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Upon arrival at this unique museum, visitors are greeted by the world's largest basketball-30 feet wide and weighing 20,000 pounds, as well as a life-like animatronic figure of Senda Berenson. While visiting guests will have the opportunity to view a movie telling the story of 100 years of women's basketball ...


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Once the site of the 1982 World's Fair, this incredible 52-acre park includes cascading waterfalls, placid streams, acres of flowers and a dancing fountain for kids to splash around in on hot days. The park is also the home of the Knoxville Convention Center. Numerous events take place on the ...


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Bordered by Boston's Financial District, waterfront, North End, Government Center and Haymarket, Faneuil Hall Marketplace has been a celebrated Boston attraction for over 250 years, enticing over 14 million visitors annually. Located in the heart of Boston, the marketplace, which served as a critical meeting place during the American Revolution, ...


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Located downtown on Tremont Street, the Granary Burying Ground is the 3rd oldest burying ground in Boston. Roughly 2,345 gravestones populate the grounds, but it's likely that about 5,000 people are buried there. Dating back to 1660, the Granary is the final resting place for many famous figures, including five ...


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Opened to the public January 1, 1903, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is located inside a striking 15th century Venetian-style palace with three stories of galleries surrounding a beautiful courtyard. The museum houses more than 2,500 paintings, sculptures, tapestries and rare books by famous artists such as Michelangelo, Raphael, Edouard ...


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Founded in 1870, the Museum of Fine Arts is not only one of the biggest museums in the United States, but also home to one of largest permanent collections of art in the nation - nearly 450,000 pieces. Originally located in a terra cotta brick, Gothic-style building in Boston's Bay ...


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Located at 19 North Square, this national historic landmark is the oldest building in downtown Boston. Built in 1680, Paul Revere's House is also one of the last buildings standing from the early Colonial era in America. While the home has gone through multiple owners and renovations since Revere, it ...


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Designed by Charles Luckman and Associates for Prudential Insurance, the 759-foot-tall Prudential Tower has 52 floors, making it the 2nd tallest skyscraper in Boston. The "Prudential Skywalk," located on the 50th floor, is the highest observation deck in New England open to the public, while the 52nd floor is home ...


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The USS Constitution, or "Old Ironsides," is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world, owned and operated by the U.S. Navy since 1797. The ship was made from nearly 2,000 trees and was equipped with cannons made in Rhode Island and copper fastenings made by Paul Revere. The USS ...


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Spanning nearly 14 acres, Adams National Historical Park is made up of 11 historic structures of significance to five generations of the Adams family from 1720 to 1927. The birthplaces of former U.S. Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams as well as "Old House," home to four generations of ...


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Visitors can enjoy the Boston Harbor Islands and their rich history on the Boston Light Tour. The three-hour experience departs from Fan Pier and takes guests on a narrated voyage in Boston Harbor to see Graves Light and Long Island Head Light. The tour also stops on Little Brewster Island, ...


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As home to almost 400 movie and television shows, Boston has several sites that visitors are likely to have seen on the big or small screen. Boston Movie Tours takes visitors to these familiar locations, either on a two-hour bus tour or 90-minute walking tour, providing behind-the-scenes trivia and insider ...


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Visitors can see all the historical highlights of Boston and Cambridge on the 60-minute narrated Charles Riverboat Tour. The tour includes sites along the Charles River Basin such as Esplanade Park, Beacon Hill, Boston University and the Back Bay, as well as the river's seven historic bridges.


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Home of major league baseball's Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park dates back to 1912, making it the oldest stadium in the major leagues. Though the park offered the smallest seating capacity for years, it has recently steadily increased its space to nearly 39,000 seats in 2007 and plans to increase ...


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Visitors need not be overwhelmed by the number of must-see historic sites in Boston, as the Freedom Trail Foundation provides several tours of the Boston's most famous landmarks, from museums to meeting houses to burying grounds. The Freedom Trail itself is a 2.5-mile, red-brick stretch that visits 16 Revolutionary era ...


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