Museums of Philadelphia: A Guide for Residents and Visitors

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Some scholars might dispute Philadelphia's claim to being America's most historic city, but no one can deny the awesome exhibits at Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell Center, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. However, few residents or visitors to the City of Brotherly Love realize that the city is home to more than 100 permanent collections open to the public, including the largest number of historic-house museums in the country. These collections range from the Mummers' Museum and the kid-friendly Academy of Natural Sciences Dinosaur Hall to the ever-popular Norman Rockwell exhibit at the Atwater Kent Museum. This useful guide, which includes a helpful locator map, offers of dozens of pleasing destinations, including a Please Touch Museum for young children and a 45-acre garden in the heart of the city.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594160073
  • Publisher: Westholme Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/15/2004
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,396,505
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 7.75 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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