Visit the Museum

Located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, Longyear Museum features three main exhibits about Mary Baker Eddy that are open to the public.

The Museum also houses a collection that includes documents, artifacts, artwork, and more pertaining to Mrs. Eddy and the early history of the Christian Science movement. Visitors who are interested in historical research are encouraged to schedule an appointment in advance.

Open days and times
May through December, 2024

Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10 A.M.–4 P.M.
Sunday: 1 P.M.-4 P.M.

Closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, holidays, and as otherwise noted.

How to get here

Click here for directions to the museum.

Click here to download a map with walking directions between the Chestnut Hill T stop (for the D train on the Green Line), the Museum, and the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House at 400 Beacon Street.

Click here to see a live map showing progress of westbound trains on the D line (from Boston out to Chestnut Hill). And click here for a live map showing inbound trains to Boston.

Stay abreast of news and events

Longyear hosts events throughout the year. View our Events page, or subscribe to our monthly email newsletter to stay up to date on Museum activities. (Sign-up link is at the bottom of this page.)


View highlights of Longyear exhibits



Browse our online resource aids, and learn about conducting onsite research

Learn more

Virtual Tours

Explore virtual tours of select galleries at the Museum and the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses


Visit Info


1125 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill, MA  02467-1811
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May through December:

Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 
10 A.M.–4 P.M.; Sunday: 1 P.M.-4 P.M.

Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, and holidays.

Longyear Museum, is a 501(c)(3) charity organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Contributions to Longyear are tax-deductible.


617.278.9000 or 800.277.8943

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