Perkins School for the Blind

How to get there

 

The Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, is at 175 North Beacon Street.

 

Directions By Car:
From the Massachusetts Turnpike, also known as I-90 (traveling east or west), take Exit 17 and follow the signs marked "Watertown," which lead to Galen Street. Follow Galen Street, crossing the bridge, to Watertown Square. Bear right (not the hardest right that leads along the river) onto North Beacon Street (Route 20). Follow North Beacon Street for about one-half mile to the Perkins campus (located on the right). Pass the campus and turn right onto Beechwood Avenue. The main parking lot is on the right.

 

By Public Transportation:
From the Green Line: At Kenmore Station in Boston, take Bus #57, marked Watertown. Get off at the last stop, Watertown Square. Cross the bridge and stay to the right, following North Beacon Street (Route 20). The campus is one-half mile on the right. (Travel time: about one hour.)

From the Red Line: At Harvard Square in Cambridge, take Bus #71, marked "Watertown." Get off at the last stop. With your back to the river, walk to the right following North Beacon Street (Route 20). Follow North Beacon Street for about one-half mile to the Perkins campus located on the right. (Travel time: about 45 minutes.)

From Green Street and Prospect Street in Central Square (Cambridge): Take Bus #70, usually marked "Cedarwood." A few minutes after the Arsenal Mall, get off at Beechwood Street (tell driver in advance). Follow Beechwood Street to the left for one block. The Perkins campus is located on the right at the intersection of Beechwood Avenue and North Beacon Street. (Travel time: about 45 minutes.)

 

The dance is in the main building, the Howe Building, in Dwight Hall.

 

  Google map of roads around Perkins School for the Blind

 
Detailed map of Perkins School grounds and entrances


Alternate map of Perkins School with directions and entrance markings

 

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