=

Old North Church

vs

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Both Old North Church and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum are recommended by expert reviewers. On balance, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum scores significantly higher than Old North Church. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum ranks #2 in Boston with approval from 11 sources including Afar Magazine, Fodor's and Lonely Planet.

Both Old North Church and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum are recommended by expert reviewers. On balance, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum scores significantly higher than Old North Church. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum ranks #2 in Boston with approval from 11 sources including Afar Magazine, Fodor's and Lonely Planet.

tripexpert score
89
#7 in Boston
location

193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

endorsements
  • 7 endorsements
  • 68

    Atlas Obscura

    The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.  Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This is Christ, or Old North, Church, where Paul Revere and the young sexton Robert Newman managed that night to signal the departure by water of the British regulars. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    Look up! In this building's original steeple, sexton Robert Newman hung two lanterns on the night of April 18, 1775, to signal Paul Revere. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    ‘One if by land, Two if by sea…’ Everyone knows the line from Longfellow’s poem, Paul Revere’s Ride. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    On the evening of April 18, 1775, the sexton displayed two lanterns in the steeple to signal the departure of the British from Boston to Lexington by boat, thus prompting the ride of Paul Revere. Full Review →

  • Read all reviews →

97
#2 in Boston

280 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115

  • 13 endorsements
  • 68

    Atlas Obscura

    Two thousand artifacts from around the world collected by one woman with an addiction.  Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Today, it's probably America's most idiosyncratic treasure house. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    The pièce de résistance is the magnificent skylit courtyard, filled year-round with fresh flowers grown by the museum's horticultural staff. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The Gardner is filled with almost 2000 priceless objects, primarily European, including outstanding tapestries and Italian Renaissance and 17th-century Dutch paintings. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Isabella Stewart Gardner built Fenway Court, which resembles a 15C Venetian-style palace, to showcase her magnificent art collection in an intimate setting. Full Review →

  • Read all reviews →
Book Now on Booking.com
BEST RATE GUARANTEED

or use your email address:

Register Login

Already have an account?

Log in →
Forgot password?

Don't have an account yet?

Register →