Education's the one key that rules them all.... Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Harvard Museum of Natural History
The Harvard Museum of Natural History was established in 1998 as the public face of three research museums: the Museum of Comparative Zoology, the Harvard University Herbaria, and the Mineralogical and Geological Museum. Presenting the incomparable collections of these parent museums and the research of scientists across the University, it has a mission to enhance public understanding and appreciation of the natural world and the human place in it, sparking curiosity and a spirit of discovery in people of all ages.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Since its incorporation in 1861, MIT has created a place for students, faculty members, researchers, and scientists to advance our understanding of the world through world-class scholarship and leadership that continue to serve the nation and the world.
The MIT Museum invites you to explore invention, ideas, and innovation. Through interactive exhibitions, public programs, experimental projects and its renown collections, the MIT Museum showcases the fascinating world of MIT, and inspires people of all ages about the possibilities and opportunities offered by science and technology.
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
From towering Native American totem poles and large Maya sculptures to precious artifacts of the ancient world, the Peabody Museum is among the oldest archaeological and ethnographic museums in the world with one of the finest collections of human cultural history found anywhere.
Harvard Art Museums
The mission of the Harvard Art Museums is to preserve, document, present, interpret, and strengthen the collections and resources in their care, and in keeping with the larger purposes of Harvard University, to advance the knowledge and appreciation of art and art museums through research, teaching, professional training, and public education.
Cambridge Historical Tours
Our costumed guides, playing characters from Cambridge history, provide an experience full of humor and stories that make learning history fascinating and fun. America was born in Boston, but grew up in Cambridge.
Entrepreneur Walk of Fame
Celebrating individuals for their bold ideas that revolutionize the way we do business, grow jobs and advance the entrepreneurial culture.
Parks & Recreation
Travel Massachusetts - More Vacation Places
Massachusetts State Parks
See Plymouth Rock - Plymouth, MA
Museum Of Bad Art - Somerville, MA
Faneuil Hall Marketplace - Boston, MA
Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory - Milton, MA