Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse

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Open Monday Saturday
Playgrounds: 9 a.m. 4:45 p.m.
Playhouse: 10 a.m. 3:30 p.m.
Contact Information
Phone: 215-765-4325
Fax: 215-765-2604
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SMPP is located within Fairmount Park's boundaries, above Kelly Drive. It is not far from the Philadelphia Zoo, which is on the opposite side of the Schuylkill River. The nearest street intersection is 33rd Street and Oxford, close by the entrance to the SMPP property. SMPP also can be reached easily from Kelly Drive, using Fountain Drive.

- Take "Girard Avenue/Philadelphia Zoo" exit
- Turn left (East) onto Girard Avenue
- Cross the Girard Avenue Bridge
- Turn left at the first traffic light onto 33rd Street
- Turn left at the next traffic light at Oxford Street
into Fairmount Park
- Drive 9/10 of a mile to SMPP, which is on the left

- Turn right onto Fountain Drive at the equestrian statue of General Grant
- Bear right at the end of Fountain Drive
- Turn right to SMPP