South Shore Hospital is easily accessible from Route 3.
Follow Route 3 northbound to exit 38. Travel south on Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Take the first left. Parking garage is at the end of the driveway on the right.
Follow I-93 south to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 38B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left onto Columbian Street. Take the first left. Parking garage is at the end of the driveway on the right.
The Courtesy Shuttle provides transportation to patients who need a ride to an appointment at South Shore Hospital or to a program or service directly affiliated with South Shore Hospital. The Courtesy Shuttle does not deliver patients to physician offices. For more information, call 781-624-4350.
Valet parking is available at the McKim Family Main Entrance weekdays from 9 AM-9 PM. Parking lots are available on our campus with ample handicapped parking. See a campus map featuring parking locations below.
Effective April 30, 2021, patients in our Inpatient Units and in the Emergency Room Observation, Annex, and West Units will be permitted one visitor per day for the duration of their stay. This may be a different visitor each day.
Visitation hours are between 1 PM and 7 PM, seven days a week.
Exceptions apply to patients in Labor & Delivery/Maternity, Special Care Nursery/NICU, and Pediatrics. Please click the link below for full details.
Learn more about our visitor policy.
Dining Room Hours (We currently do not allow visitors in the dining room)
Monday-Friday: Breakfast from 6-10:30 AM; Lunch from 11 AM-2 PM; Dinner from 4-7:30 PM
Saturday-Sunday: Breakfast from 6:30-10:30 AM; Lunch and dinner from 11 AM-7 PM
Emerson Lobby Café
Our café is open from 6:30 AM-1 AM and is located on the first floor of the hospital as you enter the McKim Family Main Entrance. The café serves specialty hot and iced coffee, homemade baked goods, breakfast sandwiches, grab and go salads and sandwiches, and toasted sandwiches. Currently, we are only open for take-out food, and visitors cannot eat in the cafe.
The Friends of South Shore Health operates our gift shop—The Friendly Shop. All proceeds are donated to our Health System to benefit patients and their families. Our gift shop offers a wide variety of flowers, clothing, greeting cards, jewelry and other unique gifts. Visit any of our shops or call us for delivery to patients at South Shore Hospital at 781-624-8867.