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Free Things To Do

The Boston area offers an abundance of free activities for everyone.

Seasonal Activities

Daniel Gordon on The Greenway

The Greenway Conservancy completed installing the first phase of the 2021 park-wide public art...

Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World Exhibition

Much like today, ancient “consumers” were connected to distant markets. Both basic and precious...

ICA Free Thursday Night

The ICA is free for all visitors every Thursday from 5 to 9 PM. Tickets for Free Thursday Nights...

The Forgotten Story of the Christian Front

Charles Gallagher discusses his gripping new book, Nazis of Copley Square, which provides a crucial...

Concerts at the Crane: Roman Rudnytsky, Concert Pianist

Join us for a Sunday afternoon concert in the beautiful historic Richardson Building featuring...

Harvard Art Museums - Free Admission Sundays

We are welcoming visitors once again after reopening on September 4! And we now offer free admission...

SoWa Sundays

Every Sunday is now a SoWa Sunday SoWa Second Sundays have been so successful, we’re now open every...

SoWa First Friday

On the First Friday of every month, the artists, galleries, shops and showroomsof the SoWa Art +...

Boston Modern Orchestra Project – Pulling Out All the Stops

BMOP returns to the concert stage in style, with a special concert event to kick off celebrations of...

TECHSPO Boston 2022 Technology Expo

TECHSPO Boston, two-day technology expo returns June 13th 14th, 2022 to the luxurious Westin Copley...

Virtual Activities

#PEMfromHome

Looking for creative projects for the kids or to spend your afternoon diving into collections from...

#ZooToYou

Get an inside look to the care and commitment to our mission! Check out #ZooToYou: a daily dose of...

At Home Activities & Virtual Journey of Boston National Park

Climb Bunker Hill Monument with a National Park Service Ranger on a virtual tour and journey up the...

Atlascope

Atlascope is a tool for exploring historic urban maps in metropolitan Boston and telling stories...

Black Gems Unearthed

Black Gems Unearthed is an educational video series about Black History of Massachusetts. We bring...

Boston Ballet Online

Welcome to the BB family. We’re so glad you’re here. Since you watched The Nutcracker this season,...

Boston Book Festival Archive

It’s no exaggeration to say that the twelfth annual Boston Book Festival was unlike any other in our...

Boston Public Library: Art & Architecture Virtual Booklet

Boston Public Library is pleased to announce the creation of an expansive new booklet celebrating...

Civics at Home

Make a Difference These activities for children and families encourage young people to think about...

Commonwealth Museum Online Exhibits

Experience the Commonwealth Museum from the comfort of your own home! The Commonwealth Museum...

Curling at Seaport

Curling is back by popular demand, on Seaport Common next to The Current. Give it a curl, with...

Daniel Gordon on The Greenway

The Greenway Conservancy completed installing the first phase of the 2021 park-wide public art...

Explore the Gardner's Stolen Art

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum brings all of the greatest museums to you virtually. You can now...

Freedom Trail Foundation - Virtual Tours Live!

Virtual Tours Live! With an engaging historian as your guide, “visit” 12 official historic sites...

Freedom Trail Foundation Resources

This Day in History videos provide mini-history lessons for each day of the year by typing in the...

Freedom Trail Foundation Virtual Programs

The Freedom Trail® and Black Heritage Trail® have rich opportunities for everyone to learn and...

Freedom Trail Foundation's Classrooms Live

The Freedom Trail Foundation's new Classrooms Live! offers teachers the opportunity to invite a...

From Boston Ballet with Love & Fan Favorites

We’re bringing you more fan favorites as we gear up for Triple Bill, an exuberant program showcasing...

GPS Self-Guided Audio Tours

Turn your phone into a personal tour guide! Action Tour Guide provides self-guided audio tours;...

Historian at Home: Online game, A Sailor's Life For Me

The USS Constitution Museum presents a weekly video series with Public Historian Carl Herzog. Carl...

History at Home

Stay curious and engaged with Plimoth's virtual workshops! We’re taking Plimoth’s award-winning...

Imagining the Age of Phillis

Revolutionary Spaces commissioned a short film series called Imagining the Age of Phillis to bring a...

Institute of Contemporary Art From Home

While the ICA is temporarily closed for the safety of our community, we are dedicated to bringing...

JFK Library from Home: Analyzing a Jacob Lawrence Painting

For Middle and High School Audiences: Throughout history, the experiences of those who have...

JFK Library from Home: Revisit a Kennedy Vacation Spot in Puzzle

This week's jigsaw puzzle features a sunny scene on Cape Cod, and six of the Kennedy family's dogs!...

JFK Library's Teaching And Learning Tuesdays

The department of education and public programs is dedicated to providing additional support to...

Local Self-Guided Scenic Drive & Walk

Bored at home due to Coronavirus quarantine? Try a local self-guided scenic drive/walk. Try taking a...

Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World Exhibition

Much like today, ancient “consumers” were connected to distant markets. Both basic and precious...

MOS at Home

The Museum of Science, Boston, one of the world’s largest science centers, has launched a new...

Nature as Artist: A Harvard Museum of Natural History Virtual Tour

We are happy to announce a new self-guided, virtual tour along the theme of "Nature as Artist."...

Newport Mansions Mobile Audio Tours

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Gilded Age at your home! Five remarkable audio tours bring you a...

Online Art Collection & Art Talk presented by Rose Art Museum

We are thrilled to join the growing ranks of museums offering online access to their collections and...

Reflecting Attucks

Reflecting Attucks is a new temporary exhibit exploring the live and legacy of Crispus Attucks, a...

Salem Witch Museum's Online Tour

Witch Trials Online Sites Tour Our online tour of the Salem witchcraft trials sites allows you to...

Selections from the Collection

The Museum of African American History holds a collection of over 3,000 items accrued over fifty...

SoWa From Home: Construction AREA

A R E A Gallery's response to COVID-19 is a new online platform just launched called Construction A...

Take a Virtual Tour of Harvard

Virtual Tours of Harvard "The Hahvahd Tour," our public tour of Harvard Harvard University is now...

The JFK Library: #JFKLfromhome

Learn more about the life and legacy of president John F. Kennedy virtually through a variety of...

The Shot Heard Round the World

This microsite will transport you back in time through eye-witness artifacts, including one of the...

Turning Back The Clock: The Raphael Room Textiles

Appreciate a behind-the-scenes look at Isabella Stewart Gardner's original vision for the Raphael...

Virtual Cultural Experiences in Freedom's Way

Enjoy virtual cultural experiences in Freedom's Way National Heritage Area! The story of Freedom’s...

Virtual Fenway Park Tour

Tour Fenway Park through the dynamic lens of our team Drone. We will take you on the first ballpark...

Virtual Resources at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

We, at HMSC, would like to share with you our many virtual resources - visit the HMSC Connects!...

Virtual Tour of The Fairbanks House

The Fairbanks House is the oldest known wooden structure in North America. Tree ring dating shows...

Virtual Tour: Adams National Historical Park

ADAMS NHP provides "an extraordinary window into the personal lives of two presidential families;...

Virtual Visit to the New England Aquarium

Dive into the lives of fascinating aquatic creatures with the New England Aquarium's #VirtualVisits!...

Webisodes from the Boston Tea Party Museum

Enjoy webisodes from the Boston Tea Party Museum! Learn more about that famous event that forever...

Captains of USS Constitution: Hail and Farewell

USS Constitution is making history… again! This month, USS Constitution bids a fond farewell to CDR...

Community Yoga Class

Join us for 60-minutes of FREE yoga at the Main Library Meeting Room at the Thomas Crane Public...

Debby Applegate with Madam: The Biography of Polly Adler

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author comes a story of the Roaring Twenties and New York’s...

Explore Boston Neighborhoods

Each Boston neighborhood tells its own story, a tale of community, culture, and eclectic commercial areas.

Parks

A breath of fresh air: explore Boston's many open spaces

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

Boston - Downtown/Financial District

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

Explore the Outdoors in Boston

Enjoy beautiful waterways, elaborate bike paths & networks of urban green space.