Directions to the Shriver Center Via Public Transportation

200 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02452-6319 USA (781) 642-0001

(Directions Via Automobile)

Map of Local Area - Red Star=Shriver Center
Fernald Sign


The Shriver Center is on the grounds of The Fernald Center. On Trapelo Road, there is a sign marking the entrance to the property. The Shriver Center is the first building on the left.

Direct To The Shriver Center

There is a MBTA bus stop in front of The Shriver Center. Information about the bus schedule, which is variable, can be found on the Roberts - Downtown Boston # 554 bus route.

The Shriver Center via Waverly Square

Travel to Waverly Square in Belmont via the Waverly Square # 73 bus from Harvard Square or via the Fitchburg Line commuter rail from North Station. Then, walk about 15 minutes to the Shriver Center. To do so:

  • Upon disembarking, locate Trapelo Road by looking for The Shaw's Supermarket.
  • Walk toward it. The street that you would cross to get to Shaw's Market is Trapelo Road.
  • Take a left onto Trapelo Road. (Do not cross it.)
  • Walk up Trapelo Road about 15 minutes.


At the intersection of Waverly Oaks Road and Trapelo Road (the Belmont / Waltham line), building numbering re-starts at zero.

The red star in the center of the map indicates the location of The Shriver Center. Notice that Waverly Square is near the lower, right corner of the map.