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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Directions to Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami - Via Car and Metrorail

900 N.W. 17th Street
Miami, Florida 33136
(305) 326-6000
(800) 329-7000

From I-95, points north:

  • Exit I-95 at SR 836 West, Exit 3A.
  • Exit SR 836 at NW 14th Street.
  • Turn right on NW 10th Avenue. (Note that NW 10th Avenue curves and becomes NW 9th Avenue.)
  • At NW 17th Street, turn left, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute will be on your left side.

From I-95, points south and east:

  • Exit I-95 at SR 836 West.
  • Exit SR 836 at NW 12th Avenue and turn right onto NW 12th Avenue. Be sure to change into the right-hand lane.
  • Once on 12th Avenue, you will take a right at the first intersection onto 14th Street.
  • You will turn left onto 10th Avenue. (Note that NW 10th Avenue curves and becomes NW 9th Avenue.)
  • At NW 17th Street, turn left, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute will be on your left side.

From SR 836, the Airport, and points west:

  • Take SR 836 East and exit at NW 17 Avenue, after paying the toll stay in the left lane and go north toward the Civic Center.
  • Proceed left down the exit ramp, at NW 17 Avenue turn right to proceed over the bridge on NW 17th Avenue.
  • At the bottom of the bridge, turn right again, on to NW North River Drive.
  • Immediately, get in the left hand lane and turn left on to NW 13 Terrace.
  • The next traffic light is forked. Stay in the center lane going straight and you will be on NW 14 Street
  • Stay on NW 14 Street and pass beneath the MetroRail overpass proceed north until you reach NW 10th Avenue, also known as Bob Hope Road, turn left.
  • At the third traffic light, NW 17th Street, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute will be on your left side and the patient parking lot will be on the right.
  • Patient parking is located at the northeast corner of NW 17th Street and NW 9th Avenue. Valet parking is available at the front door ramp, which is located on NW 17th Street, just west of 9th Avenue.

Walking Directions to Bascom Palmer in Miami from Metrorail Commuter Transit System

  • Exit the train at the Civic Center Station.
  • Walk in the direction of the signs that read to Jackson Memorial Hospital (toward the east). Do not follow the sign that directs you toward the University of Miami Hospital, that building is in the opposite direction from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
  • Proceed down to the street and turn right at the corner.
  • Proceed on the sidewalk and follow it as it curves to the left. Just before you arrive at the colorful Holtz Children’s Hospital courtyard, bear to the right towards the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Bascom Palmer will be on your right after you cross the street.

Walking Directions to return to Metrorail

  • Exit the Bascom Palmer building and turn left
  • Follow the sidewalk and bear right toward the Emergency Room
  • Continue walking straight through the yellow, red, and colorful Holtz Children’s Hospital Courtyard
  • Once past the courtyard, turn left onto sidewalk (You will be on Bernard Fogel Blvd)
  • Follow the curve of the road (approximately 1 block)
  • You will pass Au Bon Pain restaurant on your left.
  • Continue straight on the sidewalk and the Mailman Center for Child Development will be on your left.
  • When the sidewalk ends, the Metrorail Civic Center Station will be on your left up the stairs or escalators
  • NOTE: Do not cross NW 12th Avenue

**The current fare for a single Metrorail ride is $2.25 for adults. Please visit the Metrorail web site for updated information, schedules and rider alerts.