Theatre & Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts has one of the most comprehensive art collections in the world with nearly 450,000 works of art and welcomes more than one million visitors each year to experience masterpieces–from ancient Egypt to contemporary masters–as well as special exhibitions and innovative educational programs.
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115;  617.267.9300 Located 3 miles from the hotel.

The Institute of Contemporary Art has been introducing Boston to some of the most important contemporary artists of our time–from Pablo Picasso and Robert Rauschenberg to Andy Warhol and Cindy Sherman–since its inception in 1936.
955 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115;  617.266.5152 Located 2.5 miles from the hotel.

Broadway Across America presents a spectacular season of critically-acclaimed Broadway musicals and plays every year at Boston's two historic theaters: Opera House and Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. Each venue has been carefully restored to its historic splendor and upgraded to enhance the modern theatre-going experience and to facilitate the newest blockbuster Broadway musicals.
Theater District, Boston, MA 02115;  617.880.2400 Located 1.7 miles from the hotel.

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops are two renowned musical institutions. The Symphony offers youth and family nights, guest conductors and virtuoso performers. The BSO season, under the direction of James Levine, runs from September through May. This season, the Pops will celebrate Conductor Keith Lockhart's 15th year as conductor. The Pops season runs from May 6 through June 19, 2010.
Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA 02115;  617.266.1492
Located 2.6 miles from the hotel.

The Boston Ballet has been in Boston since 1963 and is best known for its world-famous annual production of The Nutcracker. The company is led by artistic director Mikko Nissinen and is one of the major ballet companies in North America and among the top companies in the world.
19 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA 02116-6100;  617.695.6955. Located 2 miles from the hotel.

The Boston Lyric Opera is North America's fastest growing opera company dedicated to providing audiences with fully-staged, high-quality productions of varied repertoire, featuring young, world-class singers, conductors, directors and designers.
Shubert Theatre,  265 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02116,  617.542.4912 Located 2.5 miles from the hotel.

The Charles Playhouse has two of the longest running shows and is Boston's most active off-Broadway theatre space.
Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton Street, Boston, MA 02116;  617.426.6912
Located 2 miles from the hotel.

Learn more about the museums & historical sites located near the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston. Have questions or require reservations? Email our Concierge team before you arrive!