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Architecture Cruise

Step off dry land and head out onto the water to experience Boston like never before!

Architecture Cruise

Step off dry land and head out onto the water to experience Boston like never before!

This 2-hour tour offers spectacular views of historic and contemporary architecture along Boston Harbor, through the Charles River Locks, and the Charles River Basin.

The tour - narrated by a Boston By Foot guide - includes landmarks such as the Customs House, the Hancock tower, and Old North Church. These are simply the best waterfront views of Boston and Cambridge!

The boat has a cash bar where guests can purchase drinks: beer, wine, soda, and premium mixed drinks. Lights snacks including chips and pretzels are also available.

Tickets are available online two weeks before a scheduled cruise date. Because of the cruise’s popularity, advance reservations are highly recommended.

This tour is offered in partnership with the BSA Foundation and the Charles Riverboat Company.

Professional continuing education credits are available for architects upon request. Please email ce@architects.org to receive credit upon completion of the tour.

This tour can be scheduled as a private tour with advance notice. Call 617.367.2345 or use our private tour webform to learn more.

Meeting Location

Cruises depart from Lechmere Canal Park at CambridgeSide Galleria. The ticket booth and boat departure are located outside the doors by the food court.

Finding Your Guide: All guides carry an 8×11 sign that says “Boston By Foot Walking Tours.”

Nearest MBTA Station: Lechmere (Green Line)

updated: 2 months ago