Top 10 Things to Do in Philly



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Visiting Philadelphia's historic and cultural spots can keep you occupied for days. This list highlights some of the must-sees for first-time visitors and those who simply want to know more about how the city ticks. You'll see some of the most important historic sites (Independence National Historical Park, the Liberty Bell, Valley Forge National Historic Park), some of the best museums (the Franklin Institute and the Philadelphia Museum of Art), the nation's oldest zoo, some incredible murals, and a performance at the stunning Academy of Music.

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76 Carriage Company

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Philadelphia Trolley Works
1119 N Bodine St
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Contact:

tel: 215 925 8687
fax: 215 923 8517
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Mütter Museum

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The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Contact:

tel: 215 563 3737 ext. 242
fax: +1 215 575 3499
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Rittenhouse Square

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Location:

1801 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Contact:

tel: 215 636 1666
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Liberty Bell

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500 Market Street
(corner Fifth and Sixth streets)
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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tel: 215/965-2305
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Boathouse Row

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Kelly Drive
East Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Contact:

tel: 215 769 9693
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Mural Tours

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Location:

Visitor Center, 1700 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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tel: 215-685-0754
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Day 1 - Philadelphia, Merion, Valley Forge


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Independence National Historical Park

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Location:

145 S 3rd St
One North Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Contact:

tel: 215 965 2305
fax: 215 597 1548
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Independence Hall

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Location:

500 Chestnut Street
(between 5th & 6th Streets)
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Contact:

tel: 215 965 7676 / 800 537 7676
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Kimmel Center

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260 South Broad Street
Suite 901
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Contact:

tel: 215 893 1999
fax: 215 790 5801
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Barnes Foundation (The)

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Location:

300 N Latch's Lane
Merion, PA 19066

Contact:

tel: 610 667 0290
fax: 610 664 4026
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5

Philadelphia Zoo

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Location:

3400 W Girard Ave
34th St. and Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact:

tel: 215 243 1100
fax: 215 243 5385
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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Location:

26th Street
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Contact:

tel: 215 763 8100
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Franklin Institute Science Museum (The)

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Location:

222 North 20th Street
(at Benjamin Franklin Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Contact:

tel: 215 448 1200
fax: 215 448 1235
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8

Academy of Music

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Location:

Broad & Locust Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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tel: 215 893 1999
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9

Academy of Natural Sciences

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Location:

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
19th St. and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Contact:

tel: 215 299 1000
fax: +1 215 299 1028
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Valley Forge National Historic Park

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Location:

P.O. Box 953
Valley Forge, PA 19482-0953

Contact:

tel: 610-783-1000
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