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Location: Robert & Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection,

URBN Center, 3501 Market St. Philadelphia PA 19104
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Open to the public via pre-booked tours. Please schedule your visit via the form below.


The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection accomadates exhibition tours for groups of up to 30 people. To schedule a tour for your group, please fill out the following form.


The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection is home to roughly 1.200 square foot, custom-built gallery space that allows for year round displays of the FHCC’s collections through carefully curated exhibitions. The gallery is free to visit. Students with a valid I.D are welcome to tour regardless of a tour appointment. 



Becoming a center for costume-related research and scholarship is central to the mission of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection.  We encourage interdisciplinary initiatives within Westphal College, Drexel University and beyond.

The FHCC accommodates research appointments for individual researchers and academic groups.  Access is by appointment only.  To schedule a research appointment, please contact the FHCC.


The FHCC is a vital part of the design curriculum at the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and is viewed by hundreds of students, faculty, and visitors annually.

The FHCC accommodates class requests, as well as individual student visits.  Access is by appointment only.  To schedule a visit, please contact the FHCC.

Parking and Accessability

Limited meter parking is available on Market and Filbert streets.

Parking is also available at nearby parking lots and the Drexel Parking Garage located at 3330 Market Street with the entrance on Ludlow Street. Traveling west on Market Street, turn left onto 34th Street and left onto Ludlow Street. The parking garage is located on the left. The Parking Garage is closed on Sunday and major holidays. Exact change or a credit card is required.