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Mapparium, Boston

Mapparium - Boston, Massachusetts
Mapparium
200 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115Map
Mary Baker Eddy Library
+1 617 450 7000/+1 888 222 3711(Toll Free)
Neighborhood: Back Bay
Overview

The Mapparium at The Mary Baker Eddy Library, is a masterpiece, by the renowned architect Chester Lindsay Churchill. The Mapparium is a stained glass globe, three-story high, and has a bridge which takes you to the 'center of the world.' This brilliant architectural wonder gives you the illusion of being in the middle or the belly of the whole world. The globe is illuminated from the outside, thereby enabling you to see the contours of the construction from the inside. The Mapparium also holds various sound and light shows to display the changes in the world. A spectacular piece of modern architecture, this one surely merits a visit.

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Mapparium General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, discover, amex, visa
  • Nearest Train: Symphony
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