Francis D. Martini Memorial Shell Park and Moynihan Recreation Area

1015 Truman Parkway
Milton, MA 02136


Open year round, dawn to dusk. The DCR Martini Shell was built in 1960 as an outdoor theatre and is named in honor of Francis D. Martini, a US Army private who died in combat in World War II, and is 34 feet tall with 334 square feet of stage area (approximately 30 feet wide at front, 10 feet wide at back, 20 feet deep) The Shell is located at 1015 Truman Parkway in the Readville/Hyde Park section of Boston. The park area is 5.6 acres, shaped as an elongated triangle, situated between Truman Parkway and the Neponset River.

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