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If last year is any indication, Wikimania will involve a week of community gatherings, discussions and hacking; with a few days of packed presentations and large crowds. There will be trips into the city and surrounding countryside.

Wikimania will take place from the 4th to the 6th of August 2006. There will be trips, planned and unplanned, into the city and surrounding countryside. Information about orienting oneself on campus and having a good time in Boston is gathered here.

Venue[edit source]

Getting around Cambridge[edit source]

Harvard Square

MIT campus

  • MIT has a cute campus-map applet. Note in particular the Media Lab and Kresge auditorium, both of which we may end up using during Wikimania.

Getting around Boston[edit source]

The city of Boston has multilingual content describing how and why to get around town.

Visitors info (En)
here's a scanned-in public domain map of the boston area

Boston University campus

  • BU's River Campus interactive map. Harvard, MIT and BU are all along the scenic Charles River and walkable on a nice day. BU is on the Boston side of the river.

Downtown & Boston Commons

  • Boston Commons is a broad expanse of park and waterway in central Boston, near downtown, right alongside the theater district. In the summertime all kinds of events and shows are held there; and people regularly camp out during the day with blankets and food.

Harvard University[edit source]

Harvard Law School[edit source]

Pound Hall

Other buldings and landmarks


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