By Public Transportation
Take the Trolley
Take No. 36 Trolley from City Hall to 54th Street. Cross the railroad bridge and you will find the Garden entrance on left.
The Bicycle Coalition offers a bike map to Bartram’s Garden, courtesy of Google maps. When the Schuylkill River Trail is completed by the end of 2015, you will be able to ride, walk, and jog directly from Center City to the Garden.
Plug us into your GPS
Use “5400 Lindbergh Boulevard Philadelphia.”
Drive to the Garden
Bartram’s Garden is located less than 15 minutes from Center City Philadelphia, is convenient to I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) and I-95 and accessible by public transportation. Free parking is available in our visitor parking lot.
View Google Directions here.
From the West via 76 (Schuylkill Expressway)
Travel east and south through Center City to Exit 346B, Gray’s Ferry Avenue.
Bear left on exit ramp and turn left at light on to 34th Street/University Avenue. At next light turn right on Gray’s Ferry Avenue and cross Schuylkill River. Take first left on to Paschall Avenue. Turn left at next light on to 49th Street and around bend on to Gray’s Avenue. Follow trolley tracks and bear left at fork on to Lindbergh Boulevard. Just beyond 54th Street sign and immediately after crossing railroad bridge make sharp left turn into entrance, which is not visible until after crossing bridge.
From Center City
Take 23rd Street south below Market Street and merge right on to Gray’s Ferry Avenue just beyond South Street, then follow the directions above.
From Delaware, the Blue Route (476) and points South via I-95 North
Follow I-95N past Philadelphia International Airport. Take Exit 13, Central Philadelphia, 76/291 West, and continually keep to right.
Take exit for 291 West. Turn right on to Island Avenue and stay right. Cross under highway and turn right at light on Bartram Avenue and left at second light on to Essington Avenue. Proceed straight on Essington and turn left at first light on 70th Street. Go straight and turn right at next light on to Lindbergh Boulevard. Follow Lindbergh Boulevard to Garden entrance on right just after Elmwood Avenue joins with Lindbergh.
From New Jersey and points North via I-95 South
Follow I-95S past Center City. Take Exit 14, Bartram Avenue, and proceed to second light at Essington Avenue. Turn right and follow directions above.