shortDrives.com Menu

Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
Waltham, Massachusetts

Category Filter
Charles River Museum of Industry image
Waltham, MA
(range: < 1 mile)
Located in the Francis Cabot Lowell Mill, an icon of the American Industrial Revolution, the Museum brings together intriguing artifacts, cultural insights, and inspiring stories to delight people of all ages, enabling them to see the past and envision the future. (This excerpt taken from the Charles River Museum of Industry website)
Gore Place image
Waltham, MA
(range: 1 mile)
Gore Place is a 50-acre country estate in the city, a grand mansion steeped in history, a farm and an invaluable community resource. (This excerpt taken from the Gore Place website)
Boston Common image
Boston, MA
(range: 3 miles)
Here the Colonial militia mustered for the Revolution. In 1768, the hated British Redcoats began an eight-year encampment. George Washington, John Adams and General Lafayette came here to celebrate our nation's independence. The 1860s saw Civil War recruitment and anti-slavery meetings. During World War I, victory gardens sprouted. For World War II, the Common gave most of its iron fencing away for scrape metal. (This excerpt taken from the Boston Common website)
Founded in 1886, Lexington Historical Society is an independent non-profit passionate about preserving Lexington's history and sharing it with the public. The mission of the Historical Society is to be a premier interpreter of the events of April 1775, and the faithful steward of all of the town's history through time. (This excerpt taken from the Lexington Historical Society website)
Fresh Pond is an environmentally pleasing, 9 hole, public golf course that plays throughout a corner of Cambridge's Historic Fresh Pond Reservation just minutes outside of Boston. (This excerpt taken from the Fresh Pond Golf Course website)
The National Heritage Museum is a different kind of history museum. We focus on the rich diversity of American life across four centuries – how we as a people have worked and played and struggled and achieved. (This excerpt taken from the National Heritage Museum website)
The Old Schwamb Mill is the oldest continuously operating mill site in the United States. (This excerpt taken from the The Old Schwamb Mill website)
Old State House image
Boston, MA
(range: 4 miles)
Built in 1713, the Old State House was a seat of British power and site of the Boston Massacre. It became a point of origin for vital debates about self-government that sparked the Revolution. Today it serves as a museum where all people can come together to connect to our shared history. (This excerpt taken from the Old State House website)
The winner of 4 Tony Awards, A.R.T. has been expanding the boundaries of theater since its founding in 1980. See what's playing today in Harvard Square. (This excerpt taken from the American Repertory Theatre website)
Davis Museum image
Middletown, RI
(range: 5 miles)
One of the oldest and most acclaimed academic fine art museums in the United States, the Museum was founded more than 120 years ago by the first President of Wellesley College. The Davis collections, which span global history from antiquity to the present and include masterpieces from almost every continent, are housed today in an extraordinary museum building, designed by Rafael Moneo, winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. (This excerpt taken from the Davis Museum website)
ghost ghost
Page 1 of 42
next next
new search