is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United
States, in the Greater Boston area. It was named in
honor of the University of Cambridge in England.
Cambridge is most famous for two prominent universities,
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology. As of the 2000 census, the city population
was 101,355. It is the fifth most populous city in the
Points of interest:
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Asa Gray House
Longfellow National Historic Site
Middlesex County Courthouse
O'Reilly Spite House. In 1908, Francis O'Reilly owned an
investment parcel of land in West Cambridge and
approached his abutting land neighbor to sell the land
for a gain. After the neighbor refused to buy the
land, O'Reilly built a 308-square-foot (28.6 m2)
building, measuring thirty-seven feet long and only
eight feet wide, to spite the neighbor. The O'Reilly
Spite House still is standing and is occupied by The
Real Estate Cafe.
Harvard Art Museum, including the Busch-Reisinger
Museum, the Fogg Art Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler
Harvard Museum of Natural History, including the Glass
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
List Visual Arts Center
Alewife Brook Reservation
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Christ Church, Cambridge
Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church
Plymouth Brethren meet at The Gospel Room on Norfolk
about Cambridge and Massachusetts
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How to get to Cambridge
Logan International Airport, Boston. This is the
closest option and is serviced by the MBTA public
transportation. The Silver Line, a special bus route
come every ten minutes during the day, and every 15
minutes early morning and late evening. For $2.00
(Charlie Ticket) or $1.75 (Charlie Card), it takes you
directly to South Station (20 minutes travel time),
where there is a free connection to the Red Line, which
goes to Cambridge. Free shuttles also provide service to
the Blue Line Airport station; one may take the Blue
Line in from the airport to the Green Line (transfer at
Government Center), the Green Line to the Red Line
(transfer at Park Street), and the Red Line to whatever
stop in Cambridge is closest. A taxi to Cambridge will
cost you about $28-$35, including tolls and tip, and
take about 15-20 minutes, depending on traffic.
or (about one hour away):
Manchester - Boston Regional Airport, in
Manchester, New Hampshire.
T. F. Green Airport, Warwick, Rhode Island.
AMTRAK train service is available to nearby
Boston from many east coast cities.