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Touring in 2022


Please note: We require advanced reservations for tours.. Tickets can be made on the Adams National Historical Park Recreation.gov page. Please check that link for updated tour information.

Please note, you will be responsible for getting to the historic homes for your tour.

Public Transportation to the Birthplace Homes via the MBTA "T" Subway System:
Take the Red Line to the Quincy Adams Station. Exit the station toward Independence Avenue, and ride the elevator to the top floor. Take a left on Independence Avenue. Follow Independence Avenue for approximately 3/4 of a mile, and you will arrive directly at the Birthplaces of Presidents John and John Quincy Adams.

Public Transportation to Old House at Peace field via the MBTA "T" Subway System:
Take the Red Line to Quincy Center station. Exit the station toward Burgin parkway. Take a right exiting the station. Following Burgin Parkway for approximately 1/2 a mile. You will arrive at Old House at Peace field at the intersection of Burgin Parkway and Adams Street.

Ride Share:
For the Birthplace Homes: Use the destination address of: 133-141 Franklin Street, Quincy, MA 02169
For Old House at Peace field: Use the destination address of: 135 Adams Street, Quincy, MA 02169

Parking:
Street Parking is available on both Franklin Street and Presidents Avenue. Parking is limited to 1 hour.

Untimed street parking is available on Adams Street by Peace field.

Driving from Logan Airport or Boston, MA:
Upon leaving the airport, follow signs for Interstate 93 South. Take exit 9 to merge on Bryant Ave. toward W. Quincy. Merge onto Bryant Avenue. In 0.3 miles turn left on Robertson St. In 0.2 miles turn right onto Quarry Ave. In 1.4 miles continue onto Quarry Ave. In 0.1 miles keep right to continue on School St. In 0.3 miles turn right onto Franklin St. The Birthplaces of Presidents John and John Quincy Adams will be on the right in 0.3 miles.

Car from Cape Cod:
Travel north on Route 3. Take exit 42 (old exit 19) toward Quincy Center/MBTA Station. Continue on Burgin Parkway. In 0.7 miles turn left onto Quincy St. In less than 200 feet, turn right onto Penn St. In about 200 feet, turn right onto Liberty St. In 0.1 miles turn right onto Water St. In 0.1 miles turn right onto Franklin Street. The Birthplaces wof Presidents John and John Quincy Adams will be on the right in 0.3 miles.
 
Adams National Historical Park Visitor Center
located in The Galleria at President's Place
at 1250 Hancock Street Quincy, MA
42° 15' 9" N 71° 0' 15.21" W

Public Transportation To the Visitor Center via the MBTA "T" Subway System: From Boston: Take the Red Line train to the Quincy Center Station. Turn right upon exiting the train and at the top of the stairs, turn left and exit the station to Hancock Street. Walk across Hancock Street to 1250 Hancock Street. The National Park Service Visitor Center is located in the Galleria at President's place. Visit the MBTA website for assistance.

Ride Share:
If you are using a ride share app, please instruct the driver to bring you to the Adams National Historical Park Visitor Center, 1250 Hancock St., Quincy, MA.

Driving Directions
Parking: For visitors arriving by private vehicle validated parking is offered in the Presidents Place Galleria Parking Garage accessed via 44 Saville Avenue. Maximum height for vehicle parking in garage is 6'8". For taller vehicles and RVs use the address 135 Adams Street. Please note that Adams Street is a public street and parking is not guaranteed.

Limited RV and taller vehicle parking is available on Adams street. Please call 617-770-1175 for more information.

By Plane: The nearest airport with commercial airline service is Logan International Airport. Upon leaving the airport follow signs to Interstate 93 South. Traveling south on U.S. Interstate 93, take exit 7 (left lane exit) - Route 3 south to Braintree and Cape Cod. Take the first exit off Route 3 south - exit 42 (old exit 19) - and follow signs toward Quincy Center. Continue straight on Burgin Parkway through six traffic lights. At the seventh traffic light, turn right onto Dimmock Street. Follow Dimmock Street one block to the intersection of Hancock Street. Turn right onto Hancock Street. The National Park Service Visitor Center, located in the Galleria at President's Place is two blocks on your left, 1250 Hancock Street. Validated parking is in the garage in the rear of the building, turn left on Saville Avenue just before the building.

Car From Boston and Route 128: Traveling south on U.S. Interstate 93 or Route 95, take exit 7 - Route 3 south - to Braintree and Cape Cod. Take the first exit off Route 3 south - exit 42 (old exit 19) - and follow signs towards Quincy Center. Continue straight on Burgin Parkway through six sets of traffic lights. At the seventh set of traffic lights, turn right onto Dimmock Street. Follow Dimmock Street one block to the intersection of Hancock Street. Turn right onto Hancock Street. The National Park Service Visitor Center, located in the Galleria at President's Place is two blocks on your left, 1250 Hancock Street. Parking is in the garage in the rear of the building, turn left on Saville Avenue just before the building.

Car From Cape Cod: Traveling north on Route 3, take exit 42 (old exit 19) and follow signs towards Quincy Center. Continue straight on Burgin Parkway through six sets of traffic lights. At the seventh set of traffic lights, turn right on to Dimmock Street. Follow Dimmock Street one block to the intersection of Hancock Street. Turn right on to Hancock Street. The National Park Service Visitor Center located in the Galleria at Presidents Place is two blocks on your left, 1250 Hancock Street. Validated parking is in the garage in the rear of the building, turn left on Saville Avenue just before the building.

Last updated: June 9, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

135 Adams Street
Quincy , MA 02169

Phone:

617-773-1177
Marianne Peak, Superintendent Marianne_Peak@nps.gov

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