MBTA (“the T”, highly recommended)

Take the Red Line to the Harvard Square stop, or take one of the buses that come to the Square (see list below). Follow signs to exit the station to JFK Street. As you exit the station, bear left and cross JFK Street. The World’s Only Curious George Store is located on the far side of the crosswalk, at the corner of JFK and Brattle Streets.
Buses: 1, 66, 68, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 77, 78, 83, 86, 96. For more information about public transportation and schedules, visit the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) website at

By Car (click the map to search for alternate routes)

From the Massachusetts Turnpike (eastbound or westbound): Take Exit 18 (Allston, Cambridge). Go through tollbooth and bear right towards Cambridge. Continue straight through two traffic lights across the River Street Bridge. At third traffic light (far side of bridge), turn left onto Memorial Drive. Turn right at second traffic light on JFK Street. Take JFK Street to the third traffic light; the World’s Only Curious George is on the left, at the corner of JFK and Brattle Streets.


Street parking is sometimes available in Harvard Square or near the Cambridge Common (Massachusetts Avenue, Garden Street, or Waterhouse Street). One and two hour meters require payment Monday through Saturday between 8am and 8pm (quarters only). Meter parking is free all night and on Sundays and holidays. Validated parking is also available at the following garages in Harvard Square:

Map Directions

University Place at Harvard Square
entrance at 45 University Road

Harvard Square Parking Garage
at the corner of JFK and Eliot Street

Propark at the Charles Hotel
One Bennett Street

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