In an effort to encourage green ways of getting to the Museum, we have installed brand new bike racks at the Daniel G. Kamin Entrance. We're also conveniently located across from the University City Regional Rail station.
The Penn Museum is located at 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 at the intersection of Spruce Street and 33rd Street. Nearby landmarks include Franklin Field, across South Street, and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, across 34th Street. Click here to get directions on Penn's website.
SUBWAY - SURFACE TROLLEY LINES (Green Line):
11, 13, 34 and 36, to 33rd and Chestnut/Walnut Streets, and 37th and Spruce Streets.
21 (stops at 33rd and Walnut/Chestnut Streets)
42, 30 (stops at 33rd and Spruce Streets)
40 (stops at South Street and Convention Ave - right in front of the Museum!)
The University City Station is located across Convention Avenue from the Penn Museum. The Airport, Marcus Hook/Wilmington/Newark and Media/Elwyn Lines make stops at this station. 30th Street Station is a short walk to the Penn Museum as ia the 34th Street exit of the Market-Frankford subway.
For more information, visit the Septa's trip planner.
To the Penn Museum Kress Entrance/Penn Tower Parking Garage / Lot 7 Parking Garage:
The Penn Museum's address is 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
From PA Turnpike (eastbound to Philadelphia)
Take the Valley Forge exit to I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway.) Keep right at the fork and continue toward University Avenue. Take the South Street Exit (Exit 346A, on the left). Turn right onto the South Street Bridge. The Museum will be on your immediate left.
From New Jersey Turnpike (westbound to Philadelphia)
Take Exit 3 to Walt Whitman Bridge to I-76 West (Schuylkill Expressway) to Valley Forge. Take the South Street Exit (Exit 346A, on the left). Turn left onto the South Street Bridge. The Museum will be on your immediate left.
From I-95 Southbound
Exit at 676 West (Vine Street Expressway). Merge onto I-76 East (towards Airport). Take the South Street Exit (Exit 346A). Turn right onto the South Street Bridge. The Museum will be on your immediate left.
From I-95 Northbound
Past Philadelphia International Airport, follow signs to 1-76 West (Schuylkill Expressway) to Valley Forge. Take the South Street Exit (Exit 346A). Turn left onto the South Street Bridge. The Museum will be on your immediate left.
From Center City Philadelphia
Take the Walnut Street Bridge to 34th Street and turn left on 34th Street. Turn left on Spruce Street which turns into South Street after you cross 33rd Street. The Museum will be on your right.
See the University of Pennsylvania's website for directions to the campus.
Indego: University City Station
An Indego Bike Station is located just a few feet from the Penn Museum’s Kress entrance at the corner of South Street and Convention Boulevard.
Bicycle racks are available in front of the Museum (accessible from South Street), as well as at the Kress Entrance.
Please be advised, parking is extremely limited during weekdays.
1) Garage 7, located at the corner of South Streets and Convention Avenue, just east of the Penn Museum. Parking can be limited with garage filling early—usually by 7:30 am, some spots reopening after 10:30 am.
Regular Daily Rate (no discounts offered): $21 Monday through Friday, Early morning to 5:00 pm.
Evening and Weekend Rate (except for special event parking days): $11 after 5:00 pm.
Special Event Parking: (including annual Penn Relays, other Penn Athletics Programming). Special event parking prices differ from everyday prices.
2) Lot 37 at 34th and Chestnut Streets is available Monday through Friday. Lot 37 is closed on weekends.
3) Other pay lots are in the vicinity and metered parking is available on some streets nearby.
The following lots are available to the public after 5:00 PM during the week for a $7.00 flat rate:
Visitors are encouraged to park at the Campus Park and Ride at 1600 South Warfield Street.