Alternative offerings

In addition to access to artworks and artifacts, these area museums offer a range of activities for visitors:

 Gore Place, 52 Gore St., Waltham. 781-894-2798; www.goreplace.org

 deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln. 781-259-8355; www.decordova.org


 Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard. 978-456-3924; www.fruitlands.org

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 Danforth Art, 123 Union Ave., Framingham. 508-620-0050; www.danforthart.org

 Concord Museum, Concord Turnpike and Lexington Road, Concord. 978-369-9763; www.concordmuseum.org

 Museum of Russian Icons, 203 Union St., Clinton. 978-598-5000; www.museumofrussianicons.org

 Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, 154 Moody St., Waltham. 781-893-5410; www.crmi.org