Street Address
200 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Mailing Address
200 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
phone: 617-450-7000
fax: 617-450-7048
e-mail: librarymail@mbelibrary.org
web: www.mbelibrary.org
Hours
Exhibits and Shop
Please call the Library for exact information, including operating hours, before visiting on a specific holiday.
Sunday, Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Mondayclosed
Last Mapparium® show at 3:40 p.m.
Quotes® café
Monday - Friday8 AM - 3 PM
Admissions
$6 adult
$4 student/senior
free 5 and under
Groups of 15 or larger can register on our Web site for special tours and discounted admission.
Museum Type(s)
Services
Gift Shop
Cafe/Restaurant
Group Tours
Staff
M J Pullins, Marketing Manager
phone: 617-450-7106
Phillippa Pitts, Web Content Specialist
phone: 617-450-7107
Taryn Mcnichol, Public Relations Specialist

Description

Explore the extraordinary life and achievements of Mary Baker Eddy, who defied conventional 19th-century thinking to become an influential religious leader, publisher, teacher, and businesswoman. The museum also houses the famous Mapparium®, an achievement in art and architecture.

Mission

The Mary Baker Eddy Library provides public access and context to original materials and educational experiences about Mary Baker Eddy’s life, ideas, and achievements, including her Church. The Library promotes exploration and scholarship through its collections, exhibits, and programs.

History

Opened in 2002, The Mary Baker Eddy Library offers one of the largest collections by and about an American woman.

Artifacts Collections

The Mary Baker Eddy Library contains thousands of published and unpublished writings, artifacts, photographs, and other media that chronicle Mary Baker Eddy?s ideas, life, and achievements. Objects from the collection can be seen in permanent and rotating exhibits.

Research Collections

The Library offers historical and contemporary reference and circulating materials as well as original historical content for in-depth research. For more information, visit our Lending and Reference Services and Research Room departments online or in person.

Educational Programs

The Library offers a series of adult and youth programming year-round from our annual One World free summer enrichment programs to collections orientations on First Saturdays or panel discussions with experts. For more information, please consult our Web site.

    Governance

    Board of Directors

    Library

    Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

    Appointment required: No

    Publications

    1=Annual Report
    2=Quarterly Newsletter
    3=Monthly programs updates

    Services

    Gift Shop

    Restaurant

    Group Tours