Address and Directions

Historical Society of Pennsylvania                                    
1300 Locust Street                                                              
Philadelphia, PA  19107-5699

Telephone: 215-732-6200

Fax: 215-732-2680

 

 

 

Directions

By Car

From east of Philadelphia

Travel west on Route 676. Take the Broad Street/Central Philadelphia exit. Proceed south on 15th Street and turn left onto Locust Street, crossing Broad Street and continuing to 13th Street. The Historical Society is on the right, at 1300 Locust Street.  Several parking facilities are on the left.

From north or south of Philadelphia via I-95

Traveling towards Philadelphia on I-95, exit onto Route 676 West. Take the Broad Street/Central Philadelphia exit. Proceed south on 15th Street and turn left onto Locust Street, crossing Broad Street and continuing to 13th Street.

From west of Philadelphia

Travel east on Route 676. Take the Broad Street/Central Philadelphia exit. Proceed south on 15th Street and turn left onto Locust Street, crossing Broad Street and continuing to 13th Street.

 

By Public Transportation

 

Philadelphia is accessible via the Philadelphia International AirportAmtrakSEPTA Regional RailNew Jersey Transit, and PATCO.

For more information about your visit to Philadelphia, go to the official visitor site for Greater Philadelphia.

Bus Route

SEPTA bus route 12 stops on Locust Street directly in front of HSP.

Subways

If you are taking the Broad Street Subway that runs north and south through Philadelphia, exit at the Walnut & Locust stop and walk two blocks east on Locust Street to reach HSP.

If you are taking the Market-Frankford Subway that runs east and west through Philadelphia, exit at the 13th & Market stop and walk four blocks south on 13th street to reach HSP. 

If you are taking the high-speed PATCO train line that runs between Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia, exit at the 13th & Locust stop.  HSP is located on the southwest corner of this street intersection.

Train

Take any SEPTA Regional Rail line into Market East Station. From the station, walk four blocks south on 12th Street to Locust Street. Then turn right and walk one block west on Locust to 13th Street. If you prefer to ride the train into Suburban Station, you may walk past City Hall south on Broad Street to Locust, where you turn left and walk two blocks.

Discounted Hotel

The Holiday Inn Express Midtown offers a discounted room rate for our out-of-town patrons. The hotel is located one block from HSP at 1305 Walnut Street.  To learn more about this rate, contact the hotel directly and mention that you are visiting the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to receive this special discount.

Discounted Parking

The EZ Park lot located at 1309 Locust Street offers discounted parking to HSP visitors. To receive this discount, let the parking attendant know that you are visiting HSP and bring your parking ticket to the front desk to be validated. 

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Address

1300 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107 (map)
T: (215) 732-6200

F: (215) 732-2680

Library Hours

Tuesday: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 12:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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