What are some good winter attractions in Boston?


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Boston offer a number of winter attractions, such as the Museum of Science and Butterfly Garden where the temperature is maintained at 80 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit with a humidity of 60 percent to allow visitors to escape the winter chills as they watch 250 butterflies flying in the inner solarium of this indoor rainforest overlooking the Charles River, notes The Boston Globe. Tourists can go ice skating at the Frog Pond, which is the country's oldest city park, as well as watch the Blink! lightshow at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which uses 350,000 LED lights to light up the Boston skyline, running for 7 minutes and repeating all night, recommends Smart Destinations.

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Visitors can also view Boston from 52 floors above by going to the Top of the Hub and walking the Skywalk Observatory. For art and architecture enthusiasts, the Boston Public Library offers an opportunity to learn about famous painters and sculptors. Other attractions include Blue Hills Ski Area, The Brattle Theatre at Brattle Street in Cambridge where visitors can watch classic, independent and foreign films, and the Boston Flower and Garden Show, which is held every year at the Boston Seaport World Trade Center, suggests Boston.com.

Some of Boston's museum attractions include Boston University Art Gallery in Boston, Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Museum in Cambridge, The Museum of Bad Art and the Isabella Stewart Garden Museum, where visitors can enter for free if their name is Isabella or if it is their birthday as of 2015, reports Boston.com.

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