The site is now CLOSED for the winter season and will reopen in May, 2015. Guided tours are offered by appointment only, Monday through Friday. Please make your reservation request at least two weeks in advance by calling the site at 617-566-7937 or email us. Visitors are also invited to explore the home via an online tour. Click here to access our online tour.
***We will be open limited hours February 16-20, 2015. House tours will be offered 10:00AM-2:00PM each day; a neighborhood walk will be offered at 2pm each day. In the event of inclement weather, please call the site at 617-566-7937. Questions? Email us or call 617-566-7937***
**We are currently tracking a major winter storm that may impact Boston February 14-16. In the event of significant snowfall AND/OR a ban on street parking by the Town of Brookline, the site will be closed Monday, February 16. We will update information on this page, our facebook page, and our voice mail (617-566-7937) by 9am February 16. Thank you for your understanding.**
The John F. Kennedy National Historic Site is located in a residential neighborhood: there are no other public restrooms or vendors located in the immediate vicinity. A restroom is located in the basement of the home in the visitor center. Parking is limited: no vehicle may idle while parked in the residential area and parking is limited to two hours. The site is also easily accessible by public transit; click here for detailed directions by car or transit.
Use of stairs is necessary to access the basement Visitor Center and first and second floor rooms of the historic house. No wheelchair access is available to visitors at this time. Visitors with accessibility needs are encouraged to call the site at 617-566-7937 in advance of their visit to discuss how their needs may be accommodated.
Our list of Frequently Asked Questions can be found here. Have a question that's not on the list? Call the site at 617-566-7937 or email us!