Material Culture is Centrally Located
With Free, Unlimited Parking
And Easy, Convenient Pick Up/Drop Off

  • 15 Minutes from Center City
  • 11 Minutes from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • 13 Minutes from 30th St. Station
  • 6 Minutes from the Main Line (Bala Cynwyd)
  • 15 Minutes from Chestnut Hill
  • 22 Minutes from Philadelphia Intl. Airport

Material Culture

4700 Wissahickon Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

215-849-8030  |  Contact Us

 

GPS & Smart Phone Users:

Please be aware that there is no entrance directly from Wissahickon Avenue. You can enter our parking lot either from:

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For our mailing address and contact information, please view our Contact Us page.

Material Culture

 

Driving Instructions (local):

From Chestnut Hill:

  • Take Germantown Ave towards Mt. Airy.
  • Turn right onto Allens Lane (next to Wawa).
  • Turn left onto Wissahickon Ave.
  • Turn right onto Roberts Ave (just after you pass over Rte 1-Roosevelt Blvd).
  • Proceed 400 feet to entrance on right (black and yellow “Material Culture” sign)

From Center City:

  • Take 76 West to Route 1 North
  • Take Route 1 North (Roosevelt Blvd)
  • Take the first exit – Wissahickon Ave/ Hunting Park Ave
  • Proceed 400 feet to entrance (black and yellow “Material Culture” sign)

From Kelly Drive:

  • Turn right on Hunting Park Ave
  • Turn left on Henry Ave
  • Turn right on Roberts Ave
  • Turn left after overpass into our parking lot (black and yellow “Material Culture” sign)

From City Line Ave. (Bala Cynwyd):

  • Follow the signs for 76 East/ Route 1 North
  • Take Route 1 North (Roosevelt Blvd)
  • Take the first exit – Wissahickon Ave/ Hunting Park Ave
  • Proceed 400 feet to entrance (black and yellow “Material Culture” sign)

 

Driving Instructions (New Jersey/North):

From New Jersey:

Ben Franklin Bridge: proceed on 676 West to 76 West.

Walt Whitman Bridge: proceed on 76 West

  • Bear right onto Route 1 North (exit 34)
  • Exit on Wissahickon Avenue South (the first exit)
  • Follow service road 300 feet and make a right into the parking lot (black and yellow “Material Culture” sign)

NJ Turnpike:

  • Exit 6- PA Turnpike
  • Exit 351 – Philadelphia (276 East to Route 1)
  • Route 1 South – follow to Fox Street
  • Left at the light
  • Left immediately at next light
  • Right into parking lot (black and yellow “Material Culture” sign)

Traveling South on Roosevelt Blvd (Route 1):

  • Exit at Fox Street
  • Left at the light
  • Left immediately at next light
  • Right into parking lot (black and yellow “Material Culture” sign)

 

Driving Instructions (South):

From King of Prussia:

  • Take 76 East to Route 1 North
  • Take Route 1 North (Roosevelt Blvd)
  • Take the first exit – Wissahickon Ave/ Hunting Park Ave
  • Proceed 400 feet to entrance (black and yellow “Material Culture” sign)

Traveling North on I-95 (Wilmington/Maryland):

  • As you approach Philadelphia, get off at 676 West
  • Get onto 76 West
  • Take Route 1 North (Roosevelt Blvd)
  • Take the first exit – Wissahickon Ave/ Hunting Park Ave
  • Proceed 400 feet to entrance (black and yellow “Material Culture” sign)