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Boston Architecture Cruise

27 May - 15 October
Venue: CambridgeSide Galleria
100 Cambridgeside Plaza

Step off dry land and head out onto the water to experience Boston like never before!


This tour offers spectacular views of historic and contemporary architecture along Boston Harbor, through the Charles River Locks, and the Charles River basin. The tour includes landmarks such as the Customs House, the Hancock tower, the Old North Church, as well as cutting-edge contemporary design by today’s top architects. These are simply the best waterfront views of Boston and Cambridge! The boat has a cash bar where guests can purchase drinks: beer, wine, soda, and premium mixed drinks. Lights snacks including chips and pretzels are also available. Tickets are available online two weeks before a scheduled cruise date. Because of the cruise’s popularity, advance reservations are highly recommended.


This tour is offered in partnership with the BSA Foundation and the Charles Riverboat Company.