Directions and Parking

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When using the Lancaster Street entrance, please use caution—and pardon our appearance—while we repair winter damage to the stairs.

The Worcester Art Museum is located at 55 Salisbury Street, just off Route 290 in Worcester. Allow approximately 45 minutes if traveling from Boston, 45 minutes from Providence, and 1 hour from Hartford.

To enter the Museum during open hours, use the Salisbury, Lancaster, or Tuckerman Street entrances. On Mondays and Tuesdays, and to access the Higgins Education Wing, please enter from Lancaster and Tuckerman Streets. Please note that the Lancaster Street entrance is not barrier-free.

Directions

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From Boston
Take Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) West to Exit 10A - Route 146 - Worcester. After toll turn right at light and keep left to North 146 - Worcester. Exit on right to 290 East (Shrewsbury-Marlboro). Get off at Exit 17 - Route 9 (Ware - Framingham). Left at light on West 9 /Belmont Street. Proceed to the fourth set of lights at the top of the hill. Turn right onto Harvard Street. The Museum is on the left at the second traffic light (Salisbury Street).

From Fitchburg or Leominster
Take Route 190 South to Route 290 West to Exit 18 - Lincoln Street. Bear right off the exit ramp onto Lincoln Street. Then make a quick right onto Concord Street. Concord Street will turn into Salisbury Street. At the second traffic light turn left onto Lancaster Street. The Museum is on the left.

From Hartford, CT
Take Route 84 East to Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) East to Exit 10 - Auburn. After the tollbooth, bear left at the fork. Take 290 East - Shrewsbury-Marlboro. Get off at Exit 17 - Route 9 (Ware - Framingham). Left at light on West 9 /Belmont Street. Proceed to the fourth set of lights at the top of the hill. Turn right onto Harvard Street. The Museum is on the left at the second traffic light (Salisbury Street).

From New Hampshire
Take Route 495 South to Route 290. Follow to Exit 18 - Lincoln Street. Bear right off the exit ramp onto Lincoln Street. Then make a quick right onto Concord Street. Concord Street will turn into Salisbury Street. At the second traffic light turn left onto Lancaster Street. The Museum is on the left.

From Providence, Millbury or Sutton
Take Route 146 to Route 290 East (Shrewsbury-Marlboro). Get off at Exit 17 - Route 9 (Ware - Framingham). Left at light on West 9 /Belmont Street. Proceed to the fourth set of lights at the top of the hill. Turn right onto Harvard Street. The Museum is on the left at the second traffic light (Salisbury Street).

From Springfield
Take Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) East to Exit 10 - Auburn. After the tollbooth, bear left at the fork. Take 290 East - Shrewsbury-Marlboro. Get off at Exit 17 - Route 9 (Ware - Framingham). Left at light on West 9 /Belmont Street. Proceed to the fourth set of lights at the top of the hill. Turn right onto Harvard Street. The Museum is on the left at the second traffic light (Salisbury Street).

Public Transportation
Worcester Regional Transit Authority
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Peterpan
Greyhound
• Red Cab Taxi – 508.792.9999
• Worcester Yellow Cab Taxi – 508.754.3211

Parking at WAM

Guests have three self-parking options provided by the Museum free of charge – on Lancaster, Salisbury and Tuckerman Streets. The Salisbury and Tuckerman Street parking lots have accessible parking spaces and barrier-free entrances to the Museum.

Click here for information about accessible parking.

In addition, free street parking is available around the Museum, and metered spots are available one block away in the Highland Street Municipal Parking Lot.

Click here for a parking map.

Parking Disclaimer: Management is not responsible for theft or damage to vehicles.

For additional information, please call the main number at 508-799-4406.

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55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609
(+1) 508-799-4406

Hours

Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm
Third Thursdays until 8pm
For closing days and Shop, Café, and Library hours, see our Hours and Admission page.

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