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Boston Harborwalk Tour Guide

Boston Harborwalk is a public walkway that follows the edge of piers, wharves, beaches, and shoreline around Boston Harbor. The project has established parks, walking paths, educational sites, transportation facilities, and other amenities along the harbor.

Popular Highlights


New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium is an aquarium located in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to the main aquarium building, attractions at the New England Aquarium include the Simons IMAX Theatre and the New England Aquarium Whale Watch, which operates from April through November. The aquarium has more than 22,000 members and hosts more than 1.3 million visitors each year.


Joseph Moakley Federal Courthouse

The John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse was completed in 1998. This magnificent building is located on the Fan Pier waterfront site, overlooking historic Boston Harbor. It serves as the headquarters for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, housing twenty-seven courtrooms in all.


Boston Children's Museum

Boston Children’s Museum is the second oldest, and one of the most influential children’s museums in the world. It was founded in 1913 by the Science Teachers' Bureau, a group of visionary educators dedicated to providing new resources for both teachers and students, as a center for the exchange of materials and ideas to advance the teaching of science.

Harborwalk Stop List:
• Battery Wharf
• Boston Children's Museum
• Christopher Columbus Park
• Commercial Wharf
• Federal Reserve Bank Building
• Fort Point Channel
• Harbor Towers
• Joseph Moakley Federal Courthouse
• Long Wharf
• Long Wharf Park and Pavilion
• New England Aquarium
• Northern Avenue Bridge
• Pilot House
• Prince Building
• Rowe's Wharf
• Russia Wharf
• Site of Griffin's Wharf
• Summer Street District