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Old North Church

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Museum of Fine Arts

Both are rated very highly by writers. On balance, Museum of Fine Arts is the choice of most reviewers compared to Old North Church. Museum of Fine Arts comes in at #1 in Boston with recommendations from 10 reviews like Frommer's, Fodor's and Condé Nast Traveler.

Both are rated very highly by writers. On balance, Museum of Fine Arts is the choice of most reviewers compared to Old North Church. Museum of Fine Arts comes in at #1 in Boston with recommendations from 10 reviews like Frommer's, Fodor's and Condé Nast Traveler.

tripexpert score
89
#7 in Boston
location

193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

endorsements
  • 7 endorsements
  • 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 →

  • 57

    Not For Tourists

    One if by land, two if by sea. 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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