All colleges, universities and museums in Mission Hill and the Longwood Medical and Academic Area are closed today due to the ongoing manhunt for the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
The MBTA has shut down all public transit service and the suspect’s whereabouts are unknown.
All of the various schools and museums announced the shutdowns on their websites or Twitter pages. The schools include Emmanuel College, the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Northeastern University, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Simmons College, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Wheelock College. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston are also closed.