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Philadelphia Segway Tour
"Start your Segway tour of Philadelphia with an instructional orientation and safety briefing. Once you're comfortable follow your guide on a five-mile or 10-mile route. Along the way your guide will take fun photos of you and regale you with fascinating facts about Philadelphia's history.1-hr Segway TourSee more than 15 Philadelphia attractions on this loop! This introduction to major city sights takes you through the His and admire the lively mosaics of Magic Gardens on South Street. Along your journey witness several important historical sights including the First Bank of the United States and several old churches where William Penn developed his 'freedom of worship' philosophy.2-hr Segway TourExtend your Segway adventure passing by Elfreth's Alley and the Betsy Ross House. Admire Independence Hall en route to Society Hill where you can marvel at the stately homes. Continue over Avenue of the Arts to Rittenhouse Square before winding through the Fitler Square neighborhood. From there
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City Sightseeing Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Immerse yourself in one of the most historic cities in the US on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour of Philadelphia. From the open-top double-decker bus you can enjoy 360-degree views of Philly and hop off when you want to visit any attractions.Listen to informative onboard commentary about the culture architecture and history of Philadelphia when you're on the loop which takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. Buses run every 30 minutes. See below for a full list of the 27 stops.Perhaps visit the landmark house where Betsy Ross lived when she made the first American flag during the American Revolution. Becom or learn about early American law at the Eastern State Penitentiary a prison established in 1829. Kids will enjoy the Please Touch Museum and Philadelphia Zoo
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Private Highlights of Philadelphia Driving Tour
"Your 2 hour private driving tour starts with a pickup from your hotel or any other location in the city. Many of the Must-See Highlights in Philadelphia can be seen in 2 hours - and the sights can either directed by you or by your guide. Your guide will spend some time understanding your interests what you want to see and will give recommendations for the tour. A tour designed to hit some of Philly's Must-See Spots may include a ride through Old City and Independence National Park a stop for a photo at the world-famous Love Park or a run up the Rocky Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. These 2-hour-long tours are usually focused on driving with limited time to explore on foot. You'll be sorry to leave your guide
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Loved this Museum! Philadelphia Museum of Art

Getting to appreciate art by what Id been seeing and experiencing in Europe it was great to visit here to see another Van Gogh ('Sunflowers' home is here!), Degas, Monet and Rodin amongst other...
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angiebabe
Jun 16, 2015

Too big for a rushing visit

With a splendid location this immense building easily reached by the hop-on hop-off bus, provides great views. Without time to enter and admire its collection, one of the greatest in USA, we could...
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solopes
Apr 07, 2015

Philadelphia Art Museum

Established in 1876, the museum opened in 1877. Construction of the current building began in 1919 when Mayor Thomas B. Smith laid the cornerstone in a Masonic ceremony on the former reservoir land of...
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apbeaches
Nov 30, 2014

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Musts:1) See Van Gough's Original Sunflowers on displayWho? Anyone who appricates Van Gough or artWhy? Unlike other famous pieces of original work Sunflowers is not croweded with tourists and you...
ValdezLaVella
Mar 07, 2012

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Most famous for the Rocky movies, the Philadelphia Museum of Art apparently also has some sort of art exhibits inside. The museum was in Rocky, Rocky II, and Rocky V, and earned its screen time for...
Ewingjr98
Oct 10, 2011

Coming to an art museum, with no interest in art

It says volumes about the psyche of Philadelphia -- and, in particular, its sports psyche -- that the city's greatest hero is Rocky Balboa: somebody who LOST his big fight (let's forget the sequels)....
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PR-7
Sep 21, 2011

That Friday feeling!

During my visit - I made the point of visiting the Museum of Art. Friday night is late night opening at the main building.There was a concert and I enjoyed a light supper when listening to live...
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gordonilla
Aug 17, 2011

After the art museum

After visiting the art museum, rent a bike or walk along Kelly Drive for a few minutes to see one of the prettiest places in Philadelphia--along the river. You can buy ice cream, soft pretzels, or...
pjthomas
Apr 02, 2011

Philadelphia’s Museum of Art

A beautiful art museum. There are many galleries but it’s funny that many visitors come just because S.Stalone (as Rocky Balboa) ran up its step! You can see a statue of Rocky (that was originally...
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mindcrime
Oct 18, 2010

Come for the art, stay for the music

The Art Museum is worth the price of admission just for its world-class art. On Friday evenings, however, there's a bonus for visitors -- live jazz and pop concerts at no additional charge! After...
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PR-7
Sep 27, 2010

Need a Little Art?

Special Exhibits Information: Require advance purchase. You will need to buy tickets in advance and you can do it online. Make sure you choose a time convenient for you, and allow at least an hour to...
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nicolettart
Mar 12, 2010

How to Save Money

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the finest collections of art in the U.S., if not the world. Even without a special exhibit, the admission price is worth every penny.The first Sunday of every...
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PR-7
Mar 12, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Eastern State Penitentary

The details: Eastern State Penitentiary, Location 2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130. A note about the location, this is just north of City Center, not far from the Philadelphia Art Museum....
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Rodin Museum

The Rodin Museum is located along Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The museum represents the largest collection of Rodin art outside of Paris. The building was designed in 1929 by French architect Paul...
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Benjamin Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute is a hands on interactive science museum with twelve core exhibit galleries, I Max and 3 D theaters, planetarium, movies skybike, flight simulator, live science shows, and so...
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Zoo

Drinking with the animals! A lot of the zoo's inhabitants expect the visitors to be gone by this time, so some are curious and others are just annoyed. But if you paid for this event, you're likely...
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University

One of the superior educational institutions in the United States, the University of Pennsylvania would well be worthy of a few hours of your time. Famous for its Wharton Business School (considered...
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Peter and Paul

The Basilica is the largest Catholic Church in Pennsylvania and home of the archdiocese of Philadelphia. The church was modeled after the Lombard Church of ST. Charles in Rome and is the only...
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  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 20:45
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 20:45
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:00

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