Trip Planner:   USA  /  Massachusetts  /  Boston  /  Copley Square

Copley Square, Boston

Copley Square, named for painter John Singleton Copley, is a public square in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, bounded by Boylston Street, Clarendon Street, St. James Avenue, and Dartmouth Street. It was previously known as Art Square until 1883, due to the number of cultural institutions located there at the time, some of which remain today. It is a pending Boston Landmark.
Work out when and for how long to visit Copley Square and other Boston attractions using our handy Boston tour planner .
Source
Create an itinerary including Copley Square
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Copley Square Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
785 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Copley Square is a center point for many businesses, restaurants, and site seeing attractions in the Boston area.  more »
  • Great place to escape when Boston is experiencing a heat wave. It was over 95 degrees outside, but in the mall it was comfortable, clean and pleasant.  more »

Plan your trip to Boston

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Boston

View all >
4.8
Duration: 3​h
4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Kid-friendly things to do in Boston

View all >
4.2
Duration: 1​h
4.2
Duration: 3​h
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from Boston

4.7
Duration: 4​h
4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Historic Sites in Boston

View all >
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 1​h
4.6
Duration: 30​min
4.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Hidden gems in Boston

4.4
Duration: 1​h
4.3
Duration: 1​h
4.4
Duration: 2​h
4.6
Duration: 30​min

Nearby attractions in Boston

4.7
Duration: 3​h
4.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 3​h