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When it opened in 1895, the main branch of the Boston Public Library was heralded as a veritable cornucopia of decorative and visual arts. Today you can take an hour-long tour that will take you past Daniel Chester French’s gorgeous and ponderous bronze doors and John Singer Sargent’s Triumph of Religion murals. It is not to be missed and feels like a mini-master art history class in the best way possible.

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Boston Public Libary Art Tour

When it opened in 1895, the main branch of the Boston Public Library was heralded as a veritable cornucopia of decorative and visual arts. Today you can take an hour-long tour that will take you past Daniel Chester French’s gorgeous and ponderous bronze doors and John Singer Sargent’s Triumph of Religion murals. It is not to be missed and feels like a mini-master art history class in the best way possible.