Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum US Map & Phone & Address
280 The Fenway, Boston; (617) 566-1401
Step inside the Gardner and you’ve left the city for another world. The rooms are filled with one of the greatest private collections of art and the central courtyard is a dazzling Mediterranean feast of trees and flowers. Regular admission is $7; students and seniors $5, children twelve to seventeen $3, under twelve free. Also, the museum is $3 to all college students on Wednesdays.
John F. Kennedy Birthplace
83 Beals St Brookline; (617) 566-7937
See the place where our thirty-fifth president was bom and spent his early years. This house near Coolidge Comer has just been renovated by the National Park Service. They also offer walking tours of the neighborhood, pointing out the sights Kennedy knew as a youth. Admission is $2; those under 17 are admitted free. The house can only be seen by guided tour, which is given at 10:45 and 11:45 and then on the hour from 1 P.M. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.