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A.C. Moore is a specialty retailer offering a vast selection of arts, crafts and floral merchandise to a broad demographic of customers.
15% OFF total sale and regular price purchase with valid ID
Shop for contemporary, high-quality classics at Banana Republic’s Center City location, their factory store on 19th and Chestnut, or other locations throughout the region! Not valid online.
15% off full-price items
Founded by Dr. Albert C. Barnes, the Barnes Foundation is home to one of the finest collections of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modernist paintings in the world—including works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, and Picasso, plus important African sculpture, Pennsylvania German furniture, and decorative arts.
General Admission is $5 for college students (with valid ID)
Known as the birthplace of the American flag, this historic house tells the story of Betsy Ross and her exciting life in the 18th century through interactive tours.
$7 tickets with valid ID
Explore Philly on a giant 15-passenger bike! Big Red Pedal Tours runs history tours, pub crawls, food tours and more via “pedicycles”. Riders work together to propel the bikes forward by pedaling.
Get 15% off weekday history pedal tours using the code CAMPUSPHILLY15
Located in University City, this movie theater offers $5.50 tickets on Discount Day, every Tuesday. Reserve your tickets online to secure your spot!
$5.50 tickets on Tuesdays with valid ID
This giant former prison was once the most famous and expensive in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Tour the vaulted, sky-lit cellblocks, solitary punishment cells, Al Capone’s Cell, and Death Row.
Get $4 off admission with your student ID
FringeArts is Philadelphia’s home for contemporary performance, presenting progressive, world-class art that expands the imagination and boldly defies expectation. Our programming exposes audiences to genre-defying dance, theater, and music performances by accomplished and emerging innovators who push the boundaries of art-making and redefine the artistic landscape worldwide.
$15 student tickets to events year-round and additional discounts during Fringe Festival
The mission at Grace & Glory Yoga is to disrupt business as usual. It’s a cause for community, developing bold leaders, and elevating the world around us… starting with the world within us. Grace & Glory Yoga believes in the efficacy of the Baptiste Yoga Methodology: physicalness as an access to freedom, vitality and power on and off of the mat.
$12 drop-in classes
Join IKEA FAMILY for free! Enjoy free coffee or tea in the IKEA Restaurant with every visit, monthly discounts on products and food, 90-day price retention, discount in the IKEA FAMILY shop, and the chance to win a $100 IKEA gift card just for scanning your card!
Join the IKEA Family for free
Experience the Philadelphia region’s waterways through history, science, and art, plus experiences on the water. Climb aboard ships, board submarines, and explore the many unique exhibits.
$4 off admission with student ID
Whether you’re making homemade guacamole or in need of a healthy snack, get the tastiest, seasonal produce, fresh-squeezed juices, or something from the huge selection of nuts and snacks at this Reading Terminal Market outpost.
10% off with student ID
Located inside Liberty Place, use your student ID for discounts at this store for classic, stylish apparel, shoes and accessories for men and women.
15% off full-price items
Looking for a fun group activity? Enjoy this full 18-hole part-indoor/part-outdoor miniature golf course, and be sure to play the old school pinball and arcade machines!
The Kimmel Center is Philly’s home of the performing arts, offering year-round programming from jazz to comedy to Broadway + a calendar of free performances.
$10 tickets to select shows through KimmelSTIX
Check out the latest indie or foreign films, 3-D movies and smart films from Hollywood at one of the three Ritz movie theatres in Philly!
$8.25 tickets with student ID
Get a ride in minutes. Forget about finding parking or catching the bus with Lyft, the ride-sharing app. Download the Lyft app, request a ride, and you’ll have a ride door-to-door in minutes.
New to Lyft? Download the app and get $15 in ride credit
Stop by the Visitor Desk at Macy’s located on the Main level to retrieve a savings pass. While you’re there, check out the Macy’s Center City Package designed to make the most of your visit! Package includes exclusive Philadelphia Tote bag, $25 gift card and more.
Stop by the Visitor Center today!
Shop at any Madewell store and get discounts on denim, clothes, shoes and accessories. Not valid online.
15% off full-price items
Thousands of rare and lovely wooded plants, including many of Philadelphia’s oldest, rarest and most magnificent trees, grow in the expansive, 92-acre Victorian arboretum near Chestnut Hill. Photo by Paul Meyer
This Old City museum explores the dramatic, surprising story of the American Revolution through its unmatched collection of Revolutionary-era weapons, personal items, documents, and works of art. Immersive galleries, powerful theater experiences, and interactive digital elements bring to life the diverse array of people that created a new nation against incredible odds.
Learn all about the history of the signing of the U.S. Constitution through this museum’s hands-on exhibits. Don’t forget to take a selfie with the Founding Fathers in Signer’s Hall!
$13 admission with valid ID
A Smithsonian-affiliated museum focusing on the 360-year history of Jews in America, featuring a collection of 20,000 objects in its many exhibitions.
$13 admission with valid ID
Opera Philadelphia embraces innovation and developing opera for the 21st century, and features extraordinary artists, both established and emerging, and gives them the opportunities to create their most imaginative and inspired work.
$10 tickets with student ID
This nationally recognized ballet company produces extraordinary performances of a diverse classical and contemporary repertoire at the Academy of Music, an iconic venue on the Avenue of the Arts.
$10 student rush tickets with valid ID, presented one hour before performance time
A small, intimate theater managed by the Philadelphia Film Society showing independent, mainstream, and international cinema.
$7 rush tickets
Join the Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association for FREE and get access to real world business exposure, including mentoring; inclusion in the Benny’s Awards for student work, job search assistance, and more!
Free student membership
Climb our iconic building’s famous Rocky steps and explore 200 galleries of art from all around the world. We are home to a world-class collection and Philadelphia’s destination for creative play.
Student admission $14 student tickets (with valid ID)
Pay What You Wish days: Wednesday Nights (5:00-8:45pm); First Sundays (10:00am—5:00pm)
Student membership $40
Experience the rush of attending Philadelphia’s MLS soccer team, The Union, at home games for just $10, plus free transportation on the U-Ride bus, with pick-up from Center City! Photo: B. Krist for VISIT PHILADELPHIA
$10 single-game tickets to any home game + a free ride
Navigate through a stunning mosaic maze created by artist Isaiah Zagar. Check out the folk art statues, bicycle wheels, colorful glass bottles, Zagar’s hand-made tiles, and thousands of glittering mirrors, located right on South Street.
The only institution outside Paris dedicated entirely to the master sculptor. The garden provides an ideal setting to experience some of the world’s most celebrated works of art, with 150 bronzes, marbles, and plasters which represent the different phases of Auguste Rodin’s career.
Explore the historic house and rare book library, complete with more than 400,000 rare books! Check out the documents handwritten by America’s founding fathers, including George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson!
Use your SEPTA Key or Pass for discounts on food, drink, museums, sports, shops and more! Just flash your SEPTA Pass or Key and you’re an instant VIP.
For a list of Perks Partners, visit ISEPTAPHILLY.COM/Perks
Located in the expansive Fairmount Park, this 17th century-style Japanese house and gardens reflects the history of Japanese culture in Philadelphia.
$8 admission with valid ID
Check out Philly like never before – from the water aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia! With the most breathtaking skyline views, delicious buffet dining, attentive service and interactive DJ entertainment, Spirit is the perfect backdrop for any event – from orientation mixers to senior week outings and everything in between.
Get 15% off using code CAMPUSPHILLY at checkout
Open from May to September each year, SummerFest has Philly’s only outdoor roller skating rink + mini-golf, arcade games, rides, and concession stands with some of the city’s best food and drinks!
FREE skating admission with valid student ID
Get a membership that offers college students access to FREE tickets to unlimited Philadelphia Orchestra concerts. With eZseatU, you’ll experience live music that will blow you away from some of the best seats in the Kimmel Center.
$25 for unlimited Philadelphia Orchestra concerts
This historic house museum is dedicated to 18th and 19th century history, and the network of people and places known as the “underground railroad.”
$5 admission with valid ID
Located on the Avenue of the Arts, the Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous arts through original, well-crafted productions that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles.
$15 admission with valid ID
With over 100 facilities nationwide, US Storage Centers has helped thousands of people organize their lives by delivering convenient and affordable self-storage solutions.
25% off first month’s rent at select locations
Open from November to March each year, this Delaware River Waterfront destination has ice skating, lodges, fire pits, cabins, delicious eats and drinks, an arcade, and so much more!
Discounted skating for college students, Monday-Thursday
Explore Philly with Zipcar. You’re 18+ right? Great. Join Zipcar now and your annual membership is just $15 (thanks, Ford). The best part- Zipcar covers gas, insurance, and 180 miles per reservation!
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