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National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
(Corner of 5th and Market Streets)
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2517
(215) 923-3811


Getting to the Museum

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Local

SEPTA
Via the Market-Frankford line, both east and west bound trains stop at 5th and Market, below the Museum. 
For additional subway, trolley, and bus routes, visit SEPTA.

PHLASH
The distinctive purple Phlash trolleys provide direct service between the major museums and attractions in Center City. For seasonal operation schedules and cost, visit PHLASH.

Out of Town

PATCO
The High Speed Line travels between Center City Philadelphia and South Jersey. Use the 8th and Market station for the Museum.

GREYHOUND
The bus station is located at 1001 Filbert Street, about one mile from the Museum. For schedules, visit Greyhound.

The following all provide service to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. For routes, schedules, and cost, visit the links below.

Amtrak
NJTransit
Bolt Bus
MegaBus
Note: When traveling between NYC and Philadelphia, there is an additional MegaBus stop at 6th & Market Streets.

You can also connect to the Market-Frankford subway line at 30th Street Station for transportation to Museum, exiting at 5th and Market.

PARKING

The Museum does not have its own garage or lot. There are numerous lots and garages, as well as metered street parking, in the immediate vicinity.

Parkway Corporation, one block west of the Museum (a short walk across Independence Mall), offers $9 parking for up to four hours with NMAJH validation. (After 4 hours, pricing reverts to standard Garage rates.) Garage entrance is located at 601 Ranstead Street under the DOW building. You will receive a card upon entering the garage; when you exit you enter your original card followed by the Museum courtesy card and the discount will be applied automatically.

The Bourse Garage, one block from the Museum, is open 24 hours a day and offers $9 four-hour parking with NMAJH validation. (After 4 hours, pricing reverts to standard Garage rates.) Entrance is between Market and Chestnut on Fourth Street. Maximum height clearance for vehicles is 6' 4". If you are bringing a coach bus, please go here.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From the North

Betsy Ross Bridge via the New Jersey Turnpike:  Take the N.J. Turnpike to Exit 4. Take Route 73 North to Route 90 (Betsy Ross Bridge). Take the Betsy Ross Bridge into Philadelphia. Follow signs for I-95 South (Center City). Take I-95 South. Follow the signs for "Central Phila./I-676" (Exit 22). Follow signs for Philadelphia /Independence Hall/Callowhill Street. Make a right at the light, which is Callowhill Street. Turn left onto North 4th Street. Take 4th Street to Market Street. The Museum is located at 5th and Market Streets, to the right.

Benjamin Franklin Bridge via the New Jersey Turnpike:  Take the N.J. Turnpike to Exit 4. Take Route 73 North to Route 38 West to US 30. Take US 30 west over the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, and at the bottom of the bridge make a sharp right hand U-turn. The first street will be 4th Street. Turn right onto 4th Street. Take 4th Street to Market Street. The Museum is located at 5th and Market Streets, to the right.

I-95 South:  Take I-95 South. Follow the signs for "Central Phila./I-676" (Exit 22). Stay to your right. Follow signs for Philadelphia/Independence Hall/Callowhill streets. Make a right at the light, which is Callowhill Street. Turn left onto North 4th Street. The Museum is located at 5th and Market Streets, to the right.

From the West

Take I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) to the Valley Forge Exit (Exit 326): Follow signs to Philadelphia I-76 East.Remain on I-76 East for about 25 miles until you see signs for Central Philadelphia (Exit 344). Continue on 676 East to the 8th Street Exit. Make a right onto 8th Street. The second traffic light is Race Street-turn left. Go four traffic lights to 4th Street and turn right. Take 4th Street to Market Street. The Museum is located at 5th and Market Streets, to the right.

From The East

Atlantic City Expressway to 42 North: Follow 42 North to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Rt. 676), which crosses into Philadelphia.
At the bottom of the bridge make a sharp right hand U-turn. The first street will be 4th Street. Turn right on to North 4th Street. Take 4th Street to Market Street. The Museum is located at 5th and Market Streets, to the right.

From The South

I-95 North: Follow the signs for "Central Phila./I-676" (Exit 22). Follow signs for Philadelphia/Independence Hall/Callowhill Streets. Keep right at the fork in the ramp. Stay straight to Callowhill Street. Turn left onto North 4th Street. Take 4th Street to Market Street. The Museum is located at 5th and Market Streets, to the right.