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Top Choice Museum in Seaport District & South Boston

Institute of Contemporary Art

Boston has become a focal point for contemporary art in the 21st century, with the Institute of Contemporary Art leading the way. The building is a work of art in itself: a glass structure cantilevered over a waters…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Seaport District & South Boston

Drink

There is no cocktail menu at Drink. Instead you have a chat with the bartender, and he or she will whip something up according to your specifications. It takes seriously the art of drink mixology – and you will too,…
Top Choice Seafood in Seaport District & South Boston

Row 34

In the heart of the new Seaport District, set in a sharp, postindustrial space, this place offers a dozen types of raw oysters and clams, alongside an amazing selection of craft beers. There's also a full menu of co…
Seafood in Seaport District & South Boston

Legal Harborside

This vast glass-fronted waterfront complex offers three different restaurant concepts on three floors. Our favorite is the 1st floor – a casual restaurant and fish market that is a throwback to Legal's original outl…
Bar in Seaport District & South Boston

Lookout Rooftop Bar

This trendy bar starts filling up almost as soon as it opens, as hotel guests and local workers ascend to the rooftop to take in potent drinks and spectacular views. There's a good chance you'll have to wait to get …
Museum in Seaport District & South Boston

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

'Boston Harbor a teapot tonight!' To protest unfair taxes, a gang of rebellious colonists dumped 342 chests of tea into the water. The 1773 protest – the Boston Tea Party – set into motion the events leading to the …
Museum in Seaport District & South Boston

Boston Children's Museum

The interactive, educational exhibits at the delightful Boston Children’s Museum keep kids entertained for hours. Highlights include a bubble exhibit, rock-climbing walls, a hands-on construction site and intercultu…
Arts & Crafts in Seaport District & South Boston

Society of Arts & Crafts

This prestigious nonprofit gallery has moved to new digs along the South Boston waterfront, but after 120 years, it's still fulfilling its mission to promote emerging and established artists and encouraging innovati…
French in Seaport District & South Boston

Menton

Boston's favorite celebrity chef Barbara Lynch has outdone herself at this high-class conglomeration of classic European cuisine and modern American innovation. She has set her latest venture in a revamped warehouse…
Arts & Crafts in Seaport District & South Boston

Made in Fort Point

Transplanted to spacious new digs in the Envoy Hotel as of 2017, this retail outlet for the Fort Point Arts Community displays jewelry, prints, photographs, T-shirts, pottery, housewares and other cool, creative stu…