Directions to MGH-East (Charlestown)
From North of BostonTake Route 93 South to Charlestown/Sullivan Sq. Exit 28. Bear left following signs for Boston via Sullivan Sq., Charlestown. Bear left up ramp. Go through first set of lights. Stay in extreme left lane, following signs for City Sq./Constitution Rd. Go left at second lights. (see * to continue)
From South of BostonTake Route 93 North (Southeast Expressway) to Exit 25 (Causeway St./North Station). At end of ramp turn right. At next set of lights turn left onto the Charleston Bridge. At the end of bridge turn right. (see * to continue)
From Route 1 South Over Tobin BridgeAfter tolls, take first exit (Charlestown/Somerville). Go through tunnel staying to extreme right (Charlestown/Rutherford Ave.) At traffic lights turn right and proceed to extreme left of road. Go to next traffic light and turn left. (see * to continue)
From the WestTake the Mass Turnpike (Route 90) to Allston/Brighton and Cambridge Exit. After toll, bear right toward Cambridge. At first light turn right onto Storrow Drive. Continue along beside the river for approximately 3 miles to traffic light at end. Take right (stay right at ramp), go beneath underpass to traffic light. Turn left onto Causeway Street and go to second traffic light (one light after the TD BankNorth Garden). At this light turn left onto the Charlestown Bridge. At end of bridge turn right. (see * to continue)
Go through 3 traffic lights on Chelsea Street. Turn right at the 4th traffic light - this is 13th St. Take first left (5th Ave); Parking garage on your right. From the garage, take 2nd floor Pedestrian Bridge to Building 149. Take elevator or stairs to first floor. MGH Imaging Center is on the first floor.
There is a free shuttle to MGH Charlestown that picks up at both MGH main hospital (off of the Charles/MGH stop on the red subway line) and North Station (on the green line).
At the main hospital, the pickup is on Blossom Street, Jackson Building at the back of the hospital. On weekdays, it runs every quarter-hour (for precise schedule, see below). Enter the main hospital at the White building entrance and walk all the way to the back of the hospital, turn right and exit via the door of the Jackson Building. Note that there are a number of information desks at the hospital where you can ask for the location of the shuttle bus.
At North Station, the pickup is directly across the road from the TD BankNorth Garden on the Central Artery, just outside the entrance to the Orange Line. From North station: head downstairs to the road. Cross the street in the direction of the Orange Line. Outside of the Orange Line is a "waiting area" where someone will be selling flowers and others should be waiting for the Partners Shuttle. The shuttle leaves main MGH every quarter-hour and reaches North Station about 5-7 minutes later (for precise schedule, see below).
WHEN YOU ARRIVE SOMEONE WILL BE IN THE MAIN LOBBY CHAIRS WAITING FOR YOU IN BUILDING 149. DO NOT GO INTO THE MGH-IMAGING WAITING ROOM. IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION OR UNABLE TO FIND US, PLEASE CALL 617-643-0583 or 617-627-2198.
Directions to Building 36
Some of our lab is located at building 36. This is closest to the second stop after North Station: ask the driver to announce "Gate 4". Walk out of the shuttle and down 5th Street (the closest street to the stop). You will be walking through gate 4, heading towards the water. Walk to the end of that street and then make another left (onto First Avenue), Building 36 will be the first building on the right. We are on the 4th floor. As soon as you enter walk to the security desk and let them know that you are visiting the Cognitive Neuroscience Lab on the 4th Floor.
6:45am - 6:00pm: leaves every 15 minutes
6:15pm - 11:00pm: leaves every 30 minutes
Arrives/Departs Main Campus on the hour and half hour
Arrives/Departs MGH-East fifteen minutes before and after the hour
9:00am - 6:00pm: leaves every 30 minutes
Arrives/Departs MGH East on the hour and half hour
Arrives/Departs Main Campus fifteen minutes before and after the hour (e.g., 1:45, 2:15).