It's not a coincidence that Worcester's WCOC was the first American radio station to play the Beatles. Central Massachusetts offers the best of world-class entertainment.
With its proximity to Boston and state-of-the-art concert hall, the DCU Center, this area is a common stop for national music tours and festivals, such as Disney on Ice and Nickelback. For visual arts, the Worcester Art Museum displays 5,000 years' worth of art and culture. Add in the Central Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, Stageloft Repertory Theater and the Fruitlands Museum and you have a region alive with creativity.
There's a lot for art lovers to see! The Worcester Art Museum presents art and culture from around the world, including a floor mosaic from the ancient city of Antioch. The Fruitlands Museum is where you can learn about the tradition, history and landscape of New England.
Classical musicians to the biggest rock bands in the country swing through Worcester. A thriving local music scene and a diverse selection of venues, such as Mechanics Hall, DCU Center and Tuckerman Hall, make Central Massachusetts a hub for fans.
Worcester's Foothill Theater Company is the beacon of professional theater in Central Massachusetts. Plus, the Stageloft Repertory Theater, Wachusett Theatre Company and Worcester Forum Theatre Ensemble produce hundreds of shows year-round.
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Take in the scenery here, and you might just think it's utopia ??? and you're not alone. Fruitlands recreates a short-lived 19th-century utopian settlement, and it's easy to see why they chose this site. Learn more>>
This hidden gem features contemporary and classic masterpieces in the vibrant city of Worcester. Learn more>>
Running from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI, the Blackstone River Valley is a national park, where you can hike, take a canal boat ride, learn about the Industrial Revolution and simply enjoy nature. Learn more>>
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