Public tours



Walk-in public tours
Public tours are offered every Wednesday at 11am* and the first and third Saturday at 3pm*.  This tour is recommended for ages 16 and up. The 45-minute tour begins in the Metcalf Lobby at One Guest Street, Brighton. Small groups (5 adults or fewer) are welcome to join this tour. If you have a large group (6 adults or more), schedule a group tour.

Please note: We recommend calling in advance to confirm the tour is scheduled. Please contact 617-300-4211 during normal business hours.

Children’s tours
We are not currently offering children's tours. We offer sporadic family tours for small groups. If you'd like to be contacted when we offer our next family tour, please email At this time, we are not offering special tours for girl scouts, boy scouts, brownies, or cub scouts. If you would like to take a tour as a family to receive a patch or badge, please reference the public tours. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate a full troop on our public tours.

Directions and parking
Free parking is available at WGBH, located at One Guest Street in Brighton. Get driving directions and parking information.

WGBH's studios are ADA compliant and wheelchair accessible. If you (or your group) have special needs/requests, please note them on a group tour request form. We will be happy to accommodate you.

Cameras/cell phones
While photography is permitted on tours, we ask that you do not photograph staff/on-air hosts while they are working. If you do bring in your cell phone, please turn off or set to vibrate upon entrance into the building.

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