The Boston Athenæum is one of the country’s oldest independent libraries, with a circulating collection of over half a million books, including everything from books from the 1800s to the newest releases. While the Athenæum is actually a private library that requires a membership to access, Day Passes are available for $40. Guests on a Day Pass can enjoy all parts of the Boston Athenæum that are open to members. Whether you are just looking to explore a piece of old Boston or have some serious work to get down, the Athenæum is a great choice.
We all fall into the same old routine of visiting just our favorite bars and restaurants. However, this can get boring after a while. Whether you are looking for something to spice up your weekend or an extra special date night idea, we have got you covered. But sometimes finding a new hidden gem is the best way to switch things up. From special, off-menu items to a half-million-dollar outdoor art gallery and more—this list will make you rethink just how well you know the best of what Boston has to offer.
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