Directions

By Public Transportation

Take the Trolley

Take #36 trolley to 54th Street.

Coming westbound from City Hall, you’ll get off at the northeast corner of 54th and Lindbergh Avenue. Cross Lindbergh and walk west over the railroad bridge; the Garden entrance will be on the left. Come down our long driveway and you’ll find the Welcome Center.

Coming eastbound from Eastwick, you’ll get off at the southwest corner of 54th and Lindbergh. Turn right into our long driveway and come straight down until you reach the Welcome Center.

Please note that this season, construction fencing has been erected around the Welcome Center and the historic house. We are still open!

By Bike

The Bicycle Coalition offers a bike map to Bartram’s Garden, courtesy of Google maps.

When you arrive at the Garden, come down our long driveway to the Welcome Center. Bike racks are available across from the Welcome Center and near the administration building.

Please note that this season, construction fencing has been erected around the Welcome Center and the historic house. We are still open!

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.

By Car

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.

To navigate using GPS, use the address “5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA.”

Please note that this season, construction fencing has been erected around the Welcome Center and the historic house. We are still open!

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 onto 34th Street/University Avenue. At next light, turn right on Gray’s Ferry Avenue and cross the Schuylkill River. Take the first left onto Paschall Avenue. Turn left at the next light onto 49th Street and around the bend onto Gray’s Avenue. Follow the trolley tracks and bear left at the fork onto Lindbergh Boulevard. Just beyond the 54th Street sign and immediately after crossing the railroad bridge, make a sharp left turn into the Bartram’s Garden entrance. (The entrance will not be visible until after you cross the bridge.)

Come down our long driveway and take the second left into the visitor parking lot.

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.