Boston’s Best Permanent Exhibits

July 15, 2013 10:00 AM
Boston’s Best Permanent Exhibits
" In Boston, there are several museums covering just about every topic you could dream up. This gives visitors and residents many exhibits that they can depend on to be there whenever they want to see them. Among these permanent exhibits are the most beautiful, monumental, educational and beloved collections and displays in the entire city. Once an individual tries them, it is easy to see why no one wants them to go anywhere.

The Glass Flowers (Photo credit: Harvard.edu)

The Glass Flowers Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA 02138 (617) 495-3045

The Glass Flowers at the Harvard Museum of Natural History is an amazing array of anatomically correct glass flowers. Some show cut sections of various flowers and some are whole. As works of art, these pieces by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka are exquisite. As teaching materials, they are unrivaled by anything short of flowers themselves. The flowers are known all over the world, were made in Germany and have been at Harvard for nearly a century.

(credit: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum)

The Permanent Collection Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 280 Fenway Boston, MA 02115 (617) 566-1401

The permanent collection at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is one of the most impressive formerly personal collections in the world "

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