Solving the mysteries of bioscience
We are an independent nonprofit bioscience research institute aimed at unlocking the mysteries of human biology through foundational science.
Foundational Science Fuels Breakthroughs
We are leaders in large-scale research that transforms our understanding of human health and disease and shapes how science is conducted worldwide.
Inspiring Next-Generation Scientists
To us, open science extends to inspiring the next generation of scientists by supporting access to science resources, research, and experiences.
The Allen Institute headquarters is at the northwest corner of Mercer Street and Westlake Avenue in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle.
A 270,000-square foot life sciences building, our building is purpose-built for life science research and facilitates our trademark team science approach amid abundant natural light and with stunning views of Seattle.
615 Westlake Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
Paid visitor parking at the Allen Institute building is limited and not available for public events. Guests who require handicapped parking may access the garage via Roy Street. There is street parking along the surrounding streets and local parking lots can be found on Parkopedia.
The Allen Institute is conveniently located along the South Lake Union Streetcar and several Seattle bus routes, including the 40, 62, 63, 64, 70, 83, 309, and Rapid Ride C.