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Directions to Ladd Observatory

Location

210 Doyle Avenue, at the corner of Doyle and Hope.
Park on Doyle Ave. as Observatory parking is very limited.

Directions

Historical TelescopeFrom I-95 (North or South): Take I-195 east. From I-195 east, take the Wickenden St. exit (Exit #2). At the end of the exit ramp, at the traffic light, take a left onto Wickenden St. After going through two more traffic lights there will be a stop sign. This should be Hope St. Take a left onto Hope St. and proceed through about 5 traffic lights. Ladd Observatory will be on the right at about the 5th traffic light at the corner of Hope St. and Doyle Ave.

From I-195 West: Take the Gano St. Exit in Providence. At the end of the exit ramp, at the traffic light, take a left and then the next right. Proceed up this street about three blocks until you come to the second stop sign. After the second stop sign there will be a small traffic island with a Fox Point stone marker on it—proceed straight around the traffic island Fox Point marker to the next stop sign at Hope St. Take a right onto Hope St. and proceed through about 5 traffic lights. Ladd Observatory will be on the right at about the 5th traffic light at the corner of Hope St. and Doyle Ave.

Map of 210 Doyle Ave