The address of Tisch Library is:
35 Professors Row
The following directions will take you to the Fletcher Field parking lot (GPS Coordinates: 42.408422, -71.12345) on Curtis Street.
From the southwest, west, and northwest via Routes 2, 3, 9, Interstate 95, or the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90), exit onto the Boston circumferential, Route 128 (Interstate 95), and proceed to its intersection with Route 2. Proceed east on Route 2 to the junction of Routes 2 and 16. Turn left onto Route 16 east (Alewife Brook Parkway). Follow Route 16 through one full traffic light (Massachusetts Avenue). Take the next right onto Broadway. Proceed .4 mile to Curtis Street. Turn left onto Curtis. Proceed .4 mile to the parking lot on your right. Walking directions from the parking lot to Tisch Library.
From Boston, the south, and the South Shore, follow the Southeast Expressway (Route 3 north) to Interstate 93 north to exit 32 (Medford Square). Follow the exit ramp to Medford Square. At the blinker at the end of the ramp, turn left onto Main Street. *Follow Main Street straight for approximately 1/2 mile. At the traffic lights turn right onto Harvard Street. Proceed straight through to the rotary. Keeping Tufts’ athletic field to the right, take the second right off the rotary onto Powderhouse Boulevard. Proceed past the blinking light and turn right onto Curtis Street. Proceed .4 mile to the parking lot on your right. Walking directions from the parking lot to Tisch Library.
From the north via Routes 1, 3, 28, Interstates 95 or 93, the recommended approach is via Route 128 (Interstate 95), to its intersection with Interstate 93. Go south on Interstate 93 to exit 32, Medford Square. Proceed to the center of the square, turn left onto Main Street, and refer to the directions in the preceding paragraph.* Walking directions from the parking lot to Tisch Library.
From the bus terminals located on Atlantic Avenue and the Amtrak terminal in South Station, Boston, follow signs to the MBTA Red Line South Station subway trains. Board an inbound train to Davis station. Board either the 96 (Medford Square) or the 94 (West Medford) bus, which will take you to Tufts. The library is located on the corner of College Avenue and Professors Row; entrance is from Professors Row across from Latin Way.
Park in the Fletcher Field lot on Curtis Street.
Tufts maintains a list of hotels with discounts for visitors to the Medford/Somerville area including the following:
- Hyatt Place, in Medford, a 15 minute bus ride to Tufts
- Homewood Suites, in Arlington, a 25 minute bus ride to Tufts
- Holiday Inn Boston/Somerville, in East Somerville a 25 minute bus ride to Tufts
- Best Western Hotel Tria, in Cambridge, in walking distance to a Whole Foods and Trader Joes on the way to the Alewife T stop, just one stop from Davis Square on the Red Line, then a 15 minute walk to campus
Generally speaking, most hotels in Boston are accessible to Tufts via the Red Line (MBTA).