Philadelphia Attractions

Many people come to Philadelphia to see the historic sites and to learn about our nation's foundations. There's no shortage of history here, and there are also plenty of things to do if you're not a history buff. Philadelphia is a bustling city -- the 4th largest in the country -- and there are countless museums, parks, stores, spas, and even golf courses beckoning visitors from across the country and the world. Philadelphia is home to several of the country's best children's educational museums, offering exciting things to do for the whole family. It also has a whole neighborhood (Society Hill) of charming cobblestone streets and upscale boutiques ideal for taking a leisurely stroll in the Liberty city of Philadelphia.

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DeTours

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22 North 3rd Street

Segway, biking, or running tours of the city...
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Kimmel Center

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260 South Broad Street on the Avenue of the Arts
Suite 901

Hear the Philadelphia Orchestra and marvel at this magnificent venue... read more

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Mural Tours

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Visitor Center, 1700 Market Street

Tour Philadelphia's famous murals by trolley...
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Please Touch Museum

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4231 Avenue of the Republic
Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park

Hands-on educational museum for young children...
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Elfreth's Alley

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126 Elfreth Alley
Off 2nd St. (toward Front St.), between Arch and Race Sts

Oldest continuously inhabited street in the nation... read more

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Bartram's Garden

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54th St & Lindbergh Blvd

Historic botanical gardens... read more

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Forrest Theatre

1114 Walnut St

Broadway shows and other live performances...
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Constitution Center

525 Arch Street

Learn about the Constitution through interactive exhibits... read more

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Barnes Foundation (The)

300 N Latch's Lane

Impressive collection of art... read more

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Independence Hall

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500 Chestnut Street
(between 5th & 6th Streets)

Tour this historic building where the Constitution was drafted... read more

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Atwater Kent Museum

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15 South 7th Street
Between Market and Chestnut Sts

Museum of Philadelphia's social and cultural history... read more

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Regal Cinemas Hamilton Commons 14

4215 Black Horse Pike

Multiplex Movie Theater... read more

WIssahickon Woods

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Valley Green Road and Wissahickon Creek

Hiking and Outdoor Activities... read more

Palace Restaurant & Outfitters

6924 Black Horse Pike

Canoe and kayak rental... read more

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Independence National Historical Park

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145 S 3rd St
One North Independence Mall West

Historic site known as the birthplace of America...
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City Hall

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Broad & Market Sts
Broad and Market Sts

Home of Philadelphia government and statue of William Penn... read more

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University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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3260 South St
Near Spruce St

View an enormous collection of archaeological and anthropological artifacts... read more

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Franklin Court

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316-322 Market Street
Another entrance is on Chestnut St. between 3rd and 4th Sts

See the space where Ben Franklin lived and worked...
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Academy of Music

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Broad & Locust Sts

Beautiful historic venue for orchestra and ballet...
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Free Library of Philadelphia

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1901 Vine St
In the Central Library, Logan Circle

Most abundant city resource for literature...
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