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

Boston, Massachusetts - cathedral 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.
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.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts and surroundings

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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
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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

Unique spots in Massachusetts and near

Orpheum Theatre

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In the US city of New Bedford, you can visit the abandoned Orpheum Theatre. Its opening took place in 1912. At that time, it was a true architectural masterpiece. Surviving fragments of the decoration of the old theater represent skilful stucco, elements of artistic painting, and fine reliefs. The theater has worked for 47 years. The last performance took place there in 1959. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Massachusetts

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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