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Philadelphia City Trip — Attractions

Visit Philadelphia City Hall during your visit to Pennslyvania



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Get the details on important landmarks, attractions and resources for your trip to Philadelphia.



MUSEUMS & HOMES


Catch the latest exhibits at the Philadelphia Musuem of Art in Pennslyvania

Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Prkwy.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-278-7000

The Barnes showcases an internationally renown collection of Impressionist painting, European furniture and global folk art.

Betsy Ross House
239 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-686-1252

The home and burial place of the nation's most famous seamstress.

Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-925-5439

This interactive museum explores Philadelphia's maritime heritage.

Institute of Contemporary Art
118 S. 36th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-898-7108

A museum of provocative contemporary art on Penn's campus.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 26th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-763-8100

One of the largest museums in the U.S., it currently holds more than 225,000 works of art since it was founded in 1876.

Physick House
321 S. 4th St. (at Spruce St.)
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-627-0364

The 18th-century mansion of the "Father of American Surgery" Dr. Philip Syng Physick.

Powel House
244 S. 3rd St. (at Spruce St.)
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-627-0364

A luxurious mid-Georgian 18th-century mansion, once the home of Elizabeth and Samuel Powel — friends of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and George Washington.

Rodin Museum
Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. at 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 1910
215-763-8100

The largest collection of Auguste Rodin sculptures outside France.

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-898-4000

A collection of nearly a million objects makes this one of the world's finest archaeological/anthropological museums.

LANDMARKS


Browse the Rittenhouse Craft Fair in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

Elfreth's Alley
Located on Second Street, between Race and Arch
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-574-0560

The nation's oldest continuously inhabited street.

Franklin Court
316-322 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-597-2760

Old City museum and exhibitions dedicated to Benjamin Franklin.

Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
215-629-4026

One of the five public squares that William Penn laid out in his original plan for the city, renovated with family attractions.

Liberty Bell

Liberty Bell at Independence National Historic Park is a widely known symbol of American freedom.

Independence National Historic Park
Third and Chestnut Sts.
Philadelphia, 19106
215-597-8974

America's most historic square mile, home to Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the Constitution Center.

Rittenhouse Square Park
18th and Walnut Sts.

A green space in Center City, home to restaurants, hotels and shopping.

THEATRES


The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

Landmark Theatres

Philadelphia's spot for art and indie films.

Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-574-3550

America's oldest theater, once owned by the great classical actor Edwin Booth.

TOURS

Lights of Liberty Tour
215-629-4026

Important historic landmarks take center stage during this high tech moonlight journey through the past.

RESOURCES

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
1234 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-580-4000

The Independence Visitor Center
6th and Market Sts.
800-537-7676
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

PHLASH Bus Service
215-4-PHLASH

Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
1700 Market Street, Suite 3000
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-636-3300

Philadelphia and The Countryside Official Visitor Site


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