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Relax with a beer at The Belgian Cafe in Fairmount. Credit: R. Kennedy for GPTMC


The Benjamin Franklin Parkway boasts a dense collection of internationally renowned museums, making it a must-visit for all appreciators of art.

Fortunately, Fairmount’s convenient geographic setup allows you to to complete a busy of day of visual admiration with fantastic eats and excellent drinking destinations.

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The Belgian Café

Belgian cookery, brews and a local pedigree


From the same people responsible for lauded beer bar Monk’s, this spot maintains a selection of cool and interesting beers on tap, as well as an extensive knowledge of mussels.

21st & Green Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 235-3500

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Third-largest art museum in the country and a must-see attraction

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Like Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art sits majestically on a rise at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The vast collections of this temple of art make it the third-largest art museum in the country, and an absolute must-see on the city’s cultural circuit.

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 763-8100

Hickory Lane

Three squares of seasonal bites


The menu changes frequently at this neighborhood fave, which uses in-season ingredients for lunch, dinner and brunch.

2025 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 769-2420

Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building

Fashion and modern design highlight the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s first major expansion

The Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building.

Enthusiasts of fashion and modern design will relish a visit to the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building, the first major expansion of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Fairmount Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 763-8100

Bridgid’s Bar & Restaurant

Outstanding craft beer and a loyal following


Quite possibly the first bar in the city to put its menu on a chalkboard, Bridgid’s pairs an outstanding selection of Belgian and craft brews with delicious lunch and dinner dishes.

726 N. 24th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 232-3232
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