Take a free 1/2 hour tour of The First Church of Christ, Scientist. Also open for prayer and contemplation.
The Original , 1894 Church is a Romanesque style edifice, and includes stained glass windows of Bible Stories.
The Extension Church was completed in 1906 and is a Byzantine-Renaissance style edifice. Inside, you'll see one of the world's largest pipe organs (Aeolian-Skinner ) with over 13,000 pipes.
Learn about an important woman in New England history, Mary Baker Eddy, who was the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science. She is the author of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures and the Founder of The Christian Science Monitor. Tour Guides are happy to answer any questions on Christian Science.
Tours are offered on the following days and times:
Sundays, 11am to 3pm
Tuesdays, 12 noon to 4pm
Wednesdays, 1pm to 4pm
Thursdays, 12 noon to 5pm
Fridays, 12 noon to 5pm
Saturdays, 12 noon to 5pm
No tours on Mondays or holidays
Tours begin inside the large, glass entrance to the domed church near Massachusetts Avenue. Literature available in 18 languages. Guides can tailor the length to your specific needs.
For church service hours and more information please check our website listed below.