PLAN YOUR EXPERIENCE
Visit the Mapparium and venture to the This popular Boston landmark is a world-famous, three-story, stained-glass globe that has been visited by over 10 million people since it was constructed in 1935.
Step inside this three-dimensional globe for a 20 minute tour. Learn about its construction, history, and the significance of this magnificent architectural and artistic achievement. From the bridge of the giant sphere, visitors explore the Earth at its center, surrounded by continents and oceans. Brilliant colors track global shifts over the past century as a rich orchestration of words, inspiring quotes from thinkers (such as Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and Eleanor Roosevelt), music, and LED lights illustrate how ideas have traversed time and geography and changed the world.