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NIMH staff are located in several buildings in suburban Maryland near Washington, DC. NIMH Headquarters and most administrative staff are located in the Neuroscience Center Building in Rockville, Maryland. Additional administrative staff and most intramural scientific and clinical research staff are found in Buildings 10, 31, and 45 on the main NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

Directions to the Neuroscience Center are provided below. See NIH's Visitor Information  for instructions on getting to the NIH Campus, finding NIH buildings, and obtaining off campus maps.

Neuroscience Center (NSC) Building

Photo of the Neuroscience Center Building.

Location:
6001 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20852

Mailing Address:
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892
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Directions to the Neuroscience Center Building

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Via Metrorail  
 

Metrorail service is available from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and from Union Station (railway). Take Metro's Red Line to the Medical Center Metro station. From the station, NIH employees can take the "Executive Plaza" (also known as the orange route) shuttle bus which drops you off in front of building 6001. You can also exit the Red Line at the White Flint Metro station and board a Ride-On bus (routes 5, 26, or 81) for service along Executive Boulevard. For more information please see http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-transit/index.html .

Metro also offers BWI Express Metro bus service between the Baltimore Washington International Airport and the Greenbelt Metro station
(http://www.bwiairport.com/4grndtrn/in_mb.shtml ).

From Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) 
 

Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway south toward Washington, DC. At I-495 (Capital Beltway), head west toward Silver Spring/Bethesda. From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 34 which is Rt. 355 (Wisconsin Avenue/Rockville Pike) and head north toward Rockville. Drive approximately 2.4 miles and turn left onto Old Georgetown Road. At the second light, turn right onto Executive Boulevard. The building is on your immediate right and visitor parking is at the second driveway entrance.

From Dulles International Airport 
 

Head east on the Dulles Airport Access Road for approximately 13 miles. Exit onto I-495 (Capital Beltway), heading north to Bethesda/Baltimore. From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 38 (I-270 north to Rockville-Frederick). Proceed approximately 3 miles to Montrose Road (east) Exit 4A. Drive 1.5 miles, bearing right onto Montrose Parkway. Turn right onto Executive Boulevard. Proceed for 1/2 mile. The Neuroscience Building, 6001 Executive Boulevard, is on the left.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport 
 

Head north on the George Washington Parkway for approximately 12 miles. Exit onto I-495 (Capital Beltway), heading north to Maryland. From the Beltway (I-495), take (I-270) and head north towards Rockville. Stay to the right and bear off to the "Connector/Distributor" lanes. Exit at Montrose Road (east). Drive approximately 1.5 miles, bearing right onto Montrose Parkway. Turn right onto Executive Boulevard. Proceed for 1/2 mile. The Neuroscience Building, 6001 Executive Boulevard, is on the left.


From Baltimore and All Points North of Washington, DC:

Take I-95 south toward Washington, DC. At I-495 (Capital Beltway), head west toward Silver Spring/Bethesda. From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 34 which is Rt. 355 (Wisconsin Ave./Rockville Pike) and head north toward Rockville. Drive approximately 2.4 miles and turn left onto Old Georgetown Road. At the second light, turn right onto Executive Boulevard. The building is on your immediate right and visitor parking is at the second driveway entrance.

OR

Take I-95 south toward Washington, DC. At I-495 (Capital Beltway), head west toward Silver Spring/Bethesda. From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 36 (Old Georgetown Road), heading north for about 1.3 miles. Turn left onto Executive Boulevard. The building is on your immediate right and visitor parking is at the second driveway entrance.

From Eastern and Southern Maryland and All Points Southeast of Washington, DC:

At I-495 (Capital Beltway), head north toward Baltimore then west toward Silver Spring/Bethesda. From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 34 which is Rt. 355 (Wisconsin Avenue/Rockville Pike) and head north toward Rockville. Drive approximately 2.4 miles and turn left onto Old Georgetown Road. At the second light, turn right onto Executive Boulevard. The building is on your immediate right and visitor parking is at the second driveway entrance.

OR

At I-495 (Capital Beltway), head north toward Baltimore then west toward Silver Spring/Bethesda. From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 36 (Old Georgetown Road), heading north for about 1 mile. Turn left onto Executive Boulevard. The building is on your immediate right and visitor parking is at the second driveway entrance.

From Virginia and All Points South of Washington, DC:

Take I-95 north toward Washington DC. At I-495 (Capital Beltway), head west toward Northern Virginia. From the Beltway (I-495), take (I-270) and head north toward Rockville. Stay to the right and bear off to the "Connector/Distributor" lanes. Exit at Montrose Road (east). Drive approximately 1.5 miles, bearing right onto Montrose Parkway. Turn right onto Executive Boulevard. Proceed for 1/2 mile. The Neuroscience Building, 6001 Executive Boulevard, is on the left.

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