Directions to the Museum.


The Museum is open today, Wed., Feb. 21. Please be aware that street access to the Museum may be restricted due to road closures and fire department activity. 

The Museum will be accepting donations in support of those displaced by the fire. All donations will be given to the Red Cross to support our neighbors.

The Museum is conveniently located just steps away from Independence Hall and within easy reach of Interstates 95 and 76, Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, and the Philadelphia International Airport.


The Museum does not provide parking for visitors. Please see below for a list of parking lots and garages located with easy walking distance of the Museum. 

How to get to the Museum...

From I-95

From Bucks County and points north

Southbound via I-95

Take Exit 22, following the signs for the Historic Area and Independence Hall. Go straight on 2nd Street to Walnut Street. Turn right onto Walnut and go one block to 3rd Street. Turn right onto 3rd Street and go one block to Chestnut Street. The Museum is on the right at 3rd and Chestnut Streets. 

From Delaware and points south

Northbound via I-95

Take exit 22 for I-676/Independence Hall (left exit), keep right for I-676 east/Independence Hall to Callowhill Street, go straight on Callowhill Street to 4th Street. Turn left on 4th Street. Turn left on Chestnut Street, go one block and the Museum is on the right at 3rd and Chestnut Streets. 

From I-76/I-676

From Valley Forge and points west

Eastbound via I-76 and I-676

Exit from I-76 to I-676 (left exit), continue to 6th Street exit (Independence Hall exit), turn right on 6th Street. Turn left on Race Street to 4th Street. Turn right on 4th Street to Chestnut Street. Turn left on Chestnut Street and the Museum is on the right at 3rd and Chestnut Streets. 

From New Jersey

Westbound via Benjamin Franklin Bridge (U.S. 30)

Take the 5th Street exit. Keep right at the fork to Marginal Road. Turn right on 4th Street to Chestnut Street. Turn left on Chestnut Street and the Museum is on the right at 3rd and Chestnut Streets.


SEPTA buses stopping near the Museum include routes 5, 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, 44, 48, 57, and 121. All SEPTA Regional Rail Lines serve Jefferson Station at 10th and Market Streets, which is a few blocks’ walk or a quick ride on the bus or subway. SEPTA Market-Frankford Line has stations at both 2nd and 5th Streets on Market, just around the corner. In addition to SEPTA service, PHLASH and other visitor trolleys also make stops within easy reach of the Museum as they navigate through Old City.

By Amtrak

Amtrak is the Official Rail Transportation Provider for the Museum of the American Revolution. Take Amtrak to the Museum of the American Revolution and receive 30% off a Companion Fare. Book your trip now (some restrictions apply).

Visitors arriving by Amtrak train will disembark at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station and can take public transportation (SEPTA) or a taxi to the Museum. 


From the Airport

The taxi rate from the Philadelphia International Airport to the Museum is approximately $30. The SEPTA R1 Airport train stops at each airport terminal and reaches both the 30th Street Station and the Jefferson Station, where you can change to the Market-Frankford Subway line (see under Amtrak). Please see SEPTA's website or ask at the airport information desk for schedules and directions. The Center City Hotel Shuttle System, located on the Baggage Claim level of Philadelphia Airport, is another option.

By Indego Bicycle

There are two Indego stations located within one block of the Museum. One at Second and Walnut and the other at Second and Market Streets.  More information about the Indego bike program can be found here.

Parking in Old City

There are several parking garages located within a mile from the Museum:

Handicap Access

Please refer to the City of Philadelphia website for information on handicap accessible parking.

Bus Loading and Unloading

For loading and unloading groups, buses may stop on 3rd St, next to the Museum of the American Revolution.