Sightseeing in Springfield


Tour a Flower Show and Arrange Blooms with a Designer

Philadelphia Flower Show Tour

Cheryl Wilks

Florist Cheryl Wilks leads a tour of the world’s longest-running indoor flower show, before helping guests arrange blossoms of their own

$75

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Two or Four Adult Tickets to The American Swedish Historical Museum (50% Off)

The American Swedish Historical Museum

South Philadelphia/FDR Park

Museum shares Swedish culture in America, from the age of the Vikings to the present

$16 $8

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Guided Tour of Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion for Two or Four (Up to 46% Off)

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

Guides lead groups through 17-room restored Victorian mansion

$14 $8

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Food Tour for One or Two from Chew Philly Food Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Chew Philly Food Tours

Philadelphia

Groups taste cheesesteaks, tomato pie & other Philly specialties at six family-owned establishments & guides offer historical facts

$72 $36

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90-Minute Philadelphia Harbor Cruise for Two or Four from “The Ben Franklin Yacht” (Up to 55%Off)

Ben Franklin Yacht

Northern Liberties - Fishtown

Modern, three-deck yacht hosts narrated tours of Philadelphia harbor, departing on select Sundays at 1 p.m., starting April 19

$95 $45

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Museum Outing for Two or Four to National Constitution Center (Up to 55% Off)

National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center

100+ permanent & temporary exhibits captivate visitors with interactive presentations & displays about our nation’s history & founders

$29 $16

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Guided Tour and Magnet Souvenirs for Two or Four at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (Up to 54% Off)

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Washington Square West

Colorful tiles stretch across 3,000 sq. ft. work of mosaicked art that includes indoor and outdoor spaces with whimsical accents

$28 $17

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Three- or Four-Hour Nightlife Tour with Transport for One, Two, or Four from PMZ Magazine Tours (Up to 50% Off)

PMZ Magazine Tours

PMZ Magazine Tours

Stylish guide escorts you and the rest of the entourage to the city’s hottest nightlife spots; Cadillac Escalade provides transportation

$50 $29

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) (Up to 51% Off)

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Avenue of the Arts North

Two buildings showcase artwork from throughout America’s history, including a famous portrait of George Washington

$30 $16

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Two-Hour Architecture Walking Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Philadelphia Center for Architecture (Up to 52% Off)

Philadelphia Center for Architecture

Center City East

Guides relay expertise as up to 25 guests stroll past notable architecture dating back to 1870

$30 $15

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Festivals of Philly Walking Tour for Two or Four with Philadelphia Urban Adventures (Up to 47% Off)

Philadelphia Urban Adventures

Philly Tour Hub

Walking tour features visits to some of Philly’s most-loved festivals, with tips on the best vendors and food

$158 $89

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Mansion Entry for Two Adults or Two Adults and Three Kids at Underground Railroad Museum (Up to 41% Off)

American Womens Heritage Society

American Womens Heritage Society

Explore the historic Belmont Mansion, which was built in 1742 and now serves as a home for the Underground Railroad Museum

$14 $8.50

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Visit for Two or Four to African American Museum in Philadelphia (50% Off)

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Center City East

Museum dedicated to the preservation of African American heritage through exhibits, cultural programs, and historical artifacts

$56 $28

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Admission for Two or Four Adults to National Liberty Museum (Up to 43% Off)

National Liberty Museum

Center City East

Museum celebrates American freedom with a collection of glass artworks, paintings, and sculptures

$14 $8.50

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One, Two, Four, or Ten Admissions to a Philadelphia Bar Crawl from Barcrawlin.com (Up to 83% Off)

Barcrawlin.com

Jose Pistolas

Drink craft beer and cocktails at four to five bars while dressed according to a playful theme

$49 $16

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$125 for a One-Year Family Explorer Annual Pass at Adventure Aquarium ($195 Value)

Adventure Aquarium

Camden

Sea turtles, hippos and a hammerhead shark pass within inches of visitors; includes 4D theater tickets, exclusive events, and discounts

$195 $125

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Battleship New Jersey Visit for Two or Four (Up to 51% Off)

Battleship New Jersey

Central Waterfront

Visit a nearly 900 ft. long, 45,000-ton battleship that survived three wars

$37 $18

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Chester County Historical Society Antiques Show for Two or Four on April 25–26 (47% Off)

Chester County Historical Society

West Chester

The Chester County Antiques Show, presented by PECO, will be held April 25–26 at Phelps School

$30 $16

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One-Year Individual, Family, or Patron Membership to Christian C. Sanderson Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Christian C. Sanderson Museum

Chadds Ford

Learn about the late 19th century and early 20th century through the eyes of historian, musician, and teacher Christian Carmack Sanderson

$20 $10

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Guided Tour Two, Four, or Six or Children's Tour for Two at The Wharton Esherick Museum (Up to 35% Off)

The Wharton Esherick Museum

Wharton Esherick Museum

Famed works of craftsmen Wharton Esherick housed in his home-studio-turned museum

$24 $16

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Admission to the Delaware Art Museum (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Delaware Art Museum

Wilmington

Museum houses over 12,000 pieces of Pre-Raphaelite art, American art, and illustration, along with rotating special exhibitions

$24 $12

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Guided Tour for Two or Four at Glencairn Museum (Up to 48% Off)

Glencairn Museum

Bryn Athyn

Medieval-style castle houses religious art dating from ancient Egypt to the 20th century

$20 $12

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Individual, Dual, or Family Membership with Optional Summer Concerts at Abington Art Center (Up to 46% Off)

Abington Art Center

Jenkintown

Individuals, duos, or families enjoy discounts on art-center classes, workshops, and shop items, as well as advance notice of special events

$50 $30

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Wine Tour, Tasting, and Gift Bag for Two or Four at Valenzano Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Valenzano Winery

Valenzano Winery

Customers enjoy an in-depth tour of the winery, sample some wines with seasonal food pairings, and leave with a take-home bottle of wine

$70 $35

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Admission for Two or Four or Individual or Family Membership at Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles (Up to 38% Off )

Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles

Boyertown

Wander about the museum, taking in classic cars from the past and seeing how cars evolved from the earliest versions

$12 $7.50

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Admission for Four or Family Membership at Roebling Museum (Up to 60% Off)

Roebling Museum

Roebling Museum

Marvel at preserved industrial artifacts such as photographs, wire ropes, and machine parts, as well as everyday life in the company town

$30 $12

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Historical Train Tours at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad (Up to 40% Off)

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

New Hope

Tours offer narration about Bucks County and the New Hope Line, and the Easter Bunny hops on select dates in March and April

$55.90 $34

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Admission for Two or Four or One-Year Couple or Family Membership to Morven Museum & Garden ( 58% Off)

Morven Museum & Garden

Princeton

Guests explore fine & decorative art in museum and multiple gardens; members get invites to events and discounts on shop purchases

$12 $6

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Adult or Family Membership to the Liberty Bell Museum (50% Off)

Liberty Bell Museum

Liberty Bell Shrine-Allentown

Enjoy special perks for yourself or your family each time you visit the museum; kids get to take part in a special kid’s club

$50 $25

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Group or Private Wine Tour/Meadery Experience for Two or Four at The Colony Meadery (Up to 61% Off)

The Colony Meadery

The Colony Meadery

Each tour-goer receives one wineglass with The Colony Meadery logo as well as a tour of the brewhouse and tastings of each flagship mead

$70 $29

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Admission for Two or Four to America On Wheels (Up to 50% Off)

America on Wheels

1st Ward

Sprawling transportation museum hosts exhibits of classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles

$16 $8

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Admission for Two or Four with Optional Saturday-Event Access at the Museum of Indian Culture (Up to 55% Off)

Museum of Indian Culture

Allentown

Museum explores the life of the Lenape tribe through historic artifacts, cultural lessons, and hands-on activities

$10 $5

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General Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Allentown Art Museum (Half Off)

Allentown Art Museum

Allentown

Art museum featuring world-class exhibitions including “Robert Indiana From A to Z” along with contemporary installations

$24 $12

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Dairy-Farm Tour for Four or Eight at Kreider Farms (Up to 53% Off)

Kreider Farms

Lancaster County

90-minute tour provides a close look at the farm’s cow palace and high-tech carousel used for milking cows

$48 $24

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4 or 8 Tickets to the Laser or Astronomy Shows at Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium (Up to 50% Off)

Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium

Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium

Astronomy shows take viewers to the farthest reaches of the solar system; laser shows delight audiences in time to classic rock tunes

$28 $15

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Living-History Experience for Two or Four or a Family Membership at Tuckerton Seaport (50% Off)

Tuckerton Seaport

Scojo's Tuckerton Seaport

Attraction with people, exhibits, and activities that bring the area’s maritime heritage to life; 40 acres with a boardwalk and nature trail

$16 $8

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Two or Four Night Basic Cabin Rental at Turtle Run Campground (Up to 52%Off)

Turtle Run Campground

Egg Harbor City

Campgrounds in New Jersey Pine Barrens offer rustic getaway that’s still close to nearby attractions and modern conveniences

$160 $79

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Select Local Merchants

  • Masterpieces Fine Art and Custom Framing
    The winner of seven consecutive Best Custom Framing awards from CityVoter users, Masterpieces Fine Art & Custom Framing stocks more than 2,300 frames, including work by industry mainstay Larson-Juhl. Its skilled framers meld function and aesthetic form to secure works of art in everything from American hardwood to 22-karat-gold-leafing frames to metal handcuffs. Aside from framing, the staff also restores faded or creased photos to their original vivid states and brings photos to life by converting them into imitation oil paintings or watercolors that look like they were born from hours of meticulous brushstrokes.
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    3547 W Chester Pike
    Newtown Square, PA US
  • Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
    Sensory overload doesn?t begin to describe Philadelphia?s Magic Gardens. A seemingly boundless compilation of colors, textures, and shapes, the labyrinthine mosaic creation spans 3,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. The masterpiece originated in the brain of Isaiah Zagar, a Philadelphia native who grew up in New York. During his third year of art school, he stumbled upon Clarence Schmidt?s folk-art-inspired installations?assemblages of found objects and recycled materials?and the young artist?s view of the art world changed. ?I didn't know that I was looking at art,? Zagar reflects in his mission statement. Self-admittedly, Zagar has been somewhat ?copying? Schmidt?s dynamic, free-flowing style ever since. The years after art school brought Zagar an onslaught of new opportunities. He spent time as an artist in China and India, joined the Peace Corps with his wife Julia, settled in Peru for three years, and even tried his hand at ceramics in Wisconsin. In the ?60s, he and Julia returned to his birthplace?specifically, the waning South Street neighborhood. Isaiah quickly leapt into action, renovating dilapidated buildings and often adding mosaics to formerly barren walls. Eventually, Isaiah?s imagination outgrew their projects, and in 1994 he began constructing a new piece in a vacant lot near his studio?the project would become Philadelphia?s Magic Gardens. Isaiah spent 14 precious years, which he should have applied to Y2K preparations, scooping out tunnels, erecting multitiered walls, and splashing the entire space in colorful tile. The finished product stretches across half a block of South Street; the outside enclosure shimmering with vibrant tiles, the inside housing folk art, colored glass bottles, and countless sparkling mirrors. Now a nonprofit organization, Philadelphia?s Magic Gardens invites visitors to enjoy its visual candy with guided or self-guided tours.
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    1020 South St.
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • Avenue of the Arts North
    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) celebrates art from America's entire history. Its galleries take visitors on a chronological trip through the country's ever-changing aesthetic landscape, with special attention paid to sculptures, paintings, and paper works. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts also trains the next generation of artists, with full-time degree programs at the bachelor and masters levels. Size: two buildings?The Historic Landmark Building and the contemporary Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building Eye Catcher: Gilbert Stuart?s 1796 painting George Washington (The Lansdowne Portrait) Permanent Mainstay: Gallery 128, which showcases a rotating collection of works from current students, alumni, and faculty Visiting Exhibit: Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration of African American Works on Paper, which encompasses more than 90 works (through October 12, 2014) Don't Miss: Highway?George Tooker's 1953 painting depicting the challenges of living in New York City Pro Tip: artists can bring a sketchbook (pencil only) into the the Historic Landmark Building, provided it doesn't exceed 12? x 16? or erupt with trumpet fanfares when opened Special Programs: art-history lectures, evening gallery events, and continuing-education programs in drawing, painting, sculpture, and other mediums
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    118 N Broad St.
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • The Franklin Institute
    When Samuel Vaughan Merrick and William H. Keating brought The Franklin Institute to life in 1824, it was to honor the life and achievements of Renaissance man Benjamin Franklin. In the decades since, the Institute has hosted further forward thinkers such as Nikola Tesla, who demonstrated wireless telegraphy in 1893, and helped advance science and technology, hosting the first public demo of an all-electronic TV system in 1934. Size: three floors give voice to human ingenuity?past and future?with hundreds of interactive exhibits Eye Catcher: the two-story-tall, 5,000-square-foot Giant Heart, which teaches children about cardiovascular health while they crawl through its chambers Permanent Mainstay: Fels Planetarium, the second oldest planetarium in the nation, complete with a rooftop observatory and a 60-foot seamless aluminum dome Hands-On Experiments: construct an interplanetary rover in the Space Command, complete an electrical circuit with your body, and launch a cannonball in Circus! Science Under the Big Top Honor the Man: swing by the 20-foot-tall, 30-ton marble statue of Benjamin Franklin in the rotunda to see what the genius looked like and thank him for your bifocals Don't Miss: the Maillardet Automaton, a boy-like drawing machine that inspired the film Hugo
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    222 North 20th Street
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • National Museum of American Jewish History
    The National Museum of American Jewish History's core exhibition traces more than 350 years of American Jewish history, documenting their triumphs and struggles since first settling in 1654. Spread across 25,000 square feet on five floors, the exhibition's historical objects and lifelike environments cover subjects such as the late 19th-century Jewish immigration and the involvement of American Jews in the Civil Rights Movement. As the exhibition moves into the present day, visitors can share their own stories and opinions in two of the museum's interactive stations: It's Your Story and the Contemporary Issues Forum. After sharing their own journeys, guests can explore the Only in America Gallery/Hall of Fame, where multimedia displays and original artifacts highlight the lives of prominent Jewish Americans, including Irving Berlin and Est?e Lauder. Cups of Old City Coffee, baked goods from LeBus, and vegetarian and dairy cuisine from Di Bruno Bros. reenergize museum-goers at the Pomegranates Caf?; kosher fare is also available. Additional museum programming includes educational opportunities for adults and kids, as well as live events such as lectures, discussions, and concerts.
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    101 S Independence Mall E
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • Nangellini
    Owner Nancy Nagle stocks a colorful rainbow of knitting supplies in her bright and eccentric gallery, which has become a go-to outlet for the local knitting community. To meet the demand, she constantly stuffs her shelves with new styles of material, ranging from traditional yarns to luxury fibers—banana, recycled silk, and Wookiee fur—to carry-along yarns with sequins, flags, and lash. Nagle’s passion for fiber arts has introduced her to a community of artists who dye and spin some of her more than 20 brands of yarn. She uses the shop as a gallery to display the work of these local artists—including Philadelphia native John Stango—as well as share her own bold collection of woven work such as hats, shawls, and sweaters. City Paper's A.D. Amorosi describes the two-floor Nangellini as a "doubly colorful" space as "bright and open as a bay window in Sag Harbor." Amorosi admires the gallery's art collection, and between the vibrant space's "faux-tin ceiling" and "matronly rugs," Nancy leads open and privately scheduled classes on knitting, crochet, and lace work. Classes cover all the basic techniques required for newcomers to begin creating their own woven pieces, such as scarves and felt toupees.
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    832 South St
    Philadelphia, PA US
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