Directions & Parking

The Academy of Music is located on the corner of Broad and Locust Streets. The Merriam Theater at the University of the Arts is located about half a block south of the Academy of Music.


    From I-76 East: Take I-76 East towards Philadelphia to I-676 East and exit at Broad Street. Turn right at the exit and proceed south on 15th Street towards Locust Street to enter the vicinity of the Academy of Music.

    From I-95: Take I-95 North to the Broad Street exit. Follow north to Locust Street (approximately three miles).

    From Benjamin Franklin Bridge: Take first exit on 8th Street to Spruce Street. Continue west to Broad Street, turn right one block to Locust Street.

    From Walt Whitman Bridge: Take Broad Street exit. Follow Broad Street to Locust Street (approximately three miles).


    Bellevue Parking Lot: northwest side of Broad & Locust Streets.

    Doubletree Hotel: southwest corner of Broad & Locust Streets.

    Park & Lock: on Spruce between 15th and 16th Streets on north side.

    Central Parking System: 
    1327 Locust Street (at Juniper) 
    15th and Sansom Streets 
    219 S. Broad Street 
    1616 Chancellor Street 
    1816 Sansom Street

    Kinney System: northeast side of Broad and Locust Streets.

    Five Star: 1500 Spruce Street, Academy House garage.

    Parkway Corporation: 1309 Locust Street.

    Expect to spend between $12 − 25 for parking.


    Broad Street Subway: Take Broad Street subway and exit at the Walnut/Locust stop.

    PATCO High Speed Line from New Jersey: Exit at the 15th and Locust Streets stop.

    SEPTA Train: City Hall/Penn Center Suburban Station. Walk south on 15th four blocks to Locust Street, and one block east to Broad Street.