Sightseeing in Chester


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

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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Chew Philly Food Tours: Chestnut Hill or Manayunk Food Tour for One or Two from Chew Philly Food Tours (Up to 53% Off)

Chestnut Hill or Manayunk Food Tour for One or Two from Chew Philly Food Tours (Up to 53% Off)

Chew Philly Food Tours

Multiple Locations

Groups taste cheesesteaks, tomato pie & other Philly specialties. Other culinary tastings are featured on the Chestnut Hill Tour

$72 $36

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Tall Ships Festival: Entry for One, Two, or Four, Multiday Tour Pass, or FastPass Experience at Tall Ships Festival (Up to 37% Off)

Entry for One, Two, or Four, Multiday Tour Pass, or FastPass Experience at Tall Ships Festival (Up to 37% Off)

Tall Ships Festival

Multiple Locations

See famous tall ships from around the world while listening to jazz and sea chanteys, amid other nautical fun

$48 $31

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Patriot Harbor Lines: 90-Minute Philadelphia Harbor Cruise for Two or Four from Patriot Harbor Lines (Up to 55% Off)

90-Minute Philadelphia Harbor Cruise for Two or Four from Patriot Harbor Lines (Up to 55% Off)

Patriot Harbor Lines

Penn's Landing Waterfront

Once aboard one of Patriot Harbor Lines’s boats, customers take in the scenery around the harbor during a 90-minute cruise

$100 $47

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Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour: Haunted Walking Tour for Two or Four from Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia (Up to 50% Off)

Haunted Walking Tour for Two or Four from Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia (Up to 50% Off)

Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour

Outside Mrs. K's Koffee Shop

Guides lead you to more than 20 sites per tour tied to historical haunted folklore

$35 $18

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Grim Philly: Bootlegger’s Ball Historic and Haunted Pub Crawl Tour for One, Two, or Four from Grim Philly (Up to 51% Off)

Bootlegger’s Ball Historic and Haunted Pub Crawl Tour for One, Two, or Four from Grim Philly (Up to 51% Off)

Grim Philly

Philadelphia

Spend an evening learning about colonial-era brewing and Prohibition-era gangsters while visiting local bars for beer and moonshine

$39.99 $20

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Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion: Guided Tour of Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion for Two or Four (Up to 43% Off)

Guided Tour of Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion for Two or Four (Up to 43% Off)

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

Germantown

Guides lead groups through 17-room restored Victorian mansion

$14 $8.50

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Grim Philly Twilight Tours: Cemetery Walking Tour, Pirates Riverboat Cruise, or Both for One from Grim Philly Twilight Tours (Up to 49% Off)

Cemetery Walking Tour, Pirates Riverboat Cruise, or Both for One from Grim Philly Twilight Tours (Up to 49% Off)

Grim Philly Twilight Tours

Philadelphia

Explore historic burial grounds while hearing stories of ghosts and killers; a river cruise reveals pirate ghosts and the Jersey Devil myth

$30 $20

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Shofuso Japanese House & Garden: Admission for Two Adults or Two Adults and Three Children to Shofuso Japanese House & Garden (Up to 41% Off)

Admission for Two Adults or Two Adults and Three Children to Shofuso Japanese House & Garden (Up to 41% Off)

Shofuso Japanese House & Garden

Fairmount Park

Traditional-style Japanese house and garden features koi pond and structures, showcasing the history of Japanese culture in Philadelphia

$29 $17

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Powel House Museum or Physick House Museum: Admission for Two or Family to Historic Powel House or Physick House (Up to 35% Off)

Admission for Two or Family to Historic Powel House or Physick House (Up to 35% Off)

Powel House Museum or Physick House Museum

Multiple Locations

Tours of colonial-era historic homes; Powel House guests included George Washington and Physick House now stands as a medical museum

$16 $11

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Urban Dare: $45 for an Urban Dare Adventure Race for a Two-Person Team (Up to $90 Value)

$45 for an Urban Dare Adventure Race for a Two-Person Team (Up to $90 Value)

Urban Dare

O'Shea's Pub

Fast-paced competition challenges teams of two with trivia, photo hunts, and mental and physical challenges

$90 $45

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Ben Franklin Yacht: 90-Minute Philadelphia Harbor Cruise for Two or Four from “The Ben Franklin Yacht” (Up to 53%Off)

90-Minute Philadelphia Harbor Cruise for Two or Four from “The Ben Franklin Yacht” (Up to 53%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 $48

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Bartram's Garden: Bartram’s Garden Tour Packages and Workshops (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Bartram’s Garden Tour Packages and Workshops (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Bartram's Garden

Southwest Philadelphia

Tours include a Garden Tour and behind the scenes Hidden History Tour; artists’ workshops include Botanical Illustration and Bird Anatomy

$24 $12

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National Constitution Center: Museum Outing for Two or Four to National Constitution Center (Up to 53% Off)

Museum Outing for Two or Four to National Constitution Center (Up to 53% Off)

National Constitution Center

Center City East

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

$29 $16

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Philadelphia History Museum: Philadelphia History Museum Visit for Two or Four Adults (Up to 38% Off)

Philadelphia History Museum Visit for Two or Four Adults (Up to 38% Off)

Philadelphia History Museum

Center City East

Opened in 1941, the museum showcases more than 100,000 artifacts, including George Washington’s writing desk and Joe Frazier’s boxing gloves

$20 $13

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Blue Mountain Vineyards & Cellars: Wine-and-Chocolate Tasting for Two or Four with Optional Tour at Blue Mountain Vineyards & Cellars (Up to 42% Off)

Wine-and-Chocolate Tasting for Two or Four with Optional Tour at Blue Mountain Vineyards & Cellars (Up to 42% Off)

Blue Mountain Vineyards & Cellars

Multiple Locations

Discover unique wine-and-chocolate pairings before touring a local winery

$60 $35

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) (Up to 47% Off)

Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) (Up to 47% 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 $17

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Philadelphia Urban Adventures: Festivals of Philly Walking Tour for Two or Four with Philadelphia Urban Adventures (Up to 44% Off)

Festivals of Philly Walking Tour for Two or Four with Philadelphia Urban Adventures (Up to 44% 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 $94

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Philadelphia Segway Tours by Wheel Fun: Full City Tour or Old City Historic Tour from Philadelphia Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals (48% Off)

Full City Tour or Old City Historic Tour from Philadelphia Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals (48% Off)

Philadelphia Segway Tours by Wheel Fun

Philadelphia

Philadelphia natives lead tours that pass sites like Liberty Bell and Independence Hall

$100 $53

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

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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Big Red Pedal Tours: Historical Pedicycle Tour for Four or Up to 15 from Big Red Pedal Tours (50% Off)

Historical Pedicycle Tour for Four or Up to 15 from Big Red Pedal Tours (50% Off)

Big Red Pedal Tours

Center City East

Riders power a pedicycle through Philadelphia’s streets, seeing 10 historic sites, such as Elfreth’s Alley, and stopping to visit four

$100 $50

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Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: Guided Weekend Tour and Photo Booklets for Two or Four at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (Up to 47% Off)

Guided Weekend Tour and Photo Booklets for Two or Four at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (Up to 47% Off)

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Washington Square West

Colorful tiles stretch across 3,000 square feet of mosaicked art that includes indoor and outdoor spaces with whimsical accents

$32 $18

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The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia: Two or Four General Admissions to The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia (Up to 38% Off)

Two or Four General Admissions to The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia (Up to 38% Off)

The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia

The Rosenbach Museum & Library

Inside an 1865 townhouse, visitors can explore literary collections, and enjoy a special exhibition about the legendary writer Oscar Wilde

$20 $14

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

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

Underground Railroad Museum at the Belmont Mansion

Fairmount Park

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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African American Museum in Philadelphia: Admission for Two or Four or Family Membership to African American Museum in Philadelphia (Up to 54% Off)

Admission for Two or Four or Family Membership to African American Museum in Philadelphia (Up to 54% Off)

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Center City East

Museum dedicated to preservation & interpretation of African American heritage through exhibits, cultural programs & historical artifacts

$28 $14

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

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

Battleship New Jersey

Delaware River

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

$37 $18

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Christian C. Sanderson Museum: One-Year Individual, Family, or Patron Membership to Christian C. Sanderson Museum (Up to 48% Off)

One-Year Individual, Family, or Patron Membership to Christian C. Sanderson Museum (Up to 48% 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 $11

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Garden State Discovery Museum: Garden State Discovery Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 48% Off)

Garden State Discovery Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 48% Off)

Garden State Discovery Museum

Greentree

Children’s museum educates kids through hands-on exhibits that cover wildlife, science, and sports

$25.90 $14

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The Wharton Esherick Museum: Guided Tour Two, Four, or Six or Children's Tour for Two at The Wharton Esherick Museum (Up to 31% Off)

Guided Tour Two, Four, or Six or Children's Tour for Two at The Wharton Esherick Museum (Up to 31% Off)

The Wharton Esherick Museum

Wharton Esherick Museum

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

$24 $17

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

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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Abington Art Center: Individual, Dual, or Family Membership with Optional Summer Concerts at Abington Art Center (Up to 43% Off)

Individual, Dual, or Family Membership with Optional Summer Concerts at Abington Art Center (Up to 43% 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 $32

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

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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The Vineyard at Hershey: Straws and Stripes for Two or Four at The Vineyard at Hershey (Up to 50% Off)

Straws and Stripes for Two or Four at The Vineyard at Hershey (Up to 50% Off)

The Vineyard at Hershey

Londonderry

One-day music festival features Green River, a CCR tribute band, and local food trucks amid the rolling hills of this Hershey-area winery

$30 $17

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

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

Roebling Museum

Roebling

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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Painted Stave Distilling: Distillery Tour & Tasting for Two or Four with One or Two Bottles of Vodka to Take Home at Painted Stave Distilling

Distillery Tour & Tasting for Two or Four with One or Two Bottles of Vodka to Take Home at Painted Stave Distilling

Painted Stave Distilling

Smyrna

Guests take a behind-the-scenes look at the Delaware Distillery of the Year before tastings of signature spirits like vodka, gin, & whiskey

$48 $26

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Mill Hill Tour: Up to 51% Off Garden Tour at Mill Hill Tour

Up to 51% Off Garden Tour at Mill Hill Tour

Mill Hill Tour

Trenton

From the merchant: 18 unique urban gardens on display in historic Mill Hill. Mill Hill celebrates the 24th year this wonderful tour.

$40 $20

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

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

$39.90 $24

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

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

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

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

Liberty Bell Museum

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

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

The Colony Meadery

Southside

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

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 $9

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

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

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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Renault Winery Resort & Golf: Winery Tour and Tasting with Food & Drink Credit for Two or Four at Renault Winery Resort & Golf (Up to 44% Off)

Winery Tour and Tasting with Food & Drink Credit for Two or Four at Renault Winery Resort & Golf (Up to 44% Off)

Renault Winery Resort & Golf

Egg Harbor City, NJ

Explore the vineyards and barrel rooms before tasting five estate wines

$45 $25

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Country Junction Events Center: Pet Festival for Two or Four or Summer Bash for Four or Two from Country Junction Events Center (Up to 54% Off)

Pet Festival for Two or Four or Summer Bash for Four or Two from Country Junction Events Center (Up to 54% Off)

Country Junction Events Center

Lehighton

Families and their pets enjoy a fest complete with bounce houses for the kids and costume contests for pups; Summer Bash runs all summer

$24 $12

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Big Blue Sightseer: Whale- and Dolphin-Watching Cruise for Two, Four, or Six from Sightseer Whale & Dolphin Trips (Up to 63% Off)

Whale- and Dolphin-Watching Cruise for Two, Four, or Six from Sightseer Whale & Dolphin Trips (Up to 63% Off)

Big Blue Sightseer

Wildwood

Marine biologist narrates three-hour tours that traverse waters around Wildwood in search of dolphins & whales

$76 $35

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Stormin Speed Boat: Speedboat Dolphin Tour with Digital Photo for 1, 2, or 4 from “Stormin” Shore Water Sports, LLC (Up to 48% Off)

Speedboat Dolphin Tour with Digital Photo for 1, 2, or 4 from “Stormin” Shore Water Sports, LLC (Up to 48% Off)

Stormin Speed Boat

Ocean City

Captained speedboat zips through waters navigated by pods of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins

$54 $30

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Mark's Tree Farm: Meteor Shower/Milky Way Boat Cruise for Two or Four from Mark's Tree Farm (Up to 60% Off)

Meteor Shower/Milky Way Boat Cruise for Two or Four from Mark's Tree Farm (Up to 60% Off)

Mark's Tree Farm

The Cape May Whale Watcher

High-powered laser pointer showcases planets, galaxies, constellations, giant red stars, and nebulae during guided astronomy boat tour

$300 $132

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  • Masterpieces Fine Art & 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
  • Delaware Art Museum
    Howard Pyle's unexpected death in 1912 brought a group of artists, entrepreneurs, and businessmen together to grieve their friend. They couldn't let the artist's passion for teaching and illustration disappear as quickly as he had; so, they decided to form the Wilmington Society of Fine Arts with the sole purpose of preserving his legacy. They gathered funds from locals who felt just as strongly as they did?family members, friends, students, fans?and purchased approximately 100 pieces of his artwork. Little did they know that, with these 100 pieces, they were starting something greater than a memorial for a good friend. The Wilmington Society of Fine Arts would, over time, add more and more artwork to its collection, growing into an 80,000-square-foot space and out of its original name. The Delaware Art Museum, as its called today, now counts more than 12,000 works of art as part of its collection. Permanent features showcase British pre-Raphaelites, the urban landscapes of John Sloan, modern American art, and, of course, Howard Pyle. The masterpieces don't stop when visitors venture outside?the Copeland Sculpture Garden adorns its lush natural scenery with nine works from the museum's permanent collection, along with a massive outdoor labyrinth.
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    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilmington, DE US
  • Greenbank Mill
    The area?s only living history museum with a focus on the New Republic Era from 1790 to 1830, Greenbank Mills and Philips Farm pulls the wool away from visitors? eyes to reveal the development of grain and textile milling in America. Two breeds of sheep, leicester longwools and delane merinos, call Greenbank home, and visitors can follow sheepish locks from shearing through dyeing, as textile transmogrifiers spin them into gossamer strands destined for warm winter shawls and giant webs designed to ensnare skateboarders. Or guests can delve into Greenbank's 300-year history as a working mill by grinding grain by hand into floury heaps of summer snow.
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    500 Greenbank Rd
    Wilmington, DE 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 reflected 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 1960s, 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
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
    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 Rosenbach Museum & Library
    Most book-lovers consider all libraries invaluable. So just imagine how they feel about one whose collection includes the only surviving copy of the very first Poor Richard Almanac. When the book-dealing Rosenbach brothers passed away in 1954, they left behind an incomparable collection including that book and the manuscript of Ulysses. Today the library has expanded to include Bram Stoker's notes for Dracula and more than 400,000 other works of fine art and historic artifacts. Size: besides the main collection in the Rosenbach's original home, the museum has expanded into the Maurice Sendak Building next door Eye Catcher: the Rosenbach can be found on the 2000 block of Delancey place The Building: the 1865 townhouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and can be explored only with guided tours offered on the hour Permanent Mainstay: modernist poet Marianne Moore's entire living room now resides at the Rosenbach, having been transported piecemeal and reassembled on-site Don't Miss: the lively event schedule, which includes temporary exhibits spotlighting influential authors, reading groups focused on local writers, and concerts by musician-in-residence Dave Burrell
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    2008 Delancey Street
    Philadelphia, PA US

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