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Last updated: 5/9/19

Martin's Park

Children's Wharf Park

Creation of a new accessible playground and passive areas adjacent to the Children's Museum.

Martin's Park will open on June 15, 2019. Check out the event flier for more information.

May 9 construction update

We're designing an accessible park to provide enjoyment for generations of Boston's children, families, and visitors. The park location is on the South Boston Waterfront, next to the Children's Museum. The beautiful setting will include an accessible playground and passive open space.

The park honors the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings, Martin W. Richard. The park will be renamed Martin's Park.

Project location:
Children's Wharf Park
64 Sleeper Street
South Boston
Project contact:
Project information:
  • Project Status: Construction
  • Construction Budget: $7,000,000
  • Project features: Playground, passive use, water play
  • Consultant: Michael VanValkenburgh Associates, Inc.
  • Contractor: MacKay Construction

Live webcam of Martin's Park

Upcoming meetings


There are no upcoming events available at this time.

Community meetings archive

We place information on upcoming and previous meetings in the public notices section of

Previous meetings:
  • Children's Wharf Park Community Meeting #1 (February 10, 2016)
  • Children's Wharf Park Community Meeting #2 (April 11, 2016)
  • Children's Wharf Park Community Meeting #3 (October 20, 2016)

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