Boston, the capital of Massachusetts is also famed as the state’s largest city. As a centre for radical philosophies during the British colonial period, the city boasts a vibrant history. There is no dearth of attractions in Boston and the best part is that you can have a lovely time here for free. For instance, you may visit many of the city’s notable establishments at no cost. Check out our list of free attractions in Boston.

Things to Do in Boston, USA

Join a Public Tour of the Boston Public Library

Trained volunteers provide an hour long free public tour of the library. One of the most notable highlights of these tours is the Sargent Gallery, which houses the American artist John Singer Sargent’s fresco series, ‘The Triumph of Religion’. With the exception of scheduled holidays, the guided tours are conducted every day. Look up the library’s Website for information on holidays.

Visit the Samuel Adams Brewery

You can visit the Sam Adams Brewery in Boston and see the whole brewing procedure by opting for a free tour available at the brewery. Enjoy the aroma of the Hallertau hops and savour the special malts and award-winning beers. People of all ages are permitted to take the tour, but if you want to taste, you need to show your ID. Tours are conducted every day. While the tours are free, they do suggest a donation of $2 towards charity.

Spend an Hour at the Coit Observatory

Located in Boston University, The Coit Observatory organises Public Open-Nights on most Wednesdays, subject to weather conditions. Visitors get an opportunity to watch the night-sky with the help of special binoculars and telescopes. All this is offered free of cost. Just reserve your free ticket through their Website. The sessions start at 8:30pm during the spring and summer and at 7:30pm during the fall and winter.

Take the Fort Point Channel Audio Tour

This is a lovely way to explore some of the most famous landmarks of Boston without spending a penny. This tour will take you to popular sightseeing attractions such as the co-operative housing at 300 Summer Street, the site where the movie ‘The Departed’ was shot, and the Boston Public Garden. The co-operative housing is owned by artists and this is apparent from its stunning architectural design. The Boston Public Garden was established in 1837 and has hardly been changed since 1858.

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