Directions

Directions from: South of Boston, MA | South of Cambridge, MA | North Manchester, NH | Nashua, NH | Vermont

GPS Coordinates: Lat N 42 47.697, Long W 71 48.108

Map of area around Kimball Physics, Inc. and Batchelder Pond showing route from NH-31 onto King Brook Road onto Kimball Hill Road

Kimball Physics Inc., 311 Kimball Hill Road, Wilton, NH 03086-5715 | View Larger Map

Information for Visitors

Visitors are welcome. Please call ahead so that appropriate staff can be available to assist you. Visits are "necktie visits" or "no-necktie visits"; please let us know your preference. Default is a "no-necktie" visit. Both facilities and grounds are tobacco-free (see tobacco policy). The setting is completely rural and surrounded by deep woods, ponds, hiking trails, hunting, and fishing areas.

Airports in the area

Local lodging


From South, from Logan Airport, Boston, MA (total ~70 miles)
Exit the airport, following signs for "I-93 North" and "New Hampshire". Within less than 1 mile, go through the Sumner tunnel ($3.00 toll.) At the end of the tunnel, get onto I-93 Northbound.
Take I-93 North for 23 miles to Exit 44B. (I-495 South towards Worchester). Take I-495 for 7 miles to Exit 35 (long exit ramp for US-3 North towards Nashua, NH).
Take US-3 North for 16 miles to Exit 8W in Nashua. Follow exit/bypass 1 mile to 101-A.
Turn right at "T" intersection onto 101-A (Amherst St) toward Milford. Take 101-A west for 8 miles to the bypass around Milford (101). Immediately after an overpass, turn left onto entrance ramp for 101 West toward Wilton and Keene.

Take bypass 101 for 5 miles. At second stoplight (railroad tracks), turn left continuing on 101. Take 101 West for 4 miles to left hand intersection (no stoplight) with 31 South (not 31 North, and not Wilton business district),
Go 2.4 miles on 31 South along Souhegan River and turn right onto King Brook Road (small road, to right only).

*** Take King Brook Road for 0.9 miles up hill, through woods to its end, and turn left onto Kimball Hill Rd. Kimball Physics will be on the right in 0.1 miles at the top of the hill.

The main Kimball Physics building is a converted 1800's large, red barn. The main parking lot is just past the barn. The office and visitor’s entrance is at the corner of the barn by the mail boxes and flag.

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From South, Cambridge MA (total ~ 55 miles)
Take 2 West to Concord Traffic Circle, then 119/2A for 25miles (over I-495).
Turn right on 124 (Canal Street) in West Townsend (Caution: 124 sign is missing, look for sign for Greenville-New Ipswich) Take 124 4 miles bearing left at fork to reach 31 (avoiding Mason).
At 31, turn right and go north 6.5 miles (past Greenville's blinking light and old railroad abutments) to King Brook Road (small road to left only, 0.5 miles after crossing a river). Follow directions above starting from ***

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From North, from Manchester Airport, Manchester, NH (total ~30 miles)
Take airport exit road marked towards 101 and I-293. Turn right at light, onto Brown Ave/3A and go 1.4 miles. Just after an overpass, turn left onto ramp for 101 West and I-293 North. Go straight on 101 (toward Bedford) for 2.7 miles to a traffic light, and turn left staying on 101 (toward Milford). Continue on 101 for 17.9 miles to a stoplight at railroad tracks. Turn left still continuing on 101 (past Wilton, towards Keene) for 4.0 miles to left hand intersection (no stoplight) with 31 South (not 31 North, and not Wilton business district). Go 2.4 miles on 31 South along Souhegan River and turn right onto King Brook Road (small road, to right only). Follow directions above starting from ***

For the return trip to Manchester Airport, follow 101 East bearing right where it becomes limited access highway in Bedford. Follow the airplane signs onto Exit 2 Brown Ave/3A, just over Merrimack River. (Do not take exits for 3 or I-293 North.) Turn right on Brown Ave for 1.4 miles then turn left at the airport entrance signs. Follow signs.

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From East, from Nashua, NH (total ~20 miles)
Take 101-A (Amherst St) west out of Nashua to the bypass around Milford (101). Immediately after an overpass, turn left onto entrance ramp for 101 West toward Wilton and Keene. Take bypass 101 for 5 miles. At second stoplight (railroad tracks), turn left continuing on 101. Take 101 West for 4 miles to left hand intersection (no stoplight) with 31 South (not 31 North, and not Wilton business district). Go 2.4 miles on 31 South along Souhegan River and turn right onto King Brook Road (small road, to right only). Follow directions above starting from ***

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From West, from Vermont (total ~50 miles)
Take 9 East across Vermont through Brattleboro toward NH. Just after Brattleboro, 9 turns north and joins US-5 North for 2.3 miles and then turns east again. Cross the bridge at the NH/VT border. Take 9 East 14.4 miles toward Keene. Go straight through lights at intersection with 12 near Keene, where 9 becomes 101. Continue 30.5 miles on 101 East toward Wilton to intersection with 31 South (a tight right with no stoplight). (Do not turn onto Russell Hill Road as the upper portion is not maintained.) Go 2.4 miles on 31 South along Souhegan River and turn right onto King Brook Road (small road, to right only). Follow directions above starting from ***

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Airports

  • Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Manchester, NH (most convenient)
    About 30 miles Northeast, and 45 minutes from Kimball Physics
    Access and parking easy; car rentals available
  • Logan International Airport, Boston, MA (more flights)
    About 66 miles Southeast, and 2 hours from Kimball Physics
    Access and parking more difficult; car rentals available



Lodging

 

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