Museums, exhibitions and Mayflower
Battle Road Trail in Boston
The Battle Road Trail is located in Concord and
is around 9 km long. You can explore the historic site,
which is about the American Wars of Independence, on
foot or by bike.
Boston Children's Museum
If you want to dedicate the day to your
children, you should go to the colorful Boston
Children's Museum. The museum is particularly
recommended for small children, whereas the Museum of
Science has adventures for all ages.
Boston Public Library in Boston
The Boston Public Library was built according
to plans by the architect Charles McKim in 1888-95 in
the Italian Renaissance style
Cape Cod Museum of Natural
History in Brewster
The Natural History Museum in Brewster on Cape
Cod is dedicated to providing information about the rich
flora and fauna of Cape Cod. If you are on site, you
should then walk along the pretty wooden path at the
museum to the beach.
Clark Art Institute in Williamstown
If you visit the Clark Art Institute in
Williamstown, you will come across paintings from the
19th century. In addition to famous Impressionists from
France such as Renoir, you can also see paintings by
American artists such as Winslow Homer.
Museum in Amherst
The house where the poet Emily Dickinson lived
and worked in Amherst for years is now open to the
public and gives an idea of what she was like. If you
visit the house, a tour is included in the admission
Freedom Trail in Boston
The Freedom Trail is a five-kilometer red line
running down the sidewalks through Boston. It leads to
the sites of the American independence movement; begins
at Boston Common City Park, the oldest public park in
the United States, and leads to Charlestown; 16
important sites from this historical period are passed
through, for example the Old State House.
Village near Pittsfield
The Shakers are a sect that founded the Hancock
Shaker Village at the end of the 18th century. You are
immersed in a foreign world where you can learn a lot
about the way the sect lives. The shakers invented the
stone round barn.
Heritage Museum & Gardens in
As the name of the museum in Sandwich suggests,
you can find out more about folk art here. A classic car
exhibition, a pretty card and a carousel for the little
ones complete the visit.
Museum in Worcester
In the Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester,
those interested in old weapons get their money's worth.
Once a private collection of a steel baron for the
preservation of military memorabilia, the museum is now
open to the public.
Museum in Truro
In the Highland House Museum in Truro you will
learn a lot about the life of local fishermen and
farmers, because this museum is dedicated to them.
Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston
The building itself, which was built in the
avant-garde style, is worth seeing. Inside there is a
top-class museum for contemporary art.
Gardner Museum in Boston
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum houses a
unique art collection; Built in 1899-1903 in the style
of a Venetian palace; Covered courtyard with Roman
mosaic floors from the 2nd century. and balconies from
15th century Venetian buildings; antique furniture,
carpets and sculptures; European masterpieces from the
Renaissance to Impressionism.
Museum in Boston
The John F.Kennedy Museum in Boston and the
associated library are located in an unmistakable
building on Boston Harbor. It was designed by Pei and
now serves as a JFK memorial. In addition to exhibits,
you can watch key scenes from his career in an
As the name suggests, the John F.Kennedy
Hyannis Museum is dedicated to the life of the 35th US
President. Numerous exhibits and photos commemorate him
and his family.
Mayflower II. In Plymouth
In the port of Plymouth is a replica of the
legendary Mayflower, with which the ship of the same
name with 102 passengers and 30 crew members - the
"Pilgrim fathers", Puritan Christians from England -
landed on the Cape Cod peninsula on November 21, 1620.
The approximately 1,033 km² peninsula got its name in
1602 due to its large cod deposits. The Pilgrim Fathers
were also the founding fathers of the city of Plymouth,
where the Mayflower anchored on December 21.
Minute Man National
Historic Park in Concord
The Minute Man National Historic Park in
Concord is designed to commemorate the historic event in
which the British invaded Concord and lost there for the
first time to the American militia, also known as
Museum of Contemporary Art in Williamstown
The largest contemporary art museum in the
United States, also known as MassMoCA, offers everything
an artist's heart desires. If you are on site, you
should plan a lot of time to visit the museum!
Often you can experience dance and theater performances
in the museum.
Museum of Afro-American History in Boston
The Museum of Afro-American History in Boston
gives you an impression of the way of life in the
African American community in Boston.
Museum of Fine Arts in Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts is a popular art museum
in Boston. Numerous paintings by famous international
artists such as Rembrandt, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gaugin,
Auguste Renoir, Édouard Manet, Edvard Munch are on
display here. If you want to visit the museum, it makes
sense to plan a full afternoon for it.
Museum of Science in Boston
The Museum of Science is an interactive
exhibition. One can do experiments on natural and. The
Hayden Planetarium attracts with laser shows and current
presentations, the IMAX cinema "Mugar Omni Theater" has
great 3-D performances with relevant topics.
Museum in Stockbridge
The famous American illustrator Norman Rockwell
not only lived in the pretty town of Stockbridge for
many years, but was also inspired by her appearance and
its people for his work. The Norman Rockwell Museum
exhibits many of his paintings.
WHOI, one of the world's leading marine
research institutes, is based in Falmouth, Cape Cod. To
learn more about the facility, it is worth visiting the
Ocean Science Exhibition Center.
Peabody Essex Museum
Salem was a rich seafaring place and mainly
traded with the Far East. The Peabody Essex Museum
informs visitors about the city's past and rewards you
with exhibits from the Pacific region and partly from
Peabody Museum of Archeology
& Ethnology in Boston
The Peabody Museum of Archeology & Ethnology in
Boston is about the indigenous people of America. Thanks
to excellent exhibits, the past gets into the present!
A special highlight is the Plimoth Plantation
Village, because a pilgrimage village from the 17th
century was rebuilt here and invites visitors to live a
few hours as the pilgrims of the United States once did.
In addition to typical food, you also learn a lot about
their way of living and talking.
A hit for children too!
Provincetown Art Association & Museum in
The Provincetown Art Association & Museum is,
on the one hand, an association of artists created in
1914, and a museum dedicated to the works of artists,
which has in common that they differ from the hip city
of Provincetown be inspired by what is shown in her
Since Sandwich was once a center of glass
blowing, the Sandwich Glass Museum is committed to
remembering it today. In addition to old glasswork, you
can experience how glass is made every hour on the hour
thanks to a performance.
Museum of Art
As the name suggests, the Williamstown College
Museum of Art is located on the grounds of the college
and, along with two other museums in North Adams, is
particularly worth seeing. Friends of American art get
their money's worth here. In addition to Andy Warhol,
works by Edward Hopper are also on display.
Woods Hole Science Aquarium on Cape Cod
Just right for kids! In the Woods Hole Science
Museum on Cape Cod, you not only learn a lot about the
different inhabitants of our oceans, you can even touch
some animals in the petting pool!
Worcester Art Museum
If you are traveling near Worcester, a visit to
the impressive Worcester Art Museum is a must. In
addition to American artists such as Whistler, the
museum focuses on French Impressionism.