Boston has plenty of freebies for penny-pinching students, from its top-notch art museums to grand historical landmarks. And as travelers we get to reap the benefits. Local JS correspondent Sarah Pascarella gives us a tour of Beantown on a budget.
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is an intimate collection of fine and decorative art. A vibrant, innovative venue for contemporary artists, musicians and scholars. Housed in a 15th-century Venetian-style palace with three stories of galleries surrounding a sun- and flower-filled courtyard, the museum provides an unusual backdrop for the viewing of art.
Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) - Boston. Today the MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 450,000 works of art. We welcome more than one million visitors each year to experience art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative educational programs.
Boston Museum of Science is the oldest science museums in Boston. This is one of the largest museums in the United States attracting over one million visitors annually. The museum was founded in 1870. And curator or better known as the director of the Museum today is Malcolm Rogers.
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