Destination

Parkway Museums District

Stretching from City Hall to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia's grand tree-lined Benjamin Franklin Parkway is flanked by some of the city's most acclaimed destinations. Visitors to the Parkway Museums District will discover a cultural mecca with world-class museums and educational institutions, the magnificent Swann Memorial Fountain, Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Logan Square and the world famous "Rocky" steps. Treasures and discoveries abound on (and just a few blocks off) the Parkway!

How to get there

Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 & 48 all serve the Parkway area. The Parkway is also an easy walk from Suburban Station if you're coming by Regional Rail or 19th Street or 22nd Street Stations if you come by Trolley. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.

The seasonal PHLASH downtown loop uses distinctive purple trolleys to connect major tourist destinations between Penn's Landing and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It is one of the best ways to get around to more than 25 locations in Center City and is just $2 each time you board unless you have a SEPTA Pass or SEPTA Key - then it's FREE! Details and a map can be found here.

Fare

There are many ways to get here on SEPTA, there are also many ways to pay. Click here to learn which fare is best for you. ​

Things To Do
Upcoming Local Happenings
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Game Masters

The Franklin Institute

Game Masters is the latest exhibition at The Franklin Institute until September 3. Showcasing the work of over 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through today's web and console games. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Don't forget to check out this Perk before going! 

20180331 00:00 20180904 00:00 America/New_York Game Masters <p><em><a href="https://www.fi.edu/exhibit/game-masters">G</a></em><a href="https://www.fi.edu/exhibit/game-masters"><em>ame Masters</em></a>&nbsp;is the latest exhibition at The Franklin Institute until September 3. Showcasing the work of over 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games&mdash;from the trailblazing arcade era through today&#39;s web and console games. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Don&#39;t forget to check out this <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/215">Perk</a> before going!&nbsp;</p> 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Rodin Museum Garden Bar

Rodin Museum

Guests at the Rodin Museum can spend select summer evenings sipping beer and wine in the museum’s picturesque sculpture garden. The new-for-2018 Garden Bar is open Wednesdays through Fridays from 5p to 8p and Saturdays and Sundays from 3p to 8p thru 8/19. Get here on SEPTA Routes 7, 32, 38 and 48.

20180720 00:00 20180820 00:00 America/New_York Rodin Museum Garden Bar <p>Guests at the Rodin Museum can spend select summer evenings sipping beer and wine in the museum&rsquo;s picturesque sculpture garden. The new-for-2018&nbsp;<a href="http://www.rodinmuseum.org/284-237.html" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Garden Bar</a> is open Wednesdays through Fridays from 5p to 8p&nbsp;and Saturdays and Sundays from 3p to 8p thru 8/19.&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA Routes 7, 32, 38 and 48.</p> 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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The Oval

Eakins Oval

Just steps away from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, head to The Oval Wednesday thru Sunday. Visitors can enjoy giant games of chess, checkers, Jenga and Connect Four, dine on tasty dishes from local food trucks and lounge with a cold brew in the scenic outdoor beer garden. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 2, 7, 32, 33, 38 or 48.

20180725 00:00 20180820 00:00 America/New_York The Oval <p>Just steps away from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, head to <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://theovalphl.org/events/opening-day-at-the-oval/">The Oval</a> Wednesday thru Sunday. Visitors can enjoy giant games of chess, checkers, Jenga and Connect Four, dine on tasty dishes from local food trucks and lounge with a cold brew in the scenic outdoor beer garden. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 2, 7, 32, 33, 38 or 48.</p> 2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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