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Philadelphia Museum of Art General Admission
"Discover works of art at one of the largest and most renowned museums in the country. You will find beauty enchantment and the unexpected among artistic and architectural achievements from the United States Asia Europe and Latin America at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. A landmark building. A place that welcomes everyone. The arts will come to life inspiring you—through scholarly study and creative play—to discover the spirit of imagination that lies in everyone. Your visit will connect you with the arts in rich and varied ways
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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
From $44.00
 
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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Philadelphia Museum of Arts

To be upfront: I like art and museums and thus try to visit the main museums of any town I visit. The Philadelphia Museum of Art was really worth the visit. I just had three hours and devoted one for...
Bosse_d
Aug 03, 2007

Philadelphia Museum of Art

One of the best comprehensive art museums in the United States - half a million square feet of floor space! Not exactly the most exciting architecture (especially for 1928), but I suppose it serves...
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yooperprof
Feb 26, 2006

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and see many different works of art. Don't forget to pose out front at the top of the stairs just like Rocky. Also stop to enjoy the statues out front. You may...
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April1985
Mar 11, 2008

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

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

Philadelphia Museum of Art

This is one of the largest and most important art museums in the United States. There is Asian Art. There are European collections. There are American collections including Pennsylvania German art and...
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seagoingJLW
Mar 21, 2003

Biking

There is a park near the museum, and if you enjoy biking, you can rent the bikes by the hour. If you do bike, the trail goes all the way to Valley Forge, where you can rest (it will take an hour or...
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Jaysummersfree
May 27, 2008

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

Amazing art museum

Alex and I went to this museum speicifically to check out the Dali show. I was so amazed at how detailed his work was... but the museum... it was soo cool! the grounds are beautiful and green and the...
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Beth75NJ
Jun 10, 2005

Looking for a real temple in town?

Check out the Philadelphia Museum of Art. A surprising sampling of arts from young American painting to modern expositions, from Italian Renaissance (even Giotto's period) to incredible...
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ARoman
Oct 02, 2002

Museums, museums, museums.

Well, there are the big, obvious ones that you can find in the guidebooks (and later on this page), but here are some that are unique to the area include: The Mummer's Museum, The Insectasarium, The...
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acemj
Dec 21, 2003

The Philadelphia Art Museum

The Philadelphia Art Museum (see Sylvester Stallone in Rocky) is an outstanding museum set in a beautiful building right on the Schuylkill River. The permanent collection is varied, with art from all...
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Dec 21, 2003
 
 
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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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