Visiting the Maryknoll Society Center

The Maryknoll Society Center is located at
55 Ryder Road • Ossining, NY 10562
only 35 miles north of New York City
on the scenic Hudson River

When you visit, you can tour the grounds that include the Asian-inspired Seminary Building, Our Founders’ Shrine, Lady of Apostles Chapel and the Museum of Living Mission.

Maryknoll Mission Center Welcome Sign

For questions or to schedule a tour, call 914.941.7636 ext 2670.

  • Take the Taconic State Parkway south to Route 134.
  • Make right onto Route 134 and follow for 3 miles.
  • At intersection of Route 134 and Route 9A, make a left onto Route 9A south.
  • Follow Route 9A south for 1 mile to the Ryder Road exit.
  • Make right onto Ryder Road. You’ll be going over the Route 9A overpass.
  • Follow for 0.5 mile.
  • Maryknoll Society Center is located on the left-hand side.
Alternative Route – from the North
  • Take Route 9 south to Route 9A (Croton vicinity).
  • Follow Route 9A south for 2.8 miles to the Ryder Road exit.
  • Make right onto Ryder Road. You’ll be going over the Route 9A overpass heading east.
  • Follow for 0.5 mile.
  • Maryknoll Society Center is located on the left-hand side.
  • Take any major highway to Hawthorne Interchange (Hawthorne, New York).
  • (Options: Taconic State Parkway, Sprain Brook Parkway, Saw Mill River Parkway or Route 9A.)
  • From the Hawthorne Interchange, take the Taconic State Parkway north for 6.6 miles to the Pinesbridge Road exit.
  • Make left onto Pinesbridge Road, which becomes Ryder Road.
  • Follow for 2.2 miles.
  • Maryknoll Society Center is located on the right-hand side.
Alternative Route – from the South
  • From Hawthorne, New York, take Route 9A north (4.7 miles) to Route 133/Somerstown Road exit.
  • Make right onto Route 133 and follow for 0.6 mile.
  • Make left onto Brookside Lane.
  • Follow to the end (0.2 mile).
  • Maryknoll Society Center entrance is directly across from intersection.
  • Take Westchester Expressway, Route 287 west, to exit 3, Sprain Brook Parkway North.
    (Note: From the Merritt, Hutchinson, or Route 684, it is 6.3 miles to exit 3.)
  • Follow Sprain Brook Parkway north to Taconic State Parkway.
    (These two highways merge just north of the Westchester Medical Center.)
  • Take the Taconic State Parkway north for 6.6 miles to the Pinesbridge Road exit.
  • Make left onto Pinesbridge Road, which becomes Ryder Road.
  • Follow for 2.2 miles.
  • Maryknoll Society Center is located on the right-hand side.
  • Take the NY State Thruway (Route 87) to the Tappan Zee Bridge.
  • From toll booths, continue east for 2 miles to exit 8 (Cross Westchester Expressway, Route 287).
  • Stay in the right lane and take exit 1.
  • Veer to the left once on ramp and follow to Saw Mill River Parkway North.
  • Take Saw Mill River Parkway for 4.5 miles to the Taconic State Parkway – Albany exit.
  • Take the Taconic State Parkway for 6.6 miles to the Pinesbridge Road exit.
  • Make left onto Pinesbridge Road, which becomes Ryder Road.
  • Follow for 2.2 miles.
  • Maryknoll Society Center is located on the right-hand side.

Coming by Train

From the south or north on the Metro North Hudson line or Amtrak, arrive at either the Ossining railroad station or the Croton Harmon railroad Station. From either station, it is a short taxi ride to Maryknoll.

Coming by Bus

Public buses do not deliver passengers in close proximity to Maryknoll.