The McMullen Museum opens to the public by appointment with Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s on May 12, 2021. The Museum is open Wednesday–Sunday, 10 AM–5 PM. You may reserve a one-hour time slot for up to three people per booking. For more than three people, please make an additional booking. Space is limited. Visitors must wear masks and comply with posted COVID-19 regulations.

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Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (by appointment)

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 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.


Monday to Friday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm: Parking is free at the McMullen. There are two wheelchair-accessible parking spots in front of the Museum. Additional visitor parking is available in front of the Museum, in the Theology and Ministry Library parking lot, and areas marked “P” on the map below.

Additional one-hour parking is available, as posted, on Commonwealth Avenue. Tour groups may drop off guests directly in front of the Museum before proceeding to visitor parking. Further information on visitor parking policies and rates are available on the Boston College Department of Parking and Transportation website.

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.


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