Getting There - MASS MoCA

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Driving Directions

From Boston

Follow Route 2 West through Greenfield and over the Mohawk Trail into North Adams (North Adams is 130 miles from Boston). Approximately 3 miles past the hairpin turn, you will come to the first traffic light (at Dunkin Donuts and McDonalds in North Adams). Go straight through that set of lights. At the next set of lights (just after the Super Big Y supermarket), take a right on to Holden Street and an immediate left on to St. Anthony's Drive. Go to the end of that street, and the MASS MoCA parking lot will be directly ahead of you at the traffic light.



From New York City
Take the FDR Drive North to Willis Avenue bridge to Major Deegan Expressway/Route 87 North, to Saw Mill River Parkway North, to Taconic State Parkway North (or from west side, take Henry Hudson North to Saw Mill to Taconic.) You will be on the Taconic for approximately an hour and a half.

From the Taconic, exit off Route 295 East (in East Chatham, NY -- exit sign says "last exit before toll") and follow 295 East to Route 22. Take Route 22 North (through Lebanon, NY, jogging left at Hess Station at the end of the New Lebanon strip) to Route 43 East (in Stephentown, NY). Route 43 will be a sharp right at a traffic light about 5 miles outside New Lebanon.

Route 43 intersects Route 7 at "The Store at Five Corners" in Williamstown, MA. Continue straight on Route 43 until it dead-ends at Route 2 in Williamstown. Turn right on to Route 2 East. In approximately 4 miles, in the center of North Adams, you will bear right on to an off-ramp marked "exit for downtown business district, Route 8." At the bottom of the exit ramp (at the traffic light), take a left on to Marshall Street. Drive under the overpass, and MASS MoCA will be directly on the left. Note: it is 5.2 miles from the intersection of Routes 2 & 7 in Williamstown to the exit ramp to downtown North Adams.



From Albany, NY
Take Route 787 North to Troy, NY, and exit at Hoosick Street / Route 7. Follow Route 7 East approximately 6 miles to a traffic light junction with Route 278. Take a right at the light on to Route 278 and follow it 1 mile until it ends at Route 2. Take a left on to Route 2 East and follow it over the mountain to Williamstown, MA, and on to North Adams. In the center of North Adams, you will bear right on to an off-ramp marked "exit for downtown business district, Route 8." At the bottom of the exit ramp (at the traffic light), take a left on to Marshall Street. Drive under the overpass, and MASS MoCA will be directly on the left. Note: it is 5.2 miles from the intersection of Routes 2 & 7 in Williamstown to the exit ramp to downtown North Adams.

Alternate From Albany (less steep and winding)
Take Route 787 North to Troy, NY, and exit at Hoosick Street / Route 7. Follow Route 7 East approximately 20 miles to Route 22 south in Hoosac Falls. Turn right on 22 and follow to Route 346 south. Go left on 346 and follow through Pownal Vermont until 346 ends at Route 7. Go right (south) on Route 7 to Williamstown, Mass. In the center of Williamstown, take a left on to Route 2 East and follow it over the to North Adams. In the center of North Adams, you will bear right on to an off-ramp marked "exit for downtown business district, Route 8." At the bottom of the exit ramp (at the traffic light), take a left on to Marshall Street. Drive under the overpass, and MASS MoCA will be directly

From the Albany Airport
Take Route 87 North about 3 miles to Route 7 East exit. Follow Route 7 East approximately 6 miles to a traffic light junction with Route 278. Take a right at the light on to Route 278 and follow it 1 mile until it ends at Route 2. Take a left on to Route 2 East and follow it over the mountain to Williamstown, MA, and on to North Adams. In the center of North Adams, you will bear right on to an off-ramp marked "exit for downtown business district, Route 8." At the bottom of the exit ramp (at the traffic light), take a left on to Marshall Street. Drive under the overpass, and MASS MoCA will be directly on your left.Note: it is 5.2 miles from the intersection of Routes 2 & 7 in Williamstown to the exit ramp to downtown North Adams.

From the Albany (Rensselaer) Train Station
Take a right out of the parking lot and pass the first traffic light. In about a block, take a left immediately before the overpass on to Route 43 East. Follow the winding Route 43 East for approximately 30 miles to Williamstown, MA. Route 43 intersects Route 7 at "The Store at Five Corners." Continue straight on Route 43 until it dead-ends at Route 2 in Williamstown. Turn right on to Route 2 East. In approximately 4 miles, in the center of North Adams, you will bear right on to an off-ramp marked "exit for downtown business district, Route 8." At the bottom of the exit ramp (at the traffic light), take a left on to Marshall Street. Drive under the overpass, and MASS MoCA will be directly on your left. Note: it is 5.2 miles from the intersection of Routes 2 & 7 in Williamstown to the exit ramp to downtown North Adams.

From New Hampshire or Northeastern Vermont
Take Route 91 South into Massachusetts to Route 2 in Greenfield. Take Route 2 West (approximately 35 miles) to North Adams. Approximately 3 miles past the hairpin turn, you will come to the first traffic light (at Dunkin Donuts and McDonalds.) Go straight through that set of lights. At the next set of lights (just after the Super Big Y supermarket), take a right on to Holden Street and an immediate left on to St. Anthony's Drive. The MASS MoCA parking lot will be directly ahead at the traffic light. Note: it is 5.2 miles from the intersection of Routes 2 & 7 in Williamstown to the exit ramp to downtown North Adams.


From Bennington, Vermont


Take Route 7 South through Pownal, VT, and into Massachusetts. At the rotary in Williamstown, take a sharp left on to Route 2 East and follow it 5.2 miles to the center of North Adams, where you will bear right onto an off-ramp marked "exit for downtown business district, Route 8." At the bottom of the exit ramp (at the traffic light), take a left on to Marshall Street. Drive under the overpass, and MASS MoCA will be directly on your left.

From Southern Massachusetts


Take the Mass Pike to Exit 2 in Lee. Take a right at the bottom of the ramp towards Lee center (Rte. 20). This will lead to Route 7 North to Williamstown where it joins Route 2 East (at a rotary). Follow Route 2 East 5.2 miles to the center of North Adams, where you will bear right onto an off-ramp marked "exit for downtown business district, Route 8." At the bottom of the exit ramp (at the traffic light), take a left on to Marshall Street. Drive under the overpass, and MASS MoCA will be directly on your left.





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