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Chestnut Hill Reservoir Historic Walking Tour

August 07, 2021 to August 07, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, 2450 Beacon Street Metropolitan Waterworks Museum,, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, 02467

About This Event

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the 150-year old Chestnut Hill Reservoir and the historic structures around it? On this one hour walking tour, you will have the opportunity to view diverse architectural examples from Boston’s Golden Age, hear how the reservoir site was developed over time, and discover how all the Waterworks complex buildings contributed to the success of one of the country’s first metropolitan water systems. We will be asking all participants to either wear a face covering or maintain 6 feet of distance from other parties throughout the tour. As this tour will be conducted outdoors, please dress accordingly for the weather. Should your tour get rained out, the museum will reach out with information about rain dates and refunds. Tours meet on the front steps of the museum. The total distance covered on this tour will be about 0.75 miles across sidewalk, gravel, and 2 flights of stone steps. Please note that while this tour is wheelchair accessible, the accessible route includes some steep ramps. We recommend visitors in wheelchairs bring a companion to assist them on this tour. This tour will run on the following dates: 5/29, 6/12, 6/19, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 8/7, 8/28, 9/25, 10/9 Reservations for all dates are available through the ticketing link.