Select a stop on the map
to begin your digital tour.

The Plaza, Reflecting Pool, Children’s Fountain, and Landmark Architecture

The Church, The Original Mother Church, Stained Glass, and The Mother Church Extension

The Christian Science Publishing House, The Mapparium, and The Mary Baker Eddy Library

Music Credits

Welcome / Introduction

Music by Lyman Brackett, Hymn No. 304
(p) The First Church of Christ, Scientist

Stop 1: THE PLAZA, REFLECTING POOL, CHILDREN’S FOUNTAIN, AND LANDMARK ARCHITECTURE

1.1 Plaza Overview

Carol Melody, Hymn No. 237*

 

1.2 The Reflecting Pool

Music by John Stainer, Hymn No. 160*

 

1.3 Children’s Fountain

Music by Robert P. Stewart, Hymn No. 144*

 

1.4 Landmark Architecture

Carol Melody, Hymn No. 237*

Stop 2: THE CHURCH, THE ORIGINAL MOTHER CHURCH, STAINED GLASS, AND THE MOTHER CHURCH EXTENSION

2.1 The Mother Church Overview

Irish Melody, Hymn No. 136*

 

2.2 Original Mother Church

Music by William H. Monk, Hymn No. 7*

 

2.3 The Mother Church Extension

Music by Edward J. Hopkins, Hymn No. 208*

 

2.4 Stained Glass Windows

Music by William Lyman Johnson, Hymn No. 253*

 

2.5 A World-Class Organ

Words by Fenella Bennetts Irish Melody, Hymn No. 485*

Stop 3: THE MAPPARIUM, THE MARY BAKER EDDY LIBRARY, AND THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PUBLISHING HOUSE

3.1 Publishing for the World

Original music composed and performed by Ian Ethan Case

 

3.2 The Mapparium

Original music composed and performed by Ian Ethan Case

 

3.3 The Mary Baker Eddy Library

Music by William H. Monk, Hymn No. 7*

 

3.4 The Christian Science Monitor

Original music composed and performed by Ian Ethan Case

All hymns are from the Christian Science Hymnal and Christian Science Hymnal: Hymns 430-603, available at the Christian Science Reading Room.

 

* Unless otherwise noted, sound recordings are (P) The Christian Science Publishing Society. From the CD “Embraced,” available at the Christian Science Reading Room.