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  • Roadside Attractions

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    The Please Touch Museum

    Roadside Attractions

    The Please Touch Museum

    Roadside Attractions
    Travel around town! Climb into a real car, a SEPTA bus, or a trolley and go for a pretend ride. Stroll through City Park, grab some play ice cream at our Bassetts Ice Cream counter, build a car, or take a turn on one of our mini-backhoe machines. Children learn: gross and fine motor skills, STEAM literacy, collaboration, decision making, and communication.

  • Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    The Please Touch Museum

    Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel

    The Please Touch Museum

    Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel
    Take a spin on our glimmering carousel, which was built over 100 years ago and was a mainstay of nearby Woodside Park for nearly half a century. After being warehoused by the Smithsonian Institution, the carousel's 52 animals (40 horses, four cats, four rabbits, two pigs, and two goats) and 1,296 lights were lovingly restored and brought back to Philadelphia. Carousel tickets are available at the admissions desk.

  • Early Access Guided Tour - Core Exhibition

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Early Access Guided Tour - Core Exhibition

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Early Access Guided Tour - Core Exhibition
    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum's exhibits before the Museum opens. Get additional insight into the artifacts and exhibits, behind-the-scenes details of the Museum's creation, and opportunities to dig deeper into the stories behind objects on display.

  • Holiday Toy Drive

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Holiday Toy Drive

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Holiday Toy Drive
    Donate a toy in exchange for "Buy One, Get One Free" admission to ESP. Eastern State Penitentiary partners with local organizations to collect gifts for area children with incarcerated parents. From November 30 through December 21, any eastern State visitor who donates a new toy or children's book in its original packaging (please no gift wrap) will be granted a second admission free of charge.

  • Philly From the Top Tour

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly From the Top Tour

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly From the Top Tour
    Gather on the 57th Floor for a guided tour of our Philly From The Top experience. Get a glimpse into #TheRealPhilly, an introduction to the iconic sites visible from One Liberty Observation Deck and tips on exploring our historic city. 

  • Guided Highlights Tour

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Guided Highlights Tour

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Guided Highlights Tour
    Meet at the Front Desk for a sixty-minute highlight tour of key artifacts and intriguing stories of the Museum's exhibits. The tour costs $12 plus the price of admission.

  • Philly from the Top Tour

    Today

    12:00 PM EST

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour
    Gather on the 57th Floor for a guided tour of our Philly From The Top experience. Get a glimpse into #TheRealPhilly, an introduction to the iconic sites visible from One Liberty Observation Deck and tips on exploring our historic city.

  • Philly From the Top Tour

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly From the Top Tour

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly From the Top Tour
    Gather on the 57th Floor for a guided tour of our Philly From The Top experience. Get a glimpse into #TheRealPhilly, an introduction to the iconic sites visible from One Liberty Observation Deck and tips on exploring our historic city.

  • Philly from the Top Tour

    Today

    3:00 PM EST

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour
    Gather on the 57th Floor for a guided tour of our Philly From The Top experience. Get a glimpse into #TheRealPhilly, an introduction to the iconic sites visible from One Liberty Observation Deck and tips on exploring our historic city.

  • Guided Highlights Tour

    Today

    3:00 PM EST

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Guided Highlights Tour

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Guided Highlights Tour
    Meet at the Front Desk for a sixty-minute highlight tour of key artifacts and intriguing stories of the Museum's exhibits. The tour costs $12 plus the price of admission.

  • Philly from the Top Tour

    Today

    4:00 PM EST

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour
    Gather on the 57th Floor for a guided tour of our Philly From The Top experience. Get a glimpse into #TheRealPhilly, an introduction to the iconic sites visible from One Liberty Observation Deck and tips on exploring our historic city.

  • Wild Lights

    Today

    6:00 PM EST

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Wild Lights

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Wild Lights
    Wild Lights transforms Elmwood Park Zoo into a bright and stunning winter wonderland. Be dazzled by animated installations, interactive elements, and themed attractions. Follow the lighted path to visit Disco Ball Way and Candy Cane Lane and be sure to stop by Santa's Workshop for photos with the big man himself. Wild Lights is generously sponsored by 1SEO, with additional support provided by the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board.

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About The Area

Welcome to Philadelphia - the cradle of liberty and the City of Brotherly Love. You'll find no shortage of fun things to do in this city - from the historic to the modern.

Philly is a sports fanatic's dream an...MORE

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  • More

  • Roadside Attractions

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    The Please Touch Museum

    Roadside Attractions

    The Please Touch Museum

    Roadside Attractions
    Travel around town! Climb into a real car, a SEPTA bus, or a trolley and go for a pretend ride. Stroll through City Park, grab some play ice cream at our Bassetts Ice Cream counter, build a car, or take a turn on one of our mini-backhoe machines. Children learn: gross and fine motor skills, STEAM literacy, collaboration, decision making, and communication.

  • Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    The Please Touch Museum

    Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel

    The Please Touch Museum

    Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel
    Take a spin on our glimmering carousel, which was built over 100 years ago and was a mainstay of nearby Woodside Park for nearly half a century. After being warehoused by the Smithsonian Institution, the carousel's 52 animals (40 horses, four cats, four rabbits, two pigs, and two goats) and 1,296 lights were lovingly restored and brought back to Philadelphia. Carousel tickets are available at the admissions desk.

  • Early Access Guided Tour - Core Exhibition

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Early Access Guided Tour - Core Exhibition

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Early Access Guided Tour - Core Exhibition
    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum's exhibits before the Museum opens. Get additional insight into the artifacts and exhibits, behind-the-scenes details of the Museum's creation, and opportunities to dig deeper into the stories behind objects on display.

  • Holiday Toy Drive

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Holiday Toy Drive

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Holiday Toy Drive
    Donate a toy in exchange for "Buy One, Get One Free" admission to ESP. Eastern State Penitentiary partners with local organizations to collect gifts for area children with incarcerated parents. From November 30 through December 21, any eastern State visitor who donates a new toy or children's book in its original packaging (please no gift wrap) will be granted a second admission free of charge.

  • Philly From the Top Tour

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly From the Top Tour

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly From the Top Tour
    Gather on the 57th Floor for a guided tour of our Philly From The Top experience. Get a glimpse into #TheRealPhilly, an introduction to the iconic sites visible from One Liberty Observation Deck and tips on exploring our historic city. 

  • Guided Highlights Tour

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Guided Highlights Tour

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Guided Highlights Tour
    Meet at the Front Desk for a sixty-minute highlight tour of key artifacts and intriguing stories of the Museum's exhibits. The tour costs $12 plus the price of admission.

  • Philly from the Top Tour

    Today

    12:00 PM EST

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour
    Gather on the 57th Floor for a guided tour of our Philly From The Top experience. Get a glimpse into #TheRealPhilly, an introduction to the iconic sites visible from One Liberty Observation Deck and tips on exploring our historic city.

  • Philly From the Top Tour

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly From the Top Tour

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly From the Top Tour
    Gather on the 57th Floor for a guided tour of our Philly From The Top experience. Get a glimpse into #TheRealPhilly, an introduction to the iconic sites visible from One Liberty Observation Deck and tips on exploring our historic city.

  • Philly from the Top Tour

    Today

    3:00 PM EST

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour
    Gather on the 57th Floor for a guided tour of our Philly From The Top experience. Get a glimpse into #TheRealPhilly, an introduction to the iconic sites visible from One Liberty Observation Deck and tips on exploring our historic city.

  • Guided Highlights Tour

    Today

    3:00 PM EST

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Guided Highlights Tour

    Museum of the American Revolution

    Guided Highlights Tour
    Meet at the Front Desk for a sixty-minute highlight tour of key artifacts and intriguing stories of the Museum's exhibits. The tour costs $12 plus the price of admission.

  • Philly from the Top Tour

    Today

    4:00 PM EST

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour

    One Liberty Observation Deck

    Philly from the Top Tour
    Gather on the 57th Floor for a guided tour of our Philly From The Top experience. Get a glimpse into #TheRealPhilly, an introduction to the iconic sites visible from One Liberty Observation Deck and tips on exploring our historic city.

  • Wild Lights

    Today

    6:00 PM EST

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Wild Lights

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Wild Lights
    Wild Lights transforms Elmwood Park Zoo into a bright and stunning winter wonderland. Be dazzled by animated installations, interactive elements, and themed attractions. Follow the lighted path to visit Disco Ball Way and Candy Cane Lane and be sure to stop by Santa's Workshop for photos with the big man himself. Wild Lights is generously sponsored by 1SEO, with additional support provided by the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board.

Show more

About The Area

Welcome to Philadelphia - the cradle of liberty and the City of Brotherly Love. You'll find no shortage of fun things to do in this city - from the historic to the modern.

Philly is a sports fanatic's dream and a foodie's paradise. With several teams like the 76'ers, Phillies, Eagles, and Flyers creating a lot of action, you can easily catch a game no matter the season. After you've been athletically inspired, head to the Rocky Statue and run the stairs like Stallone (and every other tourist there).

Philadelphia isn't just a sports town, there's plenty of arts and culture. From art museums to eclectic neighborhoods like South Street and Society Hill, you'll get your fill of the creative. For family fun, be sure to bring the kids to the Please Touch Museum and the Philadelphia Zoo. Afterwards, don't forget to stop and eat one of the famous cheesesteaks.

Adventurers and history buffs will jump at the chance to take a guided tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, which housed the infamous “Scarface” Al Capone. Or there’s the Grim Philly Twilight Tours, which reveal the more provocative side of the City of Brotherly Love.

WHAT'S NEARBY?

Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh

Other States & Provinces: Pennsylvania

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