Opera Philadelphia

Getting Here

Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Kimmel Center
300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Parking Options

PARK AMERICA

  • 251 S. 15th Street (at the Academy House)
  • 220 S. 15th Street (at 15th and Chancellor Streets)
  • 417 S. Broad Street (between Lombard & Pine Streets)

Park at the above Park America locations when you attend an opera performance and receive a flat rate of $11 when you show your performance ticket at the time of payment. Not valid with any other promotion.

PARKING PANDA

Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, allows visitors to purchase guaranteed parking passes at many convenient locations within easy walking distance to both the Kimmel Center and the Academy of Music. Park with Parking Panda.

KIMMEL CENTER GARAGE

Pre-purchase parking for the Kimmel Center Garage (300 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102).

AVENUE OF THE ARTS GARAGE

Pre-purchase parking for the Avenue of the Arts Garage (located on 15th Street between Locust and Spruce Streets).

OTHER

Discover other parking locations near the Academy of Music and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts using the Philadelphia Parking Authority's parking locator.

Discover other parking locations near the Academy of Music and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts using the Philadelphia Parking Authority's parking locator.

Public Transport

SEPTA

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. Call 215.580.7800 or visit Septa for schedules and current information on Bus, Rail, Subway and Trolley services.

PHLASH

The PHLASH downtown visitor shuttle stops at South Broad and Chestnut Streets. For more information, visit www.phillyphlash.com.

PATCO

The PATCO Speedline offers service from southern New Jersey to stations on Locust Street at 12th/13th and 15th/16th Streets. For more information, call 856.772.6900 or visit PATCO's website.

Driving Directions

FROM POINTS NORTH & EAST
New York, North & East Jersey - Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to exit 4 (route 73). Go 1 mile north on route 73 to route 38 West. Continue on route 38 West to route 30 West, towards the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. After crossing the bridge, follow signs to I-676 West. Take I- 676 West to Broad Street exit. Proceed south on 15th Street towards Locust Street.

FROM POINTS SOUTH
Take I-95 North to the Broad Street exit (# 17) and proceed three miles north on Broad towards City Hall. The Academy of Music is located on the Southwest corner of Broad and Locust streets. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is located at the Southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets.

FROM POINTS WEST
Take I-76 East towards Philadelphia to I-676 East and exit at Broad Street. Turn right at the exit and proceed south on 15th Street towards Locust Street to enter the vicinity of the Academy of Music and the Kimmel Center.

FROM NORTH PHILADELPHIA
Take I-95 south to I-676 West. Take I- 676 West to Broad Street exit. Proceed south on 15th Street towards Locust Street to enter the vicinity of the Academy of Music and the Kimmel Center.

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