Directions and Parking

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is located at 1020 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, between 10th and 11th Streets on South Street. [Get Directions from Google]

Public Transportation

Visit SEPTA (septa.org) for maps and schedules.

  • #23 Bus: The 23 goes north on 11th Street, and south on 12th Street. Take it either direction to South Street and then walk east to 1020.
  • Broad Street (Orange) Line: From the Lombard-South stop, walk 4 blocks east down South Street.
  • Market-Frankford (Blue) Line: From the 11th Street stop, walk 8 blocks south to South Street, turn left and walk half a block east.
  • City Hall Station (Trolleys): Transfer to Broad Street line and go south to Lombard-South stop, or exit station and walk 8 blocks south to South Street, turn left and walk 4 blocks east.
  • Regional Rail: Exit at Market-East Station (12th & Market), walk 8 blocks south on 12th Street, turn left and walk 2 blocks east.
  • PATCO: Take PATCO to 10/11 & Locust stop, and then walk 4 blocks to South Street, turning right to get to 1020 South St.
  • Amtrak / 30th St Station: Take the Market-Frankford (Blue) line eastbound to 11th Street, walk 8 blocks south to South Street, turn left and walk half a block east.
  • Phlash Bus: Exit at 12th and Market Streets stop, walk 8 blocks south on 12th Street, turn left on South Street and walk two blocks.
  • Indego Bikes: There is a bike station directly across the street on South Street. Rent a bike from any of their Philadelphia stations.

Ride-Sharing

Lyft, the ride-sharing service, is a great way to get to and from the Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens. PMG¬†has partnered with Lyft to give you free ride credit to try it out. Download the Lyft app, and enter the code MAGICGARDENS in the promo section, and request a ride. You’ll be on your way in minutes!

Driving Directions

From Philadelphia – 676W

  • Slight left at 1-676 W
  • Take exit towards Central Phila
  • Turn right at N 15th St
  • Turn left at PA-3/PA-611/S Penn Square
  • Turn right at S Broad St/Ave of the Arts/PA-611
  • Turn left onto South St to 1020 South Street

From Northern Locations: New York, Connecticut, North Jersey

  • Interstate 95 south to exit 676 west/ 30 Vine Street expressway Callowhill Street: Central Philadelphia Independence Hall
  • Head west on Callowhill Street toward N 11th St.
  • Turn left at N Broad Street/PA-611, continue to follow N Broad Street
  • Slight right at John F Kennedy Blvd/PA-3/PA-611
  • Turn left at N 15th St/PA-611
  • Turn left at PA-3/PA-611/ S Penn Square
  • Turn Right at S Broad St/ Ave of the Arts/PA-611 continue to follow S Broad St/PA-611
  • Turn left at South Street to 1020 South Street

From Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Western Suburbs, Valley Forge, King of Prussia

  • I-76E to Philadelphia.
  • Take exit 24 for PA-202/I-476/I-76 toward Philadelphia
  • Merge onto I-76 E
  • Sight left at 1-676 W
  • Take exit towards Central Phila
  • Turn right at N 15th St
  • Turn left at PA-3/PA-611/S Penn Square
  • Turn right at S Broad St/Ave of the Arts/PA-611
  • Turn left onto South St to 1020 South Street

From Southern Locations: Baltimore, Washington

  • Take I-95 North to 676W
  • Follow directions from 676W (above)

From South Jersey/Atlantic City

  • Proceed to Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Cross bridge and merge onto 676W.
  • Follow directions from 676W (above)

Parking

Metered and two-hour parking in the immediate vicinity is available along South and Bainbridge Streets, and along numbered streets. Free untimed parking is available on streets farther south.

Several parking garages are located nearby. The closest garage is at 11th and South Streets.