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Boston Public Garden

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Museum of Fine Arts

Both are praised by professional travelers. Overall, Museum of Fine Arts is preferred by most writers compared to Boston Public Garden. Museum of Fine Arts ranks #1 in Boston with positive reviews from 10 reviewers such as Condé Nast Traveler, Frommer's and Not For Tourists.

Both are praised by professional travelers. Overall, Museum of Fine Arts is preferred by most writers compared to Boston Public Garden. Museum of Fine Arts ranks #1 in Boston with positive reviews from 10 reviewers such as Condé Nast Traveler, Frommer's and Not For Tourists.

tripexpert score
87
#12 in Boston
location

69 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108

endorsements
  • 8 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    It's one of America's most scenic public places.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The central feature of the Public Garden is its irregularly shaped pond, intended to appear, from any vantage point along its banks, much larger than its nearly 4 acres. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Adjoining Boston Common, the 24-acre Public Garden provides an inviting oasis of bountiful flowers and shady trees. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    Today it's a popular retreat, charming visitors with lush plantings, footpaths, statuary and the beloved swan boats. Full Review →

  • 12

    Travel + Leisure

    The first recognized public botanical garden in America evokes a sense of Victorian style in the 21st century. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Boston

465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597

  • 11 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    One of America's grandest art museums, the MFA holds American and European paintings from the 7th century to the present.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Count on staying a while if you have any hope of seeing what's here. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The Museum of Fine Arts holdings encompass all eras, from the ancient world to contemporary times, and all areas of the globe, making it truly encyclopedic in scope. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    One of the country's leading museums, the Museum of Fine Arts contains a comprehensive collection of more than 350,000 artworks. Full Review →

  • 12

    Travel + Leisure

    The sheer majesty of this world-renowned arts institution would be overwhelming if it weren’t so enchanting. I’ve been delightfully lost many times, wandering through labyrinthine halls. Full Review →

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