426 Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
Medford, Massachusetts
Griffin Museum of Photography

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Located in Winchester, MA (2 miles from Medford)

Through our many exhibitions, programs and lectures, we strive to encourage a broader understanding and appreciation of the visual, emotional and social impact of photographic art.

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Boston National Historical Park

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Located in Boston, MA (3 miles from Medford)

Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all.

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Historic Park
Old South Meeting House

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Located in Boston, MA (3 miles from Medford)

When the Old South Meeting House was built in 1729, its Puritan congregation could not foresee the role it would play in American history. In colonial times, statesman Benjamin Franklin was baptized here. Phillis Wheatley, the first published black poet, was a member, as were patriots James Otis, Thomas Cushing, and William Dawes. When rumblings started to shake the colonies and the Revolution grew imminent, patriots flocked to Old South to debate the most pressing issues of the day. They argued about the Boston Massacre, and they protested impressment of American sailors into the British Navy. And then, on the night of December 16, 1773, they acted. Some 5,000 angry colonists gathered at Old South to protest a tax on tea. When the negotiations failed, disguised men took action and destroyed over 1.5 million dollars worth of tea in today's money.

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Historic Tour
Bunker Hill Monument

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Located in Boston, MA (3 miles from Medford)

Fifty years after the battle, the Marquis De Lafayette set the cornerstone of what would become a lasting monument and tribute to the memory of the Battle of Bunker Hill. The project was ambitious: construct a 221-foot tall obelisk built entirely from quarried granite. It took over seventeen years to complete, but it still stands to this day atop a prominence of the battlefield now known as Breed's Hill. Marking the site where Provincial forces constructed an earthen fort, or "Redoubt," prior to the battle, this site remains the focal point of the battle's memory.

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American Repertory Theatre

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Located in Cambridge, MA (3 miles from Medford)

American Repertory Theatre, Loeb Drama Center, Harvard University

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Theatre Performing Arts
Arthur M. Sackler Museum

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Located in Cambridge, MA (3 miles from Medford)

The Arthur M. Sackler Museum houses superb collections of ancient, Islamic, Asian, and later Indian art.

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Busch-Reisinger Museum

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Located in Cambridge, MA (3 miles from Medford)

The Busch-Reisinger Museum is the only museum in America devoted to promoting the informed enjoyment and critical understanding of the arts of Central and Northern Europe, with a special emphasis on the German-speaking countries.

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