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  • Philadelphia Museum of ArtAttractions » Museums26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 19130View sitePhiladelphia Museum of Art is a destination not to be missed. This museum is an icon in Philadelphia and is located at 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. This beautiful and dramatic Greek Revival building houses a tremendous variety of art from ancient times to the 21st century. Artists from all disciplines are represented. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the largest on the east coast, carries over 200,000 works and hosts an eclectic variety of exhibits throughout the year along with national tours. Dozens of prints, paintings, sculptures, photographs, and installations can be found throughout the galleries. There are educational and family programs for children, and young adults, Art After Five for art lovers and jazz fans, really something to stir the imagination for all ages. Admission is free for children 12 and under, pay what you wish on first Sundays of each month and $20 and under for different age groups. For more information on fees or to join: please call 215-763-8100 or email
  • Liberty Bell CenterAttractions » Historic Landmarks6th Street, 19106View site America has many great symbols but there is no greater symbol than the liberty bell. This is why there is the Liberty Bell Center in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. The Liberty Bell Center is open year round and is located on Market Street between 5th and 6th Street. This attraction is one of a kind and very special because this is the only location you can actually view the liberty bell in all its glory. The Liberty Bell Center also shows videos about the liberty bell. One visit to the center will leave you educated and proud of your country. Not only is it educational but it is also fun and is a perfect attraction for history lovers or as a school field trip. You will learn about the liberty bell and its origins as well as how it became cracked. This attraction is one you will never forget and will talk about for years.
  • The Franklin InstituteAttractions » Museums222 N 20th Street, 19103View siteThe Franklin Institute located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is one of the city's leading institutions promoting science and education for the masses. Featuring three floors of exhibits, two theaters, and a rooftop observatory, the Franklin Institute is the most visited and popular museum in Philadelphia. Created in 1824, the Institute was created to honor Benjamin Franklin's ideas of ingenuity and pursuing of knowledge. It was not until 1934 that it would first be open to the public. Since that point and time the institute on North 20th Street has focused on giving the public world class education programs to compliments its exhibits. Admission to the Franklin Institute is $16.50 for adults and $15.50 for children ages 3 to 11. Additional admission fees are required for admission to the IMAX or Franklin theaters or for riding the simulators. The Franklin Institute houses a complete restaurant on the second floor and gift shop.
  • Citizens Bank ParkAttractions » Arenas & StadiumsPhiladelphia Phillies, 19148The Citizens Bank Park is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This is the home of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team. Guests can watch games and have a lot of fun here. Prices for the tickets to these games will range from $14 to $80. Behind-the-scenes tours are available on days that there will not be any games. No tours are offered on Sundays or major holidays. Tickets for the tours are $10 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and children ages 3-14. Children three years of age and younger are admitted for free without a ticket. There are discounts available for groups. Other attractions include shopping and restaurants. There is an ATM available for guests to use so that they can get the cash they need without leaving this amazing park.
  • Eastern State PenitentiaryAttractions » Historic Landmarks2124 Fairmount Avenue, 19130View site The Eastern State Penitentiary is located at 2027 Fairmount Avenue between Corinthian Avenue and North 22nd Street. This prison opened in 1829 finally shut down in 1971. It had the distinction of being the prison that housed Al Capone and Willie Sutton at one time. The visitor center is open from 10am to 5pm everyday. There are tours in the prison. The tour times are 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, and 4 pm during the week. On the weekends there are tours every hour from every hour 10 am to 4 pm. The price of the tours are $12 for adults, students and kids are $ 8, and seniors are $10. During the winter months the museum puts on Winter Adventure tours. These are guided tours by a Eastern State Penitentiary expert. The routes of these tours are subject to change because of the weather.
  • Independence HallAttractions » Historic LandmarksChestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, 19106View siteIndependence Hall located in Philadelphia is a must see tourist attraction for all. Located on Chestnut Street, this monument is open all year. Constructed between 1732 and 1756 the Independence Hall is truly an American icon. It is a perfect example of architecture from its time. The hall was home to pivotal moments in US history. One of the most celebrated events in US history occurred in this building, in 1787, the constitution of the United States was drafted. Anyone wanting to visit the hall should understand that the destination is popular. Plan ahead by booking tickets online or calling the National Park Service. Anyone will have an enjoyable time at this exhibit, from grade school kids, to history buffs. Due to the climate, visitors would be best to visit the hall in the summer or early fall.
  • Wayne EdwardsShopping » Other1521 Walnut Street, 19102
  • Theodore Presser Music StoreShopping » Other1718 Chestnut Street, 19103
  • Tower RecordsShopping » Other610 South Street, 19147
  • Mode ModerneShopping » Other159 North 3rd Street
  • Gallery 339Shopping » Other339 S 21st Street19103, 19103
  • Tiffany & CoShopping » Other1414 Walnut Street
  • Viv PickleShopping » Other21 N 3rd StreetView site
  • FindingsShopping » Other246 Race Street
  • Wexler GalleryShopping » Other201 North 3rd Street
  • Biello and Muller StudioShopping » Other148 North 3rd Street
  • Hudson Beach Glass PhiladelphiaShopping » Other26 S Strawberry St, 19106
  • Awfully Nice ToursTours » Sightseeing Tours916 Waverly Street, 19147View site
  • Philadelphia's Magic GardensShopping » Historic Landmarks1020 South St, 19147View site
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing ArtsAttractions » Theaters, Shows & Events260 South Broad Street, 19102
  • Stray Boots Urban Games - PhiladelphiaTours » Sightseeing ToursBroad St & Market St, 19107View site
  • Sub2 GalleryShopping » Other10 N 3rd St, 19106View site
  • Federal Reserve Bank of PhiladelphiaAttractions » Historic LandmarksTen Independence Mall, 19106View site
  • University of PennsylvaniaAttractions » Educational Sites & Libraries34th and Walnut sts and surrounding neighborhood
  • Philadelphia Historic African American Tours, LLCTours » Sightseeing ToursIndependence Visitor Center, 19106
  • Greene Street ConsignmentShopping » Other700 South Street, 19147
  • Independence Visitor CenterAttractions » Tourist Information1 North Independence Mall West, 19106View site
  • See My Philadelphia-Private Day ToursTours » Sightseeing Tours6822 Mower Street, 19119View site
  • The Gallery at Market EastShopping » Other901 Market St, 19107View site
  • Masonic TempleAttractions » Educational Sites & Libraries1 North Broad Street, 19107View site
  • Ride The Ducks of PhiladelphiaTours » Sightseeing Tours6th and Market St, 19106View site
  • AIA Bookstore and Design CenterShopping » Other1218 Arch Street, 19107
  • Christ ChurchAttractions » Historic LandmarksN 2nd Street at Market Street, 19106View site
  • Taste of Philadelphia Food TourTours » Sightseeing Tours12th Street and Filbert StreetView site
  • Shops at Liberty PlaceShopping » Other1625 Chestnut StView site
  • The Barnes FoundationAttractions » Museums2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, 19130View site
  • Big Bus ToursTours » Sightseeing Tours5th StreetView site
  • University of the Arts Rosenwald-Wolf GalleryShopping » Other333 South Broad Street, 19102
  • Penn MuseumAttractions » Museums3260 South Street, 19104View site
  • American Sailing ToursTours » Sightseeing ToursPier 24, Philadelphia Marine Center, 19123
  • Toby LernerShopping » Other117 South 17th Street
  • Walnut Street TheatreAttractions » Theaters, Shows & Events825 Walnut Street, 19107View site
  • Philadelphia Trolley WorksTours » Sightseeing Tours1119 North Bodine St, 19123View site
  • Buffalo ExchangeShopping » Other1109 Walnut Street, 19105
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsAttractions » Museums118 N Broad St, 19107View site
  • Spirit of PhiladelphiaTours » Sightseeing Tours401 S Columbus Blvd, 19106View site
  • Arthur Ross GalleryShopping » OtherIn the Fisher Fine Arts Library, 19104View site
  • Fairmount ParkAttractions » Parks & Nature19131
  • Flavors of Philadelphia Food TourTours » Sightseeing ToursView site
  • East Falls GlassworksShopping » Other3510 Scotts Lane, 19129

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