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See the sights of Philadelphia at your own pace with a 2-day hop-on hop-off tour that includes admission to Eastern State Penitentiary, a National Historic Landmark. With the hop-on hop-off pass, you'll enjoy easy transportation to 27 stops around the city with live commentary by guides on board the double-decker bus. Get off at the attractions that interest you, such as the Rocky Steps, Independence Hall, and the Liberty Bell, to learn about the history and culture of one of the oldest cities in the U.S.
Explore Philadelphia Museum of Art, home to one of the country's largest and most distinguished collections, and the Rodin Museum over two consecutive days with this general admission ticket. Run up the famous front steps, just like Rocky, then pose for a photo before heading inside to peruse works by Duchamp, Rubens, van Gogh, Rodin, and Monet. Marvel at the historical exhibits such as a Parisian grand salon and a fully reconstructed Japanese tea house, and imagine yourself a knight as you stroll through a hall chock full of medieval armor.
Discover the dramatic story of America’s founding at the Museum of the American Revolution. Enjoy both permanent and special exhibit galleries, object theaters, and recreated historical scenes, bringing to life the original ‘greatest generation,’ and engaging visitors in the history and modern-day relevance of the American Revolution.
Explore Philadelphia with ease—and venture to two of its highlight attractions—on this immersive package. Begin with 24-hour tickets to a hop-on hop-off bus tour of the city: one of the simplest ways to enjoy an overview of Philadelphia’s top attractions. Listen to your guide’s live commentary as you head past landmarks ranging from Betsy Ross House and the Liberty Bell to the National Constitution Center. Your tickets also include entry to the Eastern State Penitentiary and the One Liberty Observation Deck.
Explore Philadelphia’s premier science center, established in honor of founding father and scientist Benjamin Franklin. Check out captivating exhibitions like Vikings: Beyond the Legend, and fun, educational displays featuring, among other things, virtual and augmented reality, escape rooms, an IMAX theater, a real steam locomotive, and a giant heart that shows how one of the body’s most important organs works.
Once you’ve seen the sights of Independence National Historical Park, continue your exploration of Philadelphia with a visit to the National Liberty Museum. The museum includes a range of artworks and historical objects, but also hosts interactive exhibitions that encourage visitors to explore what liberty and freedom mean to them. Touch a replica of the Liberty Bell, admire a colossal glass sculpture by Dale Chihuly, see military medals and White House china, and more.
Butterflies! – See live butterflies from around the world flying around this tropical garden exhibit.
Outside In – geared towards kids from 3-8 and their parents, this offers visitors a chance to get hands-on with live animals.
Dinosaur Hall – see skeletons of more than 30 species, including Avaceratops, Chasmosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, and more. Learn about the science behind paleontology and important discoveries.
The Big Dig – put on some goggles, grab your fossil brush, and get digging. With the focus on younger audiences, visitors can dig around a designated area to find and identify bones and fossils.
Dioramas – a fusion of art and science, these windows into wildernesses of far-off places are both fascinating and educational.
Celebrate the maritime history of Philadelphia and major urban ports along the Delaware River at the Independence Seaport Museum. Located at the Penn's Landing complex in Philadelphia, the museum houses Cruiser Olympia, Admiral Dewey's flagship at the Battle of Manila Bay, plus Submarine Becuna, and much more.
Situated directly on the University of Pennsylvania's campus, the Penn Museum is the largest University Museum in the United States! With over 1 million objects in the collection that span 10,000 years of human history, you can travel the world under one roof!
Enjoy a self-guided tour of the America on Wheels Museum during your visit to Allentown. Explore four galleries of classic vehicles and view an extensive array of cars and trucks, including the first horseless carriage and an early electric car. Learn about automobile history through interactive exhibits and see the first mass-produced car. The museum’s changing galleries rotate exhibits every six months.
Clothing and dress – see costumes and outfits worn by actors and celebrities.
There's Oprah Winfrey's red suit, James Brown's black jumpsuit and the Star Trek uniform worn by Nichelle Nichols who played Uhura.
Music – browse programs, records, stage costumes, and jazz instruments.
Segregation – find posters, film stills, and leaflets that tell the story of segregation in America.
Politics – protest banners, magazines, photographs and documentation from important historical rallies.