- TripBuzz found 221 things to do with kids in or near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including 192 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Chester, Norristown, Media and Wilmington.
- From Citizens Bank Park to Please Touch Museum, the Philadelphia area offers 102 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Colleges & Universities, History Museums and Science Museums.
- Nicknamed the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia is important to the history of the United States as the Declaration of Independence was signed there. There are also many historical and cultural places to visit in Philadelphia such as Independence Hall, Liberty Bell and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Sports are also an active part of the community with the 76'ers, Eagles and Phillies all having their home in Philadelphia.
Citizens Bank Park, built in 2004, is the home field for the Philadelphia Phillies. The 43,661 seat stadium also features many concession stands serving regional food, and is part of the larger Sports Complex.
Please Touch Museum caters to the curiosity of young children, with exhibits and interactive activities exploring music and rhythm, city life – from grocery shopping to a construction zone -- and science, nature and weather stops on the River Adventure.
The Philadelphia Zoo is the oldest zoo in the United States. Today, visitors can see over 1,300 animals, take a balloon ride, ride on a swan boat , ride on the rainforest themed carousel, ride on a horse, feed lorikeets, and ride of a miniature train.
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1 Lincoln Financial Field Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148 MoreLess Info
Home of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Lincoln Financial Field seats over 68,000 fans. A high energy environment with concessions and spirited entertainment, the stadium hosts the Eagles and the local Temple University football events.
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101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106 MoreLess Info
Core exhibits at the National Museum of American Jewish History trace the story of Jewish immigration to America, from its beginnings in the mid-1600s to present day, including a Hall of Fame featuring eighteen high-profile Jewish-Americans including Albert Einstein, Leonard Bernstein and Steven Spielberg.
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2124 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130 MoreLess Info
When the Eastern State Penitentiary was built in 1829 it was the largest and most expensive public structure ever built, and served as a model to over 300 other prisons of how to reform prisoners instead of punish them. Visitors can take a one-hour tour.
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143 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 MoreLess Info
The Independence National Historical Park features the Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall, Benjamin Franklin Museum, B. Free Franklin Post Office, City Tavern, Congress Hall, Great Essential Exhibit, and Independence Archeology Lab. The mile long block is where the Declaration of Independence and the United…
Surrounded by some of the city's most beautiful architecture, Rittenhouse square is an expanse of soft grass and many walking paths that allow visitors and residents to enjoy the city's fresh air. Many pop-up bands and artists can be found in the park for entertainment and souvenirs.
Since 1824, visitors have been learning about science at the Franklin Institute. Permanent exhibits at the science museum include electricity, changing earth, aviation and technology, and the giant heart, while some of the items that can be viewed include five telescopes, space suits, and trains.
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525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to the US Constitution, the National Constitution Center operates as a museum, a national town hall and a focal point of civic education through interactive exhibits, live performances and historic artifacts.