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See all Kinds of Wildlife at the Philadelphia Zoo
It's quite fitting that the first true zoo in the United States originated in the historic city of Philadelphia. In 1874, the Philadelphia Zoo opened with 1,000 animals and an admission price of just 25 cents. Today, over one million visitors enjoy its endearing residents each year. It's regarded as one of the top zoos in America.
Delve Into History at the National Constitution Center
How much do you know about early American history? If you've been searching for a crash course on how a ragtag band of treasonous rebels built one of the most powerful societies in the world, look no further than the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Its location in the historic part of the city is within walking distance of the very place the Founding Fathers ratified the constitution almost 250 years ago.
Explore Our Nation's Dark Past At The Eastern State Penitentiary
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.
Visit the Academy of Natural Sciences
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.
The Pope is Visiting Philly: Here is Everything You Need to Know
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.
10 Cool Things to Do in Philly
If you visit Philadelphia, you know the first things your friends will ask: Did you see the Liberty Bell? But there are so many more things to do in Philadelphia than just a cracked dinger. The next time you’re in Philly, here are 10 memorable, fun activities to help you fall head over heels for the City of Brotherly Love.