Get World-Class, Compassionate Care at Mount Auburn Hospital

Mount Auburn Hospital was founded in 1886 and has been delivering high-quality care to patients in the Cambridge area ever since. We are proud to serve as a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School.

With 217 private rooms, we offer you the care you need, close to home.

Mount Auburn Hospital has been recognized as a Center of Excellence for cardiac care, cancer care, maternity and stroke care.

Public Transportation & Parking

Mount Auburn Hospital is convenient for public transportation and bicyclists. Paid parking is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For your convenience, we offer racks to secure your bicycle during your visit. A Hubway station is located on Mount Auburn Street next to the bus shelter.

Public Transportation

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) bus stop is located directly in front of the hospital on Mount Auburn Street. Bus #71 and bus #73 stop on either side of the street going to and from Harvard Square.

The Harvard Square MBTA Red Line station is about a 15-minute walk to the hospital.

Mount Auburn Hospital is a member of the Alewife Transportation Management Association.


Paid parking is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the East and West garages for a nominal fee.

The West garage is located next to the Stanton building, and the East garage is located next to the Needham and Medical Office buildings. Note: there are no elevators in the East garage; however, there is direct access to the hospital elevators on Parking Levels A, C and E. There are elevators on each level of the West garage.

Handicapped parking and access are available on Levels A and C of the East parking garage and the entire West garage at regular rates.

For your safety, please lock your vehicle and only park in marked spaces. We cannot be responsible for stolen items or damage to your vehicle.

Parking Rates 

First 15 minutes Free
15 min - 3 hours $8.00
4 hours $20.00
5 hours $25.00
6 hours $30.00
7 hours $35.00
8 hours $40.00
8 - 24 hours $50.00

*If parking for more than 3 hours, please refer to the Parking Discount section below. 

Parking Discount

If you need to stay at the hospital or Medical Office Building for more than three hours per visit, you can receive a discounted parking rate of $20.00. To get this rate, take your garage ticket to the Stanton Lobby parking cashier office. 

Discount booklets are available at the Protection Services console in the Emergency Department 24 hours a day or at the cashier’s office.  Discount booklets are available (10 validations per booklet) to:

  • Family members of Critical Care Unit patients.
  • Level II nursery patient families.
  • Patients admitted for more than five consecutive days.
  • Patients with financial hardships.

Cash, credit cards or checks will be accepted. If you have a financial hardship and cannot afford to pay the hourly parking rates, please contact Social Services at 617-499-5050.

Alert Notice

Emergency Entrance

Access the Mount Auburn Hospital Emergency Department through the Needham entrance at 330 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.

Providing care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Hours & Location Details

See below for our hours of operation and general location details.

Hours of Operation

Sunday Open 24 hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours

Individual outpatient clinics have different hours. Contact your doctor’s office for more information. Visiting hours for most areas are from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm each day. 

Services at Mount Auburn Hospital