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Eastern State Penitentiary is located in a vibrant area of Philadelphia known for its popular art scene and top museums. The neighborhood is home to 110 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.
Choose from 72 hotels and accommodations within a mile of Eastern State Penitentiary, including these picks:
After you've visited Eastern State Penitentiary, you can explore the sights and attractions within just a few miles of the area.
Study the collections at Philadelphia Museum of Art, Please Touch Museum, or Academy of Natural Sciences. Rittenhouse Square, Liberty Bell Center, and Independence Hall are well-known local landmarks worth a visit. You can catch a show at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, BB&T Pavilion, and Academy of Music.
Philadelphia Zoo, Drexel University, and Reading Terminal Market are a few additional nearby sights. You might also stop by Temple University, located 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Eastern State Penitentiary, or University of Pennsylvania which is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.
With so many ways to get around, exploring the area around Eastern State Penitentiary is a breeze. You can take advantage of metro transit at Erie Station, Allegheny Station, and Hunting Park Station. If you want to see more of the area, jump aboard a train from North Philadelphia Station, Philadelphia North Broad Street Station, or Philadelphia Allegheny Station.