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The Mapparium, Boston

4.1
#11 of 36 in Museums in Boston
Monument · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Experience the globe, frozen in time, through a stained-glass world map built in a concave shape around you at The Mapparium. Located in the Mary Baker Eddy Library, this exhibit showcases the world map during 1935 and gives you an understanding of geography and history at that time. Don't miss the whispering gallery--the globe's acoustics enable you to converse with someone on the other side of the bridge as if they were right next to you. Plan to visit The Mapparium and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Boston attractions using our Boston trip planning website.
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  • I was in town for a conference last summer and a friend told me about the Mapparium. It is such an amazing experience to feel like you are walking through a globe and you can see a map of the world....  more »
  • Amazing visit great aspect of the world as it was and who owned what Very educational well worth the entry fee Great guide would do it again lots to see and hear  more »

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