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Royall House and Slave Quarters site is located at 15 George Street in Medford, Massachusetts, just outside Medford Square, near the intersection with Main Street and next to the Royall Park.

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On July 10th, we reopened for guided museum tours for the first time since we closed our doors in March of 2020. We’ve missed you!

Please note our updated mask policy: We are so happy to welcome everyone back to the museum this summer! For the safety of our staff and visitors, we will require everyone to wear masks while inside of the museum regardless of vaccination status.

As in the past, guided tours will start on the hour at 1, 2, and 3 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday. Please note that our capacity will be limited to 12 people per tour and attendance is on a first come, first served basis. 

Directions by Car

Take exit 32 off Route 93. Proceed on Route 60 West (Salem Street) to second light (Medford Square). Stay to the left. Bear left to enter Main Street going South. (You will go over the Mystic River and under an overpass. Bear right at the Mobil Station to stay on Main Street, and turn right at the blinking light onto George Street. Proceed one half block to the museum. Free on-street parking is available on George Street and other nearby streets; please obey signs regarding resident permit restrictions.

Public Transportation

Take the MBTA Bus 96 from Harvard, Porter, or Davis Square (Red Line) to the “George Street and Main Street” stop: MBTA Bus 96 Schedule. From Medford Square, the 96 stops on George Street next to the Royall House. The Royall House and Slave Quarters is visible behind Royall Park on George Street.

Take the MBTA Bus 101 from Malden Center or Sullivan Square (Orange Line) to the “George Street and Main Street” stop: MBTA Bus 101 Schedule. The Royall House and Slave Quarters is visible behind Royall Park on George Street.

Admission and Hours

For information on our admissions, tickets, and when our site is available to visit, please visit our Hours and Admissions Page.