How to Reach Us
Directions to the Whitehead
Nine Cambridge Center (Kendall Square), Cambridge,
(The Lodish Lab is on the sixth floor of the WI, directly
across from the elevators)
From Logan Airport: From Logan Airport: Take
Sumner Tunnel to 93 North. Exit. Bear right off 93 at
Cambridge/Storrow Drive exit. Bear left towards Storrow
Drive. Exit left at the Kendall Square exit and at the
rotary take a right onto the Longfellow Bridge. At the end
of the bridge is a traffic light. Continue straight ahead
onto Main Street. Main flows into Broadway, and take a left
at the next set of lights (Ames Street). Entrance to parking
lot comes very quickly on your right.
If not driving/parking, continue straight on Ames Street
one block to Main St. Take a right onto Main Street.
Whitehead is on your right at the corner of Main and Vassar
From Mass. Pike: Exit left at exit #18,
Cambridge/Allston. Bear right off exit towards Cambridge. Go
over bridge and take a right onto Memorial Drive. Take a
left at the next light (small street by the Hyatt). At the
end of the street take a right onto Vassar Street. Continue
straight down Vassar, through intersection of Massachusetts
Avenue, about one mile total. Vassar intersects Main Street.
Whitehead is ahead diagonally on your right, at the corner
of Main and Vassar Streets. To reach the parking lot,
continue straight through intersection of Main and Vassar
Streets onto "Vassar Street Extension." Pass Whitehead
Institute on your right. At traffic light, make a right onto
Broadway. Continue straight one block; make a right at next
traffic light onto Ames Street. Entrance to parking lot
comes very quickly on your right.
Public Transportation (the "T"): The Whitehead
Institute is located on the Red Line subway system at the
Kendall Square/MIT stop. Exit the T station and walk away
from Boston (away from the river) on Main Street. The
Whitehead Institute is two blocks up on the right, at the
corner of Main and Vassar Streets.