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Directions to the Wilson Center

The Wilson Center is located at:

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004-3027
T 202/691-4000

By Metro: Take the blue, orange, or silver line to the “Federal Triangle” station. At the top of the escalator at street level, cross Woodrow Wilson Plaza. Enter the Center's lobby at the left (southeast) corner of the Ronald Reagan Building. The entrance doors are around the corner behind the large bronze sculpture by Martin Puryear (“Bearing Witness”).

From Pennsylvania Avenue at 13th Street: Walk down Woodrow Wilson Plaza, the north-south extension of 13th Street beside the Ronald Reagan Building. Enter the Center's lobby through the entrance at the far end of the plaza—the southeast corner of the building, around the corner, behind the large bronze sculpture.

From 14th Street: Go through the Ronald Reagan Building along the right (south) side of the atrium and continue past it. At the hall's end, turn left and enter the Woodrow Wilson Memorial. At its far end, turn right into the Center's lobby.

To reach the Center by car: Underground public parking is available underneath the Reagan Building at Pennsylvania Avenue and 13 1/2 Street. Take the elevator up to the ground floor and follow signs to the Woodrow Wilson Center. All vehicle occupants must have photo identification and the vehicle will be subject to a 100% inspection.

Cycling: The Wilson Center can easily be reached by bicycle on the Pennsylvania Avenue bike routes or other major downtown connectors. There is ample bike parking around the Federal Triangle metro station and an additional bike rack directly at the front door of the Wilson Center entrance. There is a Capital Bikeshare station at the Ronald Reagan Building at the entrance at 14th and D Streets, and the Wilson Center can be accessed through the Reagan Building.

Due to heightened security, please allow extra time to enter the building. A photo I.D. is required for entry. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held in the Joseph H. and Claire Flom Auditorium on the 6th floor of the Wilson Center.