Visitor Information

NIAID offices and laboratories are located on or near the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) main campus in Bethesda, MD, and at Rocky Mountain Laboratories
in Hamilton, Montana.

NIAID – NIH Campus – Bethesda, MD

The NIH main website maintains and updates useful visitor information, including
maps, directions, shuttle schedules, parking, and security:
NIH Visitor Information.

NIAID – 5601 Fishers Lane – Rockville, Maryland


National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
5601 Fishers
Rockville, MD 20892

Map and Directions

Google Maps link to 5601 Fishers Lane


Visitors must enter the building through the front lobby entrance on Fishers
Lane and present a valid, government-issued photo ID to the security guards. Security
screenings are required for anyone not in possession of a valid HHS badge.


A public parking garage is located at 5635 Fishers Lane, approximately one block from 5601. The cost is $4 for the first hour, $6 for the second hour or $8 a day. Note: The public garage accepts cash only.

Public Transportation

NIAID (5601 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD) is serviced by Ride
On Bus
and Metro.
The nearest Metro station is
(Red Line), which is less than half a mile away from the building. Cross Twinbrook
Parkway at the intersection with Fishers Lane and proceed down Fishers Lane. NIAID
is the last building on the left.

Walking Map

Content last reviewed on November 9, 2016