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.
1125 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-1811
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 General Cinema and Star Market on the left. Move into the left-hand turn lane as you pass the cinema and Star Market. At the traffic lights, turn left onto Hammond Street; there will be 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 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.
Free on-site parking
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.