Norton’s Woods Conference Center

American Academy of Arts & Sciences
136 Irving St, Cambridge, MA 02138
200 Beacon Street, Somerville, MA 02143



Norton’s Woods Conference Center at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 


From Boston: Take the MBTA Red Line to Porter Square. Exit through the right-hand doors of the train station (you should see CVS on the opposite side of the street) and turn right down Somerville Avenue for one block. Turn right onto Beacon Street and cross over the bridge. The Academy will be a 10- to 15-minute walk on your right just past Star Market

From the Airport: Take the Blue Line inbound from Logan to Government Center. Switch to the Green Line inbound for one stop, exiting at Park Street station. Switch one more time to the Red Line heading toward Alewife and get off at the Porter Square stop. Follow the walking directions above.


Metered parking in and around the conference center is extremely limited. There is no parking available at the Norton’s Woods Conference Center.