Metcalf Research Building, 190 Thayer Street


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  • From Route 95N or 95S, take Exit 22A (Memorial Blvd.). Follow the exit ramp onto Memorial Blvd.
  • At the fourth set of traffic lights, take a left onto Washington Street.
  • Cross over bridge and continue straight.
  • Follow straight and up the hill. The road has now turned into Waterman Street.
  • You'll pass Brown Street on your left, Metcalf Lab will be on your right shortly after.

Finding parking on campus can be difficult, you can look for 2-hour metered parking zones along Brown Street, Waterman Street, or Thayer Street.

You may also park in the Brown University public visitor pay lot. To reach it:

  • Pass Metcalf Lab on Waterman St. and cross over Thayer St.
  • At the next light take a right onto Brook St.
  • The entrance to the parking area is immediately on your left (after “Visitor Parking, Lot 44”). You'll see a small sign that says "SafeRide". Pull into the lot's driveway.