Driving Directions to AgeLab

Driving Directions to AgeLab

Driving from the West (I-90 or Mass Turnpike)

Follow I-90 east to the Cambridge/Brighton exit (exit 18). Following the signs to Cambridge, cross the River Street Bridge, and take a sharp right onto Memorial Drive heading east. Follow Memorial Drive for 2 miles - you’ll pass the Hyatt Hotel, the MIT dorms, go under an underpass and then the campus. After the underpass, get in the left lane and watch for a sign for “Kendall Square” on your left. Take a left at this sign, at the light u-turn back onto Memorial Drive. Take your first right onto Ames Street and at the stop sign take a right onto Amherst Street. The Muckley Building is a brick, three-story building one block down at the first intersection of Hayward and Amherst Streets. Take a left onto Hayward Street and the parking lot is located on your left.

 

Driving from the North (I-95 or I-93)

If you are heading south on I-93, follow I-93 into Boston and take the ramp on the left marked “Storrow Drive”. From here, follow the I-93 instructions from the Central Artery. If you are heading south on I-95, take the I-93 South exit then follow the instructions from I-93. Alternatively, take the I-90 East exit from I-95 then follow the instructions from I-90.

 

Driving from the South (I-95 or I-93)

From I-93 North, take the second exit in the tunnel marked “Storrow Drive.” Storrow Drive follows the Boston side of the Charles River and MIT is on the Cambridge side of the Charles. Stay in the left lane and take Massachusetts Avenue Bridge exit ramp on your left. Take a right off the ramp and drive across the bridge into Cambridge - take the first right onto Memorial Drive. Get in the left lane and watch for a sign for “Kendall Square” on your left. Take a left at this sign, at the light u-turn back onto Memorial Drive. Take your first right onto Ames Street and at the stop sign take a right onto Amherst Street. The Muckley Building is a brick, three-story building two blocks down at the intersection of Hayward and Amherst Streets. Take a left onto Hayward Street and the parking lot is located on your left.

 

Local: Driving from the Central Artery (Boston)

From I-93 North, take the second exit in the tunnel marked “Storrow Drive.” Storrow Drive follows the Boston side of the Charles River and MIT is on the Cambridge side of the Charles. Stay in the left lane and take Massachusetts Avenue Bridge exit ramp on your left. Take a right off the ramp and drive across the bridge into Cambridge - take the first right onto Memorial Drive. Get in the left lane and watch for a sign for “Kendall Square” on your left. Take a left at this sign, crossing over Memorial Drive onto Wadsworth Street at the light (do not u-turn back onto Memorial Drive). The Muckley Building is a brick, three-story building one block down at the first intersection of Wadsworth and Amherst Streets. Take a left onto Amherst Street and then a right onto Hayward Street. The parking lot is located on your left.

 

Local: Driving from the Harvard Bridge (Boston)

Cross the bridge from Boston into Cambridge. Take a sharp right at the end of the bridge onto Memorial Drive-East. The Charles River will be on your right. Watch for a sign on your left for “Kendall Square” just one minute further along. Take a left, cross over Memorial Drive at the light and you will be on Wadsworth Street. The Muckley Building is a brick, three-story building one block down at the first intersection of Wadsworth and Amherst Streets. Take a left onto Amherst Street and then a right onto Hayward Street. The parking lot is located on your left.

 

Driving from Logan Airport

Cambridge is only a 15 minute drive from the airport but you should allow 40 minutes during rush hour. Take the main exit from the airport (not the Ted Williams Tunnel) and follow the signs toward Boston via the Sumner Tunnel (it’s a left turn out of the airport and leads down a ramp directly to the tunnel entrance). The tunnel toll is $3. As you exit the tunnel, stay on the left and curve right—and up a ramp—onto the expressway (93 North). Take the exit marked “Storrow Drive West.” Storrow Drive follows the Boston side of the Charles River and MIT is on the Cambridge side of the Charles. Stay in the left lane to take the Longfellow Bridge exit ramp on your left. Take a right and drive across the bridge into Cambridge - watch carefully to take the sharp right at the bottom of the bridge that will curve you around and onto Memorial Drive West. Follow Memorial Drive for one block and take a right onto Wadsworth Street. Then follow the directions above to find AgeLab..

 

MIT AgeLab
1 Main Street, 9th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
ph: 617.253.0753
email: agelabinfo(at)mit.edu

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