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If you are writing to inquire about smell loss (anosmia), please first visit our anosmia informational web pages
, where you can find information on
the sense of smell, causes of anosmia, diagnosis and treatment options, and our anosmia FAQ
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The Monell Center is located in the University City section of West Philadelphia, close to the University City Science Center and the campuses of the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University.
Monell is easy to reach by public or private transportation.
Septa’s Market-Frankford Subway (34th Street exit) and Subway-Surface Lines (33rd Street exit; 36th Street for the #10) have stops within 1-1/2 blocks of the Center.
Monell is located five blocks from Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, which serves both Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor lines and Septa’s Regional Rail commuter trains. It is an easy 10-minute walk (head west on Market Street) or 5-minute cab ride from 30th Street to Monell.
Philadelphia International Airport is served by major domestic and international carriers. A cab ride from the airport to Monell takes approximately 20 minutes.
Click on the link under the map at left to obtain detailed driving directions.
Parking is conveniently located on the street (meters) and at nearby public garages:
- Sheraton Parking Garage at 36th & Chestnut Streets (entrance on 36th Street)
- University of Pennsylvania Public Parking Garage at 34th & Ludlow Streets (entrance on 34th Street, between Market and Chestnut)
The University City Sheraton and The Inn at Penn each is within a five-minute walk of the Center.
Monell Chemical Senses Center
3500 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3308
to view a map and obtain detailed directions provided by Google Maps.