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EXPLORE ART AND HISTORY IN PHILADELPHIA

Sports fans, architecture enthusiasts, history buffs, art lovers and families are all enamored with the city for their own reasons. From Independence Hall and City Hall to The Barnes Foundation and King of Prussia Mall, our hotel puts visitors near the places on their must-see list and introduces them to those that they have yet to discover. 

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Elegant entertainment complex featuring world class performances.

Contact: (215) 893-1999 | Distance: 8 minute walk | Website

Merriam Theater

Venue featuring music, theater and dance performances.

Contact: (215) 893-1999 | Distance: 10 minute walk  | Website

National Museum of American Jewish History

Contact: (215) 923-3811 | Distance: 16 minute walk | Website

Philadelphia Museum of Art

See major works of fine and decorative art from all over the globe. The museum’s front steps were made famous in the film Rocky

Contact: (215) 763-8100 | Distance: 1.7 miles/8 minute drive/20 minute walk | Website

Please Touch Museum

The Please Touch Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of children by providing learning opportunities through play.

Contact: (215) 581-3181 | Distance: 5.06 miles/15 minute drive | Website

The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundations houses one of the finest collections of 19th- and 20th-century French paintings in the world.

Contact: (610) 667-0290 | Distance: 2 miles/9 minute drive/20 minute walk | Website

 

Betsy Ross House

Visit the historic home of America's most famous flag maker. The Colonial style house features period furnishings and Betsy Ross' own personal belongings. Admission' $3 Adults/Seniors; $2 Children/Students.

Contact: (215) 925-2800 | Distance: 1.2 miles/10 minutes drive/25 minute walk  | Website

City Hall and Tower

City Hall is the world's tallest masonry structure and the country’s largest municipal building. Closed on weekends and city holidays.

Contact: (215) 686-2840 | Distance: 0 miles/1 minute walk

Independence Hall

Built as the Pennsylvania State House, Independence Hall became famous as the birthplace of he United States after the Declaration of Independence as adopted and the U.S. Constittution was drafted here.

Contact: (800) 537-7676 | Distance: 1.3 miles/7 minute drive/17 minute walk | Website

Independence Visitor Center

The state-of-the-art facility serves as a primary point of orientation for those wishing to tour Independence National Historical Park, the City of Philadelphia and its countryside.

Contact: (800) 537-7676 | Distance: 1.3 miles/8 minute drive/17 minute walk  | Website

Liberty Bell Center

The 2,080 - pound bell with its famous crack rang on July 8, 1776 to announce the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence.

Distance: 1.3 miles/7 minute drive/17 minute walk | Website

King of Prussia Mall

The East Coast's largest retail shopping complex includes seven world class department stores and 400 specialty shops and restaurants.

Contact: (610) 265-5727 | Distance: 19 miles/26 minute drive | Website

Macy's

Contact: (215) 241-9000 | Distance: 5 minute walk | Website

Reading Terminal Market

One of America's largest and oldest farmers markets, housed since 1893 in a historical landmark. Offers selection of international foods, baked goods, jewelry and crafts.

Contact: (215) 922-2317 | Distance: 1 mile-5 minute drive/10 minute walk  | Website

The Shops at Liberty Place

Indoor shopping complex featuring 60 specialty boutiques and international eateries.

Contact: (215) 851-9055 | Distance: 5 minute walk

 

Adventure Aquarium

Features 200,000 square feet of sea life and wild life.

Contact: (856) 365-3300 | Distance: 4.20 miles/15 minute drive | Website

The Philadelphia Zoo

America's first zoo, 42 acre area housing over 1,300 animals.

Contact: (215) 243-1100 | Distance: 2.93 miles/15 minute drive | Website

Wells Fargo Center

Venue for sporting events and live entertainment.

Contact: (800) 298-4200 | Distance: 15 minute drive | Website