Directions to Whitehead Institute

Nine Cambridge Center (Kendall Square),
Cambridge, MA

From Logan Airport

  • Sumner Tunnel to 93 North
  • Exit right off 93 at Cambridge/Storrow Drive exit
  • Bear left towards Storrow Drive
  • Exit left at the Kendall Square exit
  • At light take a right onto the Longfellow Bridge
  • Follow Main St. (Main flows into Broadway) and take a left at the second set of lights (Ames St.)
  • Take the first right onto Main St. and then a right onto Vassar St.
    Whitehead is on the corner of Main and Vassar St.

From Mass. Pike

  • Exit left at Cambridge/Allston Exit #18.
  • 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 St. 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.

By the MBTA

  • 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.


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