Boston Attractions

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The city of Boston offers much to do and see while you’re visiting for the MMA Annual Meeting & Trade Show. We’ve compiled the following list of attractions that are within an easy walk of the Annual Meeting & Trade Show locations. In many cases, you never have to step outside.

Berklee Performing Arts Center
136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
(30 yards from corner of Boylston and Massachusetts avenues)
(617) 757-2261
For schedule and ticket information, visit the Berklee Web site.

Boston Public Library
700 Boylston St. (Copley Square), Boston
(617) 536-5400
Hours on Jan. 24 and 25: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Founded in 1848, the Boston Public Library was the first large free municipal library in the United States. Complimentary tours highlighting the architecture of the designers, Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters, are offered on Fridays and Saturdays at 9 a.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
(617) 266-1200
For schedule and ticket information, visit the BSO Web site.

Christian Science Center
210 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
(617) 450-2000
Visit the World Headquarters for the Church of Christ, Scientist, and tour the historic church or walk through the nondenominational Bible exhibit. The church is also home to the world-famous Mapparium, a 30-foot stained glass globe.

Frog Pond Ice Skating
Boston Common (Green Line, Hynes/ICA to Park Street)
(617) 635-2120
Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Admission: $5 adults; free for children under 13. Skate rental is $9, $5 for kids.
Frog Pond has a concession stand, skate rentals and a warming area.

Prudential Center
800 Boylston St., Boston
(617) 236-2366
Also known as the City Under Glass, this downtown shopping plaza includes more than 50 shops and several restaurants, all adjacent to the Sheraton Boston Hotel.