The First Church Of Christ, ScientistCurrently Open [Closes at 04:00 pm]
- Address: Church Edifice, 210 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115, United States
- Timings: 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-6174502000
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Library, Educational Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Fountain, Cathedral , Tomb, Hall
Located in Massachusetts, Boston, the First Church of Christ, Scientist is a church cum the main headquarters of administration in Boston. Made of white marble with a round tomb at the top, the huge building has lots of cute and small turrets. The entire church area is surrounded by greenery, where people can take a seat to bask in the sun. The inside of the church marks the height of the Boston architecture. The church is open to all irrespective of one’s religion. Many schools with their students come to visit the church for educational purpose.
The chorus sing hymns at the end of the prayer which is very soothing and heavenly. Inside the church, there are many black and white statues made of pure marble, which reflect the Boston architecture. There is famous library inside the church. This large administrative building has the big fountain, the reflection hall which is historically very much important in Boston.
- Guided tours are available.
- Tuesday: 12:00 pm to 4:00 p.m.
- Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Thursday/Friday/Saturday: 12:00 pm to 5:00 p.m.
- Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Outstanding architectural centrepiece for the city. Very knowledgeable staff give free tours and explain how Christian Science applies biblical rules on how to heal yourself and others. Highly recommended.
I have taken friends visiting from other countries to "tour" the Map Room known as the Maparium. Every single person has been thrilled with this experience. I myself never tire of this "view" of the world's globe from the inside out. It's absolutely fascinating, providing a perspective of the world in latitude and longitude. I am looking forward to my next visit which will probably be my fifth or sixth. I cannot imagine going to this building and passing up the opportunity to visit the Maparium!
L. Ron Hubbard was a saint and he will return! Beautiful building!
A beautiful piece of architecture and a testament to what can be accomplished if a group of people work together. It is beautiful inside and out and connected to one of the most important women in American History. Definitely something to see if you're in Boston. Wizard of Where
Some seem to be reviewing the religion and not this location, here. Given this isn't really a forum for religious scrutiny, as a neighbor of the Church, I can say they do a very nice job keeping this public space clean, attractive, and safe. The architecture in and around the plaza is quite beautiful. The fountain is a nice respite in the summer for neighborhood kids to cool off in. The reflecting pool at night makes for a really nice place to sit and talk with a friend or two. The Mapparium -- a large stained glass globe you stand inside -- is worth seeing once, thought the multimedia video presentation about the Church organization that accompanies it will not be of interest to the casual visitor and tends to distract from the fascinating glass work.