» Plentiful Weekday & Weekend Discounted Parking Available

Parking and Public Transportation

There are multiple parking options in close proximity to the Museum. Listed below are several discounted parking options that visitors to the Museum can take advantage of. Due to excess capacity in the Stillings Street Garage (below) there is plentiful discounted parking on weekdays and weekends with a validated parking stub from the Museum. The Museum is also very proximate to public transportation. It is a short walk from South Station (MBTA Red Line and Commuter Rail) and the MBTA Silver Line.

Please be advised that parking on Sleeper Street—directly behind the Museum—is for residents only. Your car could be subject to tow if you do not have the correct resident permit parking sticker.



Stillings Street Garage
Weekdays - $23 when you get your parking stub validated at Boston Children's Museum Information Desk.
Weekends - $14 flat rate - no parking validation required.
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Please note the following parking facilities are privately owned and operated. Confirm closing time of the garage/lot before you leave your vehicle.

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.

Additional Discounted Parking

Atlantic Wharf Parking Garage
(Enter at 280 Congress Street, see map above)
Please Note the following Validated Museum Discount Parking details at this Garage for weekdays, evenings and weekends:

Weekdays- $20 ONLY when entering Garage AFTER 10am and leaving BEFORE 6pm Monday – Friday. You MUST have your parking stub validated at Boston Children’s Museum Information Desk
Weeknights - $9 ONLY when entering Garage AFTER 5pm Monday – Friday. You MUST get an “Atlantic Wharf Garage” discount parking stub at Boston Children’s Museum Information Desk
Weekends - $9 all day Saturday and Sunday. You MUST get an “Atlantic Wharf Garage” discount parking stub at Boston Children’s Museum Information Desk

Farnsworth Street Garage
Weekdays - $24 when you get your parking stub validated at Boston Children's Museum Information Desk.
Weekends - $14 when you get your parking stub validated at Boston Children's Museum Information Desk.


Non-discounted parking

390 Congress Street (Located at the intersection of Congress Street and West Service Road).
This lot may fill to capacity early. Please allow extra time to get to the Museum for your visit.
Weekdays: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Weekends: 10am - 11pm

321 Congress Street Lot (Located diagonally across from the Museum)

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Museum closes at 3pm on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.
The Museum opens at noon on New Year’s Day.

NOTE: Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Adults unaccompanied by children must leave proper photo identification at the Admissions Desk. Examples: State Driver’s License or Passport.

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Hours

Saturday-Thursday 10am-5pm
Fridays 10am-9pm

Holiday Hours

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

The Museum closes at 3pm on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.

The Museum opens at 12pm on New Year’s Day.



Admission

  • Adults: $17
  • Children (1-15): $17
  • Children (Under 12 months): FREE
  • Members: FREE
  • Target Fridays: $1 from 5pm to 9pm

Location

308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
617.426.6500

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Payment Options

Boston Children’s Museum accepts Cash, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and Travelers Checks.


Members Only Hours

In addition to our regular hours:
Saturday and Sunday 9am-10am.

Use the Members Express line whenever you visit!

Stay Connected


Hours

Saturday-Thursday 10am-5pm
Fridays 10am-9pm

Holiday Hours

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

The Museum closes at 3pm on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.

The Museum opens at 12pm on New Year’s Day.



Admission

  • Adults: $17
  • Children (1-15): $17
  • Children (Under 12 months): FREE
  • Members: FREE
  • Target Fridays: $1 from 5pm to 9pm

Location

308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
617.426.6500

Map Thumbnail


Payment Options

Boston Children’s Museum accepts Cash, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and Travelers Checks.


Members Only Hours

In addition to our regular hours:
Saturday and Sunday 9am-10am.

Use the Members Express line whenever you visit!

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Museum closes at 3pm on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.
The Museum opens at noon on New Year’s Day.

NOTE: Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Adults unaccompanied by children must leave proper photo identification at the Admissions Desk. Examples: State Driver’s License or Passport.