Boston has been called the "Athens of America" for its wealth of educational and civic institutions. As an MSPP student, you'll be right in the heart of this intellectual gold mine. More than 300,000 college and graduate students from around the world find the city's cultural resources intertwined with their academic and social activities. No matter what your academic or personal interests, the riches of Boston will play a part in your everyday life at MSPP.
The official Beantown website.
Getting around - In Boston they call chowder "chowda" and the subway "The T."
A great site for local news and happenings.
More happenings around the city.
Things to see. Places to eat.
The Boston Museum of Science - The world famous science museum.
The Museum of Fine Arts - Famous works by famous artists.
The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
The New England Aquarium - A world class aquarium in the heart of downtown.
Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market - Located on the freedom trail, a big tourist site and a good place to get that chowda.
Boston Public Library - A wonderful old library located in Copley Square.
The New England Zoo - no placement credit is given for this site.
Boston Weather - If you don't like the New England weather, wait a minute, it will change.