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National Liberty Museum General Admission
"The museum is located just two blocks from the entrance to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.  Once you walk through the front doors you will be in our state of the art Welcome to Liberty Gallery where there is an exact replica of the Libert watch our film in our immersive theater which captures the sights and sounds of liberty!Our remaining galleries feature Over 100 world-class GLASS SCULPTURES symbolizing the beauty and fragility of freedom.  The Flame of Liberty by D a mural of all the U.S. Presidents and an exhibit of Military Medals """"Located in the heart of historic Philadelphia the National Liberty Museum is dedicated to preserving America’s heritage of freedom by encouraging people to find their own place in the story of liberty. Visitors to the Museum enjoy an inspiring and entertaining experience
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Day Trip from New Haven CT to Philadelphia by Rail
"Philadelphia the City of Brotherly Love welcomes you on a special one-day visit. Depart on the early train from New Haven CT and in under 2 hours you'll be at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station just blocks away from some of the most iconic historic sites in America. Join a hop-on hop-off tour for access to many points of interest in and around the city. Visit Independence Hall
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Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour
"Are you tired of going on tours in which the guide knows less than you do? The guides for Bow Tie Tours are teachers not actors or college students who have studied a cram sheet and they are well-trained in providing people information in an interesting and entertaining manner whether you are a parent with young children or a college professor looking to gain insight into the historical activities of Philadelphia. Join us as we see Independence Hall Declaration House Franklin Court the Betsy Ross House
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Fabulous atmosphere in the historic district. We enjoyed our tuna pizza, duck, short ribs were a wow , and white chocolate cheesecake Was amazing. People with friendly, our waiter was knowledgeable,...
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Aug 01, 2015


Of the many Stephen Starr restaurants in town (most are within a few blocks), this and the Continental appear to be the most popular. If you don't make a reservation a week or two in advance, expect...
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Apr 04, 2011


Fashionable lounge decor, good music, excellent exotic cocktails. Every time we come here, the service and food are consistently good. Prices are surprisingly reasonable. Toss up between the sashimi...
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Aug 29, 2008


I did not actually eat here but know people who have. This is a very trendy restaurant, fancy , unique looking inside. They serve lots of small expensive dishes. I heard it was good here, but not...
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Jul 13, 2008


I met my friends here for dessert after flying into Philly. They'd met earlier for dinner so I only had a cocktail and dessert. The restaurant itself is very pretty, sleek and modern with the staff...
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Dec 24, 2006


One of the many Steven Starr restaurants - Buddakan is described as Asian Fusion. Food is served family style and is great for groups of 4 or more. . Make reservations well in advance. An idea to...
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Jul 02, 2006


Stephen Starr's popular Chinese restaurant features an epic-sized Buddha statue presiding over a crispy elegant dining room. Beautiful lit with soft whites and muted reds dominating the color scheme -...
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Feb 19, 2006


Most people described this as a Thai restaurant, but I would call it 'Asian Cuisine' in general. Very high quality foods, at premium prices..... This is probably one of my all time favorite...
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Nov 04, 2005

There were a number of great...

There were a number of great restaurants in town and I had a limited time, But here are the one's I liked.Nan (on 40th and Chestnut) a Thai Restaurant with a wonderful Menu andGreat Desserts (try the...
Aug 25, 2002
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Things to Do Near Buddakan

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National Liberty Museum

This is the only museum that I've ever visited which is devoted to the concept of human freedom. It's unique--NOT just another art museum. To some, it may seem rather preachy at times. But some of the...
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Second Bank of the US

Early in the history of our country, the first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, determined that the United States would have a sound national currency. Philadelphia soon became a major...
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Independence Visitor Center

The first floor of the visitor center is divided into three main areas. When entering from the north, you are immediately greeting by a number of sales kiosks of local tour companies trying to sell...
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Penn's Landing

This is a must for any military history buff. A rare look and navel technology of the time between sail and modern fleets. Well maintained and not altered to suit tourist, as it should be. But no...
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Washington Square

Washington Square is one of the original five squares planned out by William Penn and his surveyor Thomas Holme in the plan for the city of Philadelphia in 1682. The square was first called Southeast...
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Independence National Historical Park

Located in the West Wing of Independence Hall is the Great Essentials exhibit. The exhibit displays surviving copies of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the...
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  • Monday 11:30 to 14:30
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  • Tuesday 11:30 to 14:30
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  • Friday 11:30 to 14:30
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  • Saturday 17:00 to 00:00