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Massachusetts Eye and Ear (Main Campus)

243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114

(If using GPS, please enter 35 Fruit Street, Boston, MA  02114 as the address but DO NOT park in MGH garages, as parking is not validated in those garages.)


Ophthalmology: 617-573-3202
Otolaryngology: 617-573-3954


At our main campus located in the heart of Boston, we offer a full range of eye, ear, nose, throat, head and neck services.

Click here for a detailed PDF of driving and parking instructions.

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Driving Directions


Monday-Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except holidays)
Cost: $14 for patients and visitors at our Main Entrance on Fruit Street.
(Services provided by LAZ)

From the South (via I-93 North)
- Follow signs to I-93 Boston/Points North
- Take exit 26 to Storrow Drive (West)
- Take Government Center/Kendall Square exit
- Click here for directions to parking lots or Patient
  Drop off/Valet

From the North (via I-93 South)
- Follow signs to I-93 Boston
- Take exit 26 to Storrow Drive (West)
- Take Government Center/Kendall Square exit
- Click here for directions to parking lots or Patient Drop off/Valet


Available, with validation, for patients and their visitors at Mass. Eye and Ear parking lots ONLY. (Please note: Mass. Eye and Ear does NOT validate for Mass. General parking lots or garages.)

0 to 1 hour: $8
1 to 2 hours: $9
2 to 24 hours: $10

From the West (via Mass Pike East)
- Follow I-90 E (Mass Pike) toward Boston
- Take Exit 18 Allston/Cambridge (a left lane exit)
- After toll plaza, bear right following signs for
- Keep right. Go straight through first traffic light
  and turn right at second traffic light.
- Take Storrow Drive (East) towards downtown
- Take Government Center/Kendall Square exit
- Take hard left under (T) station towards Storrow
  Drive (West)
- Parking lot is located just off the ramp to Storrow
  Drive (West)
- Continue below for directions to Patient Drop Off/Valet.

Self Parking

   * To NON-handicap accessible lot (Storrow Drive Lot) – Not easily accessible when coming from West
- Stay in left lane on Storrow Drive (West)
- Entrance to parking lot is immediately before approaching Government
  Center/Kendall Square exit ramp

   * To handicap accessible lot (Charles Street Lot)
- Proceed through the lights under (T) station; take a hard left reversing direction
  under the (T) Station
- Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary parking lot is located off the on ramp to
  Storrow Drive (West)

Patient Drop Off/Valet

- Turn left onto Cambridge Street (If you are coming from West, turn right)
- Take the first left onto N. Grove Street
- Turn left on to Fruit Street
- Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary will be on your right

Subway Directions

- Take the red line train to the Charles/MGH Station.
- Exit the station to the right. Cross the street toward the Liberty Hotel (former
  Charles Street Jail).
- Facing the Liberty Hotel, take the sidewalk to the left. The Massachusetts Eye
  and Ear Infirmary is located just beyond the hotel.