The Kinsey Institute is housed in Morrison Hall which is part of the Agnes Wells Quadrangle of buildings on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University. The quadrangle fronts 3rd Street (between Ballantine and Hawthorne Streets). Morrison Hall is directly behind Memorial Hall, and only a few minutes' walk from the Indiana Memorial Union and Ballantine Hall in the heart of campus. See Indiana University campus map for location of Morrison Hall in relation to other campus buildings.
Visitors to the Institute should take the elevator in Morrison Hall to the third-floor reception area. Morrison Hall is accessible to persons with physical disabilities.
From Indianapolis Airport: Coming from the Indianapolis Airport, take Interstate 465 south to Hwy. 37. Follow 37 South approximately 50 miles to the first Bloomington exit, (Walnut Street), and follow it to 3rd Street. Turn left on 3rd Street and travel about 10 blocks to Ballantine. Turn left on Ballantine, which will end directly across the street from Memorial Hall. The Kinsey Institute is located in Morrison Hall directly behind Memorial Hall.
Airport limousine services and a Bloomington Shuttle service (812/332-6004) operate out of the Ground Transportation Center at Indianapolis Airport.
Parking on the I.U. Bloomington campus is limited and many lots are restricted to faculty, students, and staff with parking permits. Pay parking lots for the public are available next to the Indiana Memorial Union. Some metered parking for visitors also is provided in the Main Library's parking lot at 10th Street and Jordan, and in three parking garages: one at Atwater and Faculty, another at 10th Street and Fee Lane, and another located across from the Musical Arts Center on Jordan.
One-day visitor parking permits are available. Up-to-date information about permits and online purchasing are available from IU Parking Operations.
This map [PDF] shows the two parking lots nearest to The Kinsey Institute and how to get to the Institute from those lots.
The Kinsey Institute's reception hours are 8-12 and 1-5, Monday through Friday
The Kinsey Institute's library and special collections are not open to the general public. Every effort is made to meet the research needs of scholars coming from a distance. Please consult our guide on Using the Library to learn about who can use the library.
The Institute and its Library are closed on national holidays, the Friday after Thanksgiving, and between Christmas and New Year's Day. They are open by appointment only when academic classes are in recess at Indiana University. The Institute's archival, art and artifact, photography, and film/video collections are available only by appointment and are closed the same holidays as the library.
Every effort is made to meet the research needs of scholars coming from a distance. Users of the library and special collections should make arrangements through User Services.
The Indiana Memorial Union (812/855-2536), 900 E. 7th Street, offers hotel accommodations and has several eating facilities. Monroe County Convention and Visitors Bureau has more complete listings for the local area.