Gift & Speciality Shops in Boston

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Gift & Speciality Shops in Boston

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What travellers are saying

  • jerrys01
    Bel Air, MD587 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A lot of important events in the pre and post Revolutionary War took place at the Meeting House. The church is pretty large, but the pews are pretty simple. There are a lot of exhibits (mainly text) that explain the events.
    Written 12 May 2024
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  • Dena S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    best place and fun the owner Mark is the best . 2"He is the best and offers great products. come visit don't be disappointed
    Written 17 May 2024
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  • Adventure Diva
    Manchester, CT2,528 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Located in the Downtown Crossings area, this establishment carries books, maps, prints, postcards and more. Staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. They also maintain an inventory of first editions, collectibles and leather bindings in one of their rooms.
    Written 1 December 2023
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  • CindyB
    El Dorado, AR81 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was a great store with so many things to look at and BUY. The staff was great and we enjoyed the trip with any genre you could imagine. They also have unique gift options.
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • John G
    Minneapolis, MN65 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome collection of collector's and used books. Not too high-end for casual browsing, but way, way better than a run-of-the-mill used books store. Not too expensive, not too cheap. Just right. Fabulous selection, great location. Don't miss it.
    Written 18 November 2023
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  • MerelyATourist
    931 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    My wife and I visited during a week-long trip to Boston in early July. We had actually come to take the Fenway Park tour and we waited in the store for a little under an hour before our tour began. We did end up buying a Red Sox T-shirt and a Red Sox umbrella, the latter only because it was raining cats and dogs and we were going to need it during the tour.

    This store has a great selection of merchandise, some of which you can't get anywhere else. However, for those items that you CAN get elsewhere in town, we found that the prices were usually a little lower there than in the team store. I would have expected it to be the other way around. Perhaps there is a surcharge for being across the street from hallowed ground.
    Written 21 August 2018
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  • HTJ312
    Ohio140 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I’ve only purchased pens online so to see and try pens I’ve dreamed of was amazing. The shop is rather small, but that adds to the charm. They have an amazing selection from intro level Lamy’s to luxury Aurora’s and Mount Blancs. They have a huge selection of Noodlers Inks, Rhodia and Clairfontaine papers, pen refills, and lots more. Wonderful staff. I hope to return again and blow the rest of my pen budget!!
    Written 28 March 2021
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  • Edelvia C
    Boston, Massachusetts7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Boston Red Sox! Fenway Park! Do I need to say anything else? Even if you are not a Red Sox fan, it's more than worth it to visit.
    Written 24 August 2016
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  • trophywest
    Redding, CA778 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The store has a number of less expensive Christmas ornaments & decorations. We've visited a number of Christmas shops in the US & Europe but we found this one just ok.
    Written 17 October 2020
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  • Stan Tecza
    Connecticut10,771 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tried to stick mostly with a variety of chocolate bars. Bought a little bit of what I thought was fudge but I gather afterwards was hash. Plus picked 9 turtles. Customer service very good.
    Written 16 July 2022
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  • beidgett
    Hartford, CT2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The best gift show for Boston swag. They have good quality items for very reasonable prices. We liked it so much we returned a second day after not finding items as nice elsewhere
    Written 19 June 2021
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  • Adventure Diva
    Manchester, CT2,528 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Located on Newbury Street, this is a great place to buy a special book for someone. Their book selection is vast and staff is friendly and knowledgeable if you require any assistance. TB is also a good for gifts, gadgets, cards and taking a break in their cafe.
    Written 1 November 2020
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  • Vacation_Commander
    Muncie, IN1,077 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Been looking for a nice Indiana Jones-style fedora for a while and we happen to find this wonderful little hat shop while walking around downtown Boston. The staff there was amazing and super helpful.
    I ended up purchasing one as well as my son found a hat he really like too.

    There is nothing like this back where I live, so it makes it even more of a special shop to visit.

    We ended up going inside the shop 3 different times.
    Written 18 August 2023
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  • john a
    Waltham, MA129 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Whenever I visit the North End I always enjoy my visit to I am Books. I love to browse both the numerous selections of both Italian
    and American offerings.. for young and old as well. Never once do I leave without a purchase whether it is a sports offering such as The Real Rocky’s, a Children’s take Strega Nona or personal memoirs such as “ Nobody Washes me, I’m Italian’” One will not regret the $ spent. I loved A City so Grand and Boston Italians. Indulge! They also have book talks and guest speakers. Hit their website. Read, Read,Read!
    Written 12 February 2019
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  • TheDrsofTravel
    Delaware8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The finest chocolate shop in the USA, if not the world! The chocolates are always fresh and so amazing! The varieties are incredible! I recommend all the truffles, but especially the champagne, espresso, white chocolate, jasmin, and gianduja. Stefan is incredibly friendly, helpful and knowledgeable! Truly the best chocolates in the world, in a beautiful shopping setting in a luxurious brownstone on Newbury St in Boston.
    Written 28 January 2021
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