MIT D-Lab Building

Getting T/here


Public Transportation

MBTA Trip Planner

Public bus lines: 1, CT1, CT2, 64, 70, 70A, and others

Red Line subway: Central Square (.4 mile), Kendall/MIT (.6 mile)

Blue Bikes (formerly Hubway) Bike Share

Blue Bikes is Metro Boston's public bike share program, with over 1,800 bikes and more than 200 stations across Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, and Somerville.

Closest station: University Park (M32040)


Street parking: Metered parking along all adjacent streets. Use US quarters (25 cents) or Passport Parking app.

Parking garage: 55 Franklin Street Garage between Sydney and Landsdowne Street


There is a ramp entrance from the parking lot, to the right of the building. The ramp leads to a hallway and elevator. D-Lab is on the third floor.  When leaving the elevator on the third floor, you more or less U-turn left to enter D-Lab through doors and down a ramp. The restrooms are single sex, multistall, one accessible stall each. There are accessible one-at-a-time restrooms on the elevator hall.


General Public:

  • One-hour tours of MIT D-Lab are offered most weeks.
  • Winter/Spring 2020: Wednesdays at 2:00 PM through June 15.
  • Sign up for a tour here!

Note: General public tours are not intended for school groups.

School Groups: We are not able to offer tours to K-12 school groups at this time.

Special Requests: Email Tours at D-Lab.