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P&C Visits Philadelphia, PA

Sure, we love cheesesteaks, Rocky, and the Liberty Bell—but there’s so much more of Philly to see . . . and taste!
 

Learning Benefits

Highlights
 

  • Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens: A surreal labyrinth whose walls are a mosaic of tiles, mirrors, bottles . . . Constructed by a local artist who also decorated over 100 walls throughout the city. Phillymagicgardens.org
  • National Constitution Center: The first-ever museum dedicated to the U.S. Constitution! Enthralling state-of-the-art exhibits; family-friendly programming daily included with admission. Constitutioncenter.org
  • Please Touch Museum: This kids’ museum has been a hot spot for decades. The amazing array of interactive exhibits includes a historic carousel and the original 16-foot long keyboard (dance on it!) from the 1988 film Big. Pleasetouchmuseum.org
  • Independence Visitor Center: A fantastic (and free!) museum of the city’s history as well as a source of maps and brochures. Independencevisitorcenter.com



Good Eats
 

 

 

 

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Samantha Brody is a Senior Editor for Parent & Child Magazine

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