For Your Convenience

Area Attractions

During your child's hospital stay, you might have a chance to visit some Boston attractions or need a place to take a break with a sibling. Here are some fun places to see, as well as a list of area shopping.

Museums, Movies and Attractions

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
617-267-9300
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 4:45pm
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 10am - 9:45pm
Click here for admission rates

Regal Cinemas
201 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215                                  
617-424-6111
Click here for show times

New England Aquarium
1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
617-973-5200
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Weekends: 9am - 5pm
Click here for admission rates

Children's Museum
308 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210
617-426-8855
Daily: 10am - 5pm (extended hours until 9pm on Fridays with $1 evening admission price)
Click here for admission rates

Fenway Park - Home of the Red Sox
4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215
1-877-RED-SOX9
Click here for more information about taking a tour of the historic ballpark

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115
617-566-1401
Tuesday to Sunday: 11am - 5pm
Click here for admission rates

Museum of Science
1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114
617-723-2500
Daily: 9am - 5pm (extended hours until 9pm on Fridays)
Click here for admission rates

Sports Museum
TD Garden on Levels 5 and 6
100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114
617-624-1234
Click here for opening hours, tour schedule, and admission rates

Franklin Park Zoo
One Franklin Park Road, Boston, MA 02121
617-541-5466
Daily: 10am – 4pm
Click here for admission rates and extended summer hours

Area Shopping

Marshalls
500 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 (15 minute walk from the hospital.)
617-262-6066
Open Monday to Saturday, 9am - 9 pm; Sunday, 11am - 7pm
Clothing, bags, outerwear, shoes

The Landmark Center (401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02228) is a 15 minute walk from the hospital. 
It has the following stores:

Bed Bath and Beyond
617-536-1090
Open Monday to Saturday, 9am - 9pm; Sunday, 11am - 7pm
Household goods, bedding and electronics

REI
617-236-0746
Open Monday to Saturday, 10am - 9pm; Sunday, 11am - 6pm
Outdoor gear and clothing

Best Buy
617-424-7900
Open Monday to Saturday, 10am - 9pm; Sunday, 11am - 7pm
Electronics, music, movies

Blick Art Supplies
617-536-1090
Open Monday to Saturday, 9am - 9pm; Sunday, 11am - 6pm
Art/craft supplies

Staples
617-638-3292
Open Monday to Friday, 7am - 9pm; Saturday, 9am - 9pm; Sunday, 10am - 7pm
Office supplies

Banks



In the hospital:

There are two Bank of America ATMs and one Citizens Bank ATM located on the first floor of the Fegan Building right outside the elevators. The hospital Cashier’s Office, located on the 1st floor of the Farley building across from the Prouty Garden, is open Monday - Friday from 8am - 4:30pm and can make change.

Banks within waking distance:

  • Bank of America
    333 Longwood Avenue (across the street from the main hospital entrance)
    Boston, MA 02115
    617-566-1794
    Monday - Friday: 9am - 4pm (open until 4:30pm on Thursdays)
    24 Hour ATM
    (There is also a BoA ATM outside of the Fegan elevators on the 1st floor in the hospital as well as in the Longwood Galleria)

  • Citizens Bank
    435 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
    617-236-0236
    Monday - Wednesday: 9am – 4pm
    Thursday and Friday: 9am – 5pm
    24 Hour ATM 

  • Santander Bank
    6 Francis Street
    Boston, MA 02115
    617-277-5826
    Monday - Wednesday: 9am - 4pm
    Thursday and Friday: 9am - 5pm
    Saturday: 9am - 1pm
    24 Hour ATM
    (There’s also a Santander ATM in the Longwood Galleria)    

Mail and Postage

 

Friends and relatives can send mail to your child while he or she is the hospital. Ask your child's Child Life specialist for the exact mailing address. If you need to send a letter or a package:

  • You can buy stamps from the Cashier’s Office across from the Prouty Garden on the 1st floor of the Farlery Building.
  • There is a UPS mailbox on Longwood Avenue right outside of the main entrance.
  • The UPS Store
    423 Brookline Avenue
    617-738-3372
    Open Monday to Friday, 8am - 6:30pm
    Saturday, 10am - 4pm
  • U.S. Post Office
    1575 Tremont Street
    800-275-8777
    Open Monday to Friday, 7am – 7p
    Saturday: 9am - 12pm

Fitness Center

 

Parents and guardians have free access to a local gym, BodyScapes, during your stay at Boston Children's. To use the facilities, just show the front desk your yellow ID badge. The gym is located a stone’s throw from the hospital at 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, and is open from 5:30am - 10pm Monday through Thursday, 5:30am - 9pm on Friday, 9am - 7pm on Saturday, and 9am - 6pm on Sunday. Please call 617-738-9229 for more information.

Toiletries and Essentials

 
  • There is a CVS Pharmacy located on the first floor of the Fegan Building. This location only provides pharmacy services. Please call 617-731-5753 for more information.
  • There is a full-service CVS Pharmacy around the corner from the hospital at the Longwood Galleria (400 Brookline Avenue, 617-232-8277). This location has a pharmacy as well as an extensive selection of personal care items, over-the-counter medications, cosmetics, film, batteries, magazines and other items for your convenience.    

Gifts

Trinkets and Treasures, our gift shop, has a wide selection of gifts for kids of all ages. You can also find toiletries and Boston Children’s Hospital clothing. It is located next to the CVS Pharmacy on the first floor of the Fegan Building. The gift store is open Monday - Friday, 8am - 8pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 6pm. Please call 617-232-1147  or click here for more information.

Listed in alphabetical order:

Bertucci's (Karp Family Research Building, One Blackfan Circle)
617-739-2492
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.1 miles
Type of Food: Italian Cuisine and Pizza
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: Yes
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 11 am - 10 pm, Friday & Saturday, 11 am - 11 pm, Sunday, Noon - 10 pm

Boloco (283 Longwood Avenue)
617-232-2166
Price: $
Distance from Childrens: 0.02 miles
Type of Food: Burritos, Smoothies
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7 am - 9 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 7 am - 6 pm

Boston Beer Works (61 Brookline Avenue)
617-536-BEER
Price: $$
Distance from Childrens: 0.85 miles
Type of Food: Burgers, Sandwiches
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Open Daily, 11:30 am - 12:45 am

Brueggers Bagels (375 Longwood Avenue)
617-731-8993
Price: $
Distance from Childrens: 0.2 miles
Type of Food: Bagels, Sandwiches, Coffee, Salads
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Friday, 6 am - 6 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 6 am - 3 pm

Burger King (553 Boylston St.)
617-247-7429
Price: $
Distance from Children's: 0.6 miles
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Daily, 7 am- 11 pm

Canestaro's (16 Peterborough St.)
617-266-8997
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.9 miles
Type of Food: Italian Cuisine
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: Yes
Hours: Daily, 11 a.m.- 11 p.m.

Cask and Flagon (62 Brookline Avenue)
617-536-4840
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.80 miles
Type of Food: Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out Yes - Delivery No
Hours: Open Daily, 11:30 am - 11 pm

Chef Chang's House (1006 Beacon St.)
617-277-4226
Price: $
Distance from Children's: 0.9 miles
Type of Food: Mandarin/Szechuan
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 11:30 a.m.- 9:30 p.m., Friday & Saturday, 11:30 a.m.- 10:30 p.m.

Chicken Bone (1260 Boylston Street)
877-WINGS-2-U or 617-267-9464
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.75 miles
Type of Food: Wings, Ribs, Sandwiches, Burgers
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: Yes
Hours: Open Daily, 11 am to 1 am
Discount: Show your yellow ID badge to receive a 10% discount

Chipotle (148 Brookline Ave.)
617-236-4950
Price: $
Distance from Children's: 0.7 miles
Type of Food: Burritos, tacos, salads
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Daily, 11 a.m.- 10 p.m.

Church (69 Kilmarnock Street)
617-236-7600
Price: $$$
Distance from Children's: 0.70 miles
Type of Food: Contemporary American Cuisine
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Friday, 5 pm - midnight, Saturday & Sunday, 11 am - midnight

College Pizza (50 Queensbury St.)
617-266-4919
Price: $
Distance from Children's: 0.8 miles
Type of Food: Pizza, subs
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: Yes
Hours: Monday to Wednesday, 11 am - midnight, Thursday to Saturday, 11 am - 1 am, Sunday, 11 am- 11pm

D'Angelos (200 Brookline Avenue)
617-247-3441
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.60 miles
Type of Food: Subs, Sandwiches
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 am - 10 pm, Sunday, 11 am - 10 pm

Domino's (1260 Boylston St.)
617-424-9000
Price: $
Distance from Children's: 0.8 miles
Type of Food: Pizza
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: Yes
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 11 am- 3 am, Sunday, 11 am- 2 a

Eastern Standard (Kenmore Square, 528 Commonwealth Avenue)
617-532-9100
Price: $$$$
Distance from Children's: 1 mile
Type of Food: Contemporary American Cuisine
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours:
Breakfast: 7 am - 10:30 am
Lunch: Monday to Saturday, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dinner: Sunday to Thursday, 5 pm - 11 pm, Friday & Saturday: 5 pm - midnight
Sunday Brunch: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Elephant Walk (900 Beacon St.)
617-247-1500
Price: $$
Distance from Childrens: 0.9 miles
Type of Food: Cambodian/French
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours:
Brunch: Sunday, 11:30 am- 3 pm
Lunch: Monday to Friday, 11:30 am- 2:30 pm
Dinner: Sunday to Thursday, 5- 10 pm, Friday & Saturday, 5- 11 pm

Fresh City (201 Brookline Avenue)
617-424-7907
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.62 miles
Type of Food: Wraps, Sandwiches, Salads
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Friday, 6:30 am - 9 pm, Saturday, 11 am - 8 pm

Game On (82 Lansdowne Street)
617-351-7001
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.72 miles
Type of Food: Burgers, Sandwiches, Wings, Tips
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7 am - 10:30 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 8 am - 11 pm

Gardner Museum Cafe (280 The Fenway)
617-566-1088
Price: $$$
Distance from Childrens: 0.5 miles
Type of Food: Contemporary American cuisine
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: No - Delivery: No
Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 11:30 am- 4 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 11 am- 4 pm, Third Thursday Evenings (Sept.- June), 5:30 pm- 9 pm

Hidyan Cafe (80 Kimarnock St.)
617-437-0966
Price: $
Distance from Childrens: 0.5 miles
Type of Food: Pizza, subs, wraps
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: Yes
Hours: Daily, 11 am- midnight

Longwood Galleria Food Court (Longwood Galleria, 342 Longwood Avenue)
617-731-4700
Price: $
Distance from Children's: 0.1 miles
Type of Food: McDonald's, Subway, Dunkin Donuts, Cajun and Grill, Beantown Burrito, Sabbaros, Dairy Queen/Orange Julius, Mr. Chan's, Red Barn Coffee, Wrap n' Roll
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 6:30 am - 10 pm, Sunday, 6:30 am - 8:30 pm

Longhorn Steakhouse (Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive)
617-247-9199
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.6 miles
Type of Food: Contemporary Steakhouse
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: Yes
Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 11 am - 10 pm, Friday & Saturday, 11 am - 11 pm
Discount: Show your yellow ID badge and receive a free appetizer with the purchase of an entree

The Longwood Grill (Longwood Galleria, 342 Longwood Avenue)
617-232-9770
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.1 miles
Type of Food: American cuisine
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 6:30 am - midnight, Sunday, 7:30 am - 11 pm

The Mission Bar and Grill (724 Huntington Avenue)
617-566-1244
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.5 miles
Type of Food: American Cuisine
Dine-in: Yes -  Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Open Daily, 11 am - midnight
Free 90 minute parking at the Stop and Shop parking lot

Panera Bread (Landmark Center, 201 Brookline Ave.)
617-247-0174
Price: $
Distance from Children's: 0.7 miles
Type of Food: Pastries, sandwiches, salads, coffee
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Friday, 6:30 am - 10 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 7 am- 10 pm

Penguin Pizza (735 Huntington Ave.)
617-277-9200
Price: $
Distance from Children's: 0.6 miles
Type of Food: Pizza
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: Yes
Hours: Sunday to Friday, 11 am- 1 am, Saturday, noon- 1 am

Souper Salad (Beth Israel Deaconess Shapiro Building, 364-370 Brookline Avenue)
617-232-5599
Price: $
Distance from Children's: 0.2 miles
Type of Food: Wraps, Sandwiches, Salads
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Friday, 6:30 am - 6 pm

The Squealing Pig (134 Smith St.)
617-566-6651
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.2 miles
Type of Food: Irish Pub and Cuisine
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: No - Delivery: No
Hours: Daily, 11 am- midnight

Subway (Longwood Galleria, 342 Longwood Avenue)
617-264-9299
Price: $
Distance from Children's: 0.10 miles
Type of Food: Subs, Salads
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7 am to 9 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 9 am to 8 pm
Discount: Buy one foot long, get one regular foot long for $.99 with purchase of 20 oz. drink

TGI Friday's (Brigham Circle, 1626 Tremont Street)
617-734-1047
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.5 miles
Type of Food: American cuisine
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Open Daily, 11 am - 1 am

Thaitation (129 Jersey St.)
617-266-2928
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.9 miles
Type of Food: Thai cuisine
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: Yes
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 11 am- 10 pm, Friday & Saturday, noon- 11 pm, Sunday, noon- 10 pm

Trattoria Toscana (130 Jersey St.)
617-247-9508
Price: $$$
Distance from Children's: 0.9 miles
Type of Food: Italian
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 5- 10pm

UFood (201 Brookline Avenue)
857-254-0082
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 0.65 miles
Type of Food: Healthy Options, Sandwiches, Wraps, Burgers
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Open Daily, 10 am - 10 pm

Uno Chicago (Kenmore Square, 645 Beacon Street)
617-262-4911
Price: $$
Distance from Children's: 1 mile
Type of Food: American Cuisine, Pizza
Dine-in: Yes - Take-out: Yes - Delivery: No
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 11 am - 12:30 pm, Sunday, 12 pm - 12:30 am