Top 5 Indie Cinemas in Boston (2012 Boston A-List) -WGBH
Best Cinema of Boston (2012, 1998, 1997, 1996) -BOSTON MAGAZINE
Best First-Run Movie Theater (2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003 Best of Boston) -BOSTON PHOENIX
Dig This Award for Small / Medium Theatre (2007) -BOSTON WEEKLY DIG
Best Movie Theater in Boston (2006 A-List Contest) -CBS4
Best Concession Stand (2001) -BOSTON PHOENIX
#1 Movie Theatre (1998-1999) -TAB NEWSPAPERS
Boston's Best Movie Theatre (1996-1998) -THE IMPROPER BOSTONIAN MAGAZINE
Design Excellence Award (1996)
-AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS and BOSTON MAGAZINE
|$3.00 validated four-hour parking is available in the Kendall Square Parking Garage. Detailed directions to the theatre can be found below.|
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Advance Tickets and Landmark Discount Cards may also be purchased in person at the Kendall Square Box Office during normal business hours. Stop by or call for details.
9 Screens DLP Digital Projection and Sound. Built in 1995. Operated by Landmark since 1995. The Kendall Square Cinema is located in Cambridge between Historic Kendall Square and Central Square near the intersection of Binney Street and Cardinal Medeiros Avenue, next to the MIT campus. Since opening its doors in September 1995, it has become one of Landmark Theatres' most successful venues. It also ranks among the most successful, beloved and architecturally intriguing homes for independent film, foreign language cinema, restored classics and documentaries in the nation. The Kendall Square Cinema has been host to many special events, including local premieres, benefit screenings and film festivals. Additionally, the theatre complex has won numerous awards, making it one of Boston's cultural epicenters.
Take the Red Line towards the Kendall/MIT stop. Upon exiting the stop you will see the Marriot Hotel. Go through the lobby of the Marriot Hotel to Broadway. With the Marriot behind you facing Broadway St., make a left and walk down Broadway until you pass over the train tracks. After crossing the train tracks stay on your right until you see Kendall Square on your right. Walk all the way across the Kendall Square courtyard, passing the Blue Room and UPS Store through an arch at which time you will be on Binney St. At that time you will be facing the Kendall Square Garage. We are to the left of the garage.
From 93 (Expressway) Take the Storrow Dr. exit and follow the signs to Cambridge/Somerville. Go right over the Museum of Science Bridge. At the end of the bridge take a left onto Land Blvd. At the second light take a right onto Binney St. (you will pass the Galleria on your right and the hotels on your left. There isnt a street sign at Binney St. but there is a blue cinema sign). Go about six blocks. After you pass 6th St. take the next right. Up ahead on the right they will see parking garage. We are next to the garage on the other side.
From Boston Mass Ave Go over the bridge and go past MIT and past Vassar St. After the railroad tracks take a right onto Albany St. Half a block later the road splits, go to the left. Now you are on Portland. Go through 3 sets of lights. After the 3rd light take the next right onto Binney St. The parking garage and marquee are on left. Once you turn into the garage, you will see the cinema.
From Mass Ave Central/Harvard Sqaure Go through Central Square and get into the left lane (turn lane for Main St,). Take a left onto Main St. before the gas station. At the third traffic light take a left onto Portland. Go through two sets of lights and take the next right onto Binney St. The Cinema and garage are on the left.
From Boston Longfellow Bridge After you go over the bridge you will end up on Broadway. Go over the railroad tracks and take a right onto Hampshire. From there you will see banners that say "One Kendall Square." Take the next two right turns (Cardinal Medeiros and then Binney St.). The parking garage and the cinema are on the left.
From Boston Longfellow Bridge on busy nights (faster, less traffic) After you go over the bridge you will end up on Broadway. Take a right on 3rd St. (blue cinema sign). Go two blocks, then take a left on Binney St. (blue cinema sign). After you pass 6th St. take the next right. (There is no street sign but there is a blue cinema sign). Up ahead on the right you will see the parking garage. We are next to the garage on the other side.
From Memorial Drive Go past MIT to the end of Memorial Dr. until you come to a split where the signs say Govt Center or Kendall Square. Go to the right to Kendall Square. At the first light take a left onto Binney St. (no street sign but there is a cinema sign). Go six blocks until you pass 6th street. Take the next right (look for blue cinema sign). Go six blocks until you pass 6th street. Take the next right (look for blue cinema sign). Ahead you will see a five-story parking garage; we are next to the garage on the other side.
From Mass Pike (I-90) Take the Allston Brighton exit and bear right
after the toll following the sign to Cambridge. Proceed through two lights and
cross the bridge. At the end of the bridge take a right onto Memorial Drive.
Go past MIT and stay on Memorial Drive, passing the Hyatt Regency on the left.
Stay left and go under the Mass. Ave. bridge. Proceed to the end of Memorial
Drive bearing right onto Edwin Land Blvd. Follow the signs towards Kendall Square.
At the first light take a left onto Binney St. (you should see the cinema sign).
Go six blocks until you pass 6th street. Take the next right (look for blue
cinema sign). Ahead you will see a five-story parking garage; pull into garage.
From Route 2 Take Route 2 to Alewife. At Alewife bear left onto Alewife Brook Pkwy. At the first light take a right onto Mass Ave. Follow Mass Ave to Porter Square. At Porter turn left onto Somerville Ave. At first light take right. On the other side of the bridge, bear left onto Beacon St. Follow Beacon which becomes Hampshire through Inmann Square. At Cardinal Medeiros take a left (look for cinema sign on the left corner). Take the next right onto Binney St.; cinema and parking garage are on the left.
From McGrath After Twin City Plaza take a right on Land Blvd. (like you were going to the Galleria). At the second light take a right onto Binney St. (You will pass the Galleria on your right and the hotels on your left. There isnt a street sign at Binney St. but there will be a blue cinema sign.) Go about six blocks. After you pass 6th St. take the next right. (Also, no street sign but there is a blue cinema sign). Up ahead on the right you will see the parking garage. We are next to the garage on the other side.