Directions to the Museum.

Directions

Directions

The Museum is conveniently located just steps away from Independence Hall and within easy reach of Interstates 95 and 76, Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, and the Philadelphia International Airport.

Address

101 South 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

 

From I-95

From Bucks County and points north

Southbound via I-95

Take Exit 22, following the signs for the Historic Area and Independence Hall. Go straight on 2nd Street to Walnut Street. Turn right onto Walnut and go one block to 3rd Street. Turn right onto 3rd Street and go one block to Chestnut Street. The Museum is on the right at 3rd and Chestnut Streets. 

 

From Delaware and points south

Northbound via I-95

Take exit 22 for I-676/Independence Hall (left exit), keep right for I-676 east/Independence Hall to Callowhill Street, go straight on Callowhill Street to 4th Street. Turn left on 4th Street. Turn left on Chestnut Street, go one block and the Museum is on the right at 3rd and Chestnut Streets. 

From I-76/I-676

From Valley Forge and points west

Eastbound via I-76 and I-676

Exit from I-76 to I-676 (left exit), continue to 6th Street exit (Independence Hall exit), turn right on 6th Street. Turn left on Race Street to 4th Street. Turn right on 4th Street to Chestnut Street. Turn left on Chestnut Street and the Museum is on the right at 3rd and Chestnut Streets. 

 

From New Jersey

Westbound via Benjamin Franklin Bridge (U.S. 30)

Take the 5th Street exit. Keep right at the fork to Marginal Road. Turn right on 4th Street to Chestnut Street. Turn left on Chestnut Street and the Museum is on the right at 3rd and Chestnut Streets.

SEPTA

SEPTA buses stopping near the Museum include routes 5, 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, 44, 48, 57, and 121. All SEPTA Regional Rail Lines serve Market East Station at 10th and Market Streets, which is a few blocks’ walk or a quick ride on the bus or subway. SEPTA Market-Frankford Line has stations at both 2nd and 5th Streets on Market, just around the corner. In addition to SEPTA service, PHLASH and other visitor trolleys also make stops within easy reach of the Museum as they navigate through Old City.

From the Airport

The taxi rate from the Philadelphia International Airport to the Museum is approximately $30. The SEPTA R1 Airport train stops at each airport terminal and reaches both the 30th Street Station and the Market East Station, where you can change to the Market-Frankford Subway line (see under Amtrak). Please see SEPTA's website or ask at the airport information desk for schedules and directions. The Center City Hotel Shuttle System, located on the Baggage Claim level of Philadelphia Airport, is another option.

Indego Bicycle

There are two Indego stations located within one block of the Museum at 2nd and Wlanut and another at Second and Market Streets.  More information about the Indego bike program can be found here.

Parking in Old City

The Museum does not provide parking for visitors.  There are a number of parking lots and garages located with easy walking distance of the Museum:  

Park America, 27 South 3rd Street, 0.1 Miles from M*AR

The Bourse Garage, 400 Ranstead Street, 0.2 Miles from M*AR

Parkway Corporation, 36 South 2nd Street, 0.2 Miles from M*AR

E Z Park, 38-50 North 3rd Street, 0.2 Miles from M*AR

Short Parking Corp, 37 South 2nd Street, 0.2 Miles from M*AR

The Autopark at Olde City, 125 South 2nd Street, 0.2 Miles from M*AR

Holiday Inn Historic District, 400 Arch Street, 0.3 Miles from M*AR

Patriot Parking, 101 Market Street, 0.3 Miles from M*AR

Patriot Parking, 2nd & Race Streets, 0.5 Miles from M*AR

Patriot Parking, 401-31 Race Streets, 0.5 Miles from M*AR

Central Parking, 800 Market Street, 0.6 Miles from M*AR

Central Parking, 519 Bainbridge Street, 0.7 Miles from M*AR

Handicap Access

Please refer to the City of Philadelphia website for information on handicap accessible parking.

Bus Loading and Unloading

For loading and unloading groups, buses may stop on 3rd St, next to the Museum of the American Revolution.