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This Ivy League institution counts, among its founders, Ben Franklin.
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3101 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3437
University City
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great campus with amazing architecture. This Ivy League College is one of the best. The sports stadium is huge.

Thank EasternCanada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During a tour of colleges, ours kids loved the entire campus but particularly the Locust Walk. The historical feel in the middle of Philadelphia was great!

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking the campus of U Penn is another feast for the eyes. The architecture is in keeping with one of the oldest schools of higher learning in the country. Of course there are new buildings as well but the overall feel of the campus is...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is a wonderful museum, never crowded. Always new exhibits. My favorite was the Egyptian display. Walking along the campus is very beautiful with the old buildings and architecture.

Thank Josie H
Reviewed July 29, 2018

It was a good one week spent at Wharton learning about Mergers and acquisitions. One of the best campuses with a good walk to river just round the corner.

Thank sandeepbalani
Reviewed July 24, 2018

I went with my daughter ( who will now be attending ) jus to see it. It is a small campus that is easy to walk. The grounds are great and many of the building a just fantastic Most of the campus is sounded by...More

Thank jer914
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Penn continues to impress me as the ideal urban University that has a proper campus. When you're in the middle of College Green, you can easily forget that you're in the middle of a major city.

Thank billybooper
Reviewed July 14, 2018

On site museum with a vast range of time periods & countries. Major medical center--hospital, children's hospital, Perleman center for rehab, diagnostic services, outpatient surgery, and medical offices. Nearby hotels full during UPenn events.

Thank GustafClark_SD
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This is an outstanding museum and if you have any interest in this area, I highly recommend it. So many fascinating exhibits but I was particularly interested in their efforts to help save ancient artifacts in war torn Syria and Iraq. So sad, but, very...More

Thank deb s
Reviewed June 26, 2018

I go to another university in Philadelphia so it was interesting for visiting UPenn to show up on my Philly Bucketlist. I decided to pack a picnic lunch and eat it on the main campus green after walking around a bit. The campus is beautiful,...More

Thank Danielle B
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Many parking lots in the area. Some spots on the street. You pay for parking at a kiosk if you park on the street. Personally, I do a parking lot as fines in Philly are expensive and street parking is not free well into the... More
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