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Local Attractions

Adventure Aquarium

(NJ State Aquarium)

Camden, NJ 856/365-3300

Adventure Aquarium on the Camden Waterfront is open daily 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Timed-tickets are required and advanced reservations are recommended.

 

Brandywine River Museum

US Rte 1

Chadds Ford 215/388-2700

Exhibiting American art in a 19th century gristmill, this museum’s collection includes illustration, still life and landscape painting.

 

Christian C. Sanderson Museum

Rte 100

Chadds Ford 610/388-6545

Sanderson’s unique lifetime collection of artifacts, Wyeth artwork and memorabilia can be found at this museum.

 

Daffodil Hill/The American College Arboretum

270 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue

Bryn Mawr 610/526-1100

Designed to draw visitors to a visual jewel, this garden provides opportunities to study cultivars in twelve daffodil divisions.

 

Franklin Institute Science Museum

20th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia 215/448-1200

Established in 1824, the Franklin Institute includes four floors of hands-on exhibits in the Science Museum and Mandell Center.

 

Franklin Mint Museum

US Rte 1 Franklin Center

610/459-6168 or 610/459-6881

Housing a permanent exhibition of 20th century cultural icons, this museum features Jackie Kennedy’s original triple strand faux pearl necklace.

 

Freedom Theatre

1346 N. Broad Street

Philadelphia 215/765-2793

Pennsylvania’s oldest African-American theatre.

 

Independence National Historical Park

143 S. 3rd Street

Philadelphia 215/597-8787 or 1-800-537-7676

Tours here include the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution creation site.

 

Kimmel Center

260 South Broad Street

Philadelphia 215/670-2300

  • Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
  • Peter Nero and the Philly Pops
  • Philadelphia Chamber Music Society
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Philadanco

For tickets call 215/893-1999

 

Longwood Gardens

Rte 1 Kennett Square

610/388-1000

Encompassing 1,050 acres of gardens, woodlands and meadows, Longwood Gardens features indoor and outdoor gardens and 11,000 varieties of plants.

 

Mill Grove-The Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

1201 Pawlings Rd

Audubon 610/666-5593

Consisting of 175 acres, Mill Grove was the first American home of John James Audubon.

 

Peddler’s Village

Rtes 202 & 263

Lahaska 215/794-4000

For forty years, this 18th century style attraction has been Bucks County’s premiere shopping, dining, lodging and family entertainment designation.

 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 26th Street

Philadelphia 215/235-3200

Open Tues-Sun 10:00 am-5:00 pm. Friday until 8:45 pm. Closed Monday.

 

 Philadelphia Zoo

3400 Girard Avenue

Philadelphia 215/243-1100

Open Feb-Nov 9:30 am-5:00 pm and Dec-Jan 9:30 am-4:00 pm

Home to over 1,600 animals, the Philadelphia Zoo offers a variety of programs geared towards families, schools, and adults.

 

Tweeter Center at the Waterfront

1 Harbor Boulevard

Camden, NJ 856/365-1300 or 215/336-2000

 

Valley Forge Historical Society Museum

Valley Forge 610/783-0535

Features of this American Revolutionary war museum include colonial artifacts and George Washington memorabilia.

 

Valley Forge National Historical Park

Valley Forge 610/783-1077

Open from sun-up to sun-down.

Valley Forge National Historical Park commemorates the 1777-1778 winter encampment of General Washington’s Continental Army.  Tours available May-Oct.

 

SPORTS

Lincoln Financial Field

Home of the Philadelphia Eagles (football)

www.philadelphiaeagles.com

215/463-5500 or 267/570-4000

 

Citizens Bank Park

Home of the Philadelphia Phillies (baseball)

www.phillies.com

215/463-1000

 

Wachovia Center

Home of the Philadelphia Flyers (hockey)

www.philadelphiaflyers.com

215/218-PUCK

And

Home of the Philadelphia 76ers (basketball)

www.nba.com/sixers

215/339-7676

 

MOVIE THEATRES

 

Bryn Mawr Film Institute

824 West Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr 610/527-9898

 

Narberth Theatre

129 North Narberth Avenue, Narberth 610/667-0115

 

Anthony Wayne Theatre

109 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne 610/225-0980