Parking Directions

To find a place to park, turn left at the Vassar Street light just before the main entrance to MIT. Follow Vassar Street for a few blocks to Kendall Square, where several commercial lots are located. You can also turn right onto Memorial Drive from Massachusetts Avenue. Take the first U-turn to travel east on Memorial Drive. The main Sloan building (E52), 50 Memorial Drive, will be on your left.

Driving Directions

From the North (via I-93 or I-95)

Take the I-93 south exit off of I-95. Heading south on I-93, take exit 26 and follow the signs to Back Bay along Storrow Drive West, approximately 1.5 miles, to the exit for Route 2A. The exit will be on the left, just before the Harvard Bridge (also known as the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge). The Charles River will be on your right. At the top of the ramp, take a right onto Massachusetts Avenue. As you cross the river, you will be looking at MIT. The Great Dome and academic facilities will be on the right, and the dormitories and athletic facilities on the left.

From the South (via I-93 or I-95)

From I-95, head north on I-93 (Southeast Expressway) into Boston. From I-93, take exit 26 and follow the signs to Back Bay along Storrow Drive West, approximately 1.5 miles, to the exit for Route 2A. The exit will be on the left, just before the Harvard Bridge (also known as the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge). The Charles River will be on your right. At the top of the ramp, take a right onto Massachusetts Avenue. As you cross the river, you will be looking at MIT. The Great Dome and academic facilities will be on the right, and the dormitories and athletic facilities on the left.

From the West (via I-90, the Mass Turnpike)

Follow I-90 east to the Cambridge/Brighton exit 18. Follow the signs to Cambridge and cross the River Street Bridge. Continue straight about 1 mile to Central Square. Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue and follow it for about a half mile. The main entrance to MIT will be on your left. If you cross the river, you have gone too far.

From Route I-93

From I-93, take exit 26, and follow the signs to Back Bay along Storrow Drive West, approximately 1.5 miles, to the exit for Route 2A. The exit will be on the left, just before the Harvard Bridge (more appropriately called the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge). The Charles River will be on your right. As you cross the bridge, you will be looking at MIT and the Great Dome and academic facilities are on the right, the dormitories and athletic facilities are on the left.