Mary Baker Eddy Library

Home of the world-famous, three-story stained glass Mapparium, the Mary Baker Eddy Library features interactive multi-media galleries demonstrating the power of ideas throughout history. In the Hall of Ideas, watch over 800 quotations on 42 timeless themes from history’s greatest thinkers spill from a glass and bronze-cast fountain, illuminating a grand hall. In the Mapparium, step into the world’s only walk-through globe, featuring a unique light and sound show, or have a hands-on experience exploring the life of one history’s most accomplished women in the Quest Gallery.

Contact: Francesca Famosi
Address: 200 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-4pm (Closed Mondays)

Min/Max size: 15-100
Group Ratess: Adults (18-61 yrs old) $4.00
Seniors (62+ yrs old) $3.00
College Students $3.00

Length of Visit: 60-90 minutes

Food: yes

Additional info on food: Quotes Café Mon-Fri 8am-2pm

Gift Shop: yes

Handicap Access: yes
Additional info on access: Wheelchairs available for loan

Additional info on parking: Limited Garage Parking, Flat Rate $8.00 per vehicle with validation.

Bus Parking: yes
Bus Parking Fee: no

Additional info on bus parking: FREE 3-hour bus parking located on Huntington Ave, Westbound.
Chaperone policy: Youth groups of 15 or more require at least one adult chaperone per 10 youths. The Library admits one chaperone free per ten youths.

Special Instructions: Please submit all group visits requests at least two weeks in advance of anticipated visit. Upon visit request confirmation, a 50% deposit is required to hold the scheduled date.