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Bay State Cruise Company Provincetown Ferry

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Charles River Canoe & Kayak

Franklin Park Zoo

Freedom Trail

New England Aquarium

USS Constitution

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Boston Children's Museum

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Harvard Museums
    Fogg Art Museum
    Harvard Museum of Natural History
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

MIT Museum

Museum of Fine Arts

Peabody Essex Museum

Restaurants

http://www.zagat.com/
http://web.mit.edu/wchuang/www/menus/menus.html

Transportation

The T
Boston has one of the oldest mass transit systems in the country. It is operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) and usually is known as the T". The "T" runs daily service on buses, trains, and trolleys throughout Boston and surrounding towns. The stations can be identified by a black "T" on a white circular sign. Tokens are $1.25 each and are available at any stations. Bus fare is $0.90, exact change.Monthly, weekly and daily passes are also available. For more information, go to: http://www.mbta.com/

Taxis
Ambassador-Brattle Taxi and Cambridge Taxi Co.: 1-617-492-1100
Checker Cab of Cambridge: 1-617-497-9000
Yellow Cab of Cambridge: 1-617-547-3000
Yellow Cab of Boston: 1-617-876-8294

Shuttles
MIT operates a free weekday shuttle service from 7:15am to 7:15pm around campus called the Tech Shuttle. It circles the perimeter of MIT from Westgate to Sloan. The shuttle visits each stop every 20 minutes. More information can be found at http://web.mit.edu/parking/techshuttle.html

The LMA M2 Cambridge Shuttle runs from Harvard down Massachusetts Avenue to MIT, across the Harvard Bridge to Longwood Medical Center. Visit http://www.masco.org/transit/ptsM2.htm for more details.