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Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Franklin Square

Carousel rides, mini-golf, burgers and more

200 N. 6th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia, Old City
First Person Arts Festival

The only festival of its kind dedicated to personal stories from everyday people

230 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
Old City Fest

First annual free street festival in Philadelphia’s historic district

N 3rd Street from Market to Race streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
First Friday

Monthly open house for galleries in Philadelphia

230 Vine Street
And locations throughout Old City
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Old City
Constitution Day

Celebrate with special events and free admission to the Constitution Center

525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Tin Angel

A haven for singer-songwriter performances in Old City

20 S. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
2014 Fringe Festival

City-wide celebration of though-provoking progressive performing arts

140 N. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Old City
The Betsy Ross House

The birthplace of the American flag

239 Arch Street
The American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
PECO Multicultural Series
at Penn’s Landing

Lively festivals that celebrate the city’s diversity all summer long

101 Columbus Boulevard
The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Old City, Society Hill
Caribbean Festival

The sights and sounds of the Caribbean converge on Penn’s Landing

121 N. Columbus Boulevard
The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Old City
FringeArts

Permanent home for progressive performing arts on the Delaware River Waterfront

140 N Columbus Blvd (at Race St)
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Old City
Screenings Under The Stars
Summer Movie Series at Penn’s Landing

A free movie series at Penn’s Landing in July and August

101 Columbus Boulevard
The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Old City, Society Hill
Philadelphia Orchestra
Free Neighborhood Concert Series

Free performances from the world-renowned ensemble

Chestnut Street and Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Old City
The Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

New and improved history near Independence Hall

15 South 7th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Market East / Convention Center, Old City
Museum at the Chemical Heritage Foundation

Exploring the impact of science and technology

315 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
Independence National Historical Park

The birthplace of American democracy

1 North Independence Mall West Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Benjamin Franklin Museum

Revitalized museum dedicated to the life and legacy of America’s favorite Renaissance man

317 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Old City
The New Race Street Pier

Relaxing waterfront respite in the heart of the city

Columbus Blvd. & Race Street Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Old City
National Museum of American Jewish History

Preserving and interpreting the American Jewish experience

101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
The Liberty 360 3-D Show
at the PECO Theater

Let history surround you in this revolutionary, new 3-D show

600 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
National Constitution Center

The world’s only museum dedicated to the U.S. Constitution

525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
The Bourse

A historic building on Independence Mall with a food court and specialty shops

21 S. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

$ Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Fireman’s Hall

The history of firefighting in an old firehouse

147 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Old City
The Irish Memorial

2002 by Glenna Goodacre

S. Front Street and Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Old City
Dream Garden

Louis Comfort Tiffany meets Maxfield Parrish in a one-of-a-kind creation

601 Walnut Street
In the Lobby of the Curtis Center
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City, Society Hill
Merchant’s Exchange

William Strickland (1832-1833)

143 South 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Old City, Society Hill
Mechanics’ National Bank

Philadelphia’s first bank for the working and artist classes

22 S. 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Old City
Once Upon a Nation History that speaks to you

6th and Race Streets (Locations vary for each attraction) Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Washington Square

A leafy retreat with tree-shaded benches steps from Independence Hall

Sixth and Walnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Society Hill, Washington Square West
Independence After Hours

A sneak peek at Philadelphia’s history after hours

3rd and Chestnut Streets
Independence Living History Center
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
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