Your Guide to Exploring the Seaport in Boston, MA

Committee is located in the Seaport District of Boston, MA. This neighborhood has a significant place in American history as it was the site of the Boston Tea Party. These wharves and warehouses stored vast amounts of sugar, molasses, and items used in the local shipbuilding trade. The area is now a thriving community with various shops, restaurants, tourist destinations, and not to mention beautiful views. 

How To Get To The Seaport District

Reach the Seaport District attractions through the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority’s subway system, known locally as the “T.” The nearest T stop is South Station on the Red Line. There are also multiple stops along the Silver Line, including Court House and World Trade. The Seaport District is a quick walk from Boston’s Financial District, Faneuil Hall, and other downtown locations.

Activities for All Ages in the Seaport 

Boston Children’s Museum

The Boston Children’s Museum was founded in 1913 and is the country’s second-oldest children’s museum. It offers a wide range of hands-on exhibits and activities for all ages. Winning the 2015 Children in Museums Award for Lifetime Achievement, the museum is perfect for exploration, learning, and discovery. It offers educational exhibits that make learning about art, culture, and science fun. Exhibitions include:

  • An authentic Japanese House.
  • A three-story climbing structure.
  • A stage where children can participate in their production.

The iconic 40-foot tall Hood Milk Bottle is located right outside!

Institute of Contemporary Art

The Institute of Contemporary Art is noted for the architecture of its building as much as it is for its art collection. Diller, Scofidio, and Renfro’s design features a cantilevered glass exterior with sharp angles contrasting the 18th-century brick warehouses nearby. Known as ICA Boston, the museum hosts a range of events. Catch films, presentations, performances, and exhibits by established and emerging contemporary artists worldwide. The museum has showcased works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Robert Rauschenberg.

Seaport District Waterfront Restaurants 

The Seaport District has a burgeoning food and music scene with the choice of brewpubs and casual and fine dining restaurants serving various fare. Inspired by the modern-day “ouzeri” found throughout Greece, Committee is the vibrant, welcoming place where the conversation flows, the sharable plates delight and satisfy, and the creative cocktails keep the mood light and fun. Kick back in a place that brings a new spark to the Boston waterfront. Get a taste of Greek meze and cocktails in Boston, MA! Call us today at 617.737.5051!