Plan Your Visit
Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall
Alexander Hall is located on the Princeton University Campus behind Nassau Presbyterian Church (61 Nassau Street for GPS). The 891-seat hall is renowned for its excellent acoustics, singularly intimate atmosphere, and excellent sight lines from almost every seat. An overview of the history and architecture of the hall can be found here.
ACCESSIBILITY: Richardson Auditorium is accessible to patrons with disabilities. PUC strives to make its events accessible to all by providing wheelchair and companion seating, assisted listening devices, and accessible restrooms. See the handicap parking section below for details about Princeton University’s parking accommodations. Please contact us for more information.
Free parking is available in the campus visitor parking area in Lot 23, located near the south end of campus at the intersection of Elm Drive and Faculty Road, a ten-minute walk to Richardson Auditorium. After 5PM on weekdays or on weekends, all campus visitors are also welcome to park in specified numbered, non-restricted parking lots. Please see the Princeton University Parking Map for lot locations and access information. Princeton University Concerts patrons can park in Lot 8, despite signage indicating otherwise. Take care to note that all other lots listed as permit-only 24/7 are restricted.
Metered parking is available adjacent to Alexander Hall along Nassau Street and Palmer Square. For rates and hours, please see this Town Parking Map. The map also lists nearby municipal parking garages in which parking is available for a small fee.
A limited number of parking spaces are available on campus for people with ADA placards or wheelchair-symbol license plates. These spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additionally, guests with restricted mobility may be dropped off directly at the hall. Contact Princeton University Transportation & Parking Services’s The Service Point for more information.
From New York and northern New Jersey: Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 9 (New Brunswick); follow Route 1 south to Princeton Washington Road Exit, on your right. Take Washington Road (Route 571) to Nassau Street, and turn left on Nassau Street.
From Philadelphia and South: Take I-95 (I-295) north to Route 1 North Exit. Follow Route 1 to the Princeton Washington Road Exit. Take the jug-handle to cross Route 1, and travel East on Washington Road. Follow Washington Road (Route 571) to Nassau Street, and turn left on Nassau Street.
Take New Jersey Transit’s Northeast Corridor line, running from New York City’s Penn Station to Trenton, to the Princeton Junction stop. Transfer to the shuttle (“The Dinky”) to Princeton Station. Richardson Auditorium is a 10-minute walk up campus from the station. Follow this route, and take the route via University Place if you need to avoid stairs.
From New York City: Take Suburban Transit (Coach USA) from the Port Authority Bus Terminal, via New Brunswick, to Princeton’s Palmer Square.
From Trenton, Lawrenceville, and Princeton Community Village: Take New Jersey Transit to Princeton’s Palmer Square.