Location & Visitor Information

Masur Auditorium (Building 10)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Main Campus)
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892

*REAL ID Requirements & NIH Security

Visitors must show valid government-issued identification to access the NIH campus; accepted identification includes the newly required REAL ID state-issued driver's licenses and identification cards, passports, visas, and permanent resident cards. Please note that some states have yet to comply with the REAL ID Act, and it is your responsibility to know your state’s status (REAL ID Current Status of States/Territories) and present alternate qualified identification if needed.


Please allow approximately 30 minutes for passing through NIH security. The NIH Visitor Map has additional information about specific security requirements (including vehicle inspection) and information regarding the visitors’ entrance.


Public Transportation: The Masur Auditorium (Building 10) is a short walk from the Metro’s Medical Center stop (subway). Attendees are encouraged to use Metro because parking is limited on NIH’s campus. A map of Metro and additional public transportation information are available from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Website.

Driving: The NIH campus is located in Bethesda, Maryland, close to the Capital Beltway (I-495). Please see NIH’s driving directions for more information.

Parking: Although attendees are encouraged to take Metro, limited parking is available for a fee at NIH.

NIH Shuttle:shuttle is available from the NIH Visitor's Center (next to the metro) to The Masur Auditorium (Building 10).

Three airports serve the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Transportation options include SuperShuttle, taxicabs, and rental cars available at all airports. Metro is available at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport — 20 miles
  • Dulles International Airport — 25 miles
  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport — 35 miles

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    Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
    5701 MarinellRoad 

    Bethesda, Maryland 20852
    (800) 859-8003

    5151 Pooks Hill Road
    Bethesda, Maryland 20814
    (301) 897-9400

    Doubletree Hotel Bethesda
    8120 Wisconsin Avenue
    Bethesda, Maryland 20814
    (301) 652-2000

    Residence Inn Bethesda Downtown
    7335 Wisconsin Avenue
    Bethesda, Maryland 20814
    (301) 718-0200

    Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
    1750 Rockville Pike
    Rockville, Maryland 20852
    (301) 468-1100

    Hilton Garden Inn Bethesda
    7301 Waverly Street
    Bethesda, Maryland 20814
    (301) 654-8111

    American Inn of Bethesda
    8130 Wisconsin Avenue
    Bethesda, Maryland 20814
    (866) 785-1812