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The Mapparium, Boston

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.9/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Experience the globe, frozen in time, through a stained-glass world map built in a concave shape around you at The Mapparium. Located in the Mary Baker Eddy Library, this exhibit showcases the world map during 1935 and gives you an understanding of geography and history at that time. Don't miss the whispering gallery--the globe's acoustics enable you to converse with someone on the other side of the bridge as if they were right next to you. To visit The Mapparium on your holiday in Boston, and find out what else Boston has to offer, use our Boston trip itinerary maker.
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  • We had some extra time so thought we would take this in and were glad we did. Also toured the church next door. 
  • It was really raining when we got to the Mapparium. I had never heard of this before, which is amazing as it has been in Boston for over 70 years. It is rather incredible and provides a look at how th...  read more »
  • I cannot express how 'worth it' a visit to the Mapparium is. Our family of four - including an ennui afflicted teen and easily bored tween - thought this one of the greatest things we had even seen. A...  read more »
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