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Academy of Music

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Philadelphia's Academy of Music is both a celebrated historical landmark and a current focus of cultural life in the city.

About Academy of Music

Opened in 1857, the Academy is the oldest grand opera house in the United States still used for its original purpose. It remains one of the busiest halls in the world and hosts a myriad of community functions and cultural activities, including performances by the Opera Company of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Ballet and Philly Pops with Peter Nero. The Academy is owned by The Philadelphia Orchestra Association and is managed by The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Transportation & Parking

Parking: Bellevue Parking Lot: northwest side of Broad & Locust Streets Doubletree Hotel: southwest corner of Broad & Locust Streets Park & Lock: on Spruce between 15th and 16th Streets on north side Central Parking System: 1327 Locust Street (at Juniper), 15th and Sansom Streets, 219 S. Broad Street, 1616 Chancellor Street, 1816 Sansom Street Kinney System: northeast side of Broad and Locust Streets Five Star: 1500 Spruce Street, Academy House garage Parkway Corporation: 1309 Locust Street
    Broad Street
    15th-16th & Locust
    Regional Rail