DIRECTIONS BY BUS (PLEASE CHECK AND CONFIRM SCHEDULES !!!!!)
From Downtown Crossing: The MBTA #7 bus stops in the Downtown Crossing area at Summer and Otis Streets and at South Station. The bus will indicate that the destination is City Point. The bus runs approximately every 10 minutes during peak hours between 7-9am and 4-6pm and every 20 minutes during the off peak hours.
Express buses from North Shore: Express buses run from the North Shore to the Children’s Museum area. MBTA Bus #448/449 travels from Marblehead and #459 travels from Salem to the Children’s Museum area. Both stop at the corner of Congress Street and A Street. The 344 is a short walk down Congress from here.
From Courthouse Station (Silver Line Waterfront): Once you have come up from the Silver Line platform head left to exit Courthouse Station. Upon exiting Courthouse Station turn left (toward the City of Boston skyline). Walk straight down Seaport Boulevard. You will cross Sleeper Street and enter the Museum’s Children’s Wharf Park. Take a left onto the Boston Harborwalk along the Fort Point Channel and follow it to the 344 along Congress St.
BY CAR FROM THE NORTH - (ROUTE 93 HEADING SOUTH)
Take I-93 South to the “Purchase Street” Exit # 23. Take a left at the lights at the end of the ramp onto Seaport Boulevard / Moakley Bridge. At the first set of traffic lights over the bridge turn right onto Sleeper Street. At the end of Sleeper St. turn left onto Congress Street. The Boston Fire Museum is at 344 Congress St. at the corner of Farnsworth St.
BY CAR FROM THE SOUTH – (ROUTE 93 HEADING NORTH)
Take I-93 North to the South Station / I-90 Exit #20. Follow signage towards I-90 East, and once in the tunnel take the first exit to “South Boston.” At the end of the ramp, at the traffic light, turn left onto Congress St. 3 tenths of a mile on your right is the Boston Fire Museum, at 344 Congress St., at the corner of Farnsworth St.
BY CAR FROM THE WEST – (I 90 / MASS PIKE HEADING EAST)
Take Mass. Turnpike, Route 90, heading toward Logan Airport. You will be in a tunnel.
Take Exit 25 / South Boston. Take a sharp right on exiting the tunnel onto By-Pass & West Service Rd.. Go a short distance to the traffic light. Turn Right and travel to the first light. Turn left onto Congress St. The Boston Fire Museum is at 344 Congress St. at the corner of Farnsworth St.
BY FOOT FROM SOUTH STATION – RED LINE or AMTRACK
Exit South Station, to the right of the Amtrak Sales window located to the left of the Commuter Rail platforms, onto Summer Street. Take a right onto Summer Street and walk one block towards the water. Take the first left onto Dorchester Avenue (the Federal Reserve Building will be on your left). Follow Dorchester Avenue one block and turn right onto the Congress Street Bridge. Cross over to the other side of the bridge and walk towards the 40’ foot milk bottle. Continue walking, passing Sleeper Street on your left. The next street will be Farnsworth Street. The Boston Fire Museum is at 344 Congress St. at the corner of Farnsworth St.
We recommend a parking meter or the Farnsworth St. Parking Garage.
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