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  • Museums of Boston Member Profile
    Africa and Oceania Changing exhibits explore human societies and culture from prehistory to the present Experience the Plains Indian wars from the Lakota perspective marvel at the spectacular wall paintings of the Maya Moche and American southwest and explore the many island cultures of the Pacific Directions The Peabody Museum is a short walk from Harvard Square accessible by the Red Line subway and buses View Larger Map Hours 9

    Original URL path: http://www.museumsofboston.org/MuseumProfile.php?shortname=Peabody%20Museum%20of%20Archaeology%20and%20Ethnology (2016-05-02)
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  • Museums of Boston Member Profile
    and many other species Don t miss a visit to the white cheeked gibbon exhibit Because gibbons are arboreal or tree dwellers the exhibit is 20 feet tall to allow them to climb high as in their natural environment To learn more about the Zoo including special events education programs and rental opportunities visit www stonezoo org Features Zoo New England is the non profit organization responsible for the operation of Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham Mass Zoo New England s mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations Become a Member Members enjoy free admission to Franklin Park Zoo andStone Zoo for one full year Plus you can receive free or reduced admission to 140 zoos and aquariums nationwide To learn more visit www stonezoo org or call 617 989 2076 Party at the Zoo From family reunions to birthday parties to corporate functions cause related walks and events and weddings the Zoo offers a unique venue to help you create a memorable event For rental and catering information call 617 989 2009 Education Opportunities From overnight adventures to classes to weekend workshops Zoo New England makes

    Original URL path: http://www.museumsofboston.org/MuseumProfile.php?shortname=Stone%20Zoo (2016-05-02)
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    center for regional arts and for the collections of the Carl A Weyerhaeuser family Exhibitions offer much variety including contemporary artists group and traveling shows and works from the collection known for its strengths in Shaker furniture prints American paintings and Asian art Museum programs include Japanese Tea Ceremony Presentations concerts lectures workshops and classes many of which are free In 2011 the museum will celebrate its fortieth anniversary with

    Original URL path: http://www.museumsofboston.org/MuseumProfile.php?shortname=The%20Art%20Complex%20Museum (2016-05-02)
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    life long learners using hands on experience as the key to stimulating curiosity and motivating learning With 3 floors of interactive exhibits and over 100 programs that allow kids to explore the world around them we offer something for everyone Features Interactive Exhibits Outdoor Learning Center New Dinosaur Exhibit Birthday Parties Summer Camps Directions From Rte 24 Take exit 17B to merge onto MA 123 W Belmont St toward Easton

    Original URL path: http://www.museumsofboston.org/MuseumProfile.php?shortname=The%20Children%27s%20Museum%20in%20Easton (2016-05-02)
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    exciting hands on environment Interactive exhibits and familiar materials encourage children to design experiments and make discoveries about their world Features Move a sea of clouds Try to keep a secret next to the whisper dishes Control an 8 foot water vortex Create a musical masterpiece using the Slap a Phone Directions From Route 27 heading North Follow Route 27 through Natick Wayland and Sudbury In Maynard Route 27 takes a left turn followed by a right turn Entering Acton you will cross a bridge over railroad tracks followed immediately by a set of lights Go straight through the lights The Museums are 1 4 mile ahead on your right From Route 27 heading South Follow Route 27 through Chelmsford into Acton you will cross over Route 2 The Museums are 1 mile ahead on your left From Route 95 128 Take Exit 29B Route 2 West toward Acton Fitchburg At the second set of lights turn left continuing on Route 2 West There is a Mobil station on the opposite corner Continue on Route 2 through the Concord rotary About 2 miles past the rotary bear left at Exit 43 Route 111 At the lights turn left onto Route

    Original URL path: http://www.museumsofboston.org/MuseumProfile.php?shortname=The%20Discovery%20Museums (2016-05-02)
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    Mapparium s three dimensional perspective of the world of 1935 is enhanced by A World of Ideas an original presentation that features a rich orchestration of words music and LED lights to illustrate how ideas have traversed time and geography and changed the world On view is our complementary exhibit The Mapparium An Inside View featuring never before made public letters documents and artifacts showcasing the construction history and significance of this magnificent architectural and artistic achievement Explore how the 1935 world map inside the Mapparium which has never been updated serves as a remarkable snapshot of both geographic and global history Discover major changes in the world since 1935 such as Africa s movement from colonial rule to independence and learn more about how global change happens Directions From the North Take I 93 South to Exit 26 Storrow Dr North Station Keep left merge onto Storrow Dr then take slight left onto Embankment Rd MA 28 Turn right on Beacon St At 2nd light turn left on Clarendon St At 5th light turn right on St James Ave Stay on St James Ave to merge onto Huntington Ave Christian Science Plaza is 0 2 mile on the right Turn right at the light at Mass Ave and Library will be on right From the South Take I 93 North to Exit 16 Southampton St toward Andrew Square Turn left on Southampton St Go straight onto Massachusetts Ave Go about 1 mile on Mass Ave Cross Huntington Ave and you will see Symphony Hall on left and Horticultural Hall on right Library will be on your right From the West Take Massachusetts Turnpike I 90 East to the Pru Center Copley Square exit Keep left at the fork in the ramp to Pru Merge onto Huntington Ave Christian Science

    Original URL path: http://www.museumsofboston.org/MuseumProfile.php?shortname=The%20Mary%20Baker%20Eddy%20Library (2016-05-02)
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    scramble from your hammock upon hearing the thunderous roar of enemy fire in the distance Say goodbye to family and friends as you set sail for what may well be years protecting merchant sailors and our young country s shores This and more is the story of an ordinary seaman serving onboard USS CONSTITUTION in 1812 a story you can experience at the USS Constitution Museum Our hands on interactive exhibits and gallery programs guide visitors of all ages on an amazing voyage spanning more than 200 years from her first launch in Boston to her return as a legend and beyond The triumphs and challenges that marked our country s early maritime heritage remain an important part of our national identity today No icon embodies that legacy more completely than our nation s ship USS CONSTITUTION So gather together your crew and set sail on a voyage of discovery with us today Directions The Museum is convenient to most major highways and easily accessible by public transportation Discounted parking is available in an adjacent garage For details please go to our website View Larger Map Hours Open 7 days a week except for Thanksgiving Christmas and New Year s

    Original URL path: http://www.museumsofboston.org/MuseumProfile.php?shortname=USS%20Constitution%20Museum (2016-05-02)
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    connect with the Boston Jewish historical cultural and spiritual experience By weaving together Jewish history culture and spirituality the Vilna Shul energizes a sense of American Jewish pride and creates an approachable space to discuss Judaism Features Cultural and architectural tour of the historic sanctuary and wall murals Reconnect to the Tapestry Exhibit about Boston s Jewish Community Havurah on the Hill monthly Shabbat Services and High Holidays Vilna Speakers

    Original URL path: http://www.museumsofboston.org/MuseumProfile.php?shortname=Vilna%20Shul (2016-05-02)
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