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General directions to the Museum are below. For more accurate directions from your specific location, please use Google maps.
From Boston and Points East
Take the Mass Pike (Interstate 90) westbound to exit 11A North. Merge onto 495 North and take exit 26 toward Route 62 West. Follow Route 62 into the center of Clinton (about 6 miles). At the "Welcome to Clinton" sign, bear left onto Mechanic Street, then a sharp right at the stop sign onto Union Street. The Museum is the brick building immediately on your right across from the park.
From Lowell and Points North
Take route 495 South to exit 27 Route 117. Follow Route 117 West towards Bolton for about 4 miles. Take a left at the traffic light onto Route 110 West/Still River Road and follow for 1.5 miles to a yellow blinking light at a 5-point intersection. Continue through the light onto High Street (you're still on Rt 110.) Continue on High Street/110 for 3.5 miles, till High Street ends at Union Street. Turn left onto Union, staying left at the split in the road. The Museum is the brick building on the right across from the park.
From Springfield and Points West
Take the Mass Pike (Interstate 90) East to exit 10 towards Marlborough/New Hampshire/Maine to Route 290 East. Follow 290 East to exit 23B and merge onto Route 140 North. Follow for about 2 miles, and turn right onto Route 70 N. Follow Rt 70 about 7 miles into Clinton. At the "Welcome to Clinton" sign, bear left onto Mechanic Street, then a sharp right at the stop sign onto Union Street. The Museum is the brick building immediately on your right across from the park.
From Route 2
Take exit 35 from East or West towards Lunenburg/Lancaster/Route 70 South. After 3.6 miles, turn left at the stop sign to briefly merge onto Route 117 before taking a right back onto Route 70. Continue on Route 70 (now Main Street) towards Lancaster/Clinton for 4 miles, and turn left at Union Street (the 3rd left after passing under the railroad bridge). Stay left at the split in the road; the Museum is the brick building on your right across from the park.
There are several areas to park in Clinton. Street parking is free on the perimeter of the park on Union, Church, and Walnut Streets. A free public parking lot is also located on Walnut Street between the First Congregational Church and Baptist Church. Parking at the Presbyterian Church, 175 Chestnut Street, is also available for Museum visitors.
Special parking for Museum visitors in effect Saturday, October 25, 2014:
The “Ghosts-n-Goblins” road race will be happening in Clinton, along with family events in Central Park. The Museum is located across the street from the park, at the corner of Union and Walnut Streets, so parking for Museum visitors will be affected. The race itself does not begin until 3:00, but one block of Church, Chestnut, Walnut, and Union Streets that immediately adjoin the park will be blocked to traffic all day.
The race organizers have agreed to allow Museum visitors to park on Union Street from 9:00 a.m. till 2:30 p.m. Additional parking is available all day at the Presbyterian Church of Clinton, located at 169-175 Chestnut Street (see details below) and on surrounding streets. All parking is free.
If you plan to attend the 3:00 film, “Happy People: A Year in the Taiga,” or to visit the Museum after 2:00, Union Street parking will not be available.
Union Street Parking
- A police officer or a race staff person will be stationed at the corner of Union and Walnut Streets and Union and Chestnut Streets. Tell them that you are visiting the Museum, and they will let you through to park, as long as there are still available spaces.
- Cars may remain parked on Union Street until 2:30, but no additional cars will be permitted to park on Union after 2:00.
- All cars must exit Union by turning right onto Chestnut Street.
The Presbyterian Church of Clinton is located at 169-175 Chestnut Street, across from the police station, near the corner of Chestnut and Union Streets. There are two entrances to the parking lot: one on Chestnut Street, immediately after the church building, and one on Union Street, immediately after turning right from Chestnut.
From the church lot, walk across Chestnut Street towards the police station and turn left onto Union Street. The Museum is the second 2nd building on the left.
The Town of Clinton does not provide local transportation; however there are regional transit providers available. Taxis are available at most commuter stations for local service to the Museum. The following are a list of transportation resources:
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Peter Pan Bus Company
Transportation By Limo and Taxi
Knight’s Airport Limousine Service
Vans, sedans, and minibus available for charter and hourly rates
Discount on Taxi Service to the Museum from the Leominster North Commuter Station
256 High Street Clinton, MA 01510
Individuals must call in advance to schedule pick up nd mention the $18.00 each way offer to the Museum of Russian Icons from the Leominster North Commuter Station. Passenger is responsible for payment upon arrival to Museum and Commuter Rail station. A van is available for parties of 4 or more. The van rate is $25.00 each way. Please call Clinton Livery, 978.368.0875. This offer is valid to the Leominster North Commuter Station only. Leominster North Commuter Station is accessible through the FITCHBURG/ SO. ACTON LINE leaving from North Station. Please call for more information on taxi service.
Tuesday - Friday 11AM - 3PM
Saturday 9AM - 3PM
Open Thursday evenings until 7PM
Closed on: July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
Docent tours are available.
PARKING ALERT FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014. Click here for details.
Adults $7, Seniors (59 and over) $5
Students (with ID) & children (3-17) $2
Children under 3 FREE
Group Rates: CLICK HERE
The Museum is ADA accessible.
203 Union Street
Clinton, Massachusetts 01510
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