Longyear Museum is located at the corner of Route 9 (Boylston Street) and Dunster Road, 5 miles from downtown Boston and just under 4 miles from the Route 9 exit of Route 95/128. The entrance to the Museum and its parking lot is on Dunster Road.

Museum Hours

Monday, Thursday - Saturday

10 am to 4 pm

Sunday

1 to 4 pm

Closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and

Holidays

Admission: Free

Contact Information

Address

1125 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-1811

Telephone

800.277.8943

617.278.9000

Fax

617.278.9003

E-mail

 

Directions

By subway (“The T” or Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority), take the Green Line “D” train to the Chestnut Hill stop. Follow the paved path to Middlesex Road. Cross Middlesex Road to Dunster Road. Longwood Cricket Club’s tennis courts will be on the right. Longyear is on the left at the corner of Dunster Road and Boylston Street.

From Route 128/95 take the Route 9 East exit (#20A) toward Brookline and Boston. Continue along Route 9 for 3.5 miles, passing the Showcase SuperLux and Star Market on the left. Move into the left-hand turn lane as you pass the movie theater and grocery store in The Street shopping center. At the traffic lights, turn left onto Hammond Street; there is a CVS drugstore on the left corner. From Hammond Street, take the first right onto Middlesex Road, and then the first right onto Dunster Road. The Museum is on the left side at the end of the block.

From Boston take Route 9 westbound. (Note: In Boston Route 9 is called Huntington Avenue; in Brookline/Chestnut Hill, Route 9 is called Boylston Street.) Longyear Museum is located approximately one mile beyond the Chestnut Hill Avenue intersection and 1/4 mile past the Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association. Just after the Benevolent Association, you will pass Norfolk Road. The Museum is on the next corner — Dunster Road — at the end of a wrought-iron fence on the right. Take the first right into the Museum parking lot.

If you miss Dunster Road, take the next right — Hammond Street. From Hammond Street take the first right onto Middlesex Road, and then the first right onto Dunster Road. The Museum is on the left side at the end of the block.

Parking

Free on-site parking
Handicapped-accessible



Historic Houses

Longyear Museum owns eight houses where Mary Baker Eddy, Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, lived. For information on these houses in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, please click here.