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Explore world-class museums and galleries, live music, scenic parks, and exciting sports and recreational events—all on or near Penn’s beautiful and historic campus.

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Theatre, Arts

One of Philadelphia’s most popular cultural destinations, the Annenberg Center offers a broad range of programs and performances in theatre, music, and dance.

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3680 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-898-3900

Arthur Ross Gallery

Art Museum, Film, Music, Talks, Tours

The Arthur Ross Gallery is an intimate exhibition space where curators, scholars, artists, and Penn students present original research through our exhibitions, symposia, and curatorial seminars. Exhibition-related programs include films, music, performances, spoken word, talks, and tours.

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220 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-898-2083

Cinemark University City Penn 6

Movie Theatre, Restaurant, Bar

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show! Cinemark University City Penn 6 offers all the latest major movie releases with showtimes seven days a week on six screens.

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4012 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-386-0869

Franklin Field

Football, Track & Field, Lacrosse

Penn’s historic U-shaped stadium is an iconic landmark, occupying nearly an entire city block on the edge of campus. It is home to the Penn Relays (since 1895), Penn football, track and field, and lacrosse, as well as intramural and club sports. It is also the site of Penn's Commencement ceremonies.

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33rd and Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-898-6151

Institute of Contemporary Art

Art Museum, Contemporary, Educational Programs, Tours

ICA has developed an international reputation as a preeminent venue for contemporary art and culture. Their exhibitions aim to bring under-recognized artists to broader attention—and admission is always free!

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118 South 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-898-7108

International House Philadelphia (Lightbox Film Center)

Theatre, Arts, Film, Events

Lightbox Film Center is Philadelphia’s premier exhibitor of film and moving image art. As the signature arts program of International House Philadelphia, an independent nonprofit organization, Lightbox presents an unparalleled slate of repertory, nonfiction, experimental, and international cinema. Beyond the traditional movie theater experience, Lightbox delivers enriching film programs with artist talks, live music and other multidisciplinary programs year-round in a dedicated venue known as a gathering place for cinephiles. While Lightbox Film Center presents its own calendar of curated

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3701 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

(215) 387-5125

Kelly Writers House

Writing Center, Poetry, Seminars

Founded in 1995 by a group of students, faculty, staff, and alumni, the Kelly Writers House hosts approximately 150 public programs and projects—poetry readings, film screenings, seminars, web magazines, lectures, dinners, radio broadcasts, workshops, art exhibits, and musical performances.

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3805 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-746-7636

Morris Arboretum

Garden, Educational Programs

The Morris Arboretum is a historic public garden and educational institution. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people, and place through programs that integrate science, art, and the humanities. Admission is free with a Penn ID. Please note that the Arboretum is located approx. 15 miles north of Penn’s campus.

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100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
United States

215-247-5777

Penn Ice Rink

Ice Hockey, Ice Skating, Figure Skating

This 2,500-seat arena has served Penn and the Philadelphia community for over 45 years. Check their events calendar to take in a professional league or collegiate hockey game or schedule an ice skating session for your family!

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3130 Walnut Street
Class of 1923 Arena
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-898-1923

Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Art Museum, Archaeology, Anthropology, Educational Programs, Tours

Founded in 1887, the Penn Museum is one of the world’s great archaeology and anthropology research museums. The Museum encapsulates and illustrates the human story with roughly one million objects in their care.

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3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-898-4000

Penn Park

Athletic Fields

Take a break from the bustle of the city and visit 24 acres of open green space that includes athletic and recreational facilities owned and operated by Penn. Picnic tables and park benches make Penn Park the perfect place for an outdoor lunch or a spot to rest and enjoy the Center City skyline.

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3000 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-898-5986

Pottruck Health & Fitness Center

Health & Fitness

This 120,000 square foot facility houses four fitness centers, a weight room, Olympic-size pool, co-ed sauna, basketball courts, climbing wall, golf simulator, Energy Zone juice bar, fitness and Pilates studios, and locker/shower facilities for members of the Penn community.

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3701 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-898-6100

The Palestra

Basketball, Volleyball, Wrestling

The historic Palestra is home to Penn’s men's and women's basketball, volleyball, and wrestling teams. The Palestra has hosted more games and more visiting teams than any other facility in college basketball and is known as the most storied gymnasium in the history of collegiate athletics.

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223 South 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

215-898-6151

The Rotunda

Theater, Performing Arts, Visual Arts

The Rotunda is a community-gathering place offering over 300 events every year, including live music, film, spoken word, theater, art, dance, education, youth programs, arts incubation, and various experimental genres.

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4014 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

267-934-3705

World Cafe Live

Live Music Venue

World Cafe Live is an independent music venue in the University City District of Philadelphia, PA. Set in a renovated Art Deco factory building, WCL has been offering the best local, national and international artists on two stages to its loyal fans since 2004. From hosting one of Adele’s first US performances to showcasing artists such as Alabama Shakes, Graham Nash, and Edward Sharpe, WCL is known for bringing established artists to an intimate setting that is both artist and audience friendly. In addition to over 500 shows annually, World Cafe Live offers great food and beverages daily, and

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3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

(215) 222-1400

OTHER PENN-RELATED RETAIL

Slought Foundation

4017 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104