1812 Theater Company

1714 Delancy Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103
www.1812productions.org | (215) 592-9560

SEPTA: Bus 57 | Indego Bike Dock:  17th & Pine

1812 Productions is dedicated to creating theatrical works of comedy and comedic works of theater that explore and celebrate our sense of community, our history, and our humanity.

Accessibility Accommodations
Accessibility may vary from show to show. Please call ahead of time to make appropriate
arrangements at (215) 592-9560.

Showtimes may vary, Visit 1812 Theater Company’s website.


Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
www.ansp.org | (215) 299-1000

SEPTA Bus Routes 32, 33, 38 & 48. Indego Station: 33rd and Market (3318 Market St)
At the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, get face-to-face with towering dinosaurs, meet live animals, and wander through a tropical garden filled with live butterflies.

Admission Update:
Guests who plan to visit with a Pennsylvania ACCESS card are asked to arrive as close to the top of the hour as possible. A dedicated portion of our hourly capacity is held specifically for guests with the ACCESS Philly card, and due to museum capacity on Saturdays and Sundays, the top-of-the-hour arrival will help ensure admission availability.

Accessibility Accommodations

 


African American Museum in Philadelphia

701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
www.aampmuseum.org | (215) 574-0380

SEPTA Market Frankford Line and Bus Routes 17, 33, 44, 47, 48 & 61. Indego Stations: 9th and Arch  (813 Arch St) 6th and Race (160 N. 6th St).

Founded in 1976, AAMP is the first institution funded and built by a major municipality to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans.

Accessibility Accommodations


American Helicopter Museum & Education Center

1220 American Boulevard West Chester, PA 19380

610-436-9600 | http://americanhelicopter.museum/

At the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center, you can climb into a real helicopter, use the controls and even fly away in their realistic flight simulator! The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center features dozens of helicopters, exhibits, and video presentations depicting the development and evolution of rotary-wing flight in Philadelphia, the U.S., and around the world. The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center teaches and inspires individuals of all ages about the basic principles and wonders of vertical flight.

Accessibility Accommodations
Please call ahead of time to make appropriate arrangements at (610) 436-9600.


American Swedish Historical Museum

1900 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145
www.americanswedish.org | (215) 389-1776

SEPTA Broad Street Line and Bus Route 17

Founded in 1926, the American Swedish Historical Museum has been dedicated to preserving and promoting Swedish and Swedish-American cultural heritage and traditions for more than 80 years.

Accessibility Accommodations


Barnes Foundation

2025 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia PA 19130
www.barnesfoundation.org | (215) 278-7000

SEPTA Bus Routes 7, 32, 33, 38, 48, 49 | Indego bike share located just outside the museum

The Barnes Foundation houses one of the world’s great collections of modern European paintings, with numerous works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Van Gogh, and Modigliani. It also features African art, Native American pottery, Pennsylvania German furniture, old master paintings, antiquities from around the globe, and decorative ironwork. Dr. Barnes arranged his collection in “ensembles,” creating unusual mixed-media groupings of objects from different cultures and time periods.

Accessibility Accommodations

Click here to visit the accessibility page on the Barnes Foundation website.


Bartram’s Garden

40 N 2nd St Philadelphia, PA 19106
www.bartramsgarden.org | (215) 729-5281

SEPTA: #36 trolley
Parking: Free, please GPS “5400 Lindbergh Boulevard Philadelphia”

Bartram’s Garden is a 45-acre National Historic Landmark, operated by the John Bartram Association in cooperation with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. Bartram’s Gardens invites you to come here to learn, connect, celebrate, and discover a shared, greener future!

Use your ACCESS Card for $2 guided tours of the house and gardens Thursday through Sunday. Click here for more information on guided tours schedule. 

Accessibility Accommodations


Betsy Ross House

239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
historicphiladelphia.org | (215) 629-4026

SEPTA Bus Routes 5, 48, 57, 17, 33 & SEPTA Market-Frankford Line. Indego Station: 2nd and Market (215 Market St).

The well-known and loved story of Betsy Ross sewing the first Stars & Stripes is tightly woven into the colorful fabric of America’s rich history. The Betsy Ross House, the birthplace of the American flag, is alive with the sights and sounds of the 18th century. Tour the house and then stay a while longer to learn more about Betsy and her exciting life and times through our interactive, historical programming.

Accessibility Accommodations
Click here to visit the accessibility page on the Betsy Ross House website.


BlackStar Film Festival

Dates Vary | www.blackstarfest.org/festival/

Locations of performances vary

The BlackStar Film Festival is an annual celebration of the visual and storytelling traditions of the African diaspora and of global communities of color, showcasing films by Black, Brown, and Indigenous people from around the world. 

For tickets visit www.blackstarfest.org/festival/
The ACCESS card discount will apply to individual tickets, rather than festival passes. It will become active on July 6th when those go on sale. The code for this year will be ACCAR22.


Brandywine River Museum

1 Hoffman’s Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Brandywine.org | 610.388.2700 | No public transportation

Renowned for its holdings of the Wyeth family of artists, the Museum features galleries dedicated to the work of N. C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth and Jamie Wyeth. The Museum’s outstanding Heritage Collection is a cross section of American art, with a special focus on artistic practice in the Brandywine valley. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century landscape paintings testify to the beauty which drew well-known artists to the area. Important portraits, still life paintings and notable holdings in American illustration add diversity and breadth to this unique collection.

Accessibility Accommodations


Chanticleer Garden

786 Church Rd, Wayne, PA 19087
www.chanticleergarden.org | (610) 687-4163

Directions on website
Within 30 minutes of Philadelphia, Chanticleer is one of the great gardens of the region. Chanticleer has been called the most romantic, imaginative, and exciting public garden in America. The garden is a study of textures and forms, where foliage trumps flowers, the gardeners lead the design, and even the drinking fountains are sculptural. It is a garden of pleasure and learning, relaxing yet filled with ideas to take home. The gardens are closed November through March.

Accessibility Accommodations


Christ Church and Christ Church Burial Ground

20 N American St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Burial Ground: 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
www.christchurchphila.org | (215) 922-1695

SEPTA Market Frankford Line and Bus Routes: 5, 17, 33, 48, 57

Known as “The Nation’s Church” because of the famous Revolution-era leaders who worshiped and were buried here, including Ben Franklin and Betsy Ross. *$2 admission includes a guided tour of the Burial Ground.

Accessibility Accommodations
Please call ahead of time to make appropriate arrangements at (215) 922-1695.


ComedySportz

2030 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
www.comedysportzphilly.com | (484) 450-8089

SEPTA: 17, 27, 31, 33, 38, 44, 125, 48 | Indego Bike Dock: S Broad St and South St

ComedySportz is for everyone, it’s perfect for families, couples, bachelorette parties — you name it! Every ComedySportz match is a unique and unforgettable hilarious event. (Laughs are guaranteed!) Come see why so many fans come back to see ComedySportz again and again.  ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased in person, at the box office. 

Accessibility Accommodations
Accessibility may vary from one show to the next. Please call ahead of time to make appropriate
arrangements at (484) 450-8089.

Showtimes may vary, Visit ComedySportz’s website.


Eastern State Penitentiary

2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
www.easternstate.org | (215) 236-3300

SEPTA Bus Routes 7, 32, 33, 43 & 48 Indego Station: 23rd and Fairmount (2237 Fairmount Ave)

Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers.

NOTE: This discount is NOT available for Halloween Nights.

Accessibility Accommodations


EgoPo Classic Theatre

317 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
www.egopo.org | (267) 273 -1414

SEPTA: Bus Route 47 | Indego Bike Dock: 1154 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

EgoPo committed to revitalizing the great classics of theater and literature. EgoPo strives for virtuosity in vocal and physical performance in order to create innovative and provocative theatrical events.  ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased over the phone with the EgoPo box office. 

Accessibility Accommodations
Please call ahead of time to make appropriate arrangements at (267) 273-1414.

Showtimes may vary, Visit EgoPo Classic Theatre’s website.


First Person Arts

Show locations vary
www.firstpersonarts.org | Box Office 267-402-2056

First Person Arts’ mission is to transform the drama of real-life into memoir and documentary art to foster an appreciation for our unique and shared experiences. First Person Arts believes that everyone has a story to tell and that sharing our stories connects us with each other and the world. Please call the box office and leave a message with your name, number of requested tickets, and contact number. 

First Person Arts offers ACCESS Cardholders $2 admission to each monthly StorySlam (online and live) and to select  Anthology capstone events.   To learn more about the theme for each StorySlam and the available events, please go to https://www.firstpersonarts.org/Events

 


First Person Tours by Ned Drinker

Tours meet on location in Philadelphia
firstpersontours.com | 484-994-8071

Discover how Pennsylvania came to be with The Founders Tour hosted by Ned Drinker of First Person Tours. Sightseers and travelers deserve a “first person” experience while touring. Visitors should not only learn about and understand this remarkable place/person/thing/event but they should “feel” it, as well. As much as possible these experiences should be delivered in the context of that moment so that the visitor is fully immersed in the experience. The Founders Tour includes the essential sites and topics in American history from before the founding of Pennsylvania by William Penn in 1682 to the signing of the US Constitution in 1787.

The ACCESS discount is only available for The Founders Tour. To book a tour contact Ned directly at neddrinker@gmail.com.


Franklin Institute

222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
www.fi.edu | (215) 448-1200

SEPTA Market Frankford, Broad Street, and Regional Rail Lines & SEPTA Bus Routes 32, 33, 38. Indego Station: 21st and Winter (2090 Winter St).

Experience live science happening all around you! Walk through the iconic, two-story tall Giant Heart, travel to faraway galaxies in the Fels Planetarium, see explosive, live science shows, and more—be sure to visit The Brain Bar where you can touch a real (plastinated) human brain. Fun for all ages!

Accessibility Accommodations


Franklin Square – Parx Liberty Carousel

200 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Historicphiladelphia.org | (215) 629-4026

SEPTA Bus Routes 47, 47M, 61. Indego Station: 6th and Race (160 N. 6th St).

Center City’s only carousel features a zebra, a lion, an eagle, a dragon, and more! Hop on this spectacular All-American style carousel featuring hometown racehorse heroes Afleet Alex and Smarty Jones.

Please note:

  • One ticket purchase is for one ride.
  • Be sure to check historicphiladelphia.org for current hours of operations.
  • The ACCESS Philly discount does not apply to seasonal events such as The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival.

Accessibility Accommodations

  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Outdoor Venue, Accessible Rain or Shine
    *For additional information please call the site directly at (215) 629-4026.

Franklin Square – Philly Mini Golf

200 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
historicphiladelphia.org | (215) 629-4026

SEPTA Bus Routes 47, 47M, 61. Indego Station: 6th and Race (160 N. 6th St).

Putt your way through Center City’s ONLY 18-hole miniature golf course, featuring the iconic symbols of Philadelphia featuring Elfreth’s Alley, the Ben Franklin Bridge, Chinese Friendship Gate, Boathouse Row, The Liberty Bell and more.

Please note: The ACCESS Philly discount does not apply to the seasonal events: Be sure to check venue’s website by clicking here to see if they are honoring the ACCESS Discount at that time.

Accessibility Accommodations

  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Outdoor Venue, Accessible Rain or Shine
    For additional information please call the site directly at (215) 629-4026.

Friends of Laurel Hill

Laurel Hill East
3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19132

Laurel Hill West
215 Belmont Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

The Friends of Laurel Hill was founded in 1978 to preserve, protect, and promote historic Laurel Hill East (est. 1836). In 2018, the Friends expanded its activities to include Laurel Hill West (est. 1869).  As two of America’s most historic garden cemeteries, Laurel Hill East and Laurel Hill West are welcoming spaces for all to enjoy nature, learn shared civic history, engage in dialogue, and create connections.

The ACCESS card discount applies to public programs and tours at both cemeteries.

for more information visit laurelhillphl.com

Accessibility Accommodations

For specific inquiries regarding accessibility for tours and programs, please email info@laurelhillphl.com so accommodations can be made. Service animals are welcome at both locations.


FringeArts

140 N. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA 19106
Fringearts.com | 215.413.1318 | 2nd & Market on Market Frankfort Line or Bus Lines: 21, 25, 5, 57, 48, 17

FringeArts presents world-class, contemporary performing arts that challenge convention and inspire new ways of thinking. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased at the FringeACCESS page.

Accessibility Accommodations

Showtimes may vary, Visit FringeArts’s website. 


Glen Foerd on the Delaware

5001 Grant Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19114
www.glenfoerd.org | (215) 632-5330

Glen Foerd on the Delaware is a nonprofit organization that works with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation to steward 18 acres of riverfront land and the buildings upon it, including the last gilded age mansion along the Delaware River that is open to the public. Glen Foerd is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The grounds also qualify as a historic arboretum.

Use your ACCESS Card for $2 guided tours of the house and gardens, and special events. Click here for more information on guided tours schedule. 

Summer Kayak Tours: 
Glen Foerd reserves one tandem kayak on each tour for ACCESS cardholders. Cardholders are only able to purchase one ticket per tour date.

Accessibility Accommodations
Click here to visit the accessibility page on the Glen Foerd website.


Glencairn Museum

1001 Cathedral Road Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
glencairnmuseum.org  | 267.502.2600

Glencairn Museum, a medieval-style castle that was once a private home, is now a museum of religious art and history. Families can explore ancient cultures and religions – through art, artifacts, festivals, tours, and programs. Their hope is after visiting Glencairn, guests take with them a better understanding and empathy towards others.

Audio tours available at no charge using a cell phone.

*Due to COVID-19, reservations are required. Please call the visitor center at Glencairn Museum to reserve your trip.*

Accessibility Accommodations
Click here to visit the accessibility page on the Glencairn Museum website.


Grounds For Sculpture

80 Sculptor’s Way, Hamilton NJ 08619
www.groundsforsculpture.org| (609) 586-0616

Grounds For Sculpture is a 42-acre sculpture park, museum, and arboretum founded on the site of the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds. Opened to the public in 1992, it has become one of the premier cultural destinations in New Jersey, welcoming and enchanting three million visitors since then. Founded by artist and philanthropist Seward Johnson, the nonprofit Grounds For Sculpture presents and conserves an exceptional collection of contemporary sculpture, offers outstanding programming for all ages, and provides rotating exhibitions in six indoor galleries.

Grounds For Sculpture offers free admission for Pennsylvania and Art-Reach ACCESS Cardholders and up to 3 guests.

Accessibility Accommodations

Click here for the full accessibility page on Grounds For Sculpture’s website.


Grumblethorpe

5267 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144
https://www.philalandmarks.org/grumblethorpe | (215) 843-4820

SEPTA Chestnut Hill East Line, or BSL then SEPTA Bus Route 23

Located in historic Germantown, Grumblethorpe is an 18th-century farmstead that was once the summer home of the Wister family. In the early 1800s, an observatory and clock were built in the residence. It also features a farmhouse, two-acre garden, greenhouse, and chicken coop. Grumblethorpe offers many educational programs to local schools and students.

Accessibility Accommodations
Please call ahead of time to make arrangements at (215) 843-4820.


Hedgerow Theatre Company

64 Rose Valley Rd Rose Valley, PA 19063
www.hedgerowtheatre.org | (610) 565-4211

Hedgerow Theatre is a resident repertory theater dedicated to providing cultural enrichment, engaging entertainment, and training in theater arts and management in the Philadelphia region.

To purchase tickets:

Accessibility Accommodations

Click here to visit the accessibility page on the Hedgerow Theatre Company website.


Independence Seaport Museum

211 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106
www.phillyseaport.org | (215) 413-8655

SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 25, 33 & 42. Indego Station: Foglietta Plaza 3 Dock St

The Independence Seaport Museum is the region’s primary repository of art, artifacts and archival materials from the Greater Delaware Valley, Port of Philadelphia & other urban ports of the Delaware River.

Note About Parking: Independence Seaport Museum does not own a parking facility. Individual cars may park in the Hyatt Hotel Parking garage lot and have your parking ticket stamped at our Visitor Services for a reduced rate, to be paid upon exiting the garage. We also recommend street parking along Chestnut Street or Front Street.

Accessibility Accommodations


Inis Nua Theatre

302 S Hicks St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.inisnuatheatre.org |  (215) 454-9776

SEPTA: Broad Street Line, Market-Frankford Line. Buses: 4, 27, 32, 12, 9, 21, and 42 | Indego Bike Dock: Spruce & Pine Street.

Translated from the Irish language, Inis Nua means “New Island.” Inis Nua’s mission is to produce contemporary, provocative plays from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales which reflect those cultures’ new identities in today’s world. Inis Nua also seeks to cultivate contemporary, provocative work from American playwrights who deal with the Irish-American, Welsh-American, Scottish-American and Anglo-American experience. Reserve tickets by calling the Inis Nua box office, or purchase in-person at their box office. Tickets must be paid for in cash only. 

Accessibility Accommodations
Accessibility may vary with each show. Please call ahead of time to make appropriate
arrangements at (215) 454-9776.

Showtimes may vary, Visit Inis Nua Theatre’s website.

 


InterAct Theatre Company

302 S Hicks St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.interacttheatre.org | (215) 568-8079

SEPTA: Broad Street Line, Market-Frankford Line. Buses: 4, 27, 32, 12, 9, 21, and 42 | Indego Bike Dock: Spruce & Pine Street.

InterAct is a theatre for today’s world, dedicated to commissioning, developing, and producing new and contemporary plays that explore the social, political, and cultural issues of our time.  ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased in person, at the box office. 

Accessibility Accommodations
Accessibility may vary with each show. Please call ahead of time to make appropriate
arrangements at (215) 568-8079.

Showtimes may vary, Visit InterAct Theatre Company’s website.


James A. Michener Art Museum

138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
www.michenermuseum.org | (215) 340-9800

SEPTA Doylestown Regional Rail Line

The James A. Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits American Art, with a focus on art of the Bucks County region. The Museum presents changing exhibitions that explore a variety of artistic expressions, and offers a diverse program of educational activities that seek to develop a lifelong involvement in the arts as well as nurture a wide range of audiences.

Accessibility Accommodations


John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove

1201 Pawlings Road Audubon, PA 19403
johnjames.audubon.org | 610-666-5593
Wednesday – Sunday,  10 am to 4 pm

Connect with nature and discover the sounds, traits, and habits of birds through dynamic exhibits for all ages and learning abilities. Explore the artwork and legacy of famed naturalist John James Audubon, and learn how you can help protect our feathered friends.

Tours

Historic House is available for tours every day at 1 pm, on a first come first serve basis, consider calling ahead of time to reserve a space on tour.  FREE guided bird walks every Saturday morning (weather permitting) from 8 AM to 10 AM.  Grounds are always open to the public, from dawn to dusk.

Accessibility Accommodations

The Main museum and play center are fully accessible, including the arts-and-crafts area/play center in the basement, as well as the museum’s Fledgling Field playground outside.  Both of these play areas are covered with museum admission.  Historic House Tour is NOT fully accessible. 

Longwood Gardens

1001 Longwood Road, Kennet Square, PA 19348
www.longwoodgardens.org | 610-618-1000

Directions and parking for Longwood Gardens

Experience exquisite Gardens that elevate the art of horticulture amid the relaxing beauty of Longwood.

  • ACCESS Cardholders can only purchase general admission tickets online or over the phone. The named cardholder must be present, with a matching photo ID when your tickets are being scanned onsite. Photocopies are not accepted.
  • Admission for our newest exhibition Light: Installations by Bruce Munro is $8 for ACCESS cardholders (after 3 pm Thursday-Sunday evenings).
  • Longwood cannot sell tickets to cardholders when sold out.
  • Discount does not apply to specially ticketed events, such as Fireworks & Concerts.

Accessibility Accommodations


Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
www.morrisarboretum.org | (215) 247-5777

SEPTA Chestnut Hill Train and Bus Routes 97 & L

Spend time with family and friends exploring Morris Arboretum’s 92-acre lush and colorful gardens. Discover your favorite garden spaces and learn from 12,000 labeled plants, trees and flowers.

Accessibility Accommodations

 


Museum of the American Revolution

101 South Third Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

www.amrevmuseum.org 215.253.6731

SEPTA buses stopping near the Museum include routes 5, 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, 44, 48, 57, and 121.

From the early stirrings of unrest in Boston to the opening shots of the War of Independence, and from signing of the Declaration of Independence to the creation of the American Republic, the Museum’s core exhibition explores the ideas, events, and legacies of America’s revolutionary beginnings.

Accessibility Accommodations


Mütter Museum

19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
www.muttermuseum.org | (215) 563-3737

All SEPTA Trolley Lines, and Bus routes 7, 9, 21, 31, 42, 44, 48, 62, 124 & 125. Indego Station: 23rd & Market (2241 Market Street).

America’s finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum displays its collections of anatomical specimens, models and medical instruments in a 19th century “cabinet museum” setting.

Accessibility Accommodations


National Constitution Center

525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
www.constitutioncenter.org | (215) 409-6700

SEPTA Market Frankford Line and Bus Routes 38, 44 & 48. Indego Station: 6th and Race (160 N. 6th St).

Step inside the Museum of We the People and be inspired by rare artifacts, interactive exhibits, theatrical performances, timely conversations on current events, and more. Plus, don’t miss the iconic Signers’ Hall, featuring life-size bronze statues of the Founding Fathers.

Accessibility Accommodations


National Liberty Museum

321 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
www.libertymuseum.org | (215) 925-2800

SEPTA Bus Routes 5, 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, 44, 48, 57, 121 & Market-Frankford Line. Indego Station: 15th and Market (1515 Market St).

The National Liberty Museum is dedicated to preserving America’s heritage of freedom by encouraging people to find their own place in the story of liberty. Visitors to the Museum enjoy an inspiring and entertaining experience, as they interact with incredible stories of heroes and a collection of contemporary art.

Accessibility Accommodations
Please call ahead of time for inquiries at (215) 925-2800.


Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History

101 South Independence Mall East (Corner of 5th and Market Streets), Philadelphia, PA 19106
www.nmajh.org | (215) 923-3811

SEPTA Market Frankford Line and Bus Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 & 57. Indego Station: Independence Mall (519 Market Street).

Family-friendly and cutting-edge, NMAJH brings to life the 360-year history of Jews in America, tracing the stories of immigrants becoming Americans. Enjoy hands-on, interactive displays, original films, historical documents, and fascinating artifacts — including Stephen Spielberg’s first camera, Hank Greenberg’s bat, and Irving Berlin’s piano. *Children 12 and under are free

Accessibility Accommodations


Natural Lands

Natural Lands has multiple locations throughout Greater Philadelphia. Click here to view a map!
610-353-5587
natlands.org

Natural Lands is a non-profit organization that saves open space, cares for nature, and connects people to the outdoors in eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.

Free to visit, but use your ACCESS card for $2 guided tours and events!

Click here to view upcoming events at Natural Lands


Philly POPs

Kimmel Center Box Office 300 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.phillypops.org | 215.893.1999

The Philly POPS, the largest standalone pops orchestra in the United States, delights audiences with the inspired performance of American popular music. The POPS celebrates this distinctive musical heritage through an expanding repertoire of innovative concert performances and a robust set of educational and engagement initiatives. The 65-piece Philly POPS orchestra keep listeners tapping their toes to an impressive repertoire of songs—from American traditional music up through to today’s chart-toppers.

Get Tickets 

  • Call the Box Office by dialing 215.893.1999 and pay over the phone
  • Buy Online Click here to buy tickets or use code ACCESSPOPS
  • The ACCESS discount is only available for Philly POPS performances that take place on the Kimmel Cultural Campus.

Remember to bring your photo ID and your ACCESS card when you pick up your tickets at the box office!

Accessibility Accommodations

Click here to visit the accessibility page on the Philly POPS website.


Opera Philadelphia

Academy House, 1420 Locust Street, Suite 210, Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.operaphila.org | 215.732.8400

Opera Philadelphia is committed to embracing innovation and developing opera for the 21st century. Opera Philadelphia’s mission is to deliver outstanding productions of traditional and new repertoire that engage the public and propel our genre forward, identify extraordinary artists, both established and emerging, and provide opportunities for them to create their most imaginative and inspired work, and present innovative programming relevant to the multi-cultural Philadelphia region that broadens and diversifies the opera audience.

Get Tickets by calling the box office. Remember to bring your photo ID and your ACCESS card when you pick up your tickets at the box office!

Accessibility Accommodations

Click here to visit the accessibility page on the Opera Philadelphia website.


Penn Museum

3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
www.penn.museum | (215) 898-4000

SEPTA Trolley Lines 11, 13, 34, 36, Bus Routes 21, 42, 40 and Regional Rail Airport, Marcus Hook/Wilmington/Newark and Media/Elwyn Lines. Indego Station: University City Station (3051 South Street).

Explore ancient Egypt and the mummies, Asia, Africa, the Americas, Mesopotamia and the ancient Mediterranean world at this world-renowned museum. Enjoy gardens, shopping, and a café!

Accessibility Accommodations


Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

118-128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.pafa.org | (215) 972-7600

SEPTA Broad Street Line, Market Frankford Line and Bus Routes 4, 16, 27 & 48. Indego Stations: Municipal Services Building (1401 John F Kennedy Blvd) and Pennsylvania Convention Center (1321 Arch Street).

Located in the heart of Center City, PAFA is the nation’s oldest Museum and School of Fine Arts, boasting a vast collection of American art ranging from the 18th century to the present.

Accessibility Accommodations

 


People’s Light

39 Conestoga Road, Malvern PA 19355
www.peopleslight.org | 610.644.3500

People’s Light makes plays drawn from many sources to entertain, inspire, and engage our community. Their plays and programs bring people together and provide opportunities for reflection, discovery, and celebration.

Accessibility Accommodations

For Tickets

Please call the Box Office (610-644-3500) or come to the Box Office during Box Office Hours, which are usually Monday through Fridays, Noon to 5 pm (though some exclusions apply). Showtimes and shows may vary, please visit the People’s Light website.

 


Philadelphia Ballet

Academy of Music Box Office | 240 South Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19102
philadelphiaballet.org | 215.893.1999

Location of performances vary

The company, founded in 1963 by George Balanchine protégée, Barbara Weisberger, was established through a Ford Foundation initiative to develop regional professional dance companies. The company balances classic ballets with bold new works that challenge the dancers and attract a diverse audience. The company also tours throughout Pennsylvania and the east coast to venues such as New York City Center and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Get Tickets

  • Call the Box Office at 215-893-1999 to reserve over the phone
  • To purchase tickets in person, visit the Academy of Music or Kimmel Center Box Office
  • Remember to bring your ACCESS Card and photo ID when picking up your tickets!

Philadelphia Film Center

1412 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19102
www.filmadelphia.org

Philadelphia Film Center is a nonprofit arts organization that creates opportunities for diverse communities to experience film through initiatives that inspire, educate, challenge, and entertain.

Get Tickets 

  • Click here to learn what films are being shown at the Film Center
  • Buy Online: Use code ACCESSPFS to activate the discount
  • Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Film Center Box Office
  • Please note that the discount is only available for films showing at the Philadelphia Film Center located at 1412 Chestnut Street. The discount is not valid at the Bourse.

Remember to bring your photo ID and your ACCESS card when you pick up your tickets at the box office!


Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
www.philamuseum.org | (215) 763-8100

SEPTA Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 & 48. Indego Station: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the greatest museums in America. Offering fun and educational programs for all ages, the museum is an ideal place to spend time with friends and family looking at art.

Accessibility Accommodations


Philadelphia Orchestra

Kimmel Center Box Office | 300 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.philorch.org | 215.893.1999

Locations of performances vary

The Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the world’s preeminent orchestras. It strives to share the transformative power of music with the widest possible audience, and to create joy, connection, and excitement through music in the Philadelphia region, across the country, and around the world. Through innovative programming, robust educational initiatives, and commitment to the community, the ensemble is on a path to create an expansive future for classical music, and to further the place of the arts in an open and democratic society.

Get Tickets 

  • Call the Box Office by dialing 215.893.1999 and pay over the phone
  • Buy Online Click here to buy tickets or use code ACCESSPHILORCH
  • Please note that the ACCESS discount may not be available for certain performances such as special events

Remember to bring your photo ID and your ACCESS card when you pick up your tickets at the box office!

Accessibility Accommodations

Click here to visit the accessibility page on the Philadelphia Orchestra website.


Philadelphia Theatre Company

480 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org | (215) 985-0420

SEPTA: Route C bus, Broad Street Subway | PATCO Train | Indego Bike Dock: 18th & JFK

Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) is a leading regional theater company that produces, develops, and presents entertaining and imaginative contemporary theater focused on the American experience. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased over the phone with the Philadelphia Theatre Company box office.

Showtimes may vary, Visit Philadelphia Theatre Company’s website. 

Accessibility Accommodations


Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

Show locations may vary | www.pyos.org

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra uses extraordinary music education through the pursuit of music excellence to inspire a strong sense of character, discipline, commitment, and community for our diverse student population.

For tickets to Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, visit their season’s schedule by clicking here, and call the box office affiliated with that shows listing.  

Accessibility Accommodations
Accessibility may vary by concert venue. Please call the appropriate number, listed below, to make accommodations.

The Temple Performing Arts Center
Reserve Tickets: (215) 545-0502


Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

1020 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
www.phillymagicgardens.org | (215) 733-0390

SEPTA Bus Routes 23, 40 & 47. Indego Station: 11th and South (1015 South Street).

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is a mosaicked visionary art environment, gallery, and community arts center that provides access to Isaiah Zagar’s unique mosaic art.

Accessibility Accommodations


Physick House

321 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
www.philalandmarks.org/physick-house | (215) 925-7866

Open Saturdays & Sundays. Please call before arriving.

SEPTA Bus Routes 12, 42, 57. Indego Station: 4th and Walnut (422 Walnut Street).

Part of The Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks.

The Physick House, built in 1786, is the former home of Dr. Philip Syng Physick, the “Father of American Surgery” who cared for notable figures such as Dolly Madison and Andrew Jackson. The house is the only freestanding Federal townhouse remaining in Society Hill. It features a large garden and a medical museum on the second floor, along with beautifully decorated and furnished period rooms.

Accessibility Accommodations
Please call ahead of time for inquiries at (215) 925-7866.


Please Touch Museum

4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131
www.pleasetouchmuseum.org | (215) 581-3181

SEPTA Bus Routes 38 & 40. Indego Station: Parkside and Belmont (4601 Parkside Ave).

The Please Touch Museum enriches the lives of children ages seven and younger by creating learning opportunities through play, enabling us to lay the foundation for a lifetime of learning and cultural awareness. ** Please Note: This discount does not apply to Countdown to Noon on New Year’s Eve. 

Accessibility Accommodations


Powel House

244 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
www.philalandmarks.org/powel-house-1 | (215) 627-0364

Please call to make sure we are open before arriving

SEPTA Bus Routes 12, 42, 57. Indego Station: 4th and Walnut (422 Walnut Street).

Part of The Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks.

Powel House was the residence of the last mayor of Philadelphia under the Crown. This Georgian brick mansion was built in 1765 and has entertained notable guests from George Washington to Benjamin Franklin. Visitors today can stroll through the room where the Washingtons danced on their wedding anniversary and view the elegant colonial garden.

Accessibility Accommodations
Please call ahead of time for inquiries at (215) 627-0364.


Princeton Symphony Orchestra

Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University | 68 Nassau Street Princeton, NJ 08544
princetonsymphony.org | (609) 497-0020

Since its founding in 1980, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra has evolved into a professional orchestra of the highest artistic quality. Offering orchestral, pops, and chamber music concerts, as well as lecture events, children’s programs, and innovative collaborative programming, the orchestra is Princeton’s hub for classical music knowledge and a gateway to the exploration of new music and performance practices. Click here for more information about the Princeton Symphony Orchestra. 

Get Tickets 

  • Call the Box Office by dialing (609) 497-0020 and pay over the phone
  • Buy at the Door  Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the concert. The box office is located at Richardson Auditorium on the campus of Princeton University.

Remember to bring your photo ID and your ACCESS card when you pick up your tickets at the box office!

Accessibility Accommodations

Click here to visit the accessibility page on the Princeton Symphony Orchestra website.


Quintessence Theatre Group

7137 Germantown Ave (Mount Airy) Philadelphia, PA 19119
wwww.quintessencetheatre.org | 215-987-4450

SEPTA: Bus 23 | Chestnuthill West Septa Regional Rail

Quintessence Theatre Group is dedicated to bringing epic works of classic drama and literature to the contemporary stage. As Philadelphia’s text-based actor-focused repertory theatre, Quintessence re-envisions the classics to inspire our community to consider what is essential in theatre and in human nature. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased in person, at the box office. 

Accessibility Accommodations

Showtimes may vary, Visit Quintessence Theatre’s website.


Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Lansdowne and Horticultural Drives, West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA, 19131
www.japanesehouse.org | (215) 878-5097

SEPTA Bus Routes 38, 40, PhillyPhlash Stop #12. Indego Stations: Parkside and Belmont (4601 Parkside Ave).

Shofuso is a traditional-style Japanese house and nationally ranked garden in West Fairmount Park that reflects the history of Japanese culture in Philadelphia, from the 1876 Centennial Exposition to the installation of its contemporary paintings in 2007. Shofuso is open for visitation and group tours from April to October. Note about Accessibility: There are areas at the Shofuso Japanese House and Garden that are not wheelchair accessible. To learn more, please click here.

Accessibility Accommodations
Please call ahead of time to make arrangements at (215) 878-5097.


Stoneleigh: a natural garden

1829 East County Line Road
Villanova, PA 19085
610-353-5587 x200
stoneleighgarden.org

With soaring trees, expansive vistas, and dynamic displays of native plants, Stoneleigh is a celebration of the natural world. Once a family home, now a public garden, Stoneleigh celebrates the beauty of native plants and the importance of biodiversity. 

Free to visit, but use your ACCESS card for $2 guided tours and events!

Click here to view upcoming events at Stoneleigh.


Players Club of Swarthmore

614 Fairview Road Swarthmore, PA 19081
pcstheater.org | 610-328-4271

The Players Club of Swarthmore is a community theater based in Swarthmore, PA. We produce seven mainstage shows each year in our 300-seat, air-conditioned theater. In addition, we produce smaller, more avant-garde productions in our 80-seat black-box theater known as our “Second Stage.” Auditions are open to all.

To purchase tickets:

Accessibility Accommodations

For information, call the theater at 610-328-4271

 


Temple Theaters

1301 W. Norris St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
https://tfma.temple.edu/theater/productions | 215-204-1122

SEPTA: Broad Street Line to Cecil B, Moore

For more than 50 years, Temple Theaters has been a vital piece of the Philadelphia theater community, helping to shape and hone new talent, while producing elite level work that delights audiences. Our 2018-19 season promises to be a dynamic and intriguing one with bold modern productions, emotionally enriching classics, and gorgeous musicals. ACCESS Philly tickets can be reserved by emailing Theater@temple.edu or calling 215-204-1122.  

Accessibility Accommodations
Accessibility may vary with each show. Please call ahead of time to make appropriate
arrangements at (215) 204-1122.

Showtimes may vary, Visit Temple Theater’s website.

 


The Bearded Ladies Cabaret Co.

The Bearded Ladies Cabaret Co.

The Bearded Ladies Cabaret is an experimental cabaret group devoted to exploiting all the possibilities of intimate, homemade theater through beautiful songs, tricked-out costume changes, drag, and virtuosic prop construction.

Locations for Bearded Ladies Events can vary. For information on upcoming events visit beardedladiescabaret.com

Use your ACCESS card for $2 tickets to Bearded Ladies Cabaret events.


The StageCrafters Theater

8130 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia PA 19118
www.thestagecrafters.org | 215-247-9913

SEPTA Regional Rail: Chestnut Hill East to Gravers Lane Stop, or Chestnut Hill West to Germantown Stop

The Stagecrafters, a non-profit, semi-professional theater, has been creating theatrical productions of high literary and artistic standards for over 90 years. Through the decades the theater’s productions have demonstrated excellence in the art and craft of live theater, drawing large audiences as well as receiving critical praise and popular acclaim. ACCESS Philly tickets can be reserved by contacting The StageCrafters Theater box office. 

Accessibility Accommodations
Accessibility may vary with each show. Please call ahead of time to make appropriate
arrangements at (215) 247.8881.


Theatre Horizon

401 DeKalb St, Norristown, PA 19401
www.theatrehorizon.org | (610) 283-2230

SEPTA: Manayunk/Norristown Line, Norristown High Speed Line, Buses: 90, 91, 93, 96, 97, 98, 99, and 131

As part of our mission, Theatre Horizon brings terrific, professional theatre to our suburban communities and provides excellent theatre education to over 750 children annually. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased online at the Theatre Horizon website. 

Accessibility Accommodations

Showtimes may vary, Visit Theatre Horizon’s website.


Tyler Arboretum

515 Painter Road, Media PA 19063
http://www.tylerarboretum.org | 610-566-9134

SEPTA: Media/ Elwyn Regional Rail Line

Located in the heart of Delaware County, PA, Tyler Arboretum is a place of natural beauty and history dating back to the time of William Penn. Today, Tyler serves the Greater Philadelphia region through horticulture, education, and the preservation of natural lands.

Accessibility Accommodations
Due to the unique landscape of the Arboretum, select pathways are limited. Please call ahead of time to make appropriate arrangements at (610) 566-9134.


Waynesborough

2049 Waynesborough Road, Paoli, PA 19301
http://historicwaynesborough.org | (610) 647-1779

SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line

Part of The Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks.

Held by the Wayne family as a private estate until 1980, Waynesborough is a sprawling property in Easttown Township that once was the residence of Revolutionary War hero “Mad” Anthony Wayne who served alongside George Washington. Waynesborough is now a home museum that features a Georgian-style house and even hosts historical reenactments from time to time.

Accessibility Accommodations
Please call ahead of time with inquiries, or to make arrangements at (610) 647-1779.


Wharton Esherick Museum

1520 Horseshoe Trail, Malvern PA 19355
www.whartonesherickmuseum.org | 610-644-5822

SEPTA: Paoli/Thorndale line

Wharton Esherick was a sculptor who worked primarily in wood, readily extending his unique forms to furniture, furnishings, utensils, interiors, buildings and more. His motto, “if it isn’t fun, it isn’t worth doing,” is evident in the joyful expression of his work, inviting the eye and the hand. A National Historic Landmark for Architecture, his hilltop studio/residence, with more than 300 of his works on exhibition, has been preserved much as it was when the artist lived and worked there.

The Museum operates by guided tours only, and advanced reservations are required. Please call to schedule your tour.

Accessibility Accommodations


Wilma Theater

265 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
www.wilmatheater.org | (215) 893-9456

SEPTA: Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line, Buses: Route C, 41, 21, 90, Regional: R1, R2, R3, R5, R6 and R8, PATCO
Indego Bike Dock: S Broad St and South St (a 12 minute walk)

The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art. The Wilma seeks to engage artists and audiences in imaginative reflection on the complexities of contemporary life. The Wilma presents bold, original, well-crafted productions that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles.

Accessibility Accommodations

Showtimes may vary, Visit Wilma Theater’s website.


Woodmere Art Museum

9201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
www.woodmereartmuseum.org | 215-247-0476

SEPTA Bus Route L & Regional Rail Chestnut Hill West line.

Woodmere is housed in a 19th-century stone Victorian mansion in Chestnut Hill. The building, grounds and the nucleus of the Permanent Collection are the benefactions of Charles Knox Smith who wished “to awaken the spirit of, the appreciation of, and the knowledge of art… in the City of Philadelphia and surrounding territory.” Today, the Permanent Collection consists of more than 3,000 works of art, celebrating the art and artists of Philadelphia.

Accessibility Accommodations