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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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Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes

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 artifacts to thrill both avid collectors, and casual fans—while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life! Catch it now thru 9/2. 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! 

20190413 00:00 20190903 00:00 America/New_York Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes <p>The Franklin Institute&#39;s <a href="https://www.fi.edu/exhibit/marvel-universe-super-heroes">Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes</a> features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel&rsquo;s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props. Spectacular artifacts to thrill both avid collectors, and casual fans&mdash;while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life! Catch it now thru 9/2. 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="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/240">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. Beginning Saturday, 5/18, the Garden Bar will be 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.

20190518 00:00 20190930 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. Beginning Saturday, 5/18, the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.rodinmuseum.org/284-237.html" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Garden Bar</a> will be 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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