Maps, Directions, and Parking

Front of Seed Science Center Building


Seed Science Center/Seed Laboratory Address:

2115  Osborn Drive, Iowa State University Ames, Iowa  50011-1050
Ph. 515-294-6821  Email:


• From I-35 northbound, take Highway 30 west

•Take University Blvd exit of U.S. 30.

•Drive north on University Blvd, past Hilton (basketball arena), cross Lincoln Way, and around the curve (so that you are headed west)

•Turn left at the second stop light (after coming around the curve).  This is Wallace Road

•Turn right  on Osborn Drive and then right into the parking lot.  Look for the SSC’s reserved parking spaces to the right of the parking meters. 

• The SSC main entrance is on the south side of the building.  

Please call 515294-6826 if you have a problem finding your way.

Parking meters are located on the west side of the Seed Science Building in Lot 40.

A parking pass can be obtained at the Seed Science Center Customer Service window.  
Placed on the dash of your car, it will allow you to park in the two designated Seed Science Center meters all day at no charge. 

GPS Coordinates: Latitude, Longitude 42.0293304, -93.6420368; N42 degrees 1.7598', W093 degrees 38.5222'


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