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Hours/Map

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am–8:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: noon–5:00 pm

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 15; Good Friday, March 30; Easter, April 1; Patriots' Day, April 16; Memorial Day, May 28. Full list of Boston College holidays.

The McMullen Museum of Art is located at 2101 Commonwealth Avenue on the Brighton Campus of Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts. The campus is approximately six miles west of downtown Boston. For extensive directions to the campus, including downloadable campus maps, instructions on using GPS and Google, and any current updates, please visit the Boston College directions page.

Driving, approaching from points west: Continue past the the Museum and make a U-turn by Greycliff Road. From Boston: Follow Commonwealth Avenue to the campus entrance, right before Lake Street.

Public Transportation: The Boston College branch of the MBTA's Green Line (B) ends at the Boston-Newton boundary on Commonwealth Avenue. Follow Commonwealth Avenue back to the east about 400 feet.

Parking/Accessibility

Monday to Friday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm: Two handicapped parking spots are available for visitors in front of the museum. Spaces marked as visitor parking are available to the public. Free visitor parking is available in front of the museum as marked on the map below. Permits must be picked up from the Museum Atrium's front desk. Additional free parking is permitted with permit in the Theology and Ministry Library lot.

Saturday & Sunday, noon–5:00 pm and Thursday, 5:00–8:00 pm: Two handicapped parking spots are available for visitors in front of the museum. Visitors may freely park on the Brighton Campus after 5:00 weekdays and on weekends. Exceptions include Saturdays when there is a home football game and for special events.

There is additional one-hour parking available, as posted, on Commonwealth Avenue. Tour groups may drop off guests directly in front of the Museum before proceeding to visitor parking.

Parking locations are subject to change due to weather, construction, large events or other conditions. As mentioned above, parking is not available on the Boston College campuses on Saturdays when there is a football game. Further information for vistor parking policies and rates are available online by visiting the Boston College Department of Parking and Transportation.

The McMullen Museum is wheelchair-accessible and exhibition floors are connected by an elevator. The Museum has four transport chairs that visitors are welcome to use.

parking map

Docent Tours

Free, open docent tours are available on Sundays at 2:00 pm. No reservations are necessary. If you would like to book a free, private tour for your group, please email Rachel Chamberlain at least two weeks in advance to allow for coordination with the docents' schedules.


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