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Tours and Attractions



Adventure Aquarium

1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ. Across the Delaware River from Penn's Landing.. 866-451-AQUA; 800-616-JAWS or 856-365-3300.
Open daily, 9:30am-5pm. Adults, $17.95. Children (2-12), $14.95. Open daily, 9:30am-5pm. Adults, $18.95; Children (2-12) $14.95. (Children under 2 are FREE). Child-Friendly.    More...

Avenue of the Arts, Inc.

Broad Street, Philadelphia. 215/731-9668.

by The US Hot Air Balloon Team. 800/763-5987.
Reservations, V,MC, AX, D accepted.   More...

Bartrams Garden

54th & Linden Blvd. 215/729-5281. E-Mail.
Daily, 10am - 5pm. Closed holidays.   More...

Chanticleer Gardens

786 Church Road Wayne, PA. 610/687-4163 . E-Mail.
April 2-October 31, Wed-Sat 10am-5pm. The garden will stay open until 8pm on every Friday May through August. Tours start at 10:30am and 1:30pm every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Tours last about 1-1/2 hours. $5 adult (16 and over), under 16, free. Season pases available. Group tours cost $10 per person. A deposit of $100 to cover the first ten participants must accompany your registration prior to the date of the tour. The balance is due on the day of the tour. Child-Friendly.    More...

Christ Church

2nd St above Market St. 215/922-1695 . E-Mail.
Services daily.   More...

Eastern State Penitentiary

22nd St & Fairmount Ave. 215/236-3300.
Open 7 days a week, 10am-5pm. Adults, $12. Students, Senior Citizens, and Children (age 7 - 12), $8.   More...

Elfreth's Alley

2nd St between Arch and Race Sts. 215/574-0560.
Tues-Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 12-4pm. Closed Mondays. $2 adults, $1 children 5-18, under 5 free; $5 per family. School groups free.   More...

First Baptist Church of Philadelphia

123 S 17th St. 215/563-3853.

Independence National Park

Old City, between Chestnut and Arch Sts, 2nd and 6th Sts. 215/965-2305.
Because of security concerns, all tours begin at the Visitors Center. Free, with guided tour only. Child-Friendly.    More...

Independence Visitors Center

6th & Market Sts. 800/537-7676 or 215/965-7676.
Sept. through July daily hours: 8:30am-5pm. Daily Summer hours 8:30am-7pm daily from July through Sept. Child-Friendly.    More...

Marian Anderson Historical Residence-Museum

762 S. Marian Anderson Way. 215/732-6723 . E-Mail.
Tours by appointment. Admission: $5.   More...

United States Mint

5th and Arch Sts. 215/408-0114.
Mon-Sat, 9am-4:30pm. Free. Child-Friendly.    More...

Morris Arboretum

100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Phila., PA 19118. 215/247-5777. E-Mail.
Open all year, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. April through October: 10am-4pm weekdays, November through March: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. every day. Thursdays in June through early October, open until 8:30pm. Garden Railway: see website for dates. Free to members. Students, faculty and staff of the University of Pennsylvania are admitted free with a valid Penn Card. Nonmembers (effective 4/30/05): Adults $10.00; Seniors (65+) $8.00; Students (13-18 or with ID) $5.00; Children (3-12 ) $5.00; Children under three and members free. Admission includes free parking. Call 215-247-5777 X157 for more information on handicap assistance. Child-Friendly.    More...

National Constitution Center

525 Arch St, Independence Mall. 215/409-6600.
Mon-Fri, 9:30-5; Sat 9:30-6; Sun noon-5. Adults $12, Seniors $11, Children 4-12 $8. Extra charge for some special exhibits. Child-Friendly.    More...

The Battleship New Jersey

Battleship Place, Camden, NJ. 866/877-6262.
October 1-March 31, 9am-3pm. Adults $10; Children under 12, senior citizens and veterans $7; Group rates available for groups of 20 or more. Child-Friendly.    More...

Old Pine Street Graveyard

412 Pine St. 215/925-8051.
Open daily 9am-5pm. Private tours available with 24 hour notice.   More...

Fairmount Park

Beginning at the Art Museum, running along the banks of the Schuykill River.. Athletic Fields, 215/685-0052. E-Mail.
Permits are required if you're in the Park after the 1:00 a.m. curfew. Free. Public space. Child-Friendly.    More...

Six Flags Great Adventure, Wild Safari and Hurricane Harbor

Jackson, NJ. 732-928-1821.
Child-Friendly.    More...

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Penn's Landing, Spruce St & Columbus Blvd. .
Child-Friendly.    More...

Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

640 Waterworks Drive (on the Schuykill River, below the Art Museum). 215/685-4908.
Tue-Sat, 10am-5pm, Sun, 1-5pm. losed Mondays and City of Philadelphia holidays. Child-Friendly.    More...

Yards Brewing Company

5050 Umbria St. 215/482-9109. E-Mail.
Brewery tours and tastings available by appointment Mon-Sun.   More...

Philadelphia Zoo

34th & Girard Ave. 215/243-1100.
Feb-Nov, 9:30-5 daily; Dec-Feb, 9-4. Adults $17.95, Children 2-11 $14.95. Child-Friendly.    More...


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