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Directions to Worcester Historical Museum

From Mass Pike

  • Take MA Pike to Exit 10 (Route 290 East to Worcester) to Exit 17.
  • Turn left on Belmont Street/Route 9.
  • At the fifth set of lights turn left onto Lancaster Street.
  • At the third set of lights (on the corner of Linden and Pleasant Streets), turn left onto Pleasant.
  • At the end of the block turn left onto Chestnut Street.
  • The museum is the last building on the block on your left.
  • Limited free parking is available immediately behind the museum.
  • Walk around to front entrance on Elm Street.

From Route 495

  • Take Route 495 to Route I-290 West towards Worcester.
  • Take Exit 18 (Lincoln Street). At the end of the ramp, turn right and follow signs to Route 9 West.
  • At the second traffic light, turn right onto Route 9 West/Highland Street.
  • Follow Highland Street across Main Street and up the hill (Worcester Auditorium on right, Court House on left.).
  • At the third traffic light, turn left onto Lancaster Street (New England Eye Center on left). Stay in left hand lane.
  • Follow Lancaster for 7 blocks. It weaves a bit and changes name to Linden Street. Linden’s left lane becomes a turn only lane at Pleasant Street traffic light.
  • Turn left onto Pleasant.
  • Go one block to traffic light and turn left onto Chestnut Street.
  • Museum parking lot is 50 yards from the end of the block (on the left), just past a church.
  • Walk around to front entrance on Elm Street.

Routes I-290 Westbound / I-190

  • Take Route I-290 West to Worcester to Exit 18 (Route 9 and Highland Street).
  • At the end of the ramp, turn right and follow signs to Route 9 West.
  • At the second traffic light, turn right onto Route 9 West/Highland Street.
  • Follow Highland Street across Main Street and up the hill (Worcester Auditorium on right, Court House on left.).
  • At the third traffic light, turn left onto Lancaster Street (New England Eye Center on left). Stay in left hand lane.
  • Follow Lancaster for 7 blocks. It weaves a bit and changes name to Linden Street. Linden’s left lane becomes a turn only lane at Pleasant Street traffic light.
  • Turn left onto Pleasant.
  • Go one block to traffic light and turn left onto Chestnut Street.
  • Museum parking lot is 50 yards from the end of the block (on the left), just past a church.
  • Walk around to front entrance on Elm Street.

From Connecticut

  • Take Route 395 to I-290 to Exit 17.
  • Turn left on Belmont Street/Route 9.
  • At the fifth set of lights turn left onto Lancaster Street.
  • At the third set of lights (on the corner of Linden and Pleasant Streets), turn left onto Pleasant.
  • At the end of the block turn left onto Chestnut Street. The museum is the last building on the block on your left.
  • Limited free parking is available immediately behind the museum.
  • Walk around to front entrance on Elm Street.

From Rhode Island

  • Take Route 146 to I-290 toward Worcester to Exit 17.
  • Turn left on Belmont Street/Route 9 West.
  • At the fifth set of lights turn left onto Lancaster Street.
  • At the third set of lights (on the corner of Linden and Pleasant Streets), turn left onto Pleasant.
  • At the end of the block turn left onto Chestnut Street. The museum is the last building on the block on your left.
  • Limited free parking is available immediately behind the museum.
  • Walk around to front entrance on Elm Street.

From Leicester / Spencer

  • Take Route 9 East into Worcester.
  • At a fork in the road, bear right onto Main Street.
  • Follow Main Street for five miles into downtown Worcester.
  • At the corner of Main and Austin Streets, turn left onto Austin Street.
  • Turn right at the next set onto Chatham Street and up a hill.
  • Follow Chatham street to a set of traffic lights at the corner of Pleasant and Chatham Streets.
  • Go straight through the set of traffic lights. The museum is the last building on the block on your left.
  • Limited free parking is available immediately behind the museum.
  • Walk around to front entrance on Elm Street.

From Framingham / Wesboro

  • Take Route 9 West into Worcester. (Route 9 becomes Belmont Street when you cross from Shrewsbury into Worcester.)
  • Follow Route 9/Belmont Street into Lincoln Square(Crowne Plaza Hotel is on the left, Worcester Auditorium is on the right.)
  • After you go straight through Lincoln Square, the street changes to Highland Street.
  • After the crest of the hill, at the corner of Highland and Lancaster Streets, turn left onto Lancaster.
  • At the third set of lights (on the corner of Linden and Pleasant Streets), turn left onto Pleasant.
  • At the end of the block turn left onto Chestnut Street.
  • The museum is the last building on the block on your left.
  • Limited free parking is available immediately behind the museum.
  • Walk around to front entrance on Elm Street.

Directions to Salisbury Mansion

From Mass Pike

  • Take MA Pike to Exit 10 (Route I-290 West towards Worcester) Take Exit 17.
  • Turn left at the traffic lights.
  • Drive straight through the intersection (Crowne Plaza hotel on left, Worcester Auditorium on right) and up the hill (The street changes to Highland Street).
  • At the top of the hill on the right, there is a municipal parking lot. Turn right into the parking lot.
  • Salisbury Mansion is located at the far left hand side of the parking lot.
  • Free parking can be found closer to the building.

Route 495

  • Take Route 495 to Route I-290 West towards Worcester.
  • Take Exit 18 (Lincoln Street). At the end of the ramp, turn right and follow signs to Route 9 West.
  • At the second traffic light, turn right onto Route 9 West/Highland Street.
  • Follow Highland Street across Main Street and up the hill (Worcester Auditorium on right, Court House on left.).
  • At the top of the hill on the right, there is a municipal parking lot. Turn right into the parking lot.
  • Salisbury Mansion is located at the far left hand side of the parking lot.
  • Free parking can be found closer to the building.
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Routes I-290 Westbound / I-190

  • Take Route I-290 West to Worcester to Exit 18 (Route 9 and Highland Street). At the end of the ramp, turn right and follow signs to Route 9 West.
  • At the second traffic light, turn right onto Route 9 West/Highland Street.
  • Follow Highland Street across Main Street and up the hill (Worcester Auditorium on right, Court House on left.).
  • At the top of the hill on the right, there is a municipal parking lot.Turn right into the parking lot.
  • Salisbury Mansion is located at the far left hand side of the parking lot.
  • Free parking can be found closer to the building.

From Connecticut

  • Take Route 395 to I-290 to Exit 17. Turn left onto Belmont Street/Route 9 West.
  • Drive straight through the intersection (Crowne Plaza hotel on left, Worcester Auditorium on right) and up the hill (The street changes to Highland Street).
  • At the top of the hill on the right, there is a municipal parking lot. Turn right into the parking lot.
  • Salisbury Mansion is located at the far left hand side of the parking lot.
  • Free parking can be found closer to the building.

From Rhode Island

  • Take Route 146 to I-290 toward Worcester to Exit 17.
  • Turn left on Belmont Street/Route 9 West.
  • Drive straight through the intersection (Crowne Plaza hotel on left, Worcester Auditorium on right) and up the hill (The street changes to Highland Street).
  • At the top of the hill on the right, there is a municipal parking lot. Turn right into the parking lot.
  • Salisbury Mansion is located at the far left hand side of the parking lot.
  • Free parking can be found closer to the building.

From Framingham / Westboro

  • Take Route 9 West into Worcester. (Route 9 becomes Belmont Street when you cross from Shrewsbury into Worcester.)
  • Follow Route 9/Belmont Street into Lincoln Square(Crowne Plaza Hotel is on the left, Worcester Auditorium is on the right.)
  • After you go straight through Lincoln Square, the street changes to Highland Street.
  • At the top of the hill on the right, there is a municipal parking lot. Turn right into the parking lot.
  • Salisbury Mansion is located at the far left hand side of the parking lot.
  • Free parking can be found closer to the building.

From Leicester / Spencer Area

  • Take Route 9 East into Worcester. At the fork in the road, bear left following Park Avenue/Route 9 East.
  • Follow Park Avenue/Route 9 East for 4 or 5 miles, until you reach Highland Street/Route 9 East.
  • Turn right onto Highland Street/Route 9 East (Elm Park is on the right and PriceChopper Supermarket is on the left).
  • After the second traffic light, there is a parking lot on your left. Turn into the parking lot.
  • Salisbury Mansion is located in the far left of the parking lot.
  • Free parking is available closer to the house.

 

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Salisbury Mansion
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