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Visit the Preparatory School

New England Conservatory, located at 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston, is one block from Symphony Hall at the corner of Gainsborough Street, convenient to public transportation.

During construction, the Jordan Hall portion of Gainsborough Street is a one-way street, with Jordan Hall entrance to the left of the driver. Please plan drop-offs accordingly and allow additional time to circle the block.

Directions & Parking

Click here for detailed public transit (bus and train) and car directions to NEC's campus.

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There is limited on-street parking near NEC. However, there are a number of parking garages in the neighborhood around NEC. 

NEC Prep families and students can also purchase discounted parking tickets to the Christian Science Center Garage through the Prep Office.

Campus Map & Tours


The core of the NEC campus extends along Huntington Avenue and St Botolph Street, with the Gainsborough Street intersection as a main axis, and with building entrances on Gainsborough and St Botolph for public facilities, and Huntington for some offices. The NEC campus is bounded by commercial and residential buildings, Symphony Hall, the YMCA, and the Northeastern University campus.

NEC's campus is comprised of five buildings: Jordan Hall, 33 Gainsborough, Student Life and Performance Center (SLPC), St. Botolph Building, and 295 Huntington Avenue.

Click the map for more details about the NEC campus and buildings.

NEC Prep does not usually offer tours of the campus, but the College Admissions Office offers campus tours for students interested in applying to NEC's college programs.