Longyear Museum

Longyear Museum

1125 Boylston Street | Chestnut Hill, MA 02467




Longyear Museum, conveniently located just outside Boston and easily accessible by public transportation, offers exhibits, publications, and programs on the life of one of America’s most noted women, Mary Baker Eddy. Mrs. Eddy discovered Christian Science in 1866 and spent over 40 years making her discovery known through healing, writing, and teaching. Her major work on Christian Science is “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.”

Eight houses where Mrs. Eddy lived are owned by Longyear Museum. For details on touring these houses in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, please call the Museum.


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