Plan Your Visit

Parking and Directions

The EMK Institute is located on Columbia Point in Boston adjacent to the JFK Presidential Library and Museum. The Massachusetts Archives and Commonwealth Museum are next door.

By Public Transportation

On the MBTA take the Red Line to JFK/UMass station and take Bus #2, a free shuttle bus that drops off in front of the Institute.

Driving

From Interstate 93 take Exit 15 (from the North) or Exit 14 (from the South) to Morrissey Boulevard and follow signs to the Institute. As the destination address for GPS purposes, please use University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) campus, 100 Morrissey Boulevard.

From the North:

Take Route I-93 or I-95 South to Boston and onto the Southeast Expressway (Route 3/I-93) to Exit 15. Keep left at the fork; follow signs for South Boston/Castle Island. Turn left onto Columbia Road. At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto William T. Morrissey Boulevard. Take the first left onto Bianculli Boulevard, where you will be greeted by flags of the world. The road will merge into University Drive South. Continue to follow the path, passing the Campus Center on your left. Continue past the stop sign toward the JFK Library and pull into the parking lot on the left.  

From the South:

Take Route 3/I-93 (Southeast Expressway) to Exit 15. Keep left at the fork; follow signs for South Boston/Castle Island. Turn left onto Columbia Road. At the traffic circle, take the first exit onto William T. Morrissey Boulevard. Take the first left onto Bianculli Boulevard, where you will be greeted by flags of the world. The road will merge into University Drive South. Continue to follow the path, passing the Campus Center on your left. Continue past the stop sign toward the JFK Library and pull into the parking lot on the left.  

From the West: 

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route I-90W) to Exit 24C (Route 3/I-93), southbound to Exit 15. Keep left at the fork; follow signs for South Boston/Castle Island. Turn left onto Columbia Road. At the traffic circle, take the first exit onto William T. Morrissey Boulevard. Take the first left onto Bianculli Boulevard, where you will be greeted by flags of the world. The road will merge into University Drive South. Continue to follow the path, passing the Campus Center on your left. Continue past the stop sign toward the JFK Library and pull into the parking lot on the left.  

From Logan Airport:

As you leave the airport follow signs for the Ted Williams Tunnel/Route I-90 West. Take Exit 24 toward I-93. Continue to bear left onto I-93 South. Take Exit 15 for Columbia Road toward the JFK Library. Keep left at the fork; follow signs for South Boston/Castle Island. Turn left onto Columbia Road. At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto William T. Morrissey Boulevard. Take the 1st left onto Bianculli Boulevard, where you will be greeted by flags of the world. The road will merge into University Drive South. Continue to follow the path, passing the Campus Center on your left. Continue past the stop sign toward the JFK Library and pull into the parking lot on the left.

Parking

There is free parking adjacent to the Institute. For large groups, please contact the office at 617-740-7000.