CityPASS Philadelphia articles
The Battleship New Jersey has a long and storied history of maritime warfare. Visitors eager to climb aboard this seasoned battleship and uncover her secrets will be delighted to take part in the Battleship New Jersey museum experience.
What better way to explore Philly than by hopping aboard a Philadelphia Trolley Works Big Bus Tour of Philadelphia? These highly recognizable double-decker buses will take you all over the city, drop you within close proximity of a variety of Philly sights, and provide live narration throughout your journey.
When it comes to making science fun, no museum compares to The Franklin Institute (also referred to as the "Benjamin Franklin museum") in Philadelphia. For almost 200 years, this museum has taught visitors about scientific phenomena and mechanics that, in other contexts, might seem dense or (gasp!) boring.
Just minutes from the famed Philadelphia Museum of Art stands the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, an imposing 19th-century Gothic structure in which both Al Capone and "Slick Willie" Sutton were incarcerated for their respective crimes.
Philadelphia, a city best known for Rocky’s epic run up the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum, legendary cheesesteaks, and rowdy sports fans is also home to the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. This remarkable museum is filled with natural wonders that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for our blue planet.
Seeing the Pope in person is rare for most people, but Pope Francis visited Philadelphia in September of 2016. Here’s a guide to getting around along with what else to see in the city, where to eat, transportation and where to stay. Let it help you plan your next visit.