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The Mapparium, Boston
(3.9/5 based on 550+ 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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  • This is a superb attraction right beside the huge Christian Science church. The huge glass globe has a walkway through and the tour is definitely worthwhile . 
  • We came here with our kids during a weekend day out in the Copley/Back Bay area. After a short wait, you get a 20 minute presentation inside a 4 story stained glass globe with a lighted map of the wor...  more »
  • The Mapparium itself is very cool- the stained glass is impressive and the acoustic effects are neat. The tour is short, cheap, and non-strenuous, so it's good for people of all ages. The building it ...  more »