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Boston Marriott Long Wharf

296 State Street · Boston, Massachusetts 02109 USA

Things to Do Near Boston Marriott Long Wharf

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Places to Explore

Guests will love our convenient location along Boston's historic Long Wharf pier, just steps from the New England Aquarium, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and a host of other exciting attractions.

Culture & Art


The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail is a 2.5-mile-long path through downtown Boston. It passes by 16 historically significant locations and is one of the city's most popular tourist attractions. Visit our concierge for a map to get started.

Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts is the 14th largest art museum in the world. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas.

Institute of Contemporary Art
The Institute of Contemporary Art is an art museum and exhibition located 0.9 miles from the Boston Marriott Long Wharf.  The museum was founded as the Boston Museum of Modern Art in 1936 with a mission to exhibit contemporary art. 

Old North Church
Old North Church located in Boston's Historic North End, is the location from which the famous "One if by land, two if by sea" signal is said to have been sent by Paul Revere.

Paul Revere House
The Paul Revere House, built in 1680, was the colonial home of American patriot Paul Revere during the time of the American Revolution.  

Black Heritage Trail
Located in and winding through Beacon Hill, The Black Heritage Trail journeys through sites important in African American history.

Family Favorites


Museum of Science
The Museum of Science boasts an extensive collection of exciting science-based exhibits. Visit musical staircase called Soundstair as well as the interactive playground the Science Park where you can learn about momentum, mechanical advantage, and harmonic motion.

New England Aquarium
Located right next door to our hotel, the New England Aquarium is a world leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The aquarium has over 22,000 members and is visited by more than 1.3 million people each year. Don't miss your chance to experience the aquarium's fascinating and educational exhibits, massive indoor tank, and numerous sea creatures during your stay. Visit our hotel concierge for more information about what exhibits are showing and to purchase tickets.

Boston's Children's Museum
The Boston's Children's Museum is full of entertaining things for kids to do & explore. Located in the Fort Point Channel, you can enjoy great views of the city over the waterway, refreshing breezes, and even a snack at the famous Hood Milk Bottle, that is now run by the local favorite snack shack, Sullivan's.

Martin's Park & Playground
Just steps away, Martin's Park, the new outdoor playground dedicated to the memory of Martin Richard, was opened in summer 2019. Martin's Park sits along the Fort Point Channel and features a lush and inviting playscape with spectacular water views and breezes.

Boston Tea Party Museum 
The Tea Party Museum is a re-creation of the famous protest in a full-scale replica of the tea party ship.  It's a great place for kids to learn first-hand what happened at the Boston Tea Party.

Old Ironsides and the USS Constitution Museum
Climb aboard Old Ironsides in Charlestown - the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world. Tall masts, and miles of ropes, and large cannons adorn the decks of this massive vessel. Visitors can climb down into the chambers below to see the layout, and even where the sailors sleep.  Located just steps away is the USS Constitution Museum housing over 3000 artifacts and opportunities for hands on activities. 

Experiences & Shopping

 

Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market
Faneuil Hall Marketplace is brimming with popular restaurants, hundreds of shops and a variety of events and activities throughout the year. This marketplace was the site of many speeches by Samuel Adams, James Otis, and other Revolutionaries.

New England Aquarium
Located right next door to our hotel, the New England Aquarium is a world leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The aquarium has over 22,000 members and is visited by more than 1.3 million people each year. Don't miss your chance to experience the aquarium's fascinating and educational exhibits, massive indoor tank, and numerous sea creatures during your stay. Visit our hotel concierge for more information about what exhibits are showing and to purchase tickets.

TD Garden
TD Garden is home to Boston's professional basketball and hockey teams, and hosts events such as concerts, shows, and other exciting performances. The Garden (also affectionately known as the "Gahden") is only a ten-minute walk from the hotel. Ask our concierge for a calendar of upcoming events, ticket information and a walking map to get you there in no time.
 

Culinary


The North End
Just one block away from our hotel, the North End is home to over a hundred of the best Italian restaurants and bakeries around - hence the area's unofficial nickname, "Little Italy." Enjoy a scenic walk through its cobblestone streets while taking in the history of Boston's oldest residential community.

Eataly
Located a short ride from Long Wharf, Eataly is a large format/footprint Italian marketplace comprising a variety of restaurants, food and beverage counters, bakery, retail items, and a cooking school.

Harpoon Brewery
Found in Boston's seaport and innovation district, Harpoon Brewery was founded in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1986.  Tour the brewery and experience the art of beer making or relax in the brew house with a fresh pretzel and cold beverage.

Chart House
Located right on Long Wharf, the Chart House is Long Wharf's oldest surviving structure, formerly the John Hancock Counting House, the seafood restaurant is a fusion of history and modern style.

Sail Loft
Try the famous Clam Chowder at Sail Loft, located just across Christopher Columbus Park.  This waterside maritime mainstay with floor-to-ceiling windows & seafood staples.

Legal Seafoods
Legal Seafoods sets the standard for seafood restaurants. Enjoy ocean-side dining just steps from the Long Wharf Marriott.

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