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Massachusetts Eye and Ear Main Campus, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA

243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114

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

  • Ophthalmology:  (617) 573-3202
  • Otolaryngology:  (617) 573-3954

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Valet Parking for $12 is available to patients and their visitors at our Main Entrance on Fruit Street and is highly encouraged. Valet parking is available Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., except holidays. Curbside Valet provides parking services for Mass. Eye and Ear.

If you are planning to park on your own, Self Park Rates (with validation) for patients and their visitors are as follows for 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: $7
  • 1 to 2 hours: $8
  • 2 to 24 hours: $9

Directions to the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

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Driving Directions:

From South
· 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 North
· 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

From West
· Follow I-90 E (Mass Pike) toward Boston
· Follow to Exit 18 Allston/Cambridge (a left lane exit)
· After toll plaza, bear right following signs for Cambridge
· Keep right, go straight through first traffic light and turn right at second traffic light
· Take Storrow Drive (East) towards downtown Boston
· 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.

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 (Those 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
Red Line (Charles/MGH Station)
Take the 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.


 Page updated: 09/30/10