Parking and Transportation
Street parking, garages, and surface lots
All directions use NEHGS as the point of reference
99–101 Newbury Street
Boston, MA, 02116
Call 617-536-5740 for further directions
The Back Bay Garage
222 Berkeley Street and 500 Boylston Street, one block down and one block over from NEHGS. Call 617-266-7006 for more information. Entrances on Clarendon Street, between Boylston Street and St. James Avenue, and on St. James Avenue between Berkeley and Clarendon Streets.
Boston Common Garage
Zero (0) Charles Street, located directly across from the Public Garden and beneath the west end of the Boston Common. Note: height restriction - 6′3″. For more information, please call 617-954-2098. The automated information line is 617-954-2096. Visit their website.
Copley Place Garage
100 Huntington Avenue, four blocks from NEHGS. Call 617-369-5025 for more information or visit the website. From Mass. Pike Eastbound, take Exit 22 (Copley Square). Bear left around the Westin Hotel following signs for Copley Place parking.
Garage at 100 Clarendon
Adjacent to Back Bay Station, four blocks south of NEHGS. Entrance at 100 Clarendon Street. For more information, call 617-275-0151 or visit their website.By car from the west: follow the Mass. Pike (Route 90) East towards Boston and take Exit 22 (Prudential Center/Copley Square). Bear right to Copley Square. This will bring you onto Stuart Street. At the second set of lights, take a right onto Clarendon Street. The parking garage is on the right-hand side of Clarendon Street.
By car from the north or south: follow Route 93 towards Boston and take Exit 26 (Storrow Drive/Cambridge). Follow signs onto Storrow Drive/Back Bay. Follow Storrow Drive signs to Back Bay and exit at Copley Square (a left exit). Turn right at the lights onto Beacon Street. At the second set of lights, turn left onto Clarendon Street. Follow Clarendon Street through (7) sets of lights. The Garage at 100 Clarendon is on the right.
Fitz Inn Auto Park
Located at 149 Newbury at the intersection of Dartmouth Street, one block west of NEHGS. For more information, call 617-424-0131. Reserved parking is available.
Central Parking at 10 St. James Avenue, across from the Park Plaza Hotel.
Lot at Clarendon and Stuart Streets, opposite the YWCA.
Newbury and Boylston Streets
Rates: Metered parking costs 25 cents per 15 minutes, and there is a two hour limit. Violating the two hour limit results in a $25 fine. Coins, cash, or credit cards are accepted at Pay and Display Meters, positioned approximately 100 feet apart along the sidewalks. After you have paid, take your receipt from the parking meter and stick it to the inside of your vehicle’s curbside window to verify proof of payment.
Outside of Boston
Alewife Garage, Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge, located at the Alewife subway terminal on the Red Line. Once you have parked, take an inbound train to Park Street station, change to any outbound Green Line train, and get off at Arlington or Copley station. Estimated travel time: 30 minutes. Riverside Parking Lot, Grove Street off of Route 128 at Exit 21.
Recommended for over-sized vehicles.
Take any inbound Green Line train to Arlington or Copley station. Estimated travel time: 35 minutes.