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Granary Burying Ground

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Museum of Fine Arts

Both are highly recommended by experts. On balance, Museum of Fine Arts ranks significantly higher than Granary Burying Ground. Museum of Fine Arts comes in at #1 in Boston with approval from 10 reviewers like Afar Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler and Michelin Guide.

Both are highly recommended by experts. On balance, Museum of Fine Arts ranks significantly higher than Granary Burying Ground. Museum of Fine Arts comes in at #1 in Boston with approval from 10 reviewers like Afar Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler and Michelin Guide.

tripexpert score
87
#13 in Boston
location

Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108

endorsements
  • 11 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    "It is a fine thing to die in Boston," A. C. Lyons, an essayist and old Boston wit, once remarked, alluding to the city's cemeteries, among the most picturesque and historic in America. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    The Central Burying Ground may seem an odd feature for a public park, but remember that in 1756, when the land was set aside, this was a lonely corner of the Common. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    You'll see the graves of patriots Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, John Hancock, and James Otis; merchant Peter Faneuil; and Benjamin Franklin's parents. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Dating to 1660, this atmospheric atoll is crammed with historic headstones, many with evocative (and creepy) carvings. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    Buried here are Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, John Hancock and Crispus Attucks. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Boston

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

  • 11 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

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

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    One of the world's great art museums, the MFA works nonstop to become even more accessible and interesting. 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 →

  • 57

    Not For Tourists

    Arguably one of the top museums in the country. Go for the Copleys. Full Review →

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