Visiting the Life Sciences Greenhouse
Life Sciences Greenhouse and Brout Orchid Collection are located on the
4th floor of the new Class of 1978 Life Sciences Building, at the
corner of College Street (Route 10) and North Park Street (terminus of
Route 120), Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.
welcome visitors Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4 pm.
There is no admission charge. There are informative signs throughout the greenhouse to engage visitors on a self-tour. There is no need to make
arrangements to visit if it is not a group guided tour. We request a minimum of 6 people for a group guided tour.
Please contact us to schedule a tour during our normal business
We are closed on weekends and the following holidays:
Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving, and the week from Christmas Day through New Year's Day.
Parking is located on the north side of the building in Dewey parking
lot. The lot is behind the building at the corner of Lyme Rd.
(Route 10) and North Park St (Route 120) . As you park,
please call the Parking and Transportation people at 603-646-2204. Give them your license plate number, make,
model and color of car. Tell them that
you’re visiting the greenhouse.
Life Sciences Building is in an "L" shape. The elevator leading
to the 4th floor greenhouse is at the bend of the "L". There is a
rear elevator that doesn't come to the public area of the greenhouse.
facility is wheelchair accessible. There are handicapped parking
spaces at the front of the building in the bus circle.
Click here for Google map link: Hanover/Dartmouth College
Interstate 91, take exit 13, bear east into Hanover, turn left at the
Green onto College Street. The greenhouse is on the left at the
first light on College Street. The facility is clearly visible on
the roof of the building. Turn left at the light to enter into
the parking lot.
- From Interstate 89, take exit 18 onto Route
120, drive north into Hanover (4.6 miles). At the corner of Route
120 and Route 10, go straight through the light into the parking area.
The Life Sciences Building is on the left.