BOSTON MUSEUM HOURS
10:00AM - 4:00PM | Mon. - Sat.
The Boston campus is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
BOSTON OFFICE HOURS
The Beacon Street Administrative Offices are closed on all Federal holidays, as well as on New Years Eve through the first Monday of the new year; otherwise normal business hours apply (below). Check our social media for up to date hours and closings.
Take the Red or Green Line to Park Street. Walk up Park toward the State House (gold dome) to Beacon Street. Turn left onto Beacon and right onto Joy Street. The Museum is located at 46 Joy Street.
Take the Blue Line to Bowdoin Street Monday-Friday only 6:30 am to 6:30 pm. Cross Cambridge Street, Turn right and walk one block and turn left on Joy Street.Checkout MBTA Trip Planner or train and bus schedules, and other transportation options.
DRIVING FROM STORROW DRIVE
Take Government Center exit to Cambridge Street; pass Massachusetts General Hospital [on left]. Go approx. 1/2 mile to Joy Street [on right]. Park and walk up Joy Street to Boston campus. Use map or call for drop off directions.
$5 NEARBY PARKING | ONLY IN APPROVED LOT & APPROVED HOURS
Charles River Plaza Garage *underground level only209 Cambridge St,
Boston, MA 02114, US
PARK IN UNDERGROUND LEVEL ONLY DURING APPROVED HOURS:
- weeknight events after 4pm
- weekends after 10am
GET MAAH VALIDATION STAMP:
- $5 only with MAAH validation* during approved hours; otherwise, normal rates apply (max $48 p/day).
*Bring your green ticket in to the Museum store or the event for validation stamp.
- THEN WALK UP TO BOSTON CAMPUS: Walk out of garage, turn left onto Cambridge Street, go one block to Joy Street, turn right and walk up the hill to #46, on the right.
- PAY AT BOOTH BEFORE EXITING: After the event, bring the green ticket to the garage attendant in the booth near the entrance to pay before driving to the exit.
FREE GUIDED WALKING TOURS - SEASONAL
Historically rich tours led by Boston African American National Historic Site (BOAF), National Park Service Interpretive Rangers: Click herefor seasonal schedule.
SELF-GUIDED WALKING TOURS - YEAR ROUND
Maps available at the Boston Campus (46 Joy St.) or at the Faneuil Hall Visitor Center
For more information about tours departing from the Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Massachusetts Regiment Memorial, seasonal group tours, and tours from the Faneuil Hall Visitor Center, Call BOAF at 617.742.5415.
WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Available at our Boston Campus