Museum District, Philadelphia

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Museum District
Neighborhood of Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Museum of Art (upper, beige color) and the Franklin Institute, (lower, grey color) near the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art (upper, beige color) and the Franklin Institute, (lower, grey color) near the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia.
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Country  United States
State Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia County
City Philadelphia
Area code(s) Area code 215

The Parkway Museums District, also known as the Art Museum District or simply the The Parkway, is an area of the Center City section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The area is generally associated with the area along the Ben Franklin Parkway from Eakins Oval/Fairmount Hill to Logan Circle/Square. The area sometimes is extended northwest to include sites such as Boathouse Row and Eastern State Penitentiary, and southeast along the Parkway to Love Park and City Hall. The area encompasses parts of several neighborhoods, including Fairmount, Spring Garden, Franklinville and Logan Square.

Logan Circle

The Parkway Museums District includes the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Academy of Natural Sciences, the Rodin Museum, the Franklin Institute, and the main branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. The Barnes Foundation relocated to the Parkway in May 2012.

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Coordinates: 39°57′32″N 75°10′26″W / 39.95889°N 75.17379°W / 39.95889; -75.17379