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Directions

Boston Children’s Museum is close to major highways and easily accessible by public transportation.

MBTA Trip Planner

Group Bus Notice: Please unload and load your bus on Sleeper Street behind the Museum in the designated spot. You will enter the Museum through the Group Welcome Entrance.

Please be sure to check back here before each Museum visit to get the latest recommendations for the easiest routes to the Museum.

DIRECTIONS BY FOOT
DIRECTIONS BY TRAIN
DIRECTIONS BY BUS
DIRECTIONS BY CAR


DIRECTIONS BY FOOT

From South Station (MBTA Red Line and Commuter Rail) Exit South Station to the right of the Amtrak Sales window, to the left of the Commuter Rail platforms onto Summer Street Take a right onto Summer Street and walk one block towards the water Take the first left on Dorchester Avenue (the Federal Reserve Building will be on your left) Follow Dorchester Avenue one block and turn right over the Congress Street Bridge. At the stoplight, turn right onto Congress Street and proceed across the bridge. You’ll see the Museum ahead on your left, behind the 40-foot milk bottle. It’s about a three-block walk in total.

From Courthouse Station (Silver Line Waterfront): Once you have come up from the Silver Line platform, head left to exit Courthouse Station. Upon exiting Courthouse Station, turn left (toward the City of Boston skyline). Walk straight down Seaport Boulevard. You will cross Sleeper Street, and enter Martin’s Park. Take a left onto the Boston HarborWalk along the Fort Point Channel, and follow it to the Museum entrance.


DIRECTIONS BY TRAIN

Boston Children’s Museum is easily accessible by both South Station (MBTA Commuter Rail, Red Line, Amtrak and Private Bus Carriers) and Courthouse Station (Silver Line Waterfront).

Special Note: Children 11 and under ride FREE on MBTA lines when accompanied by a paying adult!

From South Station (MBTA Red Line and Commuter Rail) Exit South Station to the right of the Amtrak Sales window, to the left of the Commuter Rail platforms onto Summer Street Take a right onto Summer Street and walk one block towards the water Take the first left on Dorchester Avenue (the Federal Reserve Building will be on your left) Follow Dorchester Avenue one block and turn right over the Congress Street Bridge. At the stoplight, turn right onto Congress Street and proceed across the bridge. You’ll see the Museum ahead on your left, behind the 40-foot milk bottle. It’s about a three-block walk in total.

From Courthouse Station (Silver Line Waterfront): Once you have come up from the Silver Line platform, head left to exit Courthouse Station. Upon exiting Courthouse Station, turn left (toward the City of Boston skyline). Walk straight down Seaport Boulevard. You will cross Sleeper Street, and enter the Martin’s Park. Take a left onto the Boston HarborWalk along the Fort Point Channel, and follow it to the Museum entrance.


DIRECTIONS BY BUS

From Downtown Crossing: The MBTA #7 bus stops in the Downtown Crossing area at Summer and Otis Streets and at South Station (See walking directions from South Station to the Museum). The bus will indicate that the destination is City Point. The bus runs approximately every 10 minutes during peak hours between 7-9am and 4-6pm and every 20 minutes during the off-peak hours.

For more MBTA Bus information, please visit the MBTA website at www.mbta.com


DIRECTIONS BY CAR in Massachusetts

From the North:
Take I-93 South to the “Purchase Street” exit #16B. Take a left at the first set of lights onto Seaport Blvd/Evelyn Moakley Bridge. At the second set of lights take a right onto Sleeper Street. The Museum is the building on the right. For parking, at the end of Sleeper Street take a left onto Congress Street. Take the 1st left for the Farnsworth Street Parking Garage or the 3rd left for the Stillings Street Parking Garage. Be sure to bring your ticket to the Museum for validation. To walk to the Museum, go back to Congress Street, turn right, and walk towards the bridge.

From the South:
From I-93 North, take the South Station/ I-90 exit #16. Follow signs towards I-90 East, and once in the tunnel take the first exit to “South Boston”. At end of ramp, go straight onto East Service Road At the next intersection take a left onto Seaport Boulevard At the second set of lights take a left onto Sleeper Street The Museum is the building on the right For parking, at the end of Sleeper Street take a left onto Congress Street. Take the 1st left for the Farnsworth Street Parking Garage or the 3rd left for the Stillings Street Parking Garage Be sure to bring your ticket to the Museum for validation. To walk to the Museum, go back to Congress Street, turn right, and walk towards the bridge.

From the East (Logan Airport and Route 1A):
Take I-90 West Exit #135, “South Boston”. At end of ramp proceed straight onto B Street At the next set of lights take a left onto Seaport Boulevard At the third set of lights take a left onto Sleeper Street The Museum is the building on the right For parking, at the end of Sleeper Street take a left onto Congress Street. Take the 1st left for the Farnsworth Street Parking Garage or the 3rd left for the Stillings Street Parking Garage Be sure to bring your ticket to the Museum for validation To walk to the Museum, go back to Congress Street, turn right, and walk towards the bridge.

From the West:
Take I-90 East towards Logan Airport. Once in the I-90 tunnel, take Exit 135, “South Boston”. At the top of the ramp bear left towards “Seaport Blvd” At the first lights, proceed straight onto East Service Road and follow to the end. At the next set of lights, turn left onto Seaport Blvd. At the second set of lights, take a left onto Sleeper Street The Museum is the building on the right. For parking, at the end of Sleeper Street take a left onto Congress Street Take the 1st left for the Farnsworth Street Parking Garage or the 3rd left for the Stillings Street Parking Garage Be sure to bring your ticket to the Museum for validation To walk to the Museum, go back to Congress Street, turn right, and walk towards the bridge.

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