Boynton Hall, Worcester Politechnic Institute, Worcester

Boynton Hall, Worcester Politechnic Institute, Worcester

Worcester Boynton Hall is the main building of the Polytechnic Institute. WPI consistently ranks as a tier-one (top 25%) university according to U.S. News & World Report. The main building was raised in 1865 by the notorious tinware manufacturer, John Boynton. The edifice was designed by Stephen Carpenter Earle, one of Worcester’s most remarkable and creative architects in the nineteenth century. Later, his son, Rear Admiral Ralph Earle, became the president of the Institute and headed it until his death. Boynton Hall is built of pure granite in Gothic revival style.
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Sight Name: Boynton Hall, Worcester Politechnic Institute
Sight Location: Worcester, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Worcester Architecture Sightseeing Tour   City Orientation Walk  

Walking Tours in Worcester, Massachusetts

Create Your Own Walk in Worcester

Create Your Own Walk in Worcester

Creating your own self-guided walk in Worcester is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Worcester Art Museums and Galleries

Worcester Art Museums and Galleries

Take a break from the everyday and spend some time enjoying Worcester's art museums and galleries. Wandering among magnificent works and sampling some of the city's fine art exhibitions, you're certain to have a pleasant time.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Worcester Landmarks Tour

Worcester Landmarks Tour

Worcester is full of historical monuments. Take this walking tour to visit downtown Worcester with its wonderful landmarks, like the Civil War Memorial, Burnside Fountain, the Korean War Memorial and others. The blue glass-walled skyscraper will be your "light house" helping with city orientation.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 km
Worcester Architecture Sightseeing Tour

Worcester Architecture Sightseeing Tour

Take a walk through the center of Worcester and enjoy admiring the architectural aspects of the main tourist attractions like the City Hall, Union Station, Tuckerman Hall, Lincoln Memorial Auditorium and other remarkable architectural jewels of this corner of New England.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Named after a town in England, Worcester is the second most populous city in New England after Boston. Once commonly referred to as the "Heart of the Commonwealth", due to its location in Central Massachusetts, Worcester is also known as the hometown of the first mass-produced Valentine's Day card. On top of that, the city holds a number of notable attractions, including the Civil...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
A Tour of Worcester Religious Buildings

A Tour of Worcester Religious Buildings

Worcester is a city characterized by religious diversity. Its places of worship make wonderful attractions for tourists. Take this walking tour to visit Notre Dame des Canadiens, Wesley United Methodist Church, Pilgrim Congregational Church, Saint Matthews Parish and other sacred places in Worcester: you'll learn about the city while soothing your spirit.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.4 km