Getting Here

The Barnes Collection

Photo: © Michael Moran/OTTO
Photo: © Michael Moran/OTTO

LOCATION

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

For GPS or online directions, enter the following address:
320 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130


PARKING

Parking lot 
The lot is accessible from Pennsylvania Avenue between 20th and 21st Streets.

For GPS or online directions, enter the following address:
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be reserved in advance. Parking tickets can be validated at the Guest Services Center or in the lobby. A membership card must be shown at the time of validation to receive member parking rates.

Visitors: $12 for up to 4 hours; $2 each additional hour
Members: $10 for up to 4 hours; $2 each additional hour

 

Valet parking
Valet parking is available in the car and taxi drop-off area on 20th Street between the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Pennsylvania Avenue. Valet services are offered during operating hours.

Visitors: $20 flat rate for duration of building hours
Members: $18 flat rate for duration of building hours

 

Additional parking
The Barnes Foundation is near several commercial parking lots. In addition, street parking may be available in the area. Click here for helpful parking tips.


Public transportation

Several public transportation stops are within walking distance. The Barnes Foundation is immediately accessible via the SEPTA #7, #32, #33, #38, and #48 bus routes. Click here for more SEPTA travel information.

PHLASH Downtown Loop
PHLASH is the quick and inexpensive connection to historic and cultural destinations throughout Center City Philadelphia. There is a convenient stop in front of the Barnes Foundation on 20th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Service runs every 15 minutes between 10 am and 6 pm. For passes and route information, click here.

Indego
Philadelphia’s newest public transportation system with over 600 self-service bikes and 60 stations, Indego offers around-the-clock access to public transportation. For more information and several stations close the Barnes Foundation, click here.

Bike racks
The Barnes Foundation's bike racks are on the corner of 20th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue


Driving directions

Due to construction, please be advised that there will be a disruption of the westbound lanes of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Traffic on all westbound lanes will be detoured around the intersection of 20th Street and the Parkway. To reach the Barnes Foundation from this area, we recommend taking westbound Vine Street and turning right onto north 20th Street, or taking Callowhill Street westbound until you reach the Barnes at 20th Street.  

Alternatively, from northbound 22nd Street, turn right on Hamilton Street and continue for one block, turn right on 21st Street, and then turn left on Pennsylvania Avenue. The Barnes Foundation is on the right.  

From Delaware, Maryland, and points south of Philadelphia
Take I-95 north to Exit 22 (on left). Then follow directions from I-676 West (see below).  

From New York and northern New Jersey (via the Benjamin Franklin Bridge)
Take the New Jersey Turnpike south to Exit 4 (Philadelphia/Camden) onto Route 73 North. Follow to Route 38 West. Take Route 38 West across the Ben Franklin Bridge (toll) into Philadelphia. Then follow directions from I-676 West (see below).

From Bucks County and northern suburbs
Take I-95 south to Exit 22 (Philadelphia). Then follow directions from I-676 West (see below).

From southern New Jersey (via the Benjamin Franklin Bridge)
Take the Atlantic City Expressway to Route 42 North. Follow Route 42 North to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge and cross into Philadelphia. Follow the signs for I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway). Then follow directions from I-676 West (see below).

From southern New Jersey (via the Walt Whitman Bridge)
Take Route 76 West (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 344. Take I-676 East (Vine Street Expressway). Follow directions from I-676 East (see below).

From western suburbs and Pennsylvania Turnpike
Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 326 (Valley Forge). Take I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 344. Take I-676 East (Vine Street Expressway). Follow directions from I-676 East (see below).

From I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway)
Follow I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway) to the PA 611/Broad Street/Central Philadelphia exit. At the end of the exit ramp, merge on to North 15th Street. Turn right onto Vine Street. Vine Street turns slightly right and becomes the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Turn right onto 20th Street; the Barnes’s main passenger drop-off, as well as valet parking, is on the left. To continue to the parking lot, make a left onto Pennsylvania Avenue and then an immediate left into the lot. 

From I-676 East (Vine Street Expressway)
As soon as you are on I-676 East, move to the far right lane to take the 23rd Street exit. Turn left onto 22nd Street. At the first light, cross the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Turn right onto Hamilton Street (the Rodin Museum will be on your right). At the first intersection, make a right onto 21st Street, then immediately left onto Pennsylvania Avenue. The Barnes Foundation parking lot is in the middle of the block on your right. If you would like to valet park your vehicle, continue down Pennsylvania Avenue (which becomes Callowhill Street and make a right on to 19th Street. Turn right onto Vine Street. Vine Street turns slightly right and becomes the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Turn right onto 20th Street; the Barnes Foundation's main passenger drop-off, as well as valet parking, is on the left.

 

 

Map

For driving directions to the Barnes Foundation via Google Maps, please click on map below.

The Barnes Foundation on Google Maps


Book tickets

Tickets can be purchased on site, online, or by calling 215.278.7200.

 

BOOK TICKETS

 


Stay the night

Click here for information about local hotels.