From the Boston area (about 2.5 hours)
Take I-93 north to I-89 north at Concord, NH. Get off I-89 at exit 18 in Lebanon, NH, onto Rt. 120. Bear right off the exit, heading north into Hanover. After 4.1 miles, Rt. 120 forks at a traffic light. Bear right at the fork, following Rt. 120 one-half mile on South Park Street to the second traffic light. Turn left at the light, onto East Wheelock Street. After two-tenths of a mile, you will come to the Hopkins Center for the Arts (left) and the Dartmouth Green (right). The Hood Museum of Art is set back from the street through the archway to the left as you face the Hopkins Center.
From Burlington, VT (about 1.5 hours)
Take I-89 south to I-91 north in White River Junction, VT. See following directions.
From New York (about 5 hours), southern New England, and points south
Take I-91 north to exit 13 at Norwich, VT. Bear right off the exit and cross the bridge. Continue up the hill (West Wheelock Street) to the traffic light in the center of town. Go straight through this intersection; the Green will be on your left, and on your right will be the Hanover Inn, the Hopkins Center, and the Hood Museum of Art (which is set back from the street).
Bus (Advance Transit)
In the Upper Valley, ride the Advance Transit Brown, Green, or Orange Route to the Hanover Inn stop and then walk east in front of the Hopkins Center. The Hood Museum of Art is set back from the street through the archway to the left as you face the Hopkins Center. From the Blue Route, get off at the Dartmouth Bookstore stop and walk one-half block north to Wheelock Street or south to Lebanon Street to the museum’s front or rear entrance, respectively.
Metered public parking is available in front of the museum on Wheelock Street and behind the museum on Lebanon Street. An all-day public parking garage is located at 7 Lebanon Street.
Accessible parking is located on the north side of Wheelock Street, on the Green. From there, cross the street so you are in front of the Hopkins Center. As you face the Hopkins Center, the archway to the museum is located to the left. Go under the archway and immediately turn left up the ramp to the entrance of the museum.
Parking for school buses is located in the A Lot on East Wheelock Street. After dropping off passengers near the museum entrance that faces the Green, continue driving east on Wheelock Street. Cross North Park Street (go straight through the traffic light). Drive just under .3 mile. The A Lot will be on your left, marked by a small black-and-white sign. The bus may wait in the A Lot until it is time to pick up the students. The driver should stay with the bus.