As of July 8, The Franklin Institute is open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm, and operating at reduced capacity. Tickets must be purchased in advance for ALL guests, including those with memberships. Face coverings and no-touch temperature checks are required for staff and visitors, ages 3 and up.
Special Exhibit: The Presidents by Madame Tussauds
Click here to purchase tickets in advance.
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is now open for general admission and working at limited capacity from Wednesday – Monday, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM.
Both members and general admission tickets must be purchased online in advance. Masks must be worn by everyone over the age of 5.
Learn more about COVID-19 precautions.
The zoo is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ticket reservations are required for ALL guests, including members. Masks are required for visitors ages 2 and up.
Indoor animal exhibits, as well as attractions and rides including the carousel, WildWorks ropes course, SEPTA PZ Express, and Swan boats, remain closed.
Longwood Gardens are also open for the summer. Make Member reservations and purchase Timed Admission Tickets
online or via phone before your visit. Face masks are required (ages 2 and older) in both indoor and outdoor public spaces.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm. They are closed on Tuesdays.
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum was established in 1972 as America’s first urban refuge. Refuge trails are open every day of the year from sunrise to sunset, free of charge.
The refuge does recommend that visitors follow CDC safe practices and maintain social distancing while enjoying the rich diversity of fish, wildlife and plants.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
As one of largest art museums in the country, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a must see attraction in the city of brotherly love. The museum houses over 200 galleries of world-renowned art.
While the museum is currently closed, it is set to open on September 5th, 2020. Visitors are strongly advised to reserve admission tickets in advance online, beginning August 17. To plan your visit,
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Philadelphia and enjoy a day fishing, playing tennis and golf, and so much more at the FDR Park. AT&T Station-Broad Street Line has a subway stop just outside the park at Broad and Pattison.
The park is also home to the American Swedish Historical Museum, which has been
reopen since July 3rd with normal hours, and safety precautions.
Click here to learn more and plan your visit.
The Mütter Museum
Both creepy and cool, the museum houses preserved collections of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments. Browse through their cabinets to learn about anatomical anomalies and medical oddities.
Tickets must be purchased in advance and all visitors must wear masks in order to visit.
Click here to learn more and plan your trip.
The Rail Park
The long awaited Rail Park opened last year. The park turned three miles of unused rail lines into a usable, beautiful, public space for local residents and visitors alike. The park is open for free to all visitors. Social distancing and marks are recommended.
Gather your friends and family and take a stroll down green pathways, relax on bench swings and enjoy city views.
Click here to learn more.
The Penn Museum
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology – also known as Penn Museum — is the largest university museum of its kind in the country. It is home to archeological artifacts from Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the Mediterranean.
Due to limited capacity, advance reservations are strongly encouraged. Face coverings and symptom checking are required for all visitors ages 2+. Learn more.