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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. As does Route 49! 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. ​

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Worst Case Scenario: Survival Experience

The Franklin Institute

Put your survival skills to the test at the Franklin Institute from 10/19 thru 4/19. There are  interactive scenarios — including leaping from a moving train and surviving an avalanche —  which are designed for guests to learn how handle unexpected but possible scenarios. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Save $3 on admission with this Perk!

20191019 00:00 20200419 00:00 America/New_York Worst Case Scenario: Survival Experience <p>Put your survival skills to the test at the Franklin Institute from 10/19 thru 4/19. There are&nbsp;&nbsp;interactive scenarios &mdash; including leaping from a moving train and surviving an avalanche &mdash;&nbsp; which are designed for guests to learn how handle unexpected but possible scenarios.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Save $3 on admission with this <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/318">Perk</a>!</p> Franklin Institute, North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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The Comcast Holiday Spectacular

Comcast Center

From 11/28 thru 1/1, the Comcast Center lobby's annual super high-res LED holiday show combines the Pennsylvania Ballet's The Nutcracker, a magical sleigh ride over the city (with a bird's-eye view of the new Comcast Technology Center) and a sing-along in 15 minutes of free fun. More than two million people have seen the show since its debut in 2008. Get here on SEPTA. The Comcast Center is literally connected to SEPTA's Suburban Station. See you there!

20191128 00:00 20200102 00:00 America/New_York The Comcast Holiday Spectacular <p>From 11/28 thru 1/1, the Comcast Center lobby&#39;s annual super high-res LED holiday show combines the Pennsylvania Ballet&#39;s <em>The Nutcracker</em>, a magical sleigh ride over the city (with a bird&#39;s-eye view of the new Comcast Technology Center) and a sing-along in 15 minutes of free fun. More than two million people have seen the show since its debut in 2008. Get here on SEPTA. The Comcast Center is literally connected to SEPTA&#39;s Suburban Station. See you there!</p> Comcast Center, John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Music and Moves Holiday Series

Suburban Station

SEPTA's Music and Moves Program will host a holiday music series Monday thru Friday from 11:30a-4:30p at Suburban Station presented by renowned Philadelphia musician and producer, Dan Rouse. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.  

20191209 00:00 20191214 00:00 America/New_York Music and Moves Holiday Series <p>SEPTA&#39;s Music and Moves Program will host a holiday music series Monday thru Friday from 11:30a-4:30p&nbsp;at Suburban Station presented by renowned Philadelphia musician and producer, Dan Rouse.&nbsp;So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 &amp; 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Suburban Station, 16th St. & JFK Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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