Study Site

The study visit takes place at either the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia or Children's National Medical Center. The exact location depends on where individuals are recruited from, and what is most convenient for the participating families. Below, please find directions to both the CHOP and CNMC main campuses.


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

General Driving Directions to CHOP's Main Campus

You can get detailed driving directions to the Main Campus from Google Maps.

Alternately, click to download or print "How to Get to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia" which includes a map, directions and parking information for our Main Campus.

Finally, click on the tabs below for specific information for directions from different parts of our region.

Once you're here:
To get directions on how to find our office once you've arrived at CHOP, please read Directions to CTRC.

From I-95 South, follow Exit 22 for I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway).

Follow I-676 to exit for I-76 East, International Airport.

Follow I-76 East to the South Street exit, 346A. Stay in the right lane, and turn right onto South Street.

At the next light, turn left onto Convention Avenue. At the second light, bear right and continue on Convention Avenue.

At the next light, you are directly across the street from the entrance drive to the CHOP Main Building. Make a left onto Civic Center Boulevard, and get into the right-hand lane.

At the second traffic light, turn right into Osler Circle.

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 326 (old exit 24), Valley Forge.

Take I-76 East to the South Street exit, 346A. Stay in the right lane, and turn right onto South Street.

At the next light, turn left onto Convention Avenue. At the second light, bear right and continue on Convention Avenue.

At the next light, you are directly across the street from the entrance drive to the CHOP Main Building. Make a left onto Civic Center Boulevard, and get into the right-hand lane.

At the second traffic light, turn right into Osler Circle.

Take I-476 South to Exit 20 (old exit 25A), Mid-County. After toll, continue south on I-476 to Exit 16A for I-76 East, Schuylkill Expressway-Philadelphia.

Follow I-76 East to the South Street exit, 346A. Stay in the right lane, and turn right onto South Street.

At the next light, turn left onto Convention Avenue. At the second light, bear right and continue on Convention Avenue.

At the next light, you are directly across the street from the entrance drive to the CHOP Main Building. Make a left onto Civic Center Boulevard, and get into the right-hand lane.

At the second traffic light, turn right into Osler Circle.

Take I-95 North to Exit 13, I-76 West - Valley Forge. Merge right to exit for Center City. Cross the bridge and turn left at the light to I-76 West.

Take exit 346A. Stay in the left lane and turn left onto South Street.

At the next light, turn left onto Convention Avenue. At the second light, bear right and continue on Convention Avenue.

At the next light, you are directly across the street from the entrance drive to the CHOP Main Building. Make a left onto Civic Center Boulevard, and get into the right-hand lane.

At the second traffic light, turn right into Osler Circle.

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 3, then the Black Horse Pike (Rte. 168 North) for one mile to I-295 South.

Go one mile to Exit 26, I-76 West to the Walt Whitman Bridge. Cross the Bridge onto I-76 West (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 346A. Stay in the left lane and turn left onto South Street.

At the next light, turn left onto Convention Avenue. At the second light, bear right and continue on Convention Avenue.

At the next light, you are directly across the street from the entrance drive to the CHOP Main Building.

Make a left onto Civic Center Boulevard, and get into the right-hand lane.

At the second traffic light, turn right into Osler Circle.

Bus: SEPTA bus routes 30, 40, 42 and 90 run in front of or near Children's Hospital.

Subway: The SEPTA Market Street-Frankford line stops at 34th and Market Streets. Follow 34th Street south toward Children's Hospital.

Regional Rail: The University Avenue station on Spruce Street between 33rd Street and the South Street Bridge is the closest stop. It is a direct connection to 30th Street Station.

Taxis: Taxis are available throughout the city; refer to a telephone directory for cab company numbers. A taxi stand is located outside the Main Building.

For more information on routes and schedules:

SEPTA (in and around Philadelphia): 215-580-7800 or www.septa.org

PATCO (to and from New Jersey): 215-922-4600 or www.ridepatco.org

Amtrak: 215-824-1600 or www.amtrak.com

Children's National Medical Center

General Driving Directions to CNMC's Main Campus

You can get detailed driving directions to the Main Campus from Google Maps.

You can also visit CNMC's website for information on their many different locations, and a floor plan of the main hospital.