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Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1700 Market Street, Suite 3000
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19103

Contact Information:
Phone: 215-636-3300
Website: www.pcvb.org

Philadelphia Highlights

THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES is Philadelphia’s Natural History Museum. The Academy is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas. We offer special Behind-the-Scenes tours of our collections and research facilities. Permanent exhibits include Live Butterflies, Dinosaur Hall, and Africa, Asia & North America. 215-299-1000. www.ansp.org.

AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM IN PHILADELPHIA.  Enjoy a face-to-face encounter with the bold and fearless people who helped form our nation with "Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia 1776-1876 presented by PECO" at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. This state-of-the art exhibition employs innovative use of sound, light and cutting edge technology and is a must see on your trip to historic Philadelphia. For more information call 215-574-0380 or visit www.aampmuseum.org. 215-574-0380. www.aampmuseum.org.

ARNOLD'S FAMILY FUN CENTER has a brand new and exciting look!!  Located in Oaks, Pennsylvania, Arnold's indoor entertainment venue offers over 120,000 square feet of attractions ranging from an incredible Go-Kart racetrack to Duck Pin Bowling and Arcade games, just to name a few! For more information contact us at 610-666-0600 or visit our Web site at www.arnoldsfamilyfuncenter.com.

DAVE & BUSTER'S  Your family will have a blast! Start out with a delicious meal and then move on to some games in our Million Dollar Midway. Spend an hour with us, or a whole day - at Dave & Buster’s it’s your call! We have packages for groups of 20 to 2,000; so for your next outing come to Dave & Buster’s! Philadelphia, 325 North Columbus, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106. 215-413-1951; Plymouth Meeting, 500 W. Germantown Pike Suite 2195, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462. 610-832-9200; Franklin Mills Mall, 1995 Franklin Mills Circle, Philadelphia, PA 19154. 215-632-0333. www.daveandbusters.com

FORT MIFFLIN ON THE DELAWARE, Fort Mifflin & Hog Island Roads, Philadelphia, PA 19153. Experience history and interact with living history interpreters. Be a Continental Army soldier, a surgeon on the Civil War battlefield caring for the sick or wounded, or learn about how the American flag evolved into the stars and stripes of today. 215-685-4167. www.fortmifflin.us.

GHOST TOUR OF PHILADELPHIA ...Candlelight Walking Tour or Haunted Trolley in America’s most historic...and most haunted city! Put some mystery in your history and watch it come alive on this entertaining adventure in Independence Park and Society Hill.  Does Benjamin Franklin still linger at his old haunts? Who lurks in the chambers of Independence Hall? Join us as we push aside the cobwebs for a unique and fascinating look at our nation’s history. 610-587-8308. ghosttour@ghosttour.com. www.ghosttour.com.
, 116 S. Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Make History with Your Group! Don't just see the Liberty Bell & Independence Hall...Do it all! Historic Philadelphia's tours & performances make history exciting & FUN with a sound & light show, a "whodunit" with puppets, Founding Fathers & Famous Figures, a comedic romp through our nation's birth and much more! Call Melissa Nast 215-629-5801 x209.

INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK. 40 historical buildings including Franklin Court, Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell, The Betsy Ross House, Elfreth’s Alley. For info contact the Visitor’s Center 215-965-2305. 

INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM. Independence Seaport Museum interprets the rich maritime history of Philadelphia and the United States. The museum explores all maritime subjects, including commercial shipping, shipbuilding, navigation, immigration, defense, and underwater exploration. The Museum offers interactive exhibits and two historic ships: the 1892 cruiser, Olympia, from the Spanish-American War and a World War II submarine, Becuna. Pennsylvania’s only working boat-building shop is also here. 215-413-8655. 

LONGWOOD GARDENS, US Route 1, Kennett Square, PA 19348. A place of unparalleled beauty, offering a new experience every day of the year with one-of-a kind events, wonderful concerts, and delicious fine and casual cuisine. The 1050 acres of natural woodlands, majestic gardens, opulent conservatories and dancing fountains are open every day of the year! 610-388-1000.www.longwoodgardens.org.

THE NATIONAL LIBERTY MUSEUM was created to help defuse violence and bigotry by celebrating America’s heritage of freedom and the wonderful diverse society it has produced. The Museum honors the accomplishments of 2,000 men, women, and young people of every background and nationality; teaches character education and peaceful solutions to conflict; and highlights the rights and responsibilities of living in a democracy. 215-925-2800, ext. 144. www.libertymuseum.org.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES. Looking for a fun trip that is unique, historical & educational? Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles, Stadium Tour is perfect!  Learn interesting stadium facts, state-of-the-art equipment, and more. Visit the Press Box, Field Level, Interview Room, Eagles Locker Room and much more! Adults are $7 and Students are $5. Tour Hotline: 267-570-4510. bstanko@eagles.nfl.com. www.philadelphiaeagles.com

PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART. One of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art invites visitors from around the world to explore its renowned collections, acclaimed special exhibitions, and enriching programs. 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org.

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