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 discover how all of the Waterworks complex buildings contributed to the development of one of the country’s first metropolitan water systems, view diverse architectural examples from Boston’s Golden Age, and learn how the city grew up around this special place.
We will be asking all participants to wear a face covering and 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 just under 1 mile 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.