28 Awesome Student Discounts To Take Advantage Of In Philly

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28 Awesome Student Discounts To Take Advantage Of In Philly

Students, we’ve got you!

With the many universities all around the city, Philadelphia has many students running to class, studying at coffee shops, or trying to find the best discounts they can use their student ID card. After doing some research, we have found stores, museums, and markets, where student discounts are offered by just presenting their valid student ID at checkout. For all the students out there, don’t forget to pack your ID next time you go out, you never know what discounts may be offered!


It’s important to look good because then you’ll also feel good, and do good! Luckily many stores around the city offer student discounts. Next time you need to go shopping for professional clothing for a presentation coming up or a job interview, don’t forget to bring your student ID!

1. Ann Taylor LOFT: 15% off

2. Ann Taylor: 20% off

3. Banana Republic: 15 % off

4. J. Crew: 15% off

5. Madewell: 15% off

6. Amazon Prime: 50% off on a six-month subscription

Museums and cultural centers

Being a student in Philly is an awesome opportunity not to pass on! With the many science, art, and history museums, you never stop learning and discovering. Most of the museums in the city offer a reduced admission fee for students, so take advantage before your studies end!

7. Mütter Museum: $15 admission

8. The Barnes Foundation: $5 admission for college students + free first Sundays of the month

9. Institute of Contemporary Art: free

10. National Constitution Center: $13 tickets for college students

11. Philadelphia Museum of Art: $14 admissions + pay-what-you-wish admission every Friday at 5 p.m.

12. Penn Museum: $13 admission, free with Penn ID

13. Rodin Museum: $7 admission, free from under 18-year-olds and younger

14. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: free for local college students

15. Shofuso Japanese House and Garden: $8 admission

16. Museum of the American Revolution: $18

17. National Liberty Museum: $8 admission

18. Philadelphia Magic Gardens: $12 tickets

19. Longwood Gardens: $22 admissions and $13 for 18-year-olds and younger

20. African American Museum – $10 admission with a valid ID

Markets and food

Merchants and farmers often understand the struggles of being a student and are willing to give you discounts if you ask if they offer that. Don’t be shy, it’s worth the money saved! Many fast-food restaurants offer students discounts too, below are some of them.

21. Iovine Brothers Produce (Reading Terminal Market): 10% off

22. Reading Terminal Market: ask merchants

23. Pizza Hut: 10% discount

24. Subway: 10% off

25. Chick-fil-A:  free drink at most locations.

26. Burger King: 10% off


Being up to date on current events is fundamental as a student. Not only can including relevant current events in a paper showing your interest, but also you will be impacted by the ever-changing world in a time where you too are learning and developping. Below are some subscriptions you can purchase with the help of your valid student ID

27. New York Times: $1 a week

28. Wall Street Journal: $4 a month or $24 for a yearly subscription


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See also: 8 Free Things To Do And Places To Visit In Philly

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