Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Chestnut Hill
400 Beacon Street Open by Appointment for Tours
The Mary Baker Eddy Historic House at 400 Beacon Street in Chestnut Hill is open for tours by appointment on Mondays and Fridays, through October 31, 2012. An $8 per person suggested donation is recommended. Children under age 12 and Longyear Members are free.
Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science, is widely recognized as one of the most influential women in the field of religion. She is the first American woman to found a worldwide religion.
In this house, Mrs. Eddy founded The Christian Science Monitor, and made the final revisions to the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
Longyear Museum, an independent, historical museum in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, owns and maintains this house on Beacon Street. It is one of eight historic houses in which Mrs. Eddy lived in Massachusetts and New Hampshire that are part of the Longyear Museum collection. For over three-quarters of a century, Longyear Museum has served the public, providing exhibits, publications, and programs about the life and achievements of Mary Baker Eddy.
To schedule a tour of the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Chestnut Hill or for more information, please call 800.277.8943, ext. 100. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance.