Attractions in Boston

Boston National Historic Park
Boston National Park houses several historic sites from the American Revolution, including the Old South Meeting House, Faneuil Hall, the Old State House, the Paul Revere House and the Freedom Trail.

Boston Naval Shipyard
Originally called the Charlestown Navy Yard, The Boston Naval Shipyard is one of the oldest shipyards in the US Navy and became part of the Boston National Historic Park in 1974. The USS Cassin Young is currently in dry dock at the shipyard and is open for tours.

USS Constitution Museum
Also known as "Old Ironsides," the USS Constitution is the oldest fully commissioned Navy ship in the United States. Best known for defeating Guerriere in the War of 1812, the ship became a museum in 1907 and retains an active duty naval crew. The ship is open for guided tours, but visitors who wish to embark must present a valid federal or state-issued photo ID before admittance.

Museum of Science
Formerly the Boston Society of Natural History, the Museum of Science was founded in 1830 and is located along the Charles River. The museum houses a planetarium and features periodically changing exhibits and live presentations that explore the various sciences.

Old North Church
Built in 1723, Old North Church is a National Historic Landmark and the site of the famous land or sea lantern signal that was sent on April 18, 1775, during the Revolutionary War. Tours of the church tower and the crypts are available.

Boston Children's Museum
The second oldest children's museum in the United States, Boston Children's Museum opened in 1913 and houses 17 hands-on exhibits that are designed to stimulate children mentally and creatively.

Museum of Fine Arts
Founded in 1870, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston houses more than 450,000 works of art and is one of the largest art museums in the United States.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum and Library
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum and Library offers several exhibits, including picture books, digital archives and a media gallery that detail the short life and substantial contributions of our 35th President of the United States.

Fenway Park
The home of the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park is also the oldest Major League baseball park in the United States. As such, it has the uncommon ability to treat all visitors to a healthy dose of Americana.