a red fire fighting logo with the initials BFM

Boston Fire Museum


By Car

From the North - (ROUTE 93 HEADING SOUTH): Take I-93 South to the “Purchase Street” Exit # 23. Take a left at the lights at the end of the ramp onto Seaport Boulevard / Moakley Bridge. At the first set of traffic lights over the bridge turn right onto Sleeper Street. At the end of Sleeper St. turn left onto Congress Street. The Boston Fire Museum is at 344 Congress St. at the corner of Farnsworth St.

From the South – (ROUTE 93 HEADING NORTH): Take I-93 North to the South Station / I-90 Exit #20. Follow signage towards I-90 East, and once in the tunnel take the first exit to “South Boston.” At the end of the ramp, at the traffic light, turn left onto Congress St. 3 tenths of a mile on your right is the Boston Fire Museum, at 344 Congress St., at the corner of Farnsworth St.

From the West – (I 90 / MASS PIKE HEADING EAST): Take Mass. Turnpike, Route 90, heading toward Logan Airport. You will be in a tunnel. Take Exit 25 / South Boston. Take a sharp right on exiting the tunnel onto By-Pass & West Service Rd.. Go a short distance to the traffic light. Turn Right and travel to the first light. Turn left onto Congress St. The Boston Fire Museum is at 344 Congress St. at the corner of Farnsworth St.

By Bus

From Downtown Crossing: The MBTA #7 bus stops in the Downtown Crossing area at Summer and Otis Streets and at South Station. The bus will indicate that the destination is City Point. The bus runs approximately every 10 minutes during peak hours between 7-9am and 4-6pm and every 20 minutes during the off peak hours.

Express buses from North Shore: Express buses run from the North Shore to the Children’s Museum area. MBTA Bus #448/449 travels from Marblehead and #459 travels from Salem to the Children’s Museum area. Both stop at the corner of Congress Street and A Street. The 344 is a short walk down Congress from here.

A picture of the BFM


We recommend a parking meter or the Farnsworth St. Parking Garage.

Parking Meters
$.25 for 15 minutes
$1.00 for 1 hour
2 hour max

Parking Garage - Farnsworth St.
343 Congress St,
Boston, MA 02210

Mon-Fri 6am-10pm
Sat 8am-6pm
Sun 8am-6pm

30 Min: $10
1 Hour: $15
1.5 Hours: $20
2 Hours: $25
Daily Max: $30