Our iconic campus is a gathering place for preeminent scientists, motivated students and engaged citizens where new ideas are sparked, new knowledge is discovered, critically discussed and disseminated to the world. Nestled in the heart of Acadia National Park, our idyllic location serves as constant inspiration, fosters collaboration, and grounds us in an inherent appreciation for the beauty and complexity of nature.
The MDI Biological Laboratory is located at 159 Old Bar Harbor Road, Salisbury Cove, Maine.
The MDI Biological Laboratory is 6 hours northeast of Boston and 3 hours northeast of Portland, Maine.
- Take Route 3 East towards Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park.
- After crossing the bridge onto Mount Desert Island, bear left on Route 3 towards Bar Harbor.
- In 4.3 miles, turn left onto Old Bar Harbor Road.
- The MDI Biological Laboratory is 300 feet ahead on the left.
The MDI Biological Laboratory is accessible via Bangor International Airport (BGR; 70 minute drive), with direct connections to Philadelphia, Washington D.C., New York and Detroit. The Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (BHB; 10 minute drive) connects directly to Boston. The Bar Harbor and Bangor airports are located 10 and 70 minutes from campus, respectively.