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Visitor parking at the Space Telescope Science Institute is extremely limited. Information on available parking is listed below. Visitors should avoid parking in Johns Hopkins University lots and on-street parking near STScI. Visitors parking in these locations risk ticketing and/or towing of their vehicle. Conference and workshop participants staying at local hotels are encouraged to use the STScI-sponsored shuttle service which provides door-to-door service from these hotels to the Space Telescope Science Institute.

San Martin Center Garage

Visitors to STScI may park at the San Martin Center Garage, located approximately 1/8 mile south of the Space Telescope Science Institute. The entrance to the garage is located approximately 50 yards south of the JHU campus entrance on San Martin Drive.

STScI Business Visitors

Business visitors to STScI should proceed to the front desk and obtain a parking ticket for the garage. This ticket should be used at the entrance gates to the garage; on entry through the first gate visitors should turn left and proceed to the second gate. On entry through the second gate, you may park in any non-CIW reserved space. Please retain your ticket as it will be required to exit the garage.

Other Visitors

Visitors should obtain a ticket at the garage entrance gate and use any available visitor space located to the right of the entrance. Parking rates for the San Martin Center Garage are subject to change, please check the current rates at the pay station located in the lobby by the elevators (the first 30 minutes are free).

JHU Lot 67

Metered parking is available in JHU Lot 67, approximately 500 feet north of the Space Telescope Science Intitute on San Martin Drive. The cost is $2/hour, with a maximum of $8 for all day. Please be advised that the number of metered spaces is very limited.

Visitors to STScI may obtain a hang tag from the front desk if the hosting employee/department has made advance arrangements for visitor parking and the visitor's name has been provided to front desk staff. Visitors who have made arrangements for a hang tag should go to the STScI front desk on arrival, obtain the tag, then proceed to to Lot 67. Due to limited availability of parking on the JHU campus, it may not be possible for STScI staff members to reserve parking for your visit.

The Inn at the Colonnade

Parking is available for $20/day in the garage of the Inn at the Colonnade, located 1/4 mile northeast of STScI on West University Parkway. The entrance to the parking garage is located on Canterbury Road, around the corner from the main entrance to the hotel.

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