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Getting here

Getting here

Getting here

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Philadelphia is located on North Broad Street, near the Health Science campus of Temple University. Our location is central to main roads such as Interstate 95, Roosevelt Boulevard, Route 1, Route 76, Pennsylvania Turnpike and more.

Lodging

The Philadelphia Shriners Hospital works with two Ronald McDonald Houses, Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House at Front and Erie and Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey, for families who travel to the hospital and need lodging. In addition, the hospital has a complete list of hotels that offer discounted rates for patients traveling from out of town. Please contact our patient resource navigator for assistance with reservations at at 215-430-4132.

Transportation resources for the Philadelphia area

Amtrak  800-872-7245
Greyhound  800-231-2222
SEPTA – local subway and bus service  215-580-7145
Many cabs available, we prefer 215 Get a Cab       215-438-2222

Driving directions

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Philadelphia is located at:

3551 North Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140

As you approach our building on Broad Street, we are located between Tioga and Venango streets. You will see flying yellow flags with our hospital name.

From Southern New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and other points south (including: Walt Whitman and Commodore Barry Bridges)

  • Take I-95 North to exit 22 (I-676 West); follow signs for Ben Franklin Bridge, Independence Hall and Vine Street
  • Stay in right lane you must cross over another lane to Callowhill Street. Take Callowhill Street to Broad Street turn right
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children is approximately 3 miles north on the right side of Broad Street
  • Shriners Hospital parking garage is midway down the block, between Tioga Street and Venango Street. Enter at the yellow Shriners flags

From Southern New Jersey using the Ben Franklin Bridge

  • As you enter Philadelphia stay in right lane, at the base of the bridge turn right onto 5th Street
  • Follow 5th Street to Callowhill Street, 1st traffic light, turn left, proceed 9 blocks to N. Broad Street turn right. The Philadelphia Shriners Hospital is approximately 3 miles north, on right side of Broad Street
  • The Philadelphia Shriners Hospital parking garage is midway down the block, between Tioga Street and Venango Street. Enter at the yellow Shriners Hosptial flags

From Northeast Philadelphia (using I-95 or Route 1- Roosevelt Blvd.)

  • Take I-95 South to Exit 22 Ben Franklin Bridge, Independence Hall and Callowhill Street, bottom of ramp turn right
  • Stay on right, this is Callowhill Street
  • Take Callowhill Street to Broad Street, turn right
  • The Philadelphia Shriners Hospital is approximately 3 miles north on the right side of Broad Street. Shriners Hospitals for Children parking is mid-way down the block
  • Be sure to enter the Philadelphia Shriners Hospital parking garage through the yellow Shriners Hospital flags

From Route 1 South (Roosevelt Blvd.)

  • Take Route 1 South (Roosevelt Blvd.)
  • Make sure you are in the outside lanes once you have passed Rising Sun Avenue
  • Take Broad Street Exit. Turn left at Broad Street
  • The Philadelphia Shriners Hospital is approximately 1 mile south on the left side of Broad Street. However, no left turns are allowed. Just before the hospital is Venango Street, turn right and proceed to first stop sign,  then make a left on to 15th Street and go to next stop sign and turn left on to Tioga Street. Proceed to the traffic light, then turn left back on to Broad Street
  • Hospital driveway entrance is on the right mid-way down the block
  • Be sure to enter Shriners Hospitals for Children parking garage through the yellow Shriners Hospital flags

From New York, Northern New Jersey or other points north, northeast and east (including Betsy Ross Bridge)

  • New Jersey Turnpike South to exit 7A, RT. 195 towards West Trenton. Follow to RT. 295, North Princeton follow into Pennsylvania to RT. 95 South
  • Take I-95 South to Exit 17 Ben Franklin Bridge, Independence Hall and Callowhill Street, turn right at bottom of ramp
  • Stay on right, this is Callowhill Street
  • Take Callowhill Street to Broad Street, turn right. Shriners Hospitals for Children is approximately 3 miles north on the right side of Broad Street
  • The Philadelphia Shriners Hospital parking is midway down the block
  • Be sure to enter Shriners Hospitals for Children parking garage through the yellow Shriners Hospital flags

From Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and other points north

  • Take I-476 South (Northeast Extension) to I-76 East (Philadelphia, Schuylkill Expressway)
  • Follow I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) to Route 1 North Roosevelt Boulevard
  • Follow Route 1 North to Broad Street-Route 611 exit
  • At the 2nd traffic light, turn right onto Broad Street (611 South)
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children is approximately 1 mile south on the left side of Broad Street. However, no left turns are allowed
  • Just before the hospital is Venango Street, turn right to first stop sign, turn left, go to next stop sign, Tioga Street turn left to traffic light, Broad Street turn left
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children parking is midway down the block
  • Be sure to enter the Philadelphia Shriners Hospital parking garage through the yellow Shriners Hospital flags

From Harrisburg and other points west

  • Take PA Turnpike East to Exit 326 Valley Forge
  • Follow I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) to (Route 1 North) Roosevelt Boulevard
  • Follow Route 1 North to Broad Street - Route 611 Broad Street exit
  • At the 2nd traffic light, turn right onto Broad Street (611 South)
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children is approximately 1 mile south on the left side of Broad Street. However, no left turns are allowed
  • Just before the hospital is Venango Street, turn right to first stop sign, turn left, go to next stop sign, Tioga Street turn left, to traffic light, Broad Street turn left
  • The Philadelphia Shriners Hospital parking is midway down the block
  • Be sure to enter Shriners Hospitals for Children parking garage through the yellow Shriners Hospital flags

Parking

Parking in our garage is free for patients and their immediate family. The first level of the garage is reserved for patients and their families. All other visitors may park on levels two through six and there is a fee of $1 (if you need to leave and return the same day, another parking fee of $1 is charged).

  • The entrance to the garage is halfway down the block near the yellow flags. After pulling into the drop off driveway, continue forward to enter garage. Please stop at security gate and push button to contact security.
  • A patient can be dropped off in the lobby if accompanied by an adult.
  • Parking is free for all patients. Patient families must obtain a coin from the front desk in the lobby to exit the garage.
  • Visitors parking in the garage will pay $1 per day. Visitors should have $1 ready to purchase a coin; cash only, no credit cards are accepted.
  • If you are parking in the garage for an extended period of time (more than 48 hours), please see security for a parking pass (needed for identification purposes).

Travel assistance

If you need travel assistance, please contact your local chapter of Shriners International. The members of Shriners International can also assist in arranging overnight stays if you are traveling from a great distance, or if your visit will take longer than a day. If you do not know which chapter of Shriners chapter is closest to you, please call our patient resource navigator at 215-430-4132.

   
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