Life In Philadelphia


In addition to the events and resources on campus, the University of Pennsylvania's location makes Center City Philadelphia easily accessible by bus, subway, or by foot. Philadelphia is home to historical landmarks, delicious restaurants, museums, shopping, professional sports teams, and endless entertainment.

For information on cultural events, restaurants, sports, nightlife, and attractions:



Reading Terminal Market

Italian Market

Philadelphia Restaurants

Art & Theatre Lovers:

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Barnes Foundation

Rodin Museum

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts


History Buffs:

Liberty Bell

Constitution Center

Independence Hall

Betsy Ross House

Eastern State Penitentiary



The Franklin Institute

Academy of Natural Sciences

Chemical Heritage Foundation

Mutter Museum

Department of Chemistry

231 S. 34 Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6323

215.898.8317 voice | 215.573.2112 fax |