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Longyear Museum

1125 Boylston St, Newton, MA 02467-1811
+1 617-278-9000
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Inspirational Museum Documenting a Truly Great Discovery!

Although we did not have enough time to make it through all the material, we loved the new Portrait... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Oasis of Truth

This beautifully and thoughtfully developed museum is not your average museum. Rather than objects... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
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Conveniently located just outside Boston and easily accessible by public transportation, Longyear Museum offers exhibits, publications, and programs on the life of one of America's most noted women, Mary Baker Eddy. Mrs. Eddy discovered Christian Science in 1866 and spent over 40 years making her discovery known through healing, writing, and teaching. The Museum has three main exhibits and a Library and Store. Free admission. Free on-site parking. Wheelchair accessible. Eight houses where Mrs. Eddy lived are owned by Longyear. For details on touring these houses in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, please call the Museum.
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26 Jun 2017
“Inspirational Museum Documenting a Truly Great Discovery!”
13 Aug 2016
“Oasis of Truth ”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1125 Boylston St, Newton, MA 02467-1811
+1 617-278-9000
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Although we did not have enough time to make it through all the material, we loved the new Portrait Gallery and the historical presentation Mary Baker Eddy's life. The main gallery is well designed to be a quiet reflecting space. I loved the wall leading...More

Thank cswd2014
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This beautifully and thoughtfully developed museum is not your average museum. Rather than objects being the focus, words and powerful ideas are the thrust of this experience. Learn more about some of the most courageous and revolutionary leaders of our country.

Thank Reflection2
Reviewed 6 May 2016

With all due respect, Longyear Museum, a lovely architectural building is comprised of an exhibit amounting to not much more than a few pages on Wikipedia: Mary Baker Eddy. If on a pilgrimage there may be some inspiration here, but otherwise, duh?

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Fascinating! Learned so much about Mary Baker Eddy and the Christian Science religion. Enjoyed the introductory video in the theater and the adjoining displays. The contemplation area is unique and absolutely lovely, soothing and inspiring. Mrs. Eddy's life is very interesting and her accomplishments are...More

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