The Plaza of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston

The Christian SciencePlaza, Boston, MA

Welcome to the Christian Science Plaza in Boston, MA, USA

Kids playing in the fountain on The Christian Science Plaza in Boston

Splash in the fountain

Flowers on the Plaza

Enjoy the Plaza gardens


Explore the Plaza and all that it offers!

Enjoy these places and events on the Plaza, and check in via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Foursquare, Yelp, etc.  events calendar


Attend a service or take a free tour of the original Romanesque church (1894) with its gorgeous stained glass windows, and/or the Byzantine-Renaissance extension (1906), which houses one of the nation’s largest Aeolian-Skinner organs (over 13,000 pipes).  about church services | about tours

Reading Room

The Christian Science Reading Room in Boston and its sister Reading Rooms around the world have been advancing spiritual healing in communities since 1888. Stop by to ask questions, attend events, and sample or buy resourcesmore

Music, art, food, more

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Enjoy organ music, a solo, and hymn singing during church services, plus organ and outdoor chiming concerts all year around.  more

Pipes on the plaza: 2015 organ concerts

Every other month, regular organ concerts are presented by accomplished organists from around the Boston area, including Bryan Ashley, Organist of The Mother Church. These consist of midday concerts, a yearly afternoon concert as part of the Fenway Alliance’s “Opening Our Doors” activities,* a First Night Organ Concert,** and occasionally an event in conjunction with the American Guild of Organists. More


Hungry? There are plenty of restaurants in the area, plus food trucks regularly stop by. Track the trucks on our Twitter feed, grab some grub, and enjoy dining al fresco on the Plaza. 

Other activities

Other public events on the Plaza include Opening Our Doors, First Night, public talks on Christian Science, and more.

The Mary Baker Eddy Library

Mary Baker Eddy was the discoverer and founder of Christian Science. The Library provides public access and context to original materials and educational experiences about her life, ideas, and achievements. The Library also houses the world-famous Mapparium®.

Plaza map, parking, pool, fountain, and architecture

The fountain on the Christian Science Plaza

The Plaza includes beautiful buildings and gardens, a fountain, reflecting pool, and more.


Prints available

We're now offering archival, exhibition-quality framed and unframed prints of photographic images from around the Plaza.  more

Your Plaza photos

We'd love for you to share your Plaza photos on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Please, no commercial use of photos from the Plaza.