Visitor Information

NINDS offices and laboratories are in Montgomery County, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Neuroscience Center Building (NSC)

NINDS program directors, scientific review officers, grants management officers, and most administrative staff have offices in the NSC building.   

When visiting NSC, visitors without an NIH badge:

  • Must show a photo I.D.
  • Sign the visitor’s log
  • Obtain a visitor's pass at the front desk
  • Wait at the lobby and be escorted by NINDS staff 

In estimating your travel time, please allow for these security measures, particularly if you are arriving in a group.

NIH Bethesda Campus

Additional administrative staff and most intramural scientific and clinical research staff are in Buildings 10, 31, and the John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center.

If you are planning a visit to the main NIH Bethesda campus, find maps and other helpful travel-related information on the NIH Visitor Information page. You can also take a virtual tour and explore the campus. 

NIH Clinical Center, front entrance.
9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892