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Rower on the Charles River in fall

Visiting Boston

Last updated 9/7/18

With our rich history, diverse neighborhoods, and legacy of arts, culture, and education, Boston has something for everyone.

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Uncovering Boston's history

It’s no secret Boston is rich with history. From the American Revolution to the site of the very first public school, it’s a city with stories to tell.

Planning your trip

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Public Art

CrissCross Signal Spire, 2015

Meejin Yoon’s dynamic light sculpture in Dudley Square encourages viewers to interact by tweeting #signalspire. Learn about this piece — and more — from Public Art Boston.

Photo Credit:
Courtesy of the artist, Howeler + Yoon