Academy of Music

What It's About

The academy, built in 1855–57, is the oldest opera house in the United States still used for its original purpose. It is home to the Philadelphia Ballet and Opera Philadelphia.

Found in Performing Arts.

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ballet dancers en pointe perform in "The Nutcracker"

Photo credit: B. Krist for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®.

Getting There on SEPTA

Nearby Routes: Buses 4, 21, 32, and 42; Broad Street Line; Market-Frankford Line.

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