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buildingMain Building
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

buildingPerelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130


Driving Directions to the Museum

Google Map directions to the buildingMain Building or buildingPerelman Building.

Detour Alert

Through April 26, access the parking garage and the main building’s west entrance via the Spring Garden Tunnel or Spring Garden Street (Anne d’Harnoncourt Drive will be closed from Kelly Drive to the parking garage as we work toward reopening our North Entrance). Check SEPTA’s website for alternate bus routes and detours.


Parking Garage

On west side of main building. Access via Spring Garden Street or Waterworks Drive.

Museum visitors: $12 for first 4 hours, $2 for each additional hour
Museum members: First hour FREE, $8 for next 4 hours, $2 for each additional hour. Member card must be shown at time of validation.

$5 Parking on Wednesday and Friday Nights
Park for just $5 when you visit the museum after 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday Nights.

Parking ticket must be validated inside the museum to receive these rates. Rates only apply during museum hours.

Public Transportation


The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) serves the Philadelphia region with subway-elevated, light rail, trackless trolley, bus routes, and commuter rail lines. SEPTA bus routes 7, 32, 38, 43, 48, and 49 currently serve the Museum area. For more information, visit SEPTA’s website >>

PHLASH Downtown Loop
The PHLASH connects key destinations throughout Center City Philadelphia. For more information, visit >>

For up-to-the-minute Philadelphia area traffic reports, dial SmarTraveler at 215- 576-5678 (or on cell at #211).

Out of Town

PATCO Speedline
856-772-6900 or 215-922-4600
The PATCO Speedline is an easy way to travel between southern New Jersey and Center City Philadelphia. Trains run approximately every 15 to 20 minutes.

Trains arrive and depart from 30th Street Station, just a few minutes away from the Museum.

Philadelphia International Airport

For more information, please contact Visitor Services at 215-763-8100 or .