Driving Directions

    From Interstate 95 (northbound or southbound), take Exit 9A/Route 420/Essington, which puts you on Wanamaker Ave. (Route 420) going south.  Go straight on Wanamaker Ave. until it ends at 2d Street.  Ahead on your left is the new fire station building; go straight into the driveway past the fire station and park in the lot.  The Main Building of the Lazaretto stands between the parking lot and the river.

Public Transportation (click here for schedules)

Regional Rail + Bike or Walk

Take SEPTA’s Wilmington/Newark Line to the Prospect Park Station.  (You may carry your bike onto the train with you, except M-F during morning rush hour inbound, or evening rush hour outbound.)  Bike or walk south (downhill) on Wanamaker Ave. (Route 420), carefully crossing over the I-95 interchange, into Tinicum Township.  Continue straight until Wanamaker Ave. ends at 2d Street, and proceed as above.  Bike time from Prospect Park = 8-10 mins.  Walk time = 25-30 mins.

Subway + Bus

Take SEPTA’s Broad Street Subway Line to the Snyder Station.  Catch the 37 bus at Broad & Snyder, and take it past the airport and into Tinicum Township.  Get off at Gov. Printz Blvd. (Route 291) and Wanamaker Ave.  Walk south on Wanamaker Ave. until it ends at 2d Street, and proceed as above.