Art is subjective, but we think we can objectively say that Massachusetts has the best art in the entire solar system. After all, it’s home to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, one of the world’s most impressive collections of fine art; Mass MoCA, the country’s most fertile site for large scale new art; and the “small but big” Worcester Art and Fitchburg Art Museums. Plus, there’s a whole museum of bad art, one that’s free if your name is Isabella, and the country’s oldest continuously operating art colony. Wake up your soul at the Jacob’s Pillow dance festival, catch yourself clapping inappropriately loud for the world famous Boston Symphony Orchestra or banging your head (in a good way) in the birthplace of hardcore punk. And don’t leave without experiencing some drama (also in a good way) at one of our amazing theaters, from the Berkshire theater scene and Worcester’s majestic Hanover Theatre to Boston’s storied theater district.

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    Boston

    The Go Boston Card gets you into over 70 top Boston attractions and saves you up to 55% off the cost of... more

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  • Trinity Church in the City of Boston

    Boston

    Trinity Church is a masterpiece of American architecture. Dedicated in 1877, Trinity presented a bold, fresh new face and feeling for... more

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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    Boston

    An intimate Venetian-inspired palace in the heart of Boston, with three floors of galleries surrounding a flower-filled courtyard, the Isabella... more

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  • Copley Place

    Boston

    Located in the historic Back Bay, Copley Place is Boston's most distinctive shopping destination with 75 fabulous stores including: Neiman Marcus,... more

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  • Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston

    Rotating exhibits of cutting-edge, international artists in a new 65,000-square-foot, four-story cantilever design by Diller, Scofidio + Renfro. Exhibition space, performing... more

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    Boston

    Create your ideal Boston experience with the Go Select Pass. With Go Select, you can build a personalized pass that... more

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  • BODY WORLDS Vital

    Boston

    Created by Dr. Gunther von Hagens, BODY WORLDS is the culmination of the German scientist and physician's more than 35-year... more

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  • Broadway In Boston

    Boston

    Broadway In Boston is your one stop shop for quality entertainment in Boston, presenting a number of direct from Broadway... more

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  • The Colonial Theatre

    Boston

    Boston's premier showplace for over 100 years presenting the best of Broadway, world premiers, concerts, and special events. Available for private... more

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  • Galerie d'Orsay

    Boston

    Original works by Old Master, Impressionist and Modern artists including Rembrandt, Renoir, L'Hermitte, Pissarro, Cassatt, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Matisse, Dali, Chagall... more

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  • Huntington Theatre Company

    Boston

    Boston's largest and most popular theatre, presenting comedies, classics, musicals and new works in two of Boston's best theatre spaces.... more

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  • Julesplace - Art Gallery

    Boston

    Art Gallery representing 75 mid-career contemporary artists from across United States. Specialized in residential and corporate art consulting. Serving greater Boston... more

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  • Medieval Manor Theatre Restaurant

    Boston

    Bawdy (PG-15.5) interactive show with six course, eat-with-your-hands banquet. Don't leave Boston without seeing the King! Also available for private... more

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  • Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway is a mile-and-a-half of contemporary parks located in the heart of Boston. The Greenway, a roof... more

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  • Shubert Theatre

    Boston

    Newly restored 1600+ seat theater, considered Boston Theatre District's Little Princess. Home to many local community arts organizations and venue for... more

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  • Berklee Performance Center

    Boston

    Berklee College of Music faculty and student concerts; international folk, blues, and R&B artists. more

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  • Boston Ballet

    Boston

    Since 1963, Boston Ballet has been one of the leading dance companies in the world on stage, in the studio and... more

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  • Boston Center for the Arts

    Boston

    Four-acre complex includes the Cyclorama, built in 1884; home to the Community Music Center of Boston, the Art Connection, the Boston... more

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    Restored 3,600-seat theater presents Broadway shows, theater, music, dance, opera, and film. more

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