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    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.

    Parking at WAM

    Guests have three self-parking options provided by the Museum free of charge: the Lancaster Street Lot, the Salisbury Street Lot, and the Tuckerman Street Lot. The Lancaster Street Lot offers closer parking to the Lancaster Street Entrance and the Salisbury Lot is offers closer parking to the Salisbury Entrance and offers accessible parking spaces. The Tuckerman Street Lot offers closer parking to the courtyard entrance and also has accessible parking.

    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.

    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