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In and Around Philadelphia
As the birthplace of our nation, Philadelphia is a city full of cultural landmarks and outlets that are engaging, exciting, and educational.
Historical Attractions in Center City Philadelphia Visit the plethora of historic attractions marking the birth of our country in the heart of Philadelphia, including:
Visit the Independence Visitor Center website at www.independencevisitorcenter.com.
The Franklin: www2.fi.edu 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia. 215-448-1200 Visitors of all ages will enjoy hands-on science exhibits, daily demonstrations, IMAX theater, and planetarium shows.
Valley Forge National Historical Park: www.nps.gov/VAFO 1400 North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia, 610-783-1077
The Philadelphia Zoo: www.philadelphiazoo.org 3400 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia, 215-243-1100 Bring the entire family to see the friendly faces at one of America’s premier zoos.
Independence Visitors Center: www.independencevisitorcenter.com Make this your first stop in Philadelphia for information. Located at 6th and Market Streets, across from The Liberty Bell Pavilion. Information: 215-965-7676 or 800-537-7676
Philadelphia Museum of Art: www.philamuseum.orgBen Franklin Parkway and 26th Street,Philadelphia. 215-763-8100From the famous steps immortalized in the movie “Rocky” to the vast displays of art from around the world, the Philadelphia Museum of Art continues to maintain a reputation as a world-class collection of fine art.
The Academy of Natural Sciences: www.ansp.org 1900 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia. 215-299-1000The oldest museum of natural science in the nation.
See all of Center City Philadelphia’s historic sites in one tour. Purchase tickets at the Independence Visitors Center (Market & 6th Streets) for these tours:
Longwood Gardens: www.longwoodgardens.com 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pa. 610-338-1000Longwood Gardens is one of the premier horticultural gardens in the United States. More than 1,000 acres of garden, woodland, and meadow displaysawait. Open every day of the year.
The Barnes Foundation Gallery: www.barnesfoundation.org 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pa. 215-278-7000The newly relocated Barnes Foundation is home to one of the world's largest collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings, with extensive holdings by Picasso, Matisse, Cézanne, Renoir and Modigliani.
Brandywine River Museum: www.brandywinemuseum.org U.S. Route 1, P.O. Box 141, Chadds Ford, Pa. 610-388-2700 Located in historic Chadds Ford, the Brandywine River Museum houses an extensive collection of regional and American art.
Philadelphia is home to more than 1.5 million people. There's a lot for you to experience in Philly:
There is so much to do in the area! Cabrini's beautiful campus is located along the historic Main Line corridor in Radnor, less than a 30-minute drive from Philadelphia. And within a two-hour drive of campus you will find the Pocono Mountains, the beaches of the Jersey Shore, New York City, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Nearby, there are plenty of places for you to explore near the Cabrini campus in the Radnor and Wayne area. Just a short drive away you will find:
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