Massachusetts General Hospital

Hospital · West End
55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, United States
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Celebrating the 200th anniversary of its founding in 1811, Massachusetts General Hospital is the oldest and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Visitor info:


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    Fred G.
    "View from the 7th floor of the Yawkey building is great."(2 Tips)
    Lynn C.
    "Their Eat Street Cafe is the best food value in Boston!"(2 Tips)
    Naomi S.
    "grassy spot in front of the Bulfinch building..."(2 Tips)
    Harvard Medical School
    "third oldest general hospital in the United States"(2 Tips)
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  • café
  • yawkey building
  • scenic views
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  • general hospital
  • salad bar
  • TVs
  • gardens
  • wifi
  • turkey sandwich
  • coffee
  • doctors
  • lunch
  • clinic
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  • applesauce
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  • John R.

    Great medical care... Cafeteria could use some work

    John Russell · August 12
  • Ernest D.

    The most friendly nurses I've ever seen in my life. I have to have iron infusions every year, but my visits to infusions department always make me happy

    Ernest Deriabin · December 2, 2014
  • James H.

    The nurses and doctors in the ICU saved my the lattes are pretty good. The volunteers are amazing

    James Hamilton · April 19, 2014
  • Anand S.

    Large ice cream is only 3 dollars

    Anand Somasundaram · January 29, 2014
  • Anand S.

    Get the FRIED sweet potato fries

    Anand Somasundaram · January 29, 2014
  • Jacques J.

    Blazing fast WIFI.

    Jacques Janvier · January 17, 2014
  • Fred G.

    View from the 7th floor of the Yawkey building is great.

    Fred Grant · December 20, 2013

    There's a little-known MGH museum with artifacts from 200 years of history, including 19th-century x-ray-generating tubes and microscopes. Read more · December 11, 2013
  • Ben B.

    The chocolate chip cookies at Coffee Central can keep you going even during the longest shifts. Open 24 hrs.

    Ben Bearnot · October 19, 2013
  • Aurora De Lucia

    Bring snacks you really like! I'm SO grateful for this hospital, but patient's food is not my favorite - & it's very scheduled. Bring delicious things & eat when you want. (Cafeteria's good, though.) Read more

    Aurora De Lucia · October 13, 2013
  • Glenn L.

    The Lunder Building is amazing

    Glenn Laudenslager · October 10, 2013
  • Albert N.

    Don't get sick

    Albert Nichols · September 28, 2013
  • Kristin Z.

    Staff is super wonderful and the cafeterias are awesome.

    Kristin Zern · September 7, 2013
  • Vanessa L.

    Sweetest burn unit staff

    Vanessa La · August 22, 2013
  • Theresa S.

    Typical wait time. Love how the red line goes right near hospital very convenient

    Theresa Sarno · August 9, 2013
  • Pervez T.

    Have a baby here if you aren't busy, or you're pregnant. It's a good time !

    Pervez Taufiq · June 20, 2013
  • Nadina

    Very efficient. Wait times were not very bad. Boston is luck to have such a world class facility.

    Nadina · May 8, 2013
  • Eric O.

    This hospital is half of the namesake of the Charles/MGH Red Line station. Although, if it's fairly serious, you may want to call an ambulance rather than rely on the MBTA.

    Eric O · May 3, 2013
  • Lynn C.

    Their Eat Street Cafe is the best food value in Boston!

    Lynn Crisci-Lynn Julian · April 23, 2013
  • Tanvi S.

    You have to try the salad bar at eat street cafe!!!!

    Tanvi Sinkar · April 14, 2013
  • Fred N.

    For those who require Diet Pepsi instead of Coke products, the machines on B1 by the Blake elevators near the caf has all Pepsi products

    Fred Niell · March 5, 2013
  • Fatima G.

    the best hospital

    Fatima Gonsalves · February 24, 2013
  • Marlene G.

    The Chapel is a quiet place to silently seek serenity through prayer.

    Marlene Gil · November 17, 2012
  • Mary 2.

    Having an iPad or iPod helps too not just a laptop if you don't want to carry it

    Mary 279 · October 31, 2012
  • The Mayor  of Jeddah

    MD in the house

    The Mayor of Jeddah · September 3, 2012
  • Cat M.

    If you're being admitted, try to get sent to Phillips House 22. Amazing views of the city, gorgeous rooms and Direct TV movie channels. I could live here.

    Cat McIntosh · August 31, 2012
  • veronica p.

    Awful place to spend a Friday. Barf.

    veronica piper · July 13, 2012
  • Caitlin B.

    The waits may be long at times, but it's a world class hospital. You're receiving the best treatment possible. So proud to be an employee at MGH!

    Caitlin Bell · June 6, 2012
  • Joe C.

    The cafe is very good!!

    Joe Cumming Jr · May 17, 2012
  • Harvard Medical School

    The third oldest general hospital in the United States and the oldest and largest hospital in New England, Mass General continues its tradition of excellence today.

    Harvard Medical School · May 8, 2012
  • Peepers24

    This might suck a little

    Peepers24 · April 29, 2012
  • Ian M.

    Best place to have a private call: small alcove off the main lobby on the left near the newspaper vending machines

    Ian McGonnigal · April 17, 2012
  • Mark N.

    Jill is the best nurse in Blake 12 SICU.

    Mark Nadeski · February 14, 2012
  • Peepers24

    Yawkee 9E. Neuro Oncology. Dr Curry

    Peepers24 · February 8, 2012
  • Peepers24

    When I get home from MGH, first meal is buffalo wild wings, then a nice dinner show, thanks to a very generous guy, Dick D!

    Peepers24 · January 24, 2012
  • Peepers24

    I have to agree with Patty O's assessment of the Cafe staff. Just unhappy peopley

    Peepers24 · January 24, 2012
  • Peepers24

    Nice day to be watching from inside

    Peepers24 · January 13, 2012
  • Peepers24

    Noontime in a cool, Blustery Boston, Friday, January 13, YES! Friday the 13th

    Peepers24 · January 13, 2012
  • skyle

    Did you know most hospitals have a hair salon? MGHs is in level one next to the gift shop, in case you're spending a lot of one here or with a loved one.

    skyle · January 13, 2012
  • Peepers24

    Get the bed near the window. Even if you look out at another building

    Peepers24 · January 11, 2012
  • Michelle M.

    All transactions ATMs (bank of America and Citizens) near main lobby

    Michelle Moore · December 29, 2011
  • Robert.Paul G.

    Meli B. is the best nurse on Ellison 19.

    Robert.Paul Giadone · December 14, 2011
  • Melissa B.

    Go see Robbie on 22.

    Melissa Barrett · December 6, 2011
  • Natalie R.

    Free Wi-Fi! :-)

    Natalie Rustigian · November 11, 2011
  • Team Coco

    "I once tried to check myself in here, but they told me "Hot Wing Elbow" isn't a real ailment." - Conan O'Brien

    Team Coco · November 10, 2011
  • Lyndsay S.

    Dr. Ronald Thibert is intelligent and compassionalte (pediatric neurology dept)- highly recommended!

    Lyndsay Senechal · November 4, 2011
  • Amy K.

    The patient advocacy department is helpful if you have a problem with a doctor or experience @MGH

    Amy Koo · November 4, 2011
  • Mike H.

    Hospital Time = Normal Time x 3

    Mike Herlihy · October 17, 2011
  • IWalked Audio Tours

    Incorporated 1811 as 2nd oldest general hospital in US. Original building along N Anderson St was designed by Charles Bulfinch 1818-23. Visit Ether Room Museum inside for free. More info in blog<LINK> Read more

    IWalked Audio Tours · September 28, 2011
  • Nicolas W.

    Take ginseng.

    Nicolas Warren · August 1, 2011

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