Delve into the extraordinary life of Mary Baker Eddy, view a rare 1611 edition of the King James Bible, and walk into the center of the world at the Mapparium. This world-famous, three-story, painted-glass globe is one of the Library's key attractions.
Since 1935, more than 10 million people have crossed the 30-foot glass bridge that spans the three-story, painted-glass globe-shaped Mapparium adjacent to the Mary Baker Eddy Library. This unique structure, situated in the downtown Bay Village neighborhood, is just a stone’s throw from the Prudential Center, and is one of Boston’s most recognizable buildings and visited tourist attractions.
Visit this truly enlightening landmark and learn about the extraordinary life and achievements of Mary Baker Eddy, an entrepreneurial publisher, teacher, businesswoman and religious leader who contributed much to modern American society. Here’s a preview of what you’ll see at the Mary Baker Eddy Library and Mapparium: