The MHS offers many ways for the public to enjoy its collections, including exhibitions, public lectures, tours, brown-bag lunches, seminars, teacher workshops, and a research library. The building is handicap accessible. For directions to the MHS click here.
9:00 AM - 4:45 PM Mon. - Fri.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sat.
Notice: Tuesday Evening Hours Return to the Library in Sept.
Beginning the week of 2 September 2018 the MHS Library will be open for research each Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 7:45 PM. All other library hours remain the same.
Please check our calendar for hours and closings due to holidays and other events.
Plan a visit to the MHS library.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Mon. - Sat.
The MHS is located at:
1154 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
For a map link and parking options, see our directions page.
The MHS Library is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Indulge your curiosity by planning a research visit. Library hours.
The MHS offers many engaging programs including exhibitions, tours, lectures, brown-bag lunches, seminars, and conferences.
Conveniently located where the Back Bay meets the Fenway in Boston, the Massachusetts Historical Society is free and open to the public.