Destination

Reading Terminal Market

Reading Terminal Market is Philadelphia’s famous indoor farmer's market offering diverse fare, housewares & area specialties since 1892. The offerings include fresh produce, meats, poultry, seafood, and cheese stalls line the aisles along with baked goods, flowers, hand-made jewelry, pottery, crafts and unique eateries along with a large eating area in the center of the Market. Located in Center City Philadelphia, it’s easy to get here on SEPTA.

How to get there

Reading Terminal Market is steps away from Jefferson Station (Regional Rail), 13th Street Station (Market-Frankford Line & Subway/Surface Trolleys) and City Hall (Broad Street Line). Multiple bus routes also stop at Reading Terminal Market.  

Bus Routes

4, 10, 11, 13, 16, 17, 21, 23, 33, 34, 36, 38, 42, 45, 47, 48

Subway lines

Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line

Rail

Regional Rail lines that come into Jefferson Station: 

Airport Line Regional Rail

Warminster Line Regional Rail

Wilmington/Newark Line Regional Rail

West Trenton Line Regional Rail

Media/Elwyn Line Regional Rail

Lansdale/Doylestown Line Regional Rail

Paoli/Thorndale Line Regional Rail

Manayunk/Norristown Line Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill East Line Regional Rail

Trenton Line Regional Rail

Fox Chase Line Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill West Line Regional Rail

Fare

Center City Philadelphia Regional Rail Zone

Hours

Open to the public:

Monday - Saturday: 8AM - 6PM

Sunday: 9AM - 5PM

Other Amenities

Bike racks available 

RideIndego (Philly Bike share) if offered nearby

Things To Do

After exploring the Reading Terminal Market, there’s plenty of other things to do very close by. Only a couple block away is Chinatown which anchors Philadelphia's Asian community and is home to restaurants featuring diverse Asian cuisines along with shops offering traditional Asian foods and gifts. Also connect to the Jefferson Train Station is the Gallery which includes a bunch of different retail stores and food courts. 

Upcoming Local Happenings
Pafa

Free Admission to PAFA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

In celebration of its recently opened World War I exhibition, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is offering free admission to its galleries on Sundays thru April! Grab your Pass and get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall or Race-Vine or Routes 2, 4, 16, 27 or 48.

20170108 00:00 20170430 00:00 America/New_York Free Admission to PAFA <p>In celebration of its recently opened World War I exhibition, <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.pafa.org/">the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts</a> is offering free admission to its galleries on Sundays thru April! Grab your Pass and get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall or Race-Vine or Routes 2, 4, 16, 27 or 48.</p> <p><img alt="" src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iseptaphilly.com-ss/app/public/ckeditor_assets/pictures/597/content_pafa_rev_war.png" style="height:352px; width:548px" /></p> 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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XPN Music Film Festival

Prince Theater

WXPN and World Cafe team up with the Philadelphia Film Society for the XPN Music Film Festival. This three-day event (3/31 thru 4/2) will include six music-centric films, including Talking Heads documentary Stop Making Sense, 90’s classic Singles, and Martin Scorsese’s The Last Waltz. So easy to get to the Prince Theater on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall, the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 15th Street, Regional Rail to Suburban Station or Routes 4, 9, 21, 27, 21 or 42. 

20170331 00:00 20170403 00:00 America/New_York XPN Music Film Festival <p>WXPN and World Cafe team up with the Philadelphia Film Society for the <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://filmadelphia.org/xpn-music-film-festival/">XPN Music Film Festival</a>. This three-day event (3/31 thru 4/2) will include six music-centric films, including Talking Heads documentary <em>Stop Making Sense</em>, 90&rsquo;s classic <em>Singles</em>, and Martin Scorsese&rsquo;s <em>The Last Waltz</em>. So easy to get to the Prince Theater on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall, the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 15th Street, Regional Rail to Suburban Station or Routes 4, 9, 21, 27, 21 or 42.&nbsp;</p> 1412 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

Constitution Center

Back by popular demand, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition returns to the National Constitution Center for the first time since 2012 [who else remembers this amazing train car???}.

The 5,000-square-foot display includes over 100 rare artifacts from the temperance movement, including a hatchet used by Carrie Nation, original ratification copies of the 18th and 21st amendments and a Prohibition Bureau Badge issued by the Department of Justice. Runs Friday, 3/3 through Sunday, 7/16. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 or 57. Make sure you check out this SEPTA Pass Perk before you go!

20170303 00:00 20170717 00:00 America/New_York American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition <p>Back by popular demand, <em><a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://constitutioncenter.org/calendar/american-spirits-returns-the-rise-and-fall-of-prohibition">American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition</a></em> returns to the National Constitution Center for the first time since 2012 [who else remembers this amazing train car???}.</p> <p><img alt="" src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iseptaphilly.com-ss/app/public/ckeditor_assets/pictures/687/content_capture.png" style="height:221px; width:222px" /></p> <p>The 5,000-square-foot display includes over 100 rare artifacts from the temperance movement, including a hatchet used by Carrie Nation, original ratification copies of the 18th and 21st amendments and a Prohibition Bureau Badge issued by the Department of Justice. Runs Friday, 3/3 through Sunday, 7/16. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 or 57. Make sure you check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/56">SEPTA Pass Perk</a> before you go!</p> 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Robot

Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

Think you could beat a robot in a game of tic-tac-toe? Put your skills to the test at Robot Revolution, a new exhibition at The Franklin Institute that features a collection of robots gathered from around the world. Supported by Google.org and The Boeing Company, the interactive display explores how these fascinating machines can change how we live, work and play. Feel a therapeutic baby seal robot react to your touch, watch soccer-playing 'bots in action and more through this immersive museum opportunity. Best part - if you've got a SEPTA Pass, we've got a Pass Perk that saves you $5! And you can get here on SEPTA! Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.

20161008 00:00 20170331 00:00 America/New_York Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute <p>Think you could beat a robot in a game of tic-tac-toe? Put your skills to the test at <em><a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2016/09/franklin-institute-reveals-world-robots-new-immersive-exhibition/#sm.000k5zfg28cedhi11hf158ntwuyvz">Robot Revolution</a></em>, a new exhibition at The Franklin Institute that features a collection of robots gathered from around the world. Supported by Google.org and The Boeing Company, the interactive display explores how these fascinating machines can change how we live, work and play. Feel a therapeutic baby seal robot react to your touch, watch soccer-playing &#39;bots in action and more through this immersive museum opportunity. Best part - if you&#39;ve got a SEPTA Pass, we&#39;ve got a <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/134">Pass Perk</a> that saves you $5! And you can get here on SEPTA! Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.</p> 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Elfreth alley

Elfreth's Alley Season Opening

Elfreth's Alley

Elfreth's Alley, the oldest continuously residential street in the country, officially opens for its 2017 season this Saturday with an afternoon-long celebration honoring Dorothy “Dolly” Ottey, an Elfreth's Alley resident who was one of the founding members of the Elfreth’s Alley Association. There will be a 1930s swing quartet and 1930s candy and treats along with tours of the museum house and street. This event runs from 12-5p. This event is open to the public. Tours of the house museum are $5 per person.  Family rates are available. To get here on SEPTA, hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 21, 42 or 57.

20170401 00:00 20170402 00:00 America/New_York Elfreth's Alley Season Opening <p>Elfreth&#39;s Alley, the oldest continuously residential street in the country, officially opens for its 2017 season this Saturday with an afternoon-long celebration honoring Dorothy &ldquo;Dolly&rdquo; Ottey, an Elfreth&#39;s Alley resident who was one of the founding members of the Elfreth&rsquo;s Alley Association. There will be a 1930s swing quartet and 1930s candy and treats along with tours of the museum house and street. This event runs from 12-5p. This event is open to the public. Tours of the house museum are $5 per person.&nbsp; Family rates are available. To get here on SEPTA, hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 21, 42 or 57.</p> 124 Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Barnes

First Sunday

Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation marks the first Sunday of the month (this Sunday!) with free admission to its impressive galleries including its special exhibition Live and Life Will Give You Pictures. Free tickets are required and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Get here on SEPTA Routes 2, 7, 32, 33, 38 or 48.

20170402 00:00 20170403 00:00 America/New_York First Sunday <p>The Barnes Foundation marks the first Sunday of the month (this Sunday!) with <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.barnesfoundation.org/visit/philadelphia/free-first-sundays">free admission</a> to its impressive galleries including its special exhibition <em>Live and Life Will Give You Pictures</em>. Free tickets are required and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Get here on SEPTA Routes 2, 7, 32, 33, 38 or 48.</p> 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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