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

Boston Skyline The population density in Massachusetts is low compared to other states; however, the concentration of attractions is quite high. There are world-famous natural landmarks, such as the Berkshire Hills and Bash Bish Falls. Fans of educative activities could get acquainted with outstanding cultural landmarks.
Literally, the name of Massachusetts can be translated as ‘the large hill’ that fully reflects the inherent distinctiveness of the local landscape. There are 50 major cities and over … Open
Massachusetts is characterized by an abundance of art schools and museums representing works of prominent artists of different eras. There is North Adams Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in the city, which became the permanent venue for various cultural activities. Stockbridge can boast the great Norman Rockwell Museum and Williamstown features the Art Institute Sterling and Francine Clark.
The main symbol of the state is situated in Plymouth. Mayflower II is the replica of Mayflower, the British vessel which approached to the shores of present day Massachusetts in the 17th century. Today, it is set on the pier. The fount of interesting cultural attractions is Cambridge; here is a house-museum of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, as he lived in Cambridge for nearly 50 years. After death of the famous poet beautiful mansion has been serving as headquarters of George Washington for some time. Copyright
Travelers can find restaurants of different traditions in each city of the state. Massachusetts is home to many legendary restaurants that are known far beyond the country. The state is home … Open
Those who want to get acquainted with the industrial past of the state are recommended to visit Lowell. Here is the amazing National Historical Park; you can go walking around its territory or have a short ride on an old small train. Brooklyn's most famous landmark is the Automobile Museum Anderson; the founder of the museum has begun collecting exhibits in 1899. In addition to unique vintage cars, museum houses an interesting collection of horse-drawn carriages, including priceless artifacts like sleds and bicycles whose age is more than a hundred years.
The Channel Travelers visiting New Bedford should definitely look into the New Bedford Whaling Museum. It was founded in the early 20th century; the museum's collection includes more than 2,500 exhibits, including original logbooks, maps and other maritime stuff. Many monuments are dedicated to outstanding historical events; one of the most remarkable memorials is located on top of Mount Greylock. That tower was built in 1932. It is dedicated to the heroes of the war; its shape resembles a beautiful lighthouse.
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Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Massachusetts and around
♥   Art museum 'DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park' Lincoln, 6.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Rose Art Museum' Waltham, 10.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Danforth Museum' Framingham, 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Davis Museum and Cultural Center' Wellesley, 14.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'McMullen Museum of Art' Boston, 19.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Massachusetts
♥   Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston, 26.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Madonna, Queen of the Universe National Shrine, East Boston, 31 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Paul’s Cathedral, Worcester, 38.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, Attleboro, 53.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Joseph Basilica, Webster, 56.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul, Providence, 65.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Joseph, Manchester, 65.5 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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Culture guide to Massachusetts. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Massachusetts: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Massachusetts. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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