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Mailing Address

National Humanities Center
7 T.W. Alexander Drive, P.O. Box 12256
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709-2256 USA

General Inquiries

Phone: (919) 549-0661
Fax: (919) 990-8535

Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Directions

From Chapel Hill (about 10 miles)
Take Interstate 40 East from Hwy. 15-501 or from Hwy. 54, heading east to Raleigh. Leave I-40 at Exit 279-B, following NC 147 North (Durham Freeway). (DO NOT take Exit 279-A even though it says Alexander Drive.) Follow NC 147 to the Alexander Drive exit. Turn left onto Alexander Drive. At the second stoplight turn left into the driveway shared by the National Humanities Center and the N.C. Biotechnology Center. (The entrance to GlaxoSmithKline will be directly to your right, on the north side of Alexander Drive.) Proceed up the driveway, bearing left. The Center is located at the end of the drive.

From Durham (about 7 miles)
• Via Durham Freeway: Take the NC 147 (Durham Freeway) south to the Alexander Drive exit. Turn right onto Alexander Drive. Turn left at the first stoplight into the driveway shared by the National Humanities Center and the N.C. Biotechnology Center. (The entrance to GlaxoSmithKline will be directly to your right, on the north side of Alexander Drive.) Proceed up the driveway, bearing left. The Center is located at the end of the drive.

• Via Cornwallis Road: You will leave Cornwallis Rd. for a short distance at Fayetteville Street. The way is clearly marked by signs directing traffic to Research Triangle Park. Turn right on Fayetteville and go about one mile to the next intersection with Cornwallis. Turn left onto Cornwallis and proceed to the intersection with Alexander Drive. Turn left on Alexander. At the next stoplight turn right into the driveway shared by the National Humanities Center and the N.C. Biotechnology Center. (The entrance to GlaxoSmithKline will be to your left, on the north side of Alexander Drive.) Proceed up the driveway, bearing left. The Center is located at the end of the drive.

From RDU Airport (about 9 miles)
Follow signs from airport to I-40 West. Proceed on I-40 West to Exit 279-B, NC 147 North (Durham Freeway). Follow NC 147 to Alexander Drive exit (the second exit on 147, after Cornwallis Road/SR 1121). Turn left onto Alexander Drive. At the second stoplight turn left into the driveway shared by the National Humanities Center and the N.C. Biotechnology Center. (The entrance to GlaxoSmithKline will be directly to your right, on the north side of Alexander Drive.) Proceed up the driveway, bearing left. The Center is located at the end of the drive.

From Raleigh (about 18 miles)
Take Wade Avenue to I-40 West. Proceed on I-40 West to Exit 279-B, NC 147 North (Durham Freeway). Follow NC 147 to Alexander Drive exit (the second exit on 147, after Cornwallis Road/SR 1121). Turn left onto Alexander Drive. At the second stoplight turn left into the driveway shared by the National Humanities Center and the N.C. Biotechnology Center. (The entrance to GlaxoSmithKline will be directly to your right, on the north side of Alexander Drive.) Proceed up the driveway, bearing left. The Center is located at the end of the drive.

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