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The Best Museums To Visit On A Trip To Boston

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)

Located on the waterfront, ICA has been a creative Boston staple since the 1930s and is known for its radical art, cultural exhibitions, and lively events

Paul Revere House

At this national historic landmark, visitors can learn about Paul Revere’s infamous ride, learn colonial crafts, hear early American music, and engage with colonial reenactors.

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

This museum has guided tours, interactive exhibitions, stunning full-scale ship replicas from the 18th century, and the reenactment of a pivotal moment in American history.

Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)

MFA's collection is touted as the largest in the world, with a minimum of 500,000 works of fine art from ancient Egyptian, world-renowned artists, and contemporary exhibits.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The collection at this 15th-century Venetian palace includes Vermeer’s "The Concert" and two Rembrandt works, "The Storm on the Sea of Galilee" and "A Lady and Gentleman in Black."