The Parkway

Family & Kids

The Oval

2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130

Philadelphia’s "Park on the Parkway" is programmed every summer by Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation with free music, movies, fitness classes, and activities for all ages.

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The Franklin Institute

222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, United States

Lively, family-friendly science museum with many interactive exhibits & displays plus a planetarium

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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

1900 Benjamin Franklin PkwyPhiladelphia, PA 19103

A leading natural history museum dedicated to advancing research, education, and public engagement in biodiversity and environmental science and founded in 1812. Visitors to the Academy have the opportunity to get face-to-face with towering dinosaurs, meet live animals, and explore a tropical garden filled with live butterflies.

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Sister Cities Park

Features a visitor center, boat pond, children's discovery garden, cafe plaza and spray fountain. Maintained by Center City District.

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Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park on the west side of City Hall offers tree groves, a cafe, and a splash fountain that converts to an ice skating rink in winter. Maintained by Center City District.

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Free Library of Philadelphia

1901 Vine St Philadelphia, PA 19103

The cornerstone of Philadelphia's Free Library System. Opened in 1927, the Parkway Central Library contains more than 7 million items and many special collections.

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