Summer 2017 In Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Family Friendly Attractions 

Franklin Institute


The Franklin Institute is a science museum and the center of science education and research

Address: 222 N 20th St

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 9:30am-5pm


Philadelphia Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo was the first true zoo in the United States

Address: 3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 9:30am-5pm


Adventure Aquarium

A for-profit educational entertainment attraction operated in Camden, New Jersey

Address: 1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 10am-5pm


Reading Terminal Market

Famous indoor farmer's market

Address: 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


  • Monday-Saturday: 8am-6pm
  • Sunday: 9am-5pm


Philadelphia Must See Attractions

Rocky Steps

The famous 72 stone steps before the entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art that are featured in ‘Rocky’

Address: Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Hours: Open 24/7

Love Park

A park in Center City Philadelphia

Address: 16TH AND JFK Boulevard Philadelphia , PA 19102

Opens: September 2017

Philadelphia’s Magic Garden

Non-profit organization with a folk art environment, and gallery space

Address: 1020 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147


  • Monday-Sunday: 11am-6pm
  • Closed Every Tuesday


Spruce Street Harbor Park

An urban beach filled with hammocks, lights and great food

Address: 301 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Open: May 12 - Oct 1


  • Monday-Sunday: 11am-11pm
  • Friday-Saturday: 11am-1am

Philadelphia Historic Attractions

Liberty Bell

An iconic symbol of American independence

Address: 6th St & Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 9am-7pm


Independence Hall

The building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were signed

Address: 520 Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  • Through June 23, 2017: Open daily: 9am - 5pm
  • June 24 - September 4, 2017: Open daily 9am - 7pm

Tickets are FREE


Eastern State Penitentiary

A former American prison now open to the public

Address: A former American prison now open to the public

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 10am-5pm


Betsy Ross House

Landmark in Philadelphia where Betsy Ross lived when she sewed the first American Flag

Address: 239 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 10am-5pm

Philadelphia Museums

Philadelphia Museum of Art

An art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.

Address: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130


  • Tuesday-Sunday:10am-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-8:45pm
  • Monday: Closed


Please Touch Museum

A children's museum where visitor are welcome to touch the art

Address: 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131


  • Monday-Saturday: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday: 11am-5pm


Mutter Museum

Medical museum that contains a collection of medical oddities

Address: 19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 10am-5pm

Independence Seaport Museum

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Home to sea ships, art and clothing dating back to 1961

Address: 211 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 10am-5pm


Philadelphia Beer Gardens


Skyscraper that features a top-floor restaurant/bar

Address: 1717 Arch Street


  • Monday-Friday: 10am-6pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: 11am-9pm

Uptown Beer Garden

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2017 is the 3rd year for Uptown Beer Garden, Philadelphia should be expecting my more years.

Address: 1735 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103


  • Monday + Tuesday + Thursday: 5pm-10pm
  • Wednesday + Friday + Saturday: 2pm-12am
  • Sunday: Closed

Independence Beer Garden

Landscaped outdoor beer garden with 40 taps, cocktails, snacks & projection TV screens.

Address: 100 S Independence Mall W, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 11am-1am

 Morgan's Pier

Over 40 beers, snacks, sandwiches & tacos, plus deck views across the river.

Address: 221 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19123


  • Monday-Friday: 4pm-2am
  • Saturday-Sunday: 11am-2am