Kendall Square is a neighborhood in Cambridge, MA with a lot to offer. For starters, this area boasts many restaurants and boutique shops perfect for those looking to explore the unique food scene of Kendall Square or indulge their inner fashionista. The list goes on from there! Below are just some of the things you can do while exploring Kendall Square:
-Do an urban hike around MIT’s campus – start at the Great Dome and head out towards Memorial Drive (this walk will take around two hours) -Check out Lucy Boston Art Complex – it hosts rotating exhibitions as well as classes all year round -Visit Harvard University Library which houses over 15 million volumes that date back centuries ̶ be sure to visit Widener Memorial under the great dome
*We recommend a visit to The Fly by Damien Hirst for some stellar art viewing! It is located at Kendall Square right next to MFA on Mass Ave. Other venues worth checking out are: List Art Center (located south across the river) and Cambridge City Hall Gallery (also south).
-Explore the architecture of MIT’s Killian Court and Kresge Auditorium -Visit the Harvard Museum of Natural History which houses one of America’s largest collections of natural history objects – including paintings, sculpture, fossils, shells or insects ̶ it also has an original cast from Jacques Lipschitz’s “The Rape” in its collection.