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Philadelphia Skyline From Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Philadelphia Skyline From Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Named after Philadelphia’s favorite Founding Father, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge has become an iconic landmark. The 9,573-foot span connects Philadelphia and New Jersey and hosts 100,000 cars per day, plus the elevated PATCO train and walkers and runners, who traverse the Delaware River via pedestrian walkways....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Architecture, Ben Franklin, Skylines

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The Philadelphia Museum of Art crowns the city’s culturally rich Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The mile-long stretch is home to many parks, public works of art and museums, including Swann Memorial Fountain, the Barnes Foundation, the Rodin Museum, The Franklin Institute, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Sister Cities Park and many...

Credit: Photo by C. Kao for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Ben Franklin, Museums & Attractions

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The Philadelphia Museum of Art crowns the city’s culturally rich Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The mile-long stretch is home to many parks, public works of art and museums, including Swann Memorial Fountain, the Barnes Foundation, the Rodin Museum, The Franklin Institute, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Sister Cities Park and many...

Credit: Photo by C. Kao for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Ben Franklin, Museums & Attractions

Deck the Alley

Deck the Alley

Located in Historic Philadelphia, steps from the Old City neighborhood’s shops and restaurants, Elfreth’s Alley holds the distinction of the oldest continuously inhabited residential street in the country. The earliest buildings along the alley were built in the early 1700s. Each year, on the first Saturday in December, Elfreth’s Alley...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC

Tags: Architecture, Ben Franklin, Events, Family, Historic District, Holidays, Winter

The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

As one of the leading science centers in the country and a prominent educational and cultural resource for Philadelphia, this popular museum demonstrates the science involved in life everywhere, from sports to space. The special exhibitions here add to 11 hands-on exhibits, such as the highly interactive Your Brain and...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Ben Franklin, Family, Museums & Attractions

The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

As one of the leading science centers in the country and a prominent educational and cultural resource for Philadelphia, this popular museum demonstrates the science involved in life everywhere, from sports to space. The special exhibitions here add to 11 hands-on exhibits, such as the highly interactive Your Brain and...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Ben Franklin, Family, Museums & Attractions

The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

As one of the leading science centers in the country and a prominent educational and cultural resource for Philadelphia, this popular museum demonstrates the science involved in life everywhere, from sports to space. The special exhibitions here add to 11 hands-on exhibits, such as the highly interactive Your Brain and...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Ben Franklin, Family, Museums & Attractions

The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

As one of the leading science centers in the country and a prominent educational and cultural resource for Philadelphia, this popular museum demonstrates the science involved in life everywhere, from sports to space. The special exhibitions here add to 11 hands-on exhibits, such as the highly interactive Your Brain and...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Ben Franklin, Family, Museums & Attractions

One Liberty Observation Deck

One Liberty Observation Deck

Soaring 883 feet above street level, the One Liberty Observation Deck offers 360-degree views of Philadelphia’s Center City and far beyond. After a quick, narrated elevator ride to the 57th floor, visitors encounter a towering Benjamin Franklin sculpture, Philadelphia-focused listening stations and multi-lingual touch screens where visitors can zoom in...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Architecture, Ben Franklin, Museums & Attractions

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