Getting Here

We’re a short distance from Center City Philadelphia. You can get here by car, bus, bike, or foot. Parking is available in our garage or on the street.

Main Building

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130


The museum sits at the western end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, close to I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) and I-676 (Vine Street Expressway). We’re minutes from Center City Philadelphia and a 20-minute drive from the Philadelphia International Airport, depending on traffic.

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Main Building Garage

We have a parking garage near the main building’s West Entrance. From Kelly Drive, turn onto Anne d’Harnoncourt Drive or Waterworks Drive and follow the signs. From Spring Garden Street, follow Anne d’Harnoncourt Drive around the curve; the garage is on your left. The garage is within walking distance of the Perelman Building and a 20-minute walk to the Rodin Museum.

Accessible Parking

You can find accessible parking in the garage. Spaces are limited.

Parking Rates

$12 for first 4 hours; $2 each additional hour

Members park free for first hour, $8 for next 4 hours, and $2 each additional hour. Validate your parking ticket inside the museum at a Visitor Services Desk and show your member card.

Parking fees must be paid using a credit card.

$5 Parking on Wednesday & Friday Nights

Park in the garage for just $5 when you visit us after 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday. Validate your parking ticket inside the museum at a Visitor Services Desk to receive this rate.

Bike Racks

You’re welcome to lock up your bike at secure racks in our parking garage.

Off-Site Parking

There are metered spaces on the Parkway between Eakins Oval and Logan Square, as well as two-hour parking just off Waterworks Drive at the Italian Fountain.

Public Transit


You can use SEPTA bus routes 7, 32, 38, 43, 48, and 49 for easy access to the museum. Check out SEPTA’s site for details.

We’re a stop on the Philly PHLASH Downtown Loop, which travels to key historical and cultural sites throughout the city. Visit for more information.


If you’re coming from the Philadelphia metro area, catch a SEPTA subway or regional rail train to nearby 30th Street or Suburban Stations.

If you’re coming from South Jersey, take the PATCO Speedline, which offers service to Center City Philadelphia every 15 to 20 minutes.

If you’re coming from out of town, catch an Amtrak train to 30th Street Station, just a few minutes away from the museum.


We’re right next to the Schuylkill River Trail, a car-free zone for cyclists, joggers, and strollers. There are also two Indego Bike Share stations nearby: one at the bottom of the Rocky steps and another in front of the Perelman Building at 2525 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Feel free to lock up your bike at secure racks in our parking garage.