Sightseeing in Newton


Admission for Two or Four to Haunted Tours from The Boston Night Tour(Up to 58% Off)

The Boston Night Tour

Boston Night Tours

Walk through alleyways, explore the history of the Boston strangler, and visit the site of the Boston Massacre during this haunted tour

$30 $15

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Admission for One or Family of Four at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum (Up to $ Off)

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

The Boston Tea Party comes to life with immersive exhibits, tea-ship replicas, and one of the original tea chests from December 16, 1773

$25 $5

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Newbury Street or South End Art Tour for One, Two, or Four from Art Tours Boston (Up to 58% Off)

Art Tours Boston

Multiple Locations

See high-end galleries tucked between shops and historic sites on Newbury Street or explore studios in a former mill in South End

$45 $29

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$19.99 for Admission for Two at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum ($30 Value)

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Boston

Explore a unique art collection spanning thousands of years inside a building that resembles a palace; new wing by architect Renzo Piano

$30 $19.99

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Two-Hour BYOB/F Public Traditional Sailing Adventure on Boston Harbor from Come Sail Away Now (Up to 56% Off)

Come Sail Away Now

Fan Pier

BYOB/F jaunt across Boston Harbor on the friendship sloop Tupelo Honey offering great skyline views; up to 12 passengers

$150 $73

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BYOB/F Island Picnic to Spectacle Island for 1, 2, 4, 6, 12, or 24 from Boston Harbor Shuttle (Up to 62% Off)

Boston Harbor Shuttle

Fan Pier

Three-hour excursion ferries passengers to a verdant island in Boston Harbor for picnicking, hiking, and more

$120 $67

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Boston Harbor Cruise for Two from Classic Harbor Line (Up to 19% Off). Four Options Available.

Classic Harbor Line

Classic Harbor Line

1920s-style yacht takes passengers past sites on the Boston Harbor, such as Fort Independence, Long Island Head Light, and Old North Church

$60 $51

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Boston Haunts Historical Walking Ghost Tour for Two or Four (Up to 58% Off)

Boston Haunts

Irish Famine Memorial

Guides lead 90-minute walking tours by lantern through historic streets of downtown Boston, sharing stories and reported ghost sightings

$30 $15

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Boston Harbor Cruise for Two or Four from Boston Green Cruises (Up to 52% Off)

Boston Green Cruises

Boston Green Cruises

Fully electric Unplugged or low-emission Beachcat sails along Boston’s waterfront, revealing skyline vistas & landmarks

$56 $28

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Two-Hour Chocolate Walking tour with Six Tastings for One, Two, or Four from Great Food Tours (Up to 64% Off)

Chocolate Tour of Boston

Boston

Sample champagne-flavored truffles, chocolatey French pastries, and cupcakes during a two-hour chocolate tour of Back Bay

$50 $22

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Trolley Tour and Harbor Cruise for One, Two, or Four from CityView Trolley Tours (Up to 55% Off)

Cityview Trolley Tours

Boston

Historical sites headline a trolley tour and a 45-minute harbor cruise affords sweeping views of the city

$38 $20

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Two or Four Tickets to Tour of The Freedom Trail: The Path to Independence from Histrionic Academy (Up to 58% Off)

Histrionic Academy

Downtown

Costume-clad tour guides lead visitors along the Freedom Trail passing by historic landmarks and imparting facts about revolutionary figures

$29.90 $14.95

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Distillery Tour for Two or Four of Bully Boy Distillers (Up to 50% Off)

Bully Boy Distillery

Bully Boy Distillery

Tours travel past mash tanks & copper stills to see how the distillery produces rum, vodka & whiskey

$40 $23

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Personalized Pedicab Tour for up to Three Adults or Two Adults and Two Kids from Boston Pedicab (Up to 38% Off)

Boston Pedicab

Boston Pedicab

Riders pick a route that matches their interests and passes historic sites, local art, and other notable destinations

$95 $59

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Visit to Exotic Animal Rescue Center and Wildlife Show for Two or Four at Animal Adventures (Up to50% Off)

Animal Adventures

Animal Adventures

Exotic animals rescued from neglect or abandonment interact with guests during self-guided tours & live animal shows led by wildlife experts

$28 $14

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$45 for an Urban Dare Adventure Race for a Two-Person Team (Up to $90 Value)

Urban Dare

Bell-in-Hand Tavern

Fast-paced competition challenges teams of two with trivia, photo hunts, and mental and physical challenges

$90 $45

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Admission or Membership to The Old State House - America's Revolutionary Museum (70% Off)

RevolutionaryBoston at the Old State House

Downtown

Experience the American Revolution through Revolutionary-era artifacts & live performances, then tour the Boston Massacre site out front

$20 $12

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One, Two, Four, or Ten Admissions to a Boston Bar Crawl from Barcrawlin.com (Up to 80% Off)

Barcrawlin.com

Scollay Square

Drink craft beer and cocktails at four to five bars while dressed according to a playful theme

$49 $19

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Boston-to–New York Tour for One, Two, or Four from Go Go U.S. Tour ($70 Value)

Go Go U.S. Tour

Boston

All-day tour takes groups around some of NYC’s most famous sites including Times Square and Rockefeller Center

$70 $35

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$10 for Admission for One to Boston Children’s Museum (Up to $14 Value)

Boston Children's Museum

Boston

Boston Children’s Museum offers programs & exhibits that encourage hands-on learning, inspiring kids to use their imagination & creativity

$14 $10

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Four Full-Day Admissions or Annual Membership for Two at Griffin Photography Museum (Up to 53% Off)

Griffin Museum of Photography

Winchester Center

Three galleries showcase up-and-coming photographers, in addition to well-known contemporary artists and celebrity photographers.

$28 $14

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In-Depth Tour for Two or Four at Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center (44% Off)

Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center

Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center

Tour the weather observatory, the home of the oldest climate record in the country, and see historical weather instruments still used today

$16 $9

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Flight-Simulator Experience or 30-Minute Helicopter Tour for Up to Three at Blue Hill Helicopters (Up to 47% Off)

Blue Hill Helicopters

Norwood

Flight simulator with virtual cityscape and realistic controls; tour takes guests over sights such as Fenway Park and Charles River

$150 $79

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Paranormal Investigation Tour for Two or Four from The Plymouth Night Tour (Up to 58% Off)

The Plymouth Night Tour

The Plymouth Night Tour

Tour haunted and historical sites across Plymouth while outfitted with professional paranormal investigation equipment

$30 $15

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Meteor Shower/Milky Way Boat Cruise for Two or Four from Mark's Tree Farm (Up to 64% Off)

Mark's Tree Farm

Mark's Tree Farm

High-powered laser pointer showcases planets, galaxies, constellations, giant red stars, and nebulae during guided astronomy boat tour

$300 $119

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Fuller Craft Museum Visit for Two, Guided Tour for Four, or Annual Membership for One (Up to 50% Off)

Fuller Craft Museum

Brockton

Rotating, eclectic exhibits of drawing, sculpture, and other art and functional craft forms; membership with workshop discounts

$16 $10

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Admission to Two or Four to Salem Night Tour (Up to 52% Off)

Salem Night Tour

Salem Night Tours

Learn about the chilling history of Salem during this 75-minute nighttime walking tour

$26 $13

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Custom Walking Tour of Salem for Two or Four from Witch City Walking Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Witch City Walking Tours

Salem

A licensed and certified historian leads groups on foot through historic Salem, the site of witchcraft hysteria in 1692

$30 $15

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Sailing Outing for One or Two on the Schooner "Fame" (Up to 47% Off)

Schooner "Fame"

Downtown Salem

Passengers board replica of early 1812 privateer schooner Fame for a 90-minute sailing trip on historic Salem Sound

$35 $19

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Admission for Two at The Butterfly Place (56% Off)

The Butterfly Place

The Butterfly Place

Get up-close views of colorful butterflies as they flutter and sip nectar from the vibrant plants growing throughout the indoor atrium

$25 $11

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$37 for One-Year Membership for Two Children to Our World Children's Global Discovery Museum ($75 Value)

Our World Children's Global Discovery Museum

Cohasset

Kids ages 1 to 6 explore educationally-themed playsets and touchable exhibits

$75 $37

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$225 for a One-Hour Scenic Tour for Up to Three People from Eagle East Aviation Tours ($420 Value)

Eagle East Aviation Tours

North Andover

Enjoy a scenic tour from the air as a pilot flies you and up to three guests around; includes a flash drive and first flight certificate

$420 $225

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to the Museum of Work and Culture (Up to 56% Off)

Museum of Work and Culture

Museum of Work and Culture

Nine walk-through exhibits share the stories of the immigrants who traveled to Rhode Island in the late 19th century in search of prosperity

$16 $8

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Select Local Merchants

  • Karenna Maraj Jewelry Collection
    The winner of Boston.com’s A-List for Best Fine Jewelry 2010, Karenna Maraj Jewelry dresses up drab garments with wearable art and passes along jewelry-making skills through enlightening classes. In the two-hour metalsmithing class, participants imbibe the knowledge of the jewelry gods, learning how to transform shapeless metal into beautiful bangles, pendants, and dental braces. Students shape, cut, solder, hammer, and polish two projects during the class, including a bangle and a pendant hammered from brass, copper wire, and black cord (all included, gold and silver can be purchased for an additional fee). Cutouts, stamps, and designs can be added to each piece, yielding a beautiful accessory ready to take home at the end of the class. With attendance capped at six pupils, students get plenty of one-on-one attention and the chance to fence a jewelry-saw master. Classes are held at the following times:
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    95 Trapelo Rd
    Belmont, MA US
  • Larz Anderson Auto Museum
    America’s oldest car collection is stowed away inside an exquisite mansion built to resemble the French Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire. A vehicular hot spot for the car-collecting community, the 75-year-old museum showcases dazzling exhibits, such as Britain Can Make It: Postwar Progress through Determination, Innovation & Exportation, conducts educational programs and lectures, and maintains a viewable fleet of carefully maintained machines. Cars on display range from 1920s cruisers to modern Formula One racers. Additionally, museum members have access to all lawn event car shows from May through October. The museum will be closed from April 15 through mid-May to prepare for a new exhibit.
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    15 Newton St.
    Brookline, MA US
  • The Clayroom - NEW
    The Brookline Clayroom is a popular paint-your-own-pottery studio for people of all ages. They welcome newborns for adorable hand and footprint pieces, along with children and adults. After picking out a pottery piece?anything from a cereal bowl to a sushi plate to a butter dish, you?ll be given instructions and a wide range of colors to choose from. All of our paint is non-toxic, water-soluble, and safe for kids?it comes out in the wash. The result is a fully-functional work of art that is microwavable and food- and dishwasher-safe. Throughout the process, helpful staff are always available to guide patrons and offer help and advice. The studio kicks open its doors for birthday parties, corporate functions, bachelorette parties, and even baby showers?and hosts weekly events such as Pizza Night and Half-Price Studio Fee Night.
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    1408 Beacon St.
    Brookline, MA US
  • Charles Riverboat Company
    From the hallowed field at Fenway Park to the educational havens of Harvard and M.I.T, Boston's history is written across its skyline. The area's nearby waterways allow for mostly unencumbered views of these sights, and guided boat tours let sightseers experience the city in a relaxing way. To this end, Charles Riverboat Company's vessels embark on journeys across the Charles River and Boston Harbor. Architecture tours guided by an expert from Boston by Foot and run together with BSA Space, Boston?s premier cultural institution on architecture and design, and home to the Boston Society of Architects, the tour's captains and crews point out historic sights such as famous buildings or the 100-story kettle used during the Boston Tea Party. Sunset tours offered under the warm glow of the setting sun wind through the river as music plays. Charles Riverboat Company also charters their boats for groups of up to 150.
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    100 Cambridgeside Pl.
    Cambridge, MA US
  • MIT Museum
    The MIT Museum, accredited by the American Association of Museums in 1984 and again in 2002, engages the public with scientific research, design, and a peek into the institution's academic discoveries. The museum's permanent collections, assembled from artifacts the university has collected through scholarly interests, include holograms, a nautical archive, and technological achievements, such as the telephone. Temporary exhibitions storm the museum's towers throughout the year, currently showcasing MIT 150, highlighting 150 years' worth of artifacts–such as race cars and the TX-0 computer–and world domination by MIT students and faculty. The museum also hosts a number of programs for the public throughout the year. Guests can check out the calendar for an up-to-date list of upcoming attractions and events.
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    265 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA US
  • Harvard Semitic Museum
    Founded in 1866, the Peabody Museum is one of the oldest anthropological museums in the world, with an in-depth collection of artifacts spanning prehistory to present. You'll learn about the evolution of cultures through a variety of current exhibits. Head into the Pacific Islands Hall to find carvings, shields, and shadow puppets from Hawaii, Micronesia, and other islands, and get a dose of colonial life in the early Harvard Yard with Digging Veritas, where you can scope out framed papyrus LSAT scores. The Wiyohpiyata display treats guests to distinct scents, motions, ambient sounds, and more to evoke the character of original 19th-century Lakota drawings collected at Little Big Horn. Your Groupon also affords you admission to the nearby Harvard Museum of National History, where muzzled opera singers can get a glimpse of the famed Glass Flowers exhibit, a collection of more than 3,000 highly realistic glass-blown models of flowers and plants.
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    11 Divinity Ave
    Cambridge, MA US
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