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Philadelphia Museums

Philadelphia Museums Pennsylvania - When it comes to choosing an art gallery or museum in Philadelphia to visit is quite hard. There are plenty of options to consider when you wish to become enlightened in the way of culture and art. Some of the best art collections in the world can be enjoyed when touring Philadelphia museums. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is quite a worthy stop for any art buff.

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Filled with Cubist, Impressionist, and post-Modernism artworks, the city opens the eyes of tourists who never really knew how good the museums in Philadelphia are. With guided tours of Philadelphia museums and high-quality gift shops, the possibilities are endless when it comes time to view great masterpieces or take a slice of this experience home. Additional museums in Philadelphia include the Philadelphia Doll Museum, as well as the Academy of Natural Sciences.

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Philadelphia Doll Museum
2253 N Broad St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Every one, whether or not they are a collector, will appreciate a stop at this museum. Dolls from the early part of the 19th century are on display at this location.

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Goldie Paley Gallery at Moore College
20th St and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
There are plenty of expressions of art to enjoy when visiting this art gallery. Modern paintings, sculpture and other art pieces are available for your thumbs up.

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118-128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Many art pieces throughout history can be enjoyed at this site. Some of the works of art have been created by the likes of Thomas Eakins and Mary Cassatt. Adults should expect to pay $7 to enter this art scene.

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Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
For those with an interest in natural history, this is a great place to seek out when visiting the city of Philadelphia.

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American Helicopter Museum
1220 American Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
You probably didn’t know that a museum like this ever exists. Here, you will encounter the biggest collection of helicopters throughout the nation.

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Nexus Foundation
137 N 3rd St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A wide-range of art displays is offered at this site. Photographs, video installations, as well as experimental forms of expression can be enjoyed here.

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Philadelphia Interesting Facts

  • The first daily newspaper was published in Philadelphia in 1784.
  • The first experimental radio license was issued in 1912 to St. Joseph’s College
  • Hershey is considered the Chocolate Capital of the United States
  • Philadelphia became home to the first computer in 1946.
  • Edwin L. Drake drilled the world’s first oil well in 1859 in Philadelphia
  • Johann Behrent built the first piano in 1775 in Philadelphia
  • Betsy Ross made the first American flag in Philadelphia.
  • Philadelphia is the site of the first presidential mansion.
  • Philadelphia boasts Punxsutawney Phil – the famous weather forecasting groundhog. State College High School was the first school in the country to teach driver’s ed. in 1958.
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