Longwood Medical Center Tour

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Boston has a very long tradition of leadership in the medical profession dating back to the legislation for medical studies by the Great and General Court in 1647, the introduction of the smallpox inoculation into the colonies by Dr. Zabdiel Boylston and Cotton Mather in 1721, and the founding of Harvard Medical School by Dr. John Warren in 1782.

On this tour, explore today's world-renowned community of hospitals, academic institutions, and biomedical research centers of the Longwood Medical Area.

In this city within a city, walk among the Joslin Diabetes Center, Children's Hospital and two of the flagship teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School: Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Learn of their landmark medical contributions such as the iron lung, the first successful kidney transplant, and the the first successful remission of acute leukemia.

General Admission $15; Boston By Foot Members $5