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  • a dinosaur skeleton dominates an exhibit hall
    Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

    The nation’s oldest natural history museum, founded in 1812, is home to spectacular collections of dinosaurs and butterflies.

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    Photo credit: Mike Servedio/ANS
  • the Water Works buildings on the water, next to the Museum of Art
    Fairmount Water Works

    Fairmount Water Works supplied water for Philadelphia from 1815 until 1909. Visitors to the interpretive center learn how actions on the land affect water quality.

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    Photo credit: Dan Mall, Unsplash
  • a man shows an antique fire truck to children
    Fireman’s Hall Museum

    Old City’s restored 1902 firehouse is filled with firefighting exhibits and memorabilia. Who knew the first organized volunteer fire company was formed by Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia?

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    Photo credit: J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®
  • a man and girl interact with a hands-on exhibit
    The Franklin Institute

    Gaze at the stars from the observatory, catch a planetarium show, walk through The Human Heart, or enjoy a hands-on exhibit. The institute’s three theaters include the Tuttleman Imax Theater.

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    Photo credit: J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®
  • a family plays miniature golf around replicas of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell
    Franklin Square

    Ride the Liberty Carousel, play the Philadelphia-themed miniature golf course, or gaze at the fountain while enjoying a snack or beverage. The square also hosts seasonal activities.

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    Photo credit: R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADLEPHIA®
  • Swann Memorial Fountain at night, with City Hall in the background
    Logan Square

    Logan Square is a hub of popular sites in the city, with Swann Memorial Fountain at its heart. Nearby are Sister Cities Park, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and several museums.

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    Photo credit: Adobe Images
  • a family feeds leaves to a pair of giraffes
    Philadelphia Zoo

    Visit one of America’s first zoos and enjoy more than 300 species. Ride the Amazon Rainforest Carousel, take a Swan Boat Ride or soar above the sky in the Channel 6 Zooballoon. Your little ones can even pet and feed animals at the Children’s Zoo or ride a pony.

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    Photo credit: J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®
  • a lighted carousel inside the museum
    Please Touch Museum

    The museum is showcased in historic Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. Children have six interactive fun zones of adventure.

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    Photo credit: M. Edlow for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®
  • a bronze plate with the United States seal on the mint wall
    United States Mint

    The U.S. Mint was founded in Philadelphia in 1792; the current building is the city’s fourth. It is the bureau’s largest facility and is also the site of master die production and the engraving and design departments.

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    Photo credit: Adobe Images

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