Attractions

The John Adams and John Quincy Adams Birthplaces are the oldest presidential birthplaces in the United States.

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Open April 19 - November 10, 9am - 5pm daily

133 Franklin Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1177

The Adams Academy, built of Quincy granite, is an early and important example of Gothic revival architecture in America.

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Open mid-April - October Monday through Friday, 9 am – 4 pm and Saturdays noon – 3 pm. Library open Monday through Friday, 9am to noon and by appointment year round.

8 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1144

27 Championship holes set 300’ above sea level with breathtaking vistas at every turn.

100 Quarry Hills Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-689-1900

Stretching over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, the Blue Hills Reservation provides a green oasis in an urban environment.

840 Hillside Street
Milton, MA
Phone: 781-828-1805

A half-mile long self-guided nature walk, designed to showcase the major plant and animal species that find their homes in and around the Quincy salt marsh, leads to a cemetery with the remains of

386 Fenno Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

A rare surviving example of late nineteenth-century architecture and design will soon be open to the public for the first time ever.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956

From 1630 to 1854, Quincy’s most illustrious residents and civic leaders were buried here; Henry Adams, the first Adams to live in Quincy and ancestor of John Adams; Colonel John Quincy, for whom t

1307 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA

Our hometown team, Quincy Militia is part of the Eastern Football League (EFL), the oldest semi-pro football league in the United States.

Veterans Memorial Stadium
850 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Historically significant as the site of the original building and cemetery of the First Church of England in Braintree, the oldest Episcopal parish in Quincy, and the second formed in Massachusetts

54 School Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Historic Preservation is underway at the Lyons Turning Mill on Quarry Hills Drive as it efforts to establish a museum to show the history of quarrying and stonecutting and its relationship to the i

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Open dawn to dusk.

Lyons Turning Mill
Quarry Hills Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-472-1322

A collaborative of nineteen historic sites in eight towns along the South Shore offering historic, hidden treasures in a relaxed, scenic atmosphere.

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A founding team of Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, the Boston Cannons play their home games at Quincy's Veterans Memorial Stadium. 

With four buildings on their campus representing four centuries of Braintree’s history, the Braintree Historical Society joined the town in celebrating 375 Years of Revolutionary People, Places &am

31 Tenney Rd
Braintree, MA
Phone: 781-848-1640
Passcode Escape, Detective Room

Passcode Escape Room is a locally owned, Quincy-based escape room. Our escape rooms are more than your average escape room franchise.

Brookwood Community Farm strives to restore underutilized farmland for agricultural purposes, while maintaining and cultivating the ecological richness and diversity of the land.

Doors to History logo

A collaborative of twelve historic sites in Greater Boston connecting you to their hidden stories and relationships.

One of only five remaining grist mills in the United States, historic preservation work is currently underway.

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Currently closed to the public while undergoing historic preservation work.

622 Southern Artery
Quincy, MA 02169

The City of Quincy offers free guided walking tours, seasonally, starting inside Old City Hall.

City Hall, City of Quincy
1305 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1990

The son of Massachusetts’ governor and one of the principal founders of Connecticut, John Winthrop, Jr.

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Open dawn to dusk. Please respect that the furnace is situated in a residential neighborhood.

61 Crescent Street
Quincy, MA 02169

This country estate overlooking Quincy Bay transports visitors to the Revolutionary War era and tells the story of a woman’s work to preserve her family’s history more than a hundred years later.

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Open first and third Saturday of the month from June - October. Group tours available by appointment.

Josiah Quincy House, a Historic New England Property
20 Muirhead Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-994-5930

The Blue Hills Trailside Museum is the interpretive center for the state’s 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation and is managed by Mass Audubon.

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Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Blue Hills Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02184
Phone: 617-333-0690

Furnace Brook Golf Club is a 9 hole semi-private club in Wollaston. We have a fun and active membership and have several tournaments and weekly leagues for both men and women.

74 Reservoir Road
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-472-8466

Part of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, and one of the few accessible by land, this property offers stellar vistas of the Boston skyline and other Harbor Islands.

Public ice skating rink with free public skating, skate rentals, sharpening, snack concession. Accessible by public transportation and available for private party rentals.

651 Willard Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-512-8402

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