Which museums are located near Four Seasons Hotel Boston?

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Bill Taylor

Boston is filled with world-renowned museums, all of which are just a short distance from the hotel. Among those are:

·Boston Children’s Museum. Located by the Boston Harbor and indicated by the giant Hood Milk Bottle outside, this world famous museum offers children of all ages a wide variety of interactive entertainment and attractions.:

·Museum of Fine Arts. With two new wings showcasing the art of the Americas and contemporary art, this museum is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world, spotlighting more than 450,000 works of art.

·Institute of Contemporary Art. Located on Fan Pier in the Seaport District, this modern, waterfront museum is devoted exclusively to the presentation of contemporary art.

·Museum of Science. This museum is where “experience comes alive” with exciting exhibits and interactive attractions that the whole family will enjoy. The museum features the only domed IMAX theatre in New England as well as the famous Hayden Planetarium.

·Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. This museum houses a collection of international preeminence representing Europe, America, Asia, and beyond, spanning more than 30 centuries. The collections of paintings and sculptures are particularly fascinating to the art enthusiasts. 

Melanie Nayer

There are more than 40 museums in the Boston area, so finding a few close to Four Seasons Hotel Boston will not be a problem. One of the closest museums to the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel is the Museum of Fine Arts, which features art of Europe, the Americas and contemporary works. The MFA is accessible via the green E-line subway to the MFA stop, and once in the museum you can opt for a guided or self-guided tour. We also love The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. This mansion-turned-museum is also near the Museum of Fine Arts and a perfect spot for those who want to beat the heat during the summer months, or take in a grandiose display of elegance during the winter months. Gardner was one of Boston’s biggest supporters of the arts, and her home is decorated with some of the world’s most coveted artwork that dates back centuries. The Museum of Science and Children’s Museum are about a 10- to 20-minute taxi ride from Four Seasons Hotel Boston. Wear your walking shoes for these sites, or take a taxi or public transportation.

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