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Dates:Saturday, May 27, 2023 - Sunday, October 1, 2023
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Cost:$ see below

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 Bostonís 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 countryís first metropolitan water systems.

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.

You are welcome to visit the museum after your tour.

The total distance covered on this tour will be about 0.75 miles across grass, 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.

Tours will take place on the following dates:
▪️Saturday, 5/27 at 9am
▪️Sunday, 6/11 at 10am
▪️Saturday, 7/1 at 9am
▪️Sunday, 8/13 at 10am
▪️Saturday, 9/2 at 9am
▪️Sunday, 10/1 at 10am

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Saturday tours 9:00 am - 10:00 am; Sunday tours 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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2450 Beacon St., Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467 map
Phone: 617-277-0065

Check HERE for directions ; Meet at the front steps of the Waterworks Museum


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