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Best of Philly 2008

Phoenixville Arts & Culture

Art & Independent Films
7 nights a week
Classics
Sundays at 2:00pm
Young Audiences
Saturdays at 2:00pm
Fright Night
First Fridays at 9:45pm
Baby Nights
Mondays at 6:30pm
Matinees
Wednesdays at 2:00pm
Film Discussions
Wednesdays at 9:30pm

Parking & Directions

The Colonial Theatre is located at 227 Bridge Street in the heart of the historic business district of Phoenixville.  Click here to go to Google Maps. Or, click here to download a PDF with directions and a map. We do not have our own parking lot.

Free 2 Hour Street Parking

Metered Parking

How to use the meters: Pay with credit card

  1. Type your parking space number
  2. Press OK
  3. Enter the desired number of hours by pressing the up arrow
  4. Swipe your credit card (Visa, MC, AMEX or Discover)
  5. You will not get a receipt

How to use the meters: Pay with coins

  1. Use nickels (3 m), dimes (6 m), or quarters (15 m)
  2. Type your parking space number
  3. Do not press OK
  4. Deposit coins up to the desired amount of time
  5. You will not get a receipt

Public Transportation

Septa buses 99 and 139 come through Phoenixville. You can check the schedules at www.septa.org.

Directions

From Reading or Pottstown:
Take Route 422 to the Route 724/Phoenixville exit. At stop sign make left and take Route 724 into Phoenixville. Route 724 will turn into Route 23. Follow Route 23 East to Route 113 North. Make left onto 113 North (Bridge Street). Follow Bridge Street past Gay Street. The Theatre is between Gay and Main Streets on the left.
From Philadelphia:
Take Route 76 to the Mall Road exit (the last exit before the turnpike toll booths) make right at light, go to next light make another right onto North Gulph Road. North Gulph will turn into Route 23 and run through Valley Forge Park. Stay on Route 23 into Phoenixville. Turn right onto Starr Street. Follow Starr Street to dead end and make a left onto Bridge Street. Follow Bridge Street through one light. The Colonial is on your right between Main and Gay Streets.
Alternate route from Philadelphia: Take Route 76 West to King of Prussia. Exit onto 422 West. Exit onto Route 29 South/Phoenixville. Route 29 becomes Bridge Street as you come into Phoenixville borough. At the traffic light at Starr Street continue straight on Bridge Street (do not turn left to continue following Route 29). The Colonial is one and a half blocks up on the right, between Main and Gay Streets.
From Northeast Philadelphia or the Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike:
Take the PA Turnpike West to the Exit 326/Valley Forge/King of Prussia. After toll booths, take the first exit to your right, towards Valley Forge Park, this exit puts you on North Gulph Road which will turn into Route 23 and runs through Valley Forge Park. Stay on Route 23 into Phoenixville. Turn right onto Starr Street. Follow Starr Street to dead end and make a left onto Bridge Street. Follow Bridge through one light, the Colonial is on your right between Main and Gay Streets.
From Lancaster:
Take the PA Turnpike East to Exit 312/Downingtown. Follow Route 100 South to Route 113. At light make a left, and follow Route 113 North to the intersection of Routes 113 and 23 (there is a McDonald’s and a KFC at this intersection). Make a right at the light and follow 113 North which turns left at the next light onto Bridge Street. Stay on Bridge Street past Gay Street. The Colonial is between Gay and Main Streets on the left.