GMercyU is located just 30 minutes outside of Philadelphia

Explore Philadelphia


The fifth largest city in the United States, Philadelphia is just a short car, bus, or train ride away from Gwynedd Mercy University’s main and other campuses.  Whether it's visiting the birthplaces of America, browsing the renowned museums, or rooting on the local sports teams, there is always something to do, see or eat, in Philadelphia.

Taking classes at GMercyU’s Center City campus? You’re just a step away from all that Philadelphia has to offer! 

Historical Sites
Museums and Attractions
Restaurants
Sports
Theater
Transportation 

Historical Sites

City Hall
Elfreth's Alley
Independence Hall
Independence National Historical Park
The Betsy Ross House
The Liberty Bell Center 

For more historical attractions, visit historicphiladelphia.org. 

Museums and Attractions

Eastern State Penitentiary
The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Barnes Foundation
The Philadelphia Zoo
National Constitution Center

For more museums and attractions in Philadelphia, explore visitphilly.com.

Restaurants

Philadelphia may be known for cheesesteak and pretzels but it is also home to some of the country's finest restaurants. Explore visitphilly.com to make your reservations.   

Sports

Philadelphia's sports fans are known for their passion and loyalty which makes any game the place to be. Visit the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia where the homes of Phillies, Eagles, Flyers and Sixers are all just steps away from each other.

Theater

Academy of Music
Forrest Theater
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Mann Center for the Performing Arts
Shubert Theater

Transportation 

Taking the train from GMercyU’s Gwynedd Valley campus? Public Safety offers students a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Gwynedd Valley Train Station, which services the SEPTA R5 line.