

"One if by land, two if by sea" sound familiar? go see where it happened at the oldest church in boston. Take the Green line to Haymarket. When you exit the station, look for the steeple. Website

Paul Revere House

Oldest house in boston. Take green line to Government Center. Walk straight on North St. and the house on left. Adults $3.50, Students $3.00. Website

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)

The ICA's visionary building captures the stimulation of contemporary culture and art. The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. General admission $15, students $10. Website

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Three floors of magnificent art galleries surround a garden courtyard blooming with life in all seasons. From The Conservatory, make a left on Fenway and walk along the Park. The museum will be located on the left. Adults $15, Students $5.00. Website

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