Boston has plenty of freebies for penny-pinching students, from its top-notch art museums to grand historical landmarks. And as travelers we get to reap the benefits. Local JS correspondent Sarah Pascarella gives us a tour of Beantown on a budget.
Boston Museum of Science is the oldest science museums in Boston. This is one of the largest museums in the United States attracting over one million visitors annually. The museum was founded in 1870. And curator or better known as the director of the Museum today is Malcolm Rogers.
There's no shortage of things to do in Boston. But for a new take on the city, check out these locals-approved spots, including an Art Deco movie house, the city's only working farm, and the best American museum you don't know about.
Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) - Boston. Today the MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 450,000 works of art. We welcome more than one million visitors each year to experience art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative educational programs.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum located in Fenway boasts more than 2,500 paintings, sculptures, tapestries, furniture, manuscripts, rare books and decorative arts. Housed in a stunning 15th century Venetian-style palace this Massachusetts treasure is surrounded by a flower filled courtyard.