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Public Transportation


Take any of the Trolleys below to 33rd and Market Street, and/or 37th and Spruce Streets.

11 Trolley More Info Here (PDF)
13 Trolley More Info Here (PDF)
34 Trolley More Info Here (PDF)
36 Trolley More Info Here (PDF)
Market Frankford Line (MFL) 34th and Market St Station (PDF)


Route 21 Stops at 33rd and Walnut/Chestnut Streets (PDF)
Route 30 Stops at 33rd and Spruce Street (PDF)
Route 42 Stops at 33rd and Spruce Street (PDF)
Route 40 Stops at South Street and Convention Ave - right in front of the Museum! (PDF)
Route 49 Stops at 33rd and Spruce Street (PDF)

Regional Rail

These Regional Rail Lines stop at the University City/Penn Medicine Station located across Convention Avenue from the Penn Museum.

University City/Penn Medicine Station is wheelchair accessible.

The Airport Line Schedule (PDF)
Manayunk / Norristown Line Schedule (PDF)
Media / Elwyn Line Schedule (PDF)
Warminster Line Schedule (PDF)
West Trenton Line Schedule (PDF)
Wilmington / Newark Schedule (PDF)

30th Street Station services all regional rail lines and is a short one mile walk to the Penn Museum.

Center City to University City/Penn Medicine Station combined train schedule Weekday / Weekend


Advisory! Please be advised, parking is extremely limited during weekdays.

Garage 7

Located at the corner of South Streets and Convention Avenue, just east of the Penn Museum. The garage parking can be limited with garage filling early—usually by 7:30 am, some spots reopening after 10:30 am.

Advisory! This garage accepts credit cards for payment only.

Weekdays: 6:00am to 5:00pm $22
Weeknights: 5:00pm to 11:00pm $12
Weekend Rate (except for special event parking days): $12

Special event parking days are determined by Penn Parking Service. Special event parking prices differ from everyday prices and are subject to change without notice. Examples of these events include the annual Penn Relays, Homecoming, other Penn Athletics Programming.

Other Pay Lots

These lots are in the vicinity and metered parking is available on some streets nearby. The following lots are available to the public after 5:00 PM during the week for a $7.00 flat rate:

  • Lot 19 – 34th & Chestnut ($8.00 flat rate on weekends)
  • Lot 23 – 38th & Sansom ($7.00 flat rate on weekends)
  • Lot 39 – 33rd & Ludlow ($8.00 flat rate on weekends)

See the University of Pennsylvania's website for information on parking. Or see a map of all the visitor parking lots on campus.

Public Transit Partners

Come to Penn Museum by public transportation—and take advantage of museum discounts, too!


Check out the SEPTA trip planner to ease your way.

Find out about admission discounts for taking public transportation, at SEPTA PassPerks.

NJ Transit

Take NJ Transit and visit the Museum at a discounted rate. Find out here.

Museum Shop

Floor Level: Main Floor

Visit the Penn Museum Shop and unearth great gifts for all ages: books, jewelry, décor, toys, and reproductions. The Museum Shop is located on the Main Floor next to the Pepper Mill Cafe.

view of the museum shop

Museum Shop Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm*
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

*The Museum Shop is open until 8:00 pm on the first Wednesdays of each month.

University of Pennsylvania staff and students, University of Pennsylvania Health System, and Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania staff (with PennCard or employee ID) enjoy a 15% discount.

Member's Discount!

Become a member of the Penn Museum and receive a 10% discount at the Pepper Mill Café and a 15% discount at the Museum Shop.

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