Attractions & Activities

Things to Do in the Neighborhood

Discover a wide variety of attractions and activities in University City and Philadelphia while staying at The Inn at Penn, a Hilton Hotel.

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Sightseeing & tours

  • University City District (website) - 5-minute walk
  • Philadelphia Zoo (website) - 5-minute cab ride
  • Liberty Bell (website) - 10-min cab
  • Independence Hall (website) - 10-minute cab ride
  • Independence Visitor Center (website) - 10-minute cab ride
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Art & culture

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art (website) - 5-minute walk
  • Institute of Contemporary Art (website) - 5-minute walk
  • University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology (website) - 5-minute walk
  • Arthur Ross Gallery (website) - 5-minute walk
  • Design Arts Gallery (website) - 5-minute walk
  • Esther M. Klein Gallery (website)
  • Kroiz Gallery (website) - 5-minute walk
  • The Living Loft: A Giant Puppet Museum (website) - 5-minute walk
  • Marvin Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy (website) - 5-minute walk
  • Annenberg Center (website) - 2-minute walk
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  • Penn Ice Rink - 5-minute walk

  • The Fencing Academy - 5-minute walk

  • Jogging / Walking Track - 5-minute walk

  • Basketball - 5-minute walk

  • Cinemark University City Penn 6 (featuring an in-theater restaurant & bar) - 2-minute walk

  • Avenue of Technology - 5-minute walk

  • University of the Sciences - 5-minute walk