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Home of the world-famous, three-story stained glass Mapparium, the Mary Baker Eddy Library provides a window into the life, ideas, and achievements of one of New England’s most remarkable and influential women. Tours explore the history and iconic architecture of The Christian Science Plaza, a Boston landmark. Inside the Mapparium, step back in time into the world’s only walk-through globe, enhanced by a unique light and sound show. Temporary exhibits and a Research Room offer user-friendly access to the Library’s vast collections, among the largest primary resources by and about an American woman.

Phone: 617-450-7330
Hours: 10:00 AM -- 5:00 PM (last Mapparium admission at 4:40)

Min/Max size: Minimum 15; Groups larger than 35 split among consecutive tours, pending availability.

Group Rates: 

- Adults, ages 18 — 61: $4.00

- Seniors, ages 62 and over: $3.00

- College Students: $3.00

- Youth, ages 6 to 17: $3.00

- Child, ages 5 and under: Free

Length of Visit: Recommend 30-90 minutes

Food: Quotes Café, 8:00 AM — 2:00 PM

Gift Shop: Mapparium souvenirs are available for purchase at the the ticket desk. A wider selection of products and published works by Mary Baker Eddy is available next door to the Library at the Christian Science Reading Room.

Accessibility: Entirely accessible, with wheelchairs available for loan.

Parking Info: FREE 3-hour motorcoach parking located on Huntington Ave, Westbound.

Chaperone Policy: Youth groups require at least one adult chaperone per 10 youths/children. The Library admits one chaperone free per 10 youths/children.