Visit Tyler

We welcome the opportunity to take you on a tour of our state-of-the-art facilities.

At this time we are not offering on-campus or in-person visit opportunities. Virtual tours and information sessions for Temple University are now available through Main Admissions. Please check back for Tyler specific virtual events. Thank you!

PLEASE NOTE: Temple University has suspended all in-person activities on campus, including upcoming visits and campus tours. Be sure to check this site for updates. Refer to the university's COVID-19 page for more information, including FAQs and resources.

Arrangements to visit Tyler facilities should be made in advance. If you are interested in touring Temple University's campus, we recommend registering for the 1 p.m. Tyler tour. Once you have scheduled your visit to Tyler, please register here for the Temple information sessions to take a tour of the rest of Temple University’s Main campus. We advise registering for the 10 a.m. Temple Information session. If you are also interested in visiting Temple's Ambler Campus you may register for a weekend visit here.

Tip: Students taking a tour of either the Art or Architecture facilities at Tyler during the semester should sign up for the afternoon weekday information session. 

Guided tour schedule
We invite you to experience Tyler firsthand. Our tours are offered Mondays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., as well as Wednesdays at 1 p.m. You must schedule an appointment for this tour. 

Click here to register for upcoming dates and times.

Tours of Tyler's expansive, state-of-the-art facilities last approximately 1.5–2 hours and includes all Tyler majors. If you wish to see a specific area of Tyler, please contact Tyler Admissions at 215-777-9090 or for a self-guided tour map. 

Self-guided tours 
If you are interested in touring Tyler but are unable to join a guided tour, we will provide you with a map of the buildings and invite you to look around on your own. You may also speak with a counselor before or after your tour, if one is available. To schedule a self-guided tour, please contact us at 215-777-9090 or

Group visits 
Tyler welcomes visit from high schools, community-based organizations and community college students. If you're interested in bringing a group of students to campus, please submit the Group Visit Request form. The Admissions Office will be in contact to coordinate. 

Maps and directions
The Tyler School of Art and Architecture
2001 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

This street address will bring you to the main entrance of Tyler’s Architecture Building. For Tyler’s Art Building, please come to the main entrance on Norris Street between 12th and 13th street.

Students interested in studying Landscape Architecture or Horticulture are also encouraged to visit the facilities at Temple University’s Ambler Campus.
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More maps and directions can be found here.
Visitor parking information can be found here. We advise parking in the Montgomery Garage, located less than three blocks from Tyler. 

Temple has negotiated discounted rates with hotels located in Philadelphia for students and families visiting the university. Plan your visit today. Find a hotel.