MASS MoCA is located at 87 Marshall Street in North Adams, Massachusetts. The closest commercial airport is in Albany, New York, a little over an hour from North Adams. Train service from points north, south & west is also available in Albany, while train service from points east is available in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Need more info? Call our box office during business hours at 413.662.2111 x1.


Downtown North Adams is a five-minute walk from the FreshGrass stages at MASS MoCA, and offers a variety of locally-owned dining options, specialty retail stores, and lively pubs. Click here for our festival map of the downtown area and a parking & shuttle map.

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), turn right on to Holden Street and an immediate left on to St. Anthony’s Drive. Go to the end of that street, and MASS MoCA 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 (follow signs carefully through Lebanon, NY; the road turns right at the light and jogs left at a closed gas 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. Turn left (north) on Route 7 and drive approximately 5 miles to Field Park in the center of Williamstown. Follow signs for Route 2 East. In approximately 5 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. Turn right at the light on to Route 278 and follow it for 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), turn 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 mountain, more valley)

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 Hoosick 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. Turn right (south) on Route 7 to Williamstown, Mass. In the center of Williamstown, turn left on to Route 2 East and follow it 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), turn left on to Marshall Street. Drive under the overpass, and MASS MoCA will be directly on the left.


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. Turn right at the light on to Route 278 and follow it for 1 mile until it ends at Route 2. Turn 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), turn 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

Turn 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.” Turn left (north) on Route 7 and drive approximately 5 miles to Field Park in the center of Williamstown. Follow signs for Route 2 East. In approximately 5 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), turn 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), turn 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, go right around the rotary to get 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), turn left on to Marshall Street. Drive under the overpass, and MASS MoCA will be directly on the left.


From Southern Massachusetts

Take the Mass Pike to Exit 2 in Lee. Taurn 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 for 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), turn left on to Marshall Street. Drive under the overpass, and MASS MoCA will be directly on your left.


From Montreal

Take the Autoroute 15 south to US Interstate I-87 south, towards Albany NY. Follow Route 7 East approximately 6 miles to a traffic light junction with Route 278.Then follow “Alternate from Albany” directions.


From Toronto

Take ON405 east toward Niagara Falls, to pick up US I-190 South to I-290 East then I-90 East towards Albany. In Albany, take Route 87 North about 3 miles to Route 7 East exit and follow directions above from Albany Airport.


From Ottawa

Take ON138 south towards Cornwall, NY; then continue towards Plattsburg via NY 37 east, NY 122 east, NY 11N, NY190 south, 374 east, and 22S. Take I-87 expressway south toward Albany and follow “Alternate from Albany” directions above.


Using Public Transportation

Take Amtrak (or fly) from New York City to Albany, where you can rent a car (Albany is a one-hour drive from North Adams). There is one Amtrak train a day from Boston to Pittsfield. Enterprise Rent-A-Car can be arranged to pick you up from the Pittsfield area train stations (413.443.6600). You can also call a cab for the 30-minute ride to North Adams. Bonanza Bus Lines (800.556.3815) services and Williamstown (from both Boston and NYC), which is a 10-minute cab ride to MASS MoCA.