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The Mapparium, Boston

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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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  • Hi, My daughter(13yrs old) and I walked over to the Mapparium as we could see the library from our hotel. It wasn't what we expected at all but to be quite honest I do not know what we expected to beg...  more »
  • This attraction is worth a quick visit (and the $6 admission) if you happen to be in the area, but definitely not worth a long detour. The best aspects of the experience were the beauty of the room as...  more »
  • Impressive 30 ft stained glass inside-out globe of the all countries of the world as they existed in the mid-1930's. You are guided onto a walkway at mid-level and can see countries as they are highli...  more »