Visitors will learn how researchers at Broad and our partner institutions are teaming up with collaborators across the globe to chase down the biological basis of psychiatric conditions, cancer, infectious diseases, and more, develop new strategies for treatment, and build datasets and technologies to share with scientists everywhere.

Staffed hours: Monday-Wednesday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Guided tours: Monday-Wednesday, 11:00 am

Lobby hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm


Admission is free and open to the public.

We are closed when Broad is closed, including the winter shutdown.


Photo credit: Gretchen Ertl.


Broad Discovery Center
Merkin Building Lobby
415 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
(617) 714-7000


The Discovery Center and Merkin lobby are only available for Broad-sponsored events. Broadies with questions about hosting an event in this space should email Although the public is welcome to visit the Discovery Center, Broad does not rent the space to external groups. 

Latest Announcement

Broad Discovery Center logo next to icons of DNA, a scientist, and a pill
Broad Discovery Series: From genome editing to programmable medicine
At the next Broad Discovery Series talk on Tuesday, August 15, Core Institute Member Feng Zhang invites past and present members of his lab to reflect on the road from genome editing to programmable disease treatments. 
Daytime photo of the new Broad Discovery Center. Photo credit: Gretchen Ertl.

Broad Discovery Center