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Location

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buildingMain Building

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

buildingPerelman Building

2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130



Directions

Driving Directions to the Museum

Directions to the buildingMain Building or buildingPerelman Building from Mapquest.

From Southern Locations: South Jersey, Delaware, Baltimore, Washington, D.C.

Take I-95 North (from southern New Jersey, cross the Delaware River via the Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry, or Delaware Memorial Bridge to reach I-95 North). Exit onto I-676 West. Follow directions from I-676 West (see below).

From Northern Locations:

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 4 (Route 73). Go 1 mile on Route 73 North and take the exit for Route 38 West. Take Route 38 West to Route 30 West and follow signs for the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. After crossing the bridge, follow the signs for I-676 West. Follow directions from I-676 West (see below).

From I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway)

Take I-676 West to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway exit (22nd St., Museum area) on the right side. Get into the left lane of the exit ramp. At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto 22nd St. into the lane that is second from the left. The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a boulevard with two outer lanes and two inner lanes. At the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 22nd St., turn left onto the outer lanes of the parkway. The Museum will be in front of you on the hill. Follow the sign for the Art Museum. After the sign, turn left at the first traffic light (Art Museum Dr.). Halfway up the hill, turn right into the Parking Garage, or continue ahead and turn left onto the Upper Terrace for accessible entry and limited parking.

From Western Locations: Valley Forge, King of Prussia

Take I-76 East to Philadelphia. Take Exit 343 (Spring Garden St.). At the end of the exit ramp, turn left. At the first traffic light, turn left onto Art Museum Dr. Follow Art Museum Dr. behind the Museum. For accessible entry and limited parking on the Upper Terrace, take the second right. To park in the Parking Garage, continue halfway down the hill and turn left into the Parking Garage.

Alternative Driving Directions >>

From Southern Locations: South Jersey, Delaware, Baltimore, Washington, D.C.

Take I-95 North. Exit onto I-676 West. Follow directions from I-676 West (see below).

From Northern Locations: North Jersey, New York, Connecticut

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 4 (Route 73). Go 1 mile on Route 73 North and take the exit for Route 38 West. Take Route 38 West to Route 30 West and follow signs for the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. After crossing the bridge, follow the signs for I-676 West. Follow directions from I-676 West (see below).

From I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway)

Take I-676 West to the Broad Street exit on the right side, which will put you on 15th Street. Turn right onto Vine Street, turn right onto 16th St., and then turn left onto Spring Garden St. Spring Garden St. will intersect with Pennsylvania Ave. Cross over Pennsylvania Ave. and enter the tunnel, following signs for I-76 West/Art Museum. As you emerge from the tunnel, turn right at the traffic light onto Art Museum Dr. Follow Art Museum Dr. behind the Museum. For accessible entry and limited parking on the Upper Terrace, take the second right. To park in the Parking Garage, continue halfway down the hill and turn left into the Parking Garage.

From Western Locations: Valley Forge, King of Prussia

Take I-76 East to Philadelphia. Take Exit 343 (Spring Garden St.). At the end of the exit ramp, turn left. At the first traffic light, turn left onto Art Museum Dr. Follow Art Museum Dr. behind the Museum. For accessible entry and limited parking on the Upper Terrace, take the second right. To park in the Parking Garage, continue halfway down the hill and turn left into the Parking Garage.



Parking

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Parking Garage

Museum visitors: $12 for the first 4 hours, $2 for each additional hour.
Museum members: first hour FREE, $8 for the next 4 hours, $2 for each additional hour.

Parking ticket must be validated inside the Museum to receive these rates. Rates only apply during Museum hours. Member card must be shown at time of validation. The parking garage is located on the West side of the main Museum building. You may access the lot via Art Museum Drive or Waterworks Drive.

Upper Terrace

Designated accessible parking for vehicles with the appropriate disability permits are available on the Upper Terrace of the Museum. These spaces are limited and based on availability.

Museum members: $8 flat rate
Museum visitors: $12
(cash only, pay upon entry)

Visitor Trolley Service

A visitor shuttle provides complimentary transportation between the main Museum building, Perelman Building and Rodin Museum. The visitor shuttle operates Tuesday - Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with service every 10-15 minutes between the main and Perelman Buildings. Wednesday - Sunday the shuttle makes hourly trips to the Rodin Museum departing the West entrance at 45 min after each hour.

Alternate Parking Locations >>

Parking Lot: 2201 Fairmount Avenue

Operated by: Parkway Corp.
Prices vary
  1. Follow Art Museum Drive to the traffic light at Kelly Drive
  2. Continue straight through two lights, crossing over Kelly Drive and Pennsylvania Avenue
  3. At the third light, turn RIGHT onto Fairmount Avenue
  4. Continue up Fairmount Avenue and the lot will be on your LEFT between 22nd & 23rd streets

Metered Parking: Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Operated by: Philadelphia Parking Authority
Metered spaces between Eakins Oval and Logan Square
  1. Follow Art Museum Drive to the traffic light at Kelly Drive
  2. Make a RIGHT at the light onto Kelly Drive
  3. Continue left around the traffic circle and bare right along outside lanes of the Parkway
  4. Metered spaces along LEFT side of roadway

Waterworks Drive / Italian Fountain

Operated by: Philadelphia Parking Authority
2 Hour Zoned Parking
  1. Follow Art Museum Drive to the traffic light at Kelly Drive
  2. Make a LEFT at the light onto Kelly Drive
  3. Continue straight to the second light and turn LEFT onto Waterworks Dr.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is not affiliated with the alternate parking locations listed above. We are unable to guarantee space availability or pricing information at these locations.



Public Transportation

Local

SEPTA - (215) 580-7800
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, and 48 currently serve the Museum area. SEPTA Trip Planner >>

PHLASH
May 1 through October 31
The Phlash Downtown Visitor Shuttle provides direct service between Penn's Landing, Center City, and the Museum. Operated several months out of the year by the Philadelphia Trolley Works, the Phlash uses distinctive purple trolleys and runs every twelve minutes between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

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

Out of Town

PATCO - (856) 772-6900 or (215) 922-4600
The PATCO Speedline is an easy way to travel between southern New Jersey and Center City, with trains running approximately every 15 minutes during the week and every 20 minutes on weekends.

Amtrak - 1-800-USA-RAIL
Amtrak offers convenient, comfortable trains with several routes making stops in Philadelphia. Trains arrive and depart from 30th Street Station, just a few minutes away from the Museum.

Philadelphia International Airport - (215) 937-6800

 

For more information, please contact Visitor Services by phone at (215) 763-8100 or by e-mail at .

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