Lovely sculptures and interesting artwork. Not too big so makes for a nice little stop...maybe pack a small lunch and enjoy in the beautiful courtyard.
About Boston Public Library
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Old but historic. Rumor has it a good amount of marriages started at the library here. Lots of international students getting there info for all colleges near by. Easy access to trains,busses and cabs. Great spot to meet people, park right across the street and...More
We came here to see the John Singer Sargent Murals on the third floor and they were well worth the trip. Amazing. Bates Hall, the reading room, while not as grand as the 42nd Street Library is still lovely-so calm and peaceful.
This beautiful Renaissance Revival founded in 1848 houses over 23 million items through various collections that could keep you busy for eternity. Being the third largest library in the U.S., I'm sure you'll find something of interest. Certainly great on inclement weather days! ;-}
We were ending our last full day and came across the library. I wanted to take a look, and it is beautiful. As we went to leave we found ourselves in a courtyard with a lovely concert performed by Berkley School of Music students. The...More
An inspirational building and fascinating tour. A must to see in Boston. Although it probably is wheelchair accessible, this not the best place to come to as a tourist in a wheelchair as one of the beauties in the building is the staircase, its walls...More
The Boston Public Library is one of the nicest libraries I have been in. Modern in some areas but historic in others. Nice outdoor garden area in the library itself. Has a coffee shop if that's your thing as well. Worth a stroll through if...More
This is a beautiful building by itself, but inside are some amazing murals. The reading room is a dream -- I sat at one of the tables and spent some time reading. There is also a small gem of a garden with a fountain ......More
This is the first free library in our country and the elegance, design and history of the building make it very deserving of a visit. Our family spent about an hour here exploring on our own, but I would have enjoyed one of the tours...More