Whether you live in the city or are just visiting there are always new places to explore and discover. Why not pair your trip to the opera with a day of new experiences? Our next opera, The Rape of Lucretia, will be held at the Artist for Humanity EpiCenter in Fort Point and just a few minutes from the South Boston Seaport. Be sure to buy your tickets then check out our suggestions for things to do, eat, and visit before or after your show:
The Boston Experience: Enjoy breakfast a Mul's Diner, head over the the Boston Tea Party Museum, or go on a tour of Harpoon Brewery, a Boston favorite before your show
Breweries and Beyond: For beer fans, visit Harpoon, Worden Hall or Trillium brewery before or after the opera.
A Cultural Tour: Get into the art world before a night at the opera with a quick trip to the Institute of Contemporary Art or dinner at the historic Amrheins Restaurant.
Night Out on the Town: For a fun night with friends go to the opera first then pick from Moonshine 152, Worden Hall, or Coppersmith for some post show drinks.
Places to Eat:
Coppersmith- A gastropub in a converted warehouse with a cozy cafe, a dining room with food trucks & a raw bar–equipped roof deck.
40 W 3rd St, South Boston, MA 02127 – 2 minute walk to venue
Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 1am
For $100 get dinner at Copperfield's and attend Wednesday's show. Learn more.
Amrheins Restaurant- A longtimer providing classic American & Italian meals in a genteel pub setting with an 1800s bar.
80 W Broadway, Boston, MA 02127 – 3 minute walk to venue
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2am
Saturday - Sunday: 10am - 2am
Mul’s Diner- Southie favorite for crème brûlée French toast, bottomless cups of joe & a classic, retro vibe.
75 W Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127 – 3 minute walk to venue
Monday - Thursday: 5am - 12:30pm
Friday - Sunday: 5am - 1pm
Moonshine 152- This global eatery mixes street food with East Coast & Asian flavors & also has a late-night menu.
152 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02127 – 4 minute walk to venue
Monday - Friday: 5am - 2am
Saturday - Sunday: 11am - 2am
Worden Hall- A racetrack-themed spot with penny-covered bar serving pub grub & deep list of whiskeys & craft beers.
22 W Broadway, Boston, MA 02127 – 5 minute walk to venue
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 1am
Friday: 11:30am - 2am
Saturday: 10:30am - 2am
Sunday: 10:30am - 1am
Museums and Historic Sites to Visit:
Institute of Contemporary Art - Enjoy striking contemporary art from paintings and sculptures to performances and films in galleries with large windows overlooking the Harbor.
25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA 02210 – 20 minute walk/bus, 8 minute drive
Tuesday - Wednesday and Saturday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday - Friday: 10am - 9pm
Boston Fire Museum - Explore a small museum in an old firehouse featuring exhibits pertaining to Boston's firefighting history.
344 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210 – 13 minute walk, 4 minute drive
Monday - Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: 5pm - 8pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 4pm
Boston Tea Party Museum - Visit this floating history museum and see live reenactments and multimedia exhibits. In need of a snack? They also have a tearoom.
306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210 – 16 minute walk/bus, 4 minute drive
Monday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm
Breweries to Try:
Trillium Brewery - Stop by this local brewery for beer on draft, cans, bottles and growlers to go, or dinner. they have a full food menu, are family friendly, and take dinner reservations.
50 Thomson Place, Boston MA 02210 – 30 minute walk/bus, 10 minute drive to venue
Everyday 11am - 11pm
Harpoon Brewery - Take a tour, enjoy fresh Harpoon and UFO beers, pretzels, and explore the retail store.
306 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210 – 15 minute walk, 20 minute bus, 6 minute drive to venue
Sunday - Wednesday: 11 am - 7 pm
Thursday - Saturday: 11 am - 11 pm
Last beer poured 20 min before close |The beer hall is 21+ only on Saturdays