Things to do in Philadelphia
Whether it is your first or 50th time visiting the City of Brotherly Love, you’ll never run out of fun and exciting things to do. The to-do list is long, starting with an abundance of historic early-American attractions, working your way through museums and theatres, amazing restaurants, hidden gems, stopping to cheer for world-class sports teams, making sure to stop along the way to shop!
Historic District information – Located in Independence National Historical Park, the Independence Visitor Center is the official visitor center of Philadelphia and the region, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.
Museum Information – Philadelphia plays home to an astounding collection of museums.
Observation Deck Tours / City Hall Tours – See the city from William Penn’s point of view! The City Hall Tower Tour offers a panoramic view of Philadelphia’s landscape from 548 feet above ground. Ascend to the top of the historic building via elevator to enjoy a spectacular view of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and city skyline from the city’s highest open-air observation deck.
Mutter Museum – The Mütter Museum is a riveting storehouse for the anatomically strange. The Museum’s display of 20,000 provocative items is designed to give a beneath-the-surface perspective of what physicians study.
Reading Terminal Market – The Reading Terminal Market, established in 1892 at 12th and Arch Streets, is the nation’s oldest continuously operating farmers’ market. Through its long and interesting history , it has seen times both good and bad, but has emerged in the 21st century as one of the greatest public markets in the country.
Philadelphia Museum of Art – Forever immortalized in the movie Rocky, bring your running shoes and camera for a great photo op, then step inside to see the third-largest art collection in the country.
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