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The Mapparium, Boston

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#11 of 22 in Museums in Boston
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. Plan to visit The Mapparium and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Boston attractions using our Boston trip planning website .
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  • September 28, 2017
    Super cool experience :) even if you're not into the rest of the library, the fact that this was created in the 1930s ...wow  more »
  • September 22, 2017
    The Mapparium itself is very cool and had been an item on our list of things to see in Boston for a while, however I did not know it was in the Christian Science church and required a donation ($6 for...  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    Second time here and couldn't enjoy it more. The map is spectacular and the light show is great. The interesting sound acoustics are fun. Only downside is no photos allowed inside.  more »

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