Address and Directions

Burkart Testing Room

Burkart-Phelan, Inc.
2 Shaker Road #D107
Shirley, MA 01464 USA
978-425-4500 phone
www.burkart.com
info@burkart.com

Directions

We welcome you to come to our workshop, where you can try our instruments.
Please contact us one to two weeks before your planned visit to work out the details.

Getting to Burkart-Phelan Inc.:[+ expand]

Parking Lot #4. Building D East.
We are located in the historic mill building known as Phoenix Park in Shirley, MA.

We can be reached from Logan Airport and Boston by train; see below for details.

 

Driving From the North:[+ expand]
  • Either 128/95 or 495 South to Route 2 West
  • Take Exit 36 off of Route 2.
  • Stay right off of exit to stop sign.
  • Take right at stop sign and go approx. 100 yards to another stop sign.
  • Take a Left onto Shirley Road.
  • Continue on Lancaster Rd. At stop sign bear right onto Front St.
  • Turn right onto Fredonian St (Dunkin Donuts on corner) and follow to the end of the street.
  • Turn right onto Shaker Rd. Phoenix Park will be on your left after the pond.
  • We are actually in building D East, which is at the rear of the complex.
  • Keep to the left, and go all the way around the complex to the rear parking lot #4.
  • Park in Parking Lot #4
  • You will park facing a close building in front of you - this is Building F.
  • Talk the walkway to the left of Building F, and you'll find the entrance to Building D East.
Driving From New York and Points West:[+ expand]
  • I-95 North to New Haven
  • I-91 North to Hartford
  • I-84 North to Mass Pike (I-90)
  • Mass Pike East to 290 East
  • 290 East to 190 North to Route 2 East
  • Take Exit 36 (Shirley Rd) off of Route 2
  • Take a Right from off-ramp, merge onto Fort Pond Rd.
  • At end of Fort Pond Rd, turn left onto Shirley Rd.
  • Continue onto Lancaster Rd. At stop sign bear right onto Front St.
  • Turn right onto Fredonian St (Dunkin Donuts on corner) and follow to the end of the street.
  • Turn right onto Shaker Rd. Phoenix Park will be on your left after the pond.
  • We are actually in building D East, which is at the rear of the complex.
  • Keep to the left, and go all the way around the complex to the rear parking lot.
  • Park in Parking Lot #4
  • You will park facing a close building in front of you - this is Building F.
  • Talk the walkway to the left of Building F, and you'll find the entrance to Building D East.
Driving From Logan Airport:[+ expand]
  • I-93 North to 128/95 South
  • 128/95 South to Route 2 West
  • Take Exit 36 off of Route 2.
  • Take a Right from off-ramp, merge onto Fort Pond Rd.
  • At end of Fort Pond Rd, turn left onto Shirley Rd.
  • Continue onto Lancaster Rd. At stop sign bear right onto Front St.
  • Turn right onto Fredonian St (Dunkin Donuts on corner) and follow to the end of the street.
  • Turn right onto Shaker Rd. Phoenix Park will be on your left after the pond.
  • We are actually in building D East, which is at the rear of the complex.
  • Keep to the left, and go all the way around the complex to the rear parking lot.
  • Park in Parking Lot #4
  • You will park facing a close building in front of you - this is Building F.
  • Talk the walkway to the left of Building F, and you'll find the entrance to Building D East.
ARRIVING BY TRAIN FROM NYC:[+ expand]
  • Trains from NYC arrive into Boston at the South Station.
    Click here for the Amtrak site.
  • The goal is to get from South Station to North Station, where the Fitchburg commuter rail begins.
    Click here for the MBTA site.
    As you can see from this subway map, North Station is available from either the Orange Line or the Green Line.
  • Burkart recommends taking the Red line towards Alewife, and get off at Downtown Crossing, for transfer to the Orange line. Take Orange line towards Oak Grove, exit at North Station.
  • Burkart is right down the street from the Shirley station on the Fitchburg line. The Fitchburg line originates in North Station.
  • Here is a map of the commuter rail system: Click here for the commuter rail site.
  • Here is a link to the MBTA Train schedules for the Fitchburg line: Click here.

Please make sure to contact our shop at 978-425-4500 when you are boarding or ready to board the train at North Station, so that we will know what time to pick you up.

Please plan your trip and timing carefully, and let us know if it will be necessary to drive you to an alternate stop to catch your train back to Boston.

ARRIVING BY TRAIN FROM BOSTON[+ expand]

Burkart is right down the street from the Shirley station on the Fitchburg line. The Fitchburg line originates in North Station.

  • Here is a map of the commuter rail system: Click here
  • Here is a link to the MBTA Train schedules for the Fitchburg line: Click here

Please make sure to contact our shop at 978-425-4500 when you are boarding or ready to board the train at North Station, so that we will know what time to pick you up.

Please plan your trip and timing carefully, and let us know if it will be necessary to drive you to an alternate stop to catch your train back to Boston.

ARRIVING BY TRAIN FROM LOGAN AIRPORT: [+ expand]
  • The goal is to get from Logan Airport to North Station, where the Fitchburg commuter rail begins.
    Click here
  • Burkart recommends taking MP33 Massport Shuttle to the Airport Station.
    Then Take the Blue Line Inbound from Airport Station to State St. Station (about 5 minutes)
    Transfer to the Orange Line, and take it one stop from State St. to North Station.
  • Burkart is right down the street from the Shirley station on the Fitchburg line. The Fitchburg line originates in North Station.
  • Here is a map of the commuter rail system: Click here
  • Here is a link to the MBTA Train schedules for the Fitchburg line: Click here

Please make sure to contact our shop at 978-425-4500 when you are boarding or ready to board the train at North Station, so that we will know what time to pick you up.

Please plan your trip and timing carefully, and let us know if it will be necessary to drive you to an alternate stop to catch your train back to Boston.

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