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Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is a leading natural history museum dedicated to advancing research, education, and public engagement in biodiversity and environmental science. Museum visitors can get face-to-face with towering dinosaurs, explore a tropical garden filled with live butterflies, meet live animals, and see three continents of wildlife in their natural habitats.
Explore life underwater with your family at Adventure Aquarium! Journey into a world of sharks, hippos, penguins and sea turtles. Dare to cross Shark Bridge, the longest V-shaped rope suspension bridge in the world, where you walk just inches above the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast. See the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, including the only great hammerhead shark on exhibit in the United States. Just minutes from downtown Philadelphia on the Camden Waterfront.
General admission, including 3D Theater
The Barnes is home to one of the world's finest collections of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modern paintings, with especially deep holdings in Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, and Picasso. Assembled by Dr. Albert C. Barnes between 1912 and 1951, the collection also includes important examples of African sculpture, Native American pottery and jewelry, Pennsylvania German furniture and decorative arts, early twentieth-century American paintings, and an outstanding collection of wrought iron objects.
General admission, including access to special exhibitions when on view
Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
Experience a tour of our nation's most decorated and largest battleship - the Battleship New Jersey. Check out the ship's weapons systems, including the 16-inch gun turrets and the Combat Engagement Center, and learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city!
Fire Power Tour, including an audio device with narration and clips from former crew members
Big Bus Company and Philadelphia Trolley Works
Allow Philadelphia’s Premier Tour Company to show you the sights and tell you the tales of a city that cheered for Rocky, forged a nation and is home to the Liberty Bell. Enjoy unlimited on-and-off privileges at 27 stops throughout the city.
Unlimited on/off privileges aboard trolleys and double-decker buses for the day of ticket validation
Eastern State Penitentiary
Explore America's most historic prison! Eastern State Penitentiary was the world’s first penitentiary: a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of prisoners. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells held many of America's most notorious criminals, including “Scarface” Al Capone and "Slick Willie" Sutton. The prison stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers.
The Franklin Institute
Discover something new at The Franklin Institute, where kids and parents will laugh and learn together through innovative, explosive, interactive science exhibitions that spark curiosity and creativity. Let your imagination soar when you climb into a fighter jet; get your blood pumping in an exhibition about the science of sports; and take a journey through a giant two-story human heart. From tectonic plates to the starry skies, your family will be inspired to explore the world around you. It all begins at The Franklin Institute — a smart place to have fun.
General admission, including one Fels Planetarium show
Museum of the American Revolution
The Museum of the American Revolution brings to life the events, people, and ideals of our nation’s founding. Through Revolutionary-era artifacts, immersive environments, theater experiences, and recreated historical moments, visitors can experience the dynamic story of the American Revolution from its origins to ultimate victory and its continuing relevance.
National Constitution Center
As the Museum of We the People, America's Town Hall, and a center for Civic Education, the National Constitution Center brings the U.S. Constitution to life for visitors of all ages. Experience America's founding documents up close, immerse yourself in interactive exhibits such as American Treasures: Documenting the Nation's Founding, and be inspired by the live theatrical production of Freedom Rising.
One Liberty Observation Deck
One Liberty Observation Deck, located in the iconic One Liberty Place, is Philadelphia’s tallest observation deck, featuring 360° panoramic views of historic Philadelphia, morning, noon & night! Enjoy a top-down look at iconic sights, breathtaking views, free guided tours and learn about the music, sports & culture that makes the City of Brotherly Love unlike any other.
Experience Zoo360, a first-in-the-world system of see-through mesh trails passing through treetops, crossing over pathways and connecting habitats, giving animals opportunities to travel and explore. Visit Key Bank Big Cat Falls, PECO Primate Reserve and KidZooU, a wildlife academy that offers dynamic displays, rare breeds and hands-on experiences.
Please Touch Museum®
Recognized locally and nationally as one of the top children’s museums, Please Touch Museum’s mission is to change a child’s life as they discover the power of learning through play. Located in Philadelphia’s Centennial District, the Museum offers more than 60,000 square feet of interactive and innovative exhibits, as well as special events, themed programming and on-site access to the only year-round children's theater in Philadelphia.
Choose from these top Philadelphia attractions.
- Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
- Adventure Aquarium
- Barnes Foundation
- Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
- Big Bus Company and Philadelphia Trolley Works
- Eastern State Penitentiary
- The Franklin Institute
- Museum of the American Revolution
- National Constitution Center
- One Liberty Observation Deck
- Philadelphia Zoo
- Please Touch Museum®
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