The Boston area has a lot of offer, and so if you have some downtime we might suggest exploring….
Harvard Museum of Natural History: The museum is physically connected to the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. One admission grants visitors access to both museums.
MIT Museum: The Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting materials that serve as a resource for the study and interpretation of the intellectual, educational, and social history of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and its role in the development of modern science and technology. The MIT Museum’s galleries, exhibitions, demos, workshops, performances, conversations, and debates invite visitors to participate in the ongoing adventure of research and innovation. The Museum displays objects from it vast collection, and features rotating exhibitions on a wide range of STEAM-based topics.
Children’s Museum: Designed for children and families, the Boston Children’s Museum exhibits focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health & fitness, and the arts. In addition to extensive child-centered exhibits, Museum educators develop programs and activities that address literacy, performing arts, science and math, visual arts, cultures, and health and wellness.
Fenway Park: This historical baseball stadium is home to the Boston Red Sox. Tours are available, or check the home team’s schedule if you’d like to see a game!
Freedom Trail: Explore the historical landmarks of Boston through a self-guided (or guided) tour along the 2.5-mile, red-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant sites from the rich history of the American Revolution, as it began in Boston, where every step tells a story.
Shopping: Assembly Row in Somerville, a short busride or cab ride from Tufts Campus, is an outdoor shopping area with restaurants. If you are willing to travel a bit farther, explore Newbury Street to see some of Boston’s more high-end fashions and restaurants.