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Culture of Cambridge. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Cambridge has prepared a wonderful program of excursions to its guests. The city is rich in architectural landmarks, important historical sites, and interesting museums. The Harvard Museum of Natural History greeted its first visitors in 1995. The new museum is built on the basis of three pre-existing museums, the exhibitions of which were devoted to mineralogy, zoology, and the study of flora. The modern museum is home to a huge herbarium, a large collection of minerals and many other unique items that will tell visitors a lot about the world.
Cambridge is one of the largest scientific centers of the United States. Here are located Astrophysics Scientific Center, Harvard University, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and … Open
The location of the museum is a massive historical building, which is a part of Harvard University. Tourists will also find another world-renowned cultural institution here. This is the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. A priceless collection of ethnographic exhibits dedicated to pre-Columbian cultures is considered the basis of this museum. Today, in addition to a rich collection of museum exhibits dedicated to anthropology, visitors can see many valuable historical documents of the 19th century.
Travellers should not forget to visit the oldest educational facility in the United States - Harvard University. It was founded in 1636, and today it is known as one of the most prestigious universities in the world. The buildings of the university are valuable monuments of architecture. These are beautiful red brick building with high narrow windows and carved arches. The park that surrounds the university is a large territory with numerous paths and benches. This is an ideal place for an unhurried walk. Copyright
In Cambridge, there are excellent cinemas and fascinating places for walking, as well as a few unusual attractions that are definitely worth a visit with children. Fans of active … Open
The Brattle Theater is an interesting attraction. The building of the theater is located on Harvard Square. Despite its name, Brattle is a repertory movie theater. As a rule, it demonstrates independent films and all-time favorite movies. The building, which houses the cinema, has a very memorable look. This is a miniature house with a sloping roof and small windows. It is usually mentioned as one of the most notable architectural sites of Cambridge.
Curious travelers should definitely not forget to visit MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). This is an interesting museum, which features all important inventions of the 20th century. Besides the observation of the great inventions present in the museum, visitors are welcome to make a walk through the picturesque park near the museum. The historic building is surrounded by a large park zone with lots of old trees and elegant flower beads.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion tickets or city discovery tours over Cambridge and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Cambridge and surroundings

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Art galleries in Cambridge and around
♥   Art museum 'Harvard Art Museums' Cambridge, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology' Cambridge, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'List Visual Arts Center' Cambridge, 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Boston Museum of Fine Arts' Boston, 4.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum' Boston, 4.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Cambridge
♥   Madonna, Queen of the Universe National Shrine, East Boston, 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Annunciation Cathedral, Roslindale, 8.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, Attleboro, 51 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Paul’s Cathedral, Worcester, 58.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul, Providence, 66.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Joseph, Manchester, 74.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, Fall River, 75.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Museum of Bad Art

From the series “Strange, Weird and Unusual Museums Amusing its Visitors”
He bought the pictures on the usual flea markets. The museum founder chose the most curious and often strange pictures he has ever seen. Later, the museum collection became larger, so it was decided to open a branch of the museum in Sommerville. A few years ago the third branch of the museum was opened in Brookline. Today, the Museum of Poor Art is a true landmark of the world, whose collection has inspired millions of painters worldwide. … Read further
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