With the first days of summer comes Summer of 2019's first heat wave. Before you crank the AC in your house and refuse to leave, or else flee to the shore, we're here to offer you a better, air conditioned options for indoor kicks to keep you occupied during this kick-off to summer. These are just few of the very many things happening in Philly and the surrounding regions, and just a few of the many Perks that your SEPTA Key always has to offer.
The Franklin Institute: The Franklin Institute's Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props. Spectacular pieces to thrill both avid collectors, and casual fans, all while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life! It's a short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. And your SEPTA Key gets you a Perk for $3 off daytime admission!
Punchline Philly: Kountry Wayne is a rising superstar comedian, and he'll be at Punchline Philly in Fishtown this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night! And your SEPTA Key gets you Perks - 10% off food and drinks! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to Girard, walk .2 miles.
King of Prussia Mall: Home to the best shopping in the country, incredible dining, nightlife, and the biggest parties in Montco, is the King of Prussia Mall. Best part? No car, no problem. The Paoli/Thorndale Line, Manayunk/Norristown Line, and Norristown High Speed Line have stops not far from KOP. Bus Routes 92, 95, 99, 123, 124, 125, and 139 all serve King of Prussia.
Adventure Aquarium: The Adventure Aquarium features one-of-a-kind exhibits with more than 8,500 aquatic species throughout two million gallons of water. Don’t forget to bring your SEPTA Key or Pass to take advantage of the SEPTA Perk! Receive $4 off General Admission Tickets or 10% off an Aquarium Membership when you flash your Key or Pass at the ticket window. To get there, take PATCO to Camden's City Hall Station which is a short walk to the aquarium. Connect from SEPTA to PATCO at 8th & Market or 13th & Locust. If you're really committed to the "water" theme, catch a boat there! The RiverLink Ferry is accessible via the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (2nd Street Station) or Bus Routes 12, 17, 21, 25, 33, 42 or 48. The Ferry runs 7-days-a-week all summer!
Movie Theaters: What is better to do in the heat than chill in a cold, dark movie theater??? Very little. Stay cool, get entertained, and get popcorn! Head to the Ambler Movie Theater for a free small popcorn when you flash your Key card or SEPTA Pass. If you're in Bucks Co, head to the County Theater in Doylestown, and receive a free small popcorn when you flash your Key card or SEPTA Pass. Or if you're at the Hiway Theater in Jenkintown, your SEPTA Key or Pass gets you... you guessed it! A free small popcorn!
So grab your SEPTA Key and head to your next indoor adventure!