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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Attractions in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Harvard University 617-495-3045, 617-495-1573
    26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Cambridge, MA
    With a history of fostering and promoting the best in intellectual achievements and endeavours, Harvard University is rich in history and offers tours to the public. more info  map

  • Hooper/Lee/Nichols House 617-547-4252
    159 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Cambridge, MA
    This historic house is now in a Georgian style, but incorporates within itself what is believed to be the oldest house in Cambridge; originally constructed in the late... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Longfellow National Historic Site 617-876-4491
    105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Now preserved and operated under the auspices of the National Park Service, this historic home was the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow from 1837 to 1882; Longfellow... more info  map

  • Mount Auburn Cemetery 617-547-7105
    580 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Among the first garden cemeteries ever constructed, this graveyard is the site of the final resting places of such notables as Charles Bulfinch, Winslow Homer, Henry... more info  map

  • Old Burying Ground
    Garden and Massachusetts Avenues, Cambridge, MA 02138
    This historic cemetery is the site of the graves of eight Harvard presidents, as well as the graves of African American volunteers who were veterans of the American... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Arthur M. Sackler Museum 617-495-3393
    32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    The Sackler Museum boasts an extensive collection of antiquarian art, with examples from many times, cultures and locations; included in the collection are works that... more info  map

  • Busch-Reisinger Museum/Harvard University 617-495-9400, 617-469-8576
    32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    This museum is the only of its kind in America, with an emphasis on the art of German-speaking countries, and promotes an educated enjoyment of the arts of Northern and... more info  map

  • Fogg Art Museum/Harvard University 617-495-9400
    32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    The oldest of Harvard’s museums, the Fogg Art Museum was opened to the general public in 1895; surrounding an Italian Renaissance courtyard, the museum features a... more info  map

  • Harvard Museum of Natural History 617-495-3045
    26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Explore 12,000 specimens drawn from Harvard’s vast research collections at the University's most visited museum including dinosaurs, meteorites, gemstones, and... more info  map

  • Harvard University Museums 617-495-3045, 617-496-1027
    24 Oxford Street and 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Harvard University
    Harvard offers a great selection of fine museums, including several art museums, a selection of Natural History museums that include a Botanical Garden, a Mineralogical... more info  map

  • List Visual Arts Center 617-253-4680
    20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    The aim of this museum is to promote and present the cutting edge in art of all media that challenges the viewer; in an effort to display art that inspires intellectual... more info  map

  • MIT Museum 617-253-4444
    265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    The MIT Museum features permanent collections that include art, drawings, photographs, artifacts, and holograms; collections include the Science and Technology... more info  map


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