The Old State House

206 Washington Street
Boston, MA, 02109
United States

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The entrance to the Old State House is located on the south side of the building, facing the pedestrian walkway, just a few steps off of the red brick line of the Freedom Trail.

 

  • Orange / Blue Line to State Street
    (Station located beneath the Old State House)

  • Green Line to Government Center
    (One block south down Court Street)

  • Red Line to Downtown Crossing
    (Follow Washington Street east several blocks)

  • Driving from the North: Take 93 South to exit 24 B-A (for AIRPORT (RT-1A North)/GOV'T CENTER). Follow signs for 24 A/GOV'T CENTER. Off the ramp, turn left onto John Fitzgerald Surface Road. Travel .1m and turn right onto State Street. The Old State House is on the corner of Washington Street, but you will see the building in front of you as you come up State Street. Parking suggestions are below. Be warned that driving directions vary often due to road construction.

    The entrance to the Library is across the pedestrian mall at 15 State Street (under the National Park Service Visitor Center sign).

  • Driving from the South: Take 93 North to exit 23/GOV'T CENTER toward GOV'T CENTER/FANEUIL HALL/FINANCIAL DISTRICT/AQUARIUM. Off the ramp, turn left onto John Fitzgerald Surface Road. Travel .1m and turn right onto State Street. The Old State House is on the corner of Washington Street, but you will see the building in front of you as you come up State Street. Parking suggestions are below. Be warned that driving directions vary often due to road construction.

    The entrance to the Library is across the pedestrian mall at 15 State Street (under the National Park Service Visitor Center sign).

  • Driving from the West: Take the Mass Pike (90) to 93 North. Continue with "Driving from the South" directions. Parking suggestions are below. Be warned that driving directions vary often due to road construction.

  • Driving from Cambridge: Take the Longfellow Bridge to Cambridge Street. Follow Cambridge Street to the New Sudbury Street traffic light. Make a left turn onto New Sudbury and then a right onto Congress Street. Continue on Congress past Faneuil Hall on your left and Boston City Hall on your right. At the next intersection (Congress and State) you will see the Old State House on your right. Parking suggestions are below. Be warned that driving directions vary often due to road construction.


There are several parking garages in the vicinity of the Old State House. A few recommendations: