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Brockton is the sixth largest city in Massachusetts. It promotes itself as "City of Champions" because of its boxing champions. The city's high school has also been very successful in football.

Get in[edit]

Map of Brockton

By plane[edit]

Logan International Airport (BOS IATA) in Boston is the closest airport. T.F. Green Airport in Warwick (Rhode Island) (PVD IATA) is also an option.

By train[edit]

MBTA has commuter rail service from Boston's South station with three stops in Brockton. Additionally, the seasonal CapeFlyer between Boston and Cape Cod calls at Brockton railway station.

  • 1 Montello railway station, 150 Spark St. Montello station (Q6905117) on Wikidata Montello station on Wikipedia
  • 2 Brockton railway station, 7 Commercial St. Brockton station (Q4972865) on Wikidata Brockton station (MBTA) on Wikipedia
  • 3 Campello railway station, 30 Riverside Ave. Campello station (Q5028255) on Wikidata Campello station on Wikipedia

By car[edit]

  • Route 24 is the main access road to Brockton. Routes 28 and 123 also pass through the city.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St, +1 508 588-6000. Daily 10AM-5PM. One of the few museums in the US that focus solely on crafts. A wide array of materials is represented and the art is all touchable. Adults $8, seniors and students $5, under 12 free.. Fuller Craft Museum (Q5508243) on Wikidata Fuller Craft Museum on Wikipedia
  • 2 Brockton Fire Museum, 216 North Pearl St. Exhibits the atmosphere and artifacts of a classic Brockton fire station during Victorian times. Features a beautifully restored 1850s Hand-Tub Pumper called "The Protector." Also a memorial dedicated to the memory of the 13 Brockton firemen who were killed in Brockton's Strand Theater disaster in 1941.


  • Brockton Rox Baseball, +1 508 559-7070. Campanelli Stadium, 1 Lexington Av. Apr. 15-Sept 15.
  • Brockton Fair. June 28-July 8, (2007), fairgrounds at 660 Belmont St. (Route 123).
  • Max's Blues Cafe, 837 N Montello St. Decent sized bar with stage perfect for small concerts. Bar serves hamburgers and hot dogs as well as beverages of an alcoholic and non-alcoholic nature. This bar is located right behind a train stop for easy travel.


Most, if not all, of Brockton's many shoe factories and outlets are now closed.


Brockton is not a destination for fine dining. Many of the national chain restaurants are available off exits from Route 24.

  • Christo's, 782 Crescent St, +1 508 588-4200. near Massasoit Community College. Known for Greek specialties and pizza. Long-time favorite caters to a sedate, mostly older crowd.
  • Italian Kitchen, 1071 Main Stret. A restaurant and a small market. Amazing Italian fare. Truly and sadly a very well kept secret. The best sauce you may ever taste. A local favorite for years and virtually unchanged since its inception.
  • Village Pizza and Subs, 830 Crescent Street (Rte. 27), +1 508-580-1920. M-Sat 10:30-10p Sunday 11-9p. Village Pizza offers a variety of specialty pizzas along with a large selection of subs, shish kebob, salads and pasta. Come early M-F (8:30-10:30AM)during the summer and receive a 30% discount on subs and salads. Mondays offer "Back to the 80s" pricing. Delivers.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Brockton
BostonStoughton  N MA Route 24.svg S  West BridgewaterFall River
BostonRandolph  N MA Route 28.svg S  West BridgewaterWareham
BraintreeHolbrook  N MA Route 37.svg S  END
AttleboroEaston  W MA Route 123.svg E  RocklandScituate
BostonBraintree  N CapeFLYER icon.png S  LakevilleHyannis
BostonRandolph  NW MBTA Middleborough-Lakeville icon.png SE  BridgewaterLakeville

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