The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Mormon Temples

Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Travelers' Guide to the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple

MASS TRANSIT

To plan your mass transit trip to the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple, go to http://www.septa.org/maps/system On the left side of the screen is "Google Transit". Using the station names on the "Clickable Map" on the right, enter the station where you will start your trip next to the green arrow and "Suburban Station" or "Race Vine Station" next to the red arrow. Enter the date and time of your planned arrival. Select "Arriving". Then select "Submit". The system will display the details of your trip.

By clicking on a station on the "Clickable Map", you can obtain more information about parking and fees at that station, ticket prices to your destination, train schedules, etc.

Senior citizens with valid ID can ride for free on SEPTA or for $1 on the Regional Rail System. For more information, go to: http://www.sept.org/fares/discount/seniors-ride-free-info.html

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Closest Regional Rail Station to the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple is "Suburban Station"

When you exit the train, follow signs to Arch Street.

When you exit the station, you will be on Arch Street near either 17th or 18th Street.

(Small red circles on map below.)

Walk north on either 17th or 18th Street until you reach the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple.

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Closest Subway Station to the Philadelphia Temple is "Race Vine Station" on the Broad Street Line

When you exit the train, follow the signs to the "Vine Street" exit.

When you exit to the street level, you will be on Broad and Vine Streets.

(See small red triangle on map below.)

Walk north on Broad Street, cross over the Vine Street Expressway.

Turn left on Vine Street and walk 3 blocks to the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple.

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DRIVING - FROM THE WEST

To The Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple

Travel east on the Vine Street Expressway (I-676).

Take the "Broad Street/Central Phila" exit.

Keep right. Follow sign for "15th Street/Centrail Phila".

Turn right onto 15th Street.

Make an immediate right onto Spring Street.

Turn right on 16th Street.

Get in the left lane. Cross over the Vine Street Expressway.

Make a left onto Vine Street.

  • To Temple Parking: Follow Vine Street to 18th Street. Turn right. Parking is on your right.
  • To Parking Garage 2: Continue on 18th Street. At the "T", turn left onto Callowhill Street. Parking is on your left.
  • To Parking Garage 3: Continue past Parking Garage 2 to 20th Street. Turn right. Parking is on your left.
  • To Parking Garage 4: From Parking Garage 3, continue north and turn right onto Spring Garden Street. Turn right on 17th Street. Entrance is on the left, just before Callowhill Street.
  • To Parking Garage 5: Continue past Parking Garage 4 to Callowhill Street. Turn right. Parking is on your right.

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From The Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple

  • From Temple Parking: Turn right out of Temple lot. Take first left onto Wood Street then another left onto 19th Street. Continue on 19th Street to Vine Street. Turn right. Continue on Vine Street to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Continue to the Philadelphia Art Museum roundabout, then follow the signs to I-76 West.
  • From Parking Garge 2: Turn right out of the parking lot onto Callowhill Street. Turn right on 19th Street. Continue on 19th Street to Vine Street. Turn right. Continue on Vine Street to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Continue to the Philadelphia Art Museum roundabout, then follow the signs to I-76 West.
  • From Parking Garage 3: Turn left out of parking garage onto 20th Street. Follow 20th Street to Spring Garden Street. Turn left. Continue on Spring Garden toward the Philadelphia Art Museum and follow the signs to I-76 West.
  • From Parking Garage 4: Turn left out of garage onto 17th Street. Turn right onto Callowhill Street. Follow Callowhill Street to 19th Street. Turn left. Follow 19th Street to Vine Street. Turn left. Vine Street becomes the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Follow the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to the Philadelphia Art Museum roundabout, then follow the signs to I-76 West.
  • From Parking Garage 5: See directions from Garage 4. 

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DRIVING - FROM THE EAST

To The Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple

Travel west on the Vine Street Expressway (I-676).

Take the "PA 611/Broad Street" exit.

Follow the loop and merge onto 15th Street.

Follow 15th Street to Vine Street. Turn right onto Vine Street.

  • To Temple Parking: Follow Vine Street to 18th Street. Turn right. Parking is on your right.
  • To Parking Garage 2: Continue on 18th Street. At the "T", turn left onto Callowhill Street. Parking is on your left.
  • To Parking Garage 3: Continue past Parking Garage 2 to 20th Street. Turn right. Parking is on your left.
  • To Parking Garage 4: From Parking Garage 3, continue north and turn right onto Spring Garden Street. Turn right on 17th Street. Entrance is on the left, just before Callowhill Street.
  • To Parking Garage 5: Continue past Parking Garage 4 to Callowhill Street. Turn right. Parking is on your right.

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From The Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple

  • From Temple Parking: Turn right out of Temple lot. Follow 18th Street to Callowhill Street. Turn left. Follow Callowhill Street to 20th Street. Turn right. Follow 20th Street to Spring Garden Street. Turn right. Follow Spring Garden Street to Broad Street. Turn right. Follow the signs to I-676 East.
  • From Parking Garge 2: Turn left out of the parking garage. Follow Callowhill Street to 20th Street. Turn right. Follow 20th Street to Spring Garden Street. Turn right. Follow Spring Garden Street to Broad Street. Turn right. Follow the signs to I-676 East.
  • From Parking Garage 3: Turn left out of parking garage onto 20th Street. Follow 20th Street to Spring Garden Street. Turn right. Follow Spring Garden Street to Broad Street. Turn right. Follow the signs to I-676 East.
  • From Parking Garage 4: Turn left out of garage onto 17th Street. Turn right onto Callowhill Street. Follow Callowhill Street to 20th Street. Follow 20th Street to Spring Garden Street. Turn right. Follow Spring Garden Street to Broad Street. Turn right. Follow the signs to I-676 East.
  • From Parking Garage 5: Turn right out of garage onto Callowhill Street. Follow Callowhill to 20th Street. Follow 20th Street to Spring Garden Street. Turn right. Follow Spring Garden Street to Broad Street. Turn right. Follow the signs to I-676 East.

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