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    Art & Architecture Tour

    Presented by at Boston Public Library

    May 28, 2009 - May 31, 2010


    Art & Architecture Tour

    The Volunteer Office of the Boston Public Library offers tours highlighting the architecture of the Copley Square Main branch, as well as the many works by famed sculptors and painters. The tours last about an hour and are given by volunteer guides. The Boston Public Library was built in 1888-1895 and is listed by the American Institute of Architects among the top buildings in the country. Explore the riches this wonderful building has to offer.

    Boston Public Library

    700 Boylston Street
    Copley Square
    Boston, MA 02116

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Free to All.

    General Day and Time Info:

    Sunday 2:00 p.m (Oct.-May)
    Monday 2:30 p.m.
    Tuesday 6:00 p.m.
    Wednesday No Tours
    Thursday 6:00 p.m.
    Friday 11:00 a.m.
    Saturday 11:00 a.m.


    By subway

    • Green Line to Copley Station.
    • Orange Line to Back Bay/South End Station. Walk down Dartmouth Street to Copley Square.

    By car
    Interstate 93 (from north or south) Take Storrow Drive exit. Take Copley Square exit off of Storrow Drive. The exit deadends at a signal light. The cross street is Beacon. Take a right on Beacon Street. While on Beacon Street, you will cross Berkeley, Clarendon, and Dartmouth Streets. The next street is Exeter. Take a left onto Exeter (it is a one-way street). While on Exeter, you will cross Marlborough Street, Commonwealth Avenue, and Newbury Street. The next cross street is Boylston. The Library is on the corner of Exeter and Boylston Streets.

    Mass Pike (Interstate 90) Come all the way into the city on the Mass Pike. Take the Copley Square exit (the sign will read: Prudential Center, Copley Square). The exit road will split, follow the Copley Square (right) lane. You will exit the tunnel onto Stuart Street. You will be on the right hand side of the street. Move to the lane furthest left. Take the left at the next light, Dartmouth Street (approximately 500 feet from the tunnel exit). The Library is on the left of Dartmouth Street, after the next light (approximately 500 feet).

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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