Contact Us : Directions

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Driving from the West
Take the I 90 North/MassPike to Boston, and exit to the left for Cambridge (exit 18). Follow the signs for Cambridge and continue through a couple sets of lights, over the river, and onto River St. After about .5 miles, take a right onto William St. Take your first left onto Magazine St. Take your first left again onto Auburn St. The Zen Center is the second building on your right. There is parking in the small lot on the right just after you pass the Zen Center.

Driving from the North
Take I-93 S/US-1 S toward Boston. Follow signs for RT-28 S/RT-3 N/Storrow Dr. and merge onto RT-28S/RT-3 N/Storrow Dr. Take the RT-3 N ramp on the left to KendallSquare/Gov't. Center. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Cambridge/Memorial Drive. Turn right at Cambridge St./RT-3N. Continue to follow RT-3N. Turn right on to the RT-3 N ramp. Turn right at RT-3N. Turn right at Massachusetts AV./RT-2A. Turn left at Pearl St. Two blocks down, turn right on Auburn Street.

The Zen center has a limited visitors lot next to the main building. Parking is also available at the Green Street lot on Green and Pearl Streets. Metered parking is also available at lots at the intersection of Green and Pleasant Streets.

By T Subway
Take the Red Line T and get off at Central Square. Facing Harvard Square, turn left onto River Street at the crossroads. Walk towards the river; the landmark will be a big red church.You will cross Green Street, then Franklin Street. Pass the red church on either side, which will be Magazine Street on the left or River Street on the right. The Zen Center is a blue building at 199 Auburn Street between Magazine and River Streets, in the middle of the block. For more information about using the subway,please visit

By Bus
Buses for Central Square are available through the MBTA services; all buses arrive at Central Square intersection. For bus routes and schedules please visit

From The Airport
Take the Silver Line to South Station, then transfer to the Red Line T going in the Alewife direction. Get off at Central Square

CZC is part of the
Kwan Um
School of Zen
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199 Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 576-3229