The Boston Common Information Center, 139 Tremont St. (at West Street, inside the park) is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm. The Copley Place Information Center, inside the Copley Place mall at 100 Huntington Ave., is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Both are run by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (tel. 888/SEE-BOSTON [888/733-267866] or tel. 617/536-4100), which also provides maps, multi-language videos, and other resources online. The Cambridge Office for Tourism (tel. 800/862-5678 or 617/441-2884) runs a visitor center at 0 Harvard Square; it’s open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 1pm.
USEFUL WEBSITES - The City of Boston’s website includes upcoming events and things to do on a budget. ArtsBoston (tel. 617/262-8632 x229) is an excellent resource for cultural listings and ticket deals (both day-of and advance sale) and runs the BosTix discount-ticket service, with tickets for theater and other performances at 20% to 80% off the original price. The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (tel. 800/227-MASS or tel. 617/973-8500) has good regional information on its website. VSA Arts Massachusetts (tel. 617/350-7713; TTY 617/350-6536), the state’s organization on arts and disability, provides details on inclusive and accessible events.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.