Directions to Moore

Building on its rich legacy of educating women for careers in art and design through its accredited BFA programs for women, Moore is a place where there is much to see, discover and create. Whether you are looking to see an exhibition, take a class, shop or attend a special event, you are sure to experience more at Moore.

Getting Here

Moore College of Art & Design
20th Street and The Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Moore College is located within walking distance of both Suburban Station and 30th Street Station.

AMTRAK Regional Rail - www.amtrak.com or 1-800-USA-RAIL (872-7245)
Moore is located nearest to 30th Street Station at 30th and Market Sts.

SEPTA - www.septa.com or 215-580-7800

Regional Rails - Moore is located nearest to Suburban Station at 17th and JFK Blvd

Subway & Bus - Moore is located nearest to City Hall / 15th Street / Market Street Station
Greyhound - www.greyhound.com or 215-931-4075

Moore is located nearest to the bus terminal at 1001 N. Filbert Street.  

PATCO  - www.ridepatco.org or 1-877-567-3772
Moore is located nearest to the 15th/16th & Locust St. Station.

Additional transit connection may be arranged through:

NJ TRANSIT - www.njtransit.com or 973-491-7000

DART - www.dartfirststate.com or 800.652.DART(3278)

IF YOU'RE DRIVING

FROM NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK AND POINTS 
Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 4. Follow Exit 4, to Route 73 North. Follow Route 73 North to Route 38 West. Follow 38 West and continue over the Benjamin Franklin Bridge ($4.00 one way). Once over the bridge, you will be in Philadelphia. Proceed straight onto 676 West (The Vine Street Expressway), which actually travels under the city street level. Exit at "Museum Area / Ben Franklin Parkway" (about 1.5 miles) and make a right off the exit ramp. Turn right at the traffic light onto The Ben Franklin Parkway. Follow The Parkway to 21st Street, and make a right onto 21st. Proceed about two blocks to Race Street. (You will pass the garage entrance for the Franklin Institute, where you may opt to park). Make a left onto Race Street and follow Race through the intersection at 20th Street. Moore will be ahead on your right.

FROM WASHINGTON AND SOUTH
Take I-95 North to Philadelphia. Drive past the Philadelphia International Airport and follow signs for 676 West (Vine Street Expressway – which is a LEFT EXIT.) Follow the Vine Street Expressway to the “Museum Area / Ben Franklin Parkway” exit, and make a right off the ramp. Make a right at the first traffic light onto The Ben Franklin Parkway. Follow The Parkway to 21st Street, and make a right onto 21st. Proceed about two blocks to Race Street. (You will pass the garage entrance for the Franklin Institute, where you may opt to park). Make a left onto Race Street and follow Race through the intersection at 20th Street. Moore will be ahead on your right.

FROM ALLENTOWN AND NORTH
Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike South (Northeast Extension, Rt. 476, formerly Rt. 9) to the main portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-276). Continue on I-276 to exit 16 (Schuylkill Expressway, I-76). Proceed east toward Central Philadelphia and get off at the Spring Garden exit. Make a left at the light toward the Philadelphia Museum of Art. You will merge with the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Follow The Parkway to 21st Street, and make a right onto 21st. Proceed about two blocks to Race Street. (You will pass the garage entrance for the Franklin Institute, where you may opt to park). Make a left onto Race Street and follow Race through the intersection at 20th Street. Moore will be ahead on your right.

FROM PITTSBURGH AND WEST
Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-276) East to Exit 16 (Schuylkill Expressway). Continue on the expressway, (I-76) east toward Central Philadelphia and exit at Spring Garden Street. Proceed up the ramp to the light and turn left toward the Philadelphia Museum of Art. You will merge with the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Follow The Parkway to 21st Street, and make a right onto 21st. Proceed about two blocks to Race Street. (You will pass the garage entrance for the Franklin Institute, where you may opt to park). Make a left onto Race Street and follow Race through the intersection at 20th Street. Moore will be ahead on your right.

FROM THE AIRPORT
Follow directions from Washington and South.

PARKING NEAR MOORE

Please note: Moore does not have campus parking. There are meters in front of the College and along 20th Street at which you may park during your visit. There are also several public parking facilities within walking distance. Information is available at http://philapark.org/locator:

•    The Franklin Institute’s indoor parking garage is open 24 hours per day and is conveniently located off of 21st Street and is the closest choice.

•    LAZ Parking 1815 Cherry St.

•    Patriot Parking 1901 Arch St.

•    Central Parking 1919 Arch St.
•    Patriot Parking 139 N. 23rd St (at Cherry St.)

•    Patriot Parking 22nd and Cherry Sts

•    Logan Square Garage 206 N. 22nd St. (at Race St.)

•    Edgewater Parking Garage 2301 Race St.

Please note about Metered Street Parking: The PPA is in the process of eliminating coin-operated meters and moving to a kiosk system. These kiosks accept a variety of payment methods (including credit cards) and issue a printed ticket you place inside your windshield. Our neighborhood is in the process of switching over, so make sure to read the signs carefully prior to leaving your car. Police regulations concerning on-street parking are strictly enforced, and cars may be towed at the owner’s expense. Both meters & kiosks accept quarters and Smart Cards. Smart Cards are available in $20 denominations and can be purchased online at www.philapark.org/smartcards/smartcard_store.aspx.