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The main office of the Department of Philosophy is located on the second floor of Emerson Hall.

Directions

Emerson Hall is located at 25 Quincy Street in Cambridge, MA.

Google Maps includes a detailed trip planner for driving, public transportation, and walking directions to Emerson Hall.

Walking directions from Harvard Square:

  • Walk southeast on Massachusetts Avenue toward Holyoke Street.
  • After the intersection with Plympton Street, make a slight left and continue walking on Harvard Street.
  • Turn left onto Quincy Street.
  • Enter the gate for Sever Quadrangle on your left.
  • The main entrance for Emerson Hall will be on your left.

Public Transportation

Because on-street parking in Cambridge is scarce, public transportation via the MBTA is a good option for getting to and from Harvard.

The department can be reached by subway by taking the red line to Harvard Square station and then following the walking directions above.

A number of buses also make stops at Harvard Square station.

For help planning your trip by bus, subway, or train, please visit theĀ MBTA web site.

Driving Directions:

From West of Boston:

  • Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) east to exit 18, Cambridge/Allston. This is a left exit.
  • Bear right after the toll booth.
  • Turn left after the lights--but before the bridge--onto Storrow Drive.
  • Proceed about 1/2 mile to the Cambridge/ Harvard Square exit.
  • At the end of the ramp, turn right onto JFK Street. JFK Street ends in Harvard Square.

Continue with Driving from Harvard Square.

From North of Boston:

  • Take I-93 South to exit 26 (Storrow Drive/North Station).
  • Keep left at end of ramp and take underpass to Storrow Drive.
  • Continue on Storrow Drive approximately 4 miles to Cambridge/Allston.
  • Turn right at end of ramp onto JFK Street.
  • Harvard Square is approximately 1/2 mile straight ahead.

Continue with Driving from Harvard Square.

From South of Boston:

  • Take I-93 North to exit 26 (Cambridge/Storrow Drive).
  • Keep left at end of ramp and take underpass to Storrow Drive.
  • Continue on Storrow Drive approximately 4 miles to Cambridge/Allston.
  • Turn right at end of ramp onto JFK Street. Harvard Square is approximately 1/2 mile straight ahead.

Continue with Driving from Harvard Square.

Driving from Harvard Square:

  • Just after passing the Harvard Coop on the left and Out of Town News on the right, bear right.
  • After the light, go under the underpass; move into the right lane in the underpass.
  • At the set of lights, take a right onto Quincy Street.

Emerson Hall will be on the right hand side of Quincy Street in Sever Quadrangle.