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African American Museum in Philadelphia
African American Museum in Philadelphia

African American Museum in Philadelphia Tours and Tickets

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This popular museum showcases the unique stories and works of African Americans and the African Diaspora. In addition to creative and dynamic contemporary art, the African American Museum in Philadelphia is home to artifacts from the Civil Rights movement, the Negro baseball league and more.

Travelers who venture to this iconic Philadelphia institution will find a sampling of some of the 500,000 negatives and photographs donated by Jack T. Franklin that highlight the key moments of the Civil Rights Movement, include the march in Selma. The Civic Center collection highlights approximately 400 African artifacts that highlight the craftsmanship and traditions Africa is known for.

Visitors can explore the comprehensive and expansive museum on its own, or enjoy it in conjunction with other nearby attractions like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall and Constitution Center.

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Thursday-Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from noon to 5pm
701 Arch Street, Philadephia, Pennsylvania
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Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Sightseeing Philadelphia (1, 2, or 3-Day)

Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Sightseeing Philadelphia (1, 2, or 3-Day)

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Explore the best that Philadelphia has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. Visit 27 of Philadelphia’s top attractions — like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the United States Mint — on a 90-minute loop in an open-top, double-decker bus. Select a single or multi-day pass, then board at any of the 27 stops and get to know the city in custom fashion, with live onboard narration. Learn about the history and heritage of one of America's oldest cities.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Go City: Philadelphia Explorer Pass - Choose 3, 4, 5 or 7 Attractions

Go City: Philadelphia Explorer Pass - Choose 3, 4, 5 or 7 Attractions

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See some of Philadelphia's top attractions at a discount with The Philadelphia Pass. Select your choice of three, four, five, or seven activities from a list of options and get direct entrance after you save your pass on your mobile device. Use your pass for touring options such as the Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Philadelphia Tour, or for entrance tickets to venues such as the African American Museum or Betsy Ross House. Passes are valid for one year from purchase date and you have 60 consecutive days from first use. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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  • 60 days
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City Sightseeing Philadelphia Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off (24, 48, 72 Hours)

City Sightseeing Philadelphia Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off (24, 48, 72 Hours)

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Explore Philadelphia at your own pace with this convenient hop-on hop-off bus tour of the city. From the comfort of a London-style double-decker bus, you’ll cover Philly’s greatest landmarks and attractions, including the Liberty Bell, Reading Terminal Market, and the famous “Rocky Steps” of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. All along the way, your tour guide will offer live commentary to enrich the experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Go City: Philadelphia All-Inclusive Pass with 30+ Attractions

Go City: Philadelphia All-Inclusive Pass with 30+ Attractions

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Choose from 1, 2, 3, or 5 days of unlimited sightseeing with the Philadelphia Pass, and cover top attractions like the Eastern State Penitentiary with a single package ticket. The pass is easily downloaded to your mobile device, so you can ditch the complicated vouchers. Explore the city of brotherly love at your own leisure—ideal for tourists and residents alike. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for the number of days purchased.
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  • 1 to 5 days
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Philadelphia Old Town: City Exploration Game

Philadelphia Old Town: City Exploration Game

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Take Philadelphia sightseeing in a playful new direction with this app-based game. Unlock stories of the City of Brotherly Love by answering challenges at each location, including Reading Terminal Market, Penn’s Landing, and the Liberty Bell. Play alone or with a team, and explore at your own pace, at any time. You don’t even need an internet connection to use the app.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Historic Philadelphia Self-Guided Walking Audio Tour

Historic Philadelphia Self-Guided Walking Audio Tour

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Explore Philadelphia and its rich Revolutionary history at your own pace with this self-guided audio walking tour. The app-based tour offers a vivid account of the city’s early days as it guides you to must-see landmarks including the Liberty Bell Center, the Betsy Ross House, and the National Constitution Center. Using a live GPS Map along with audio, images, and text, this tour turns your smartphone into a personal tour guide.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Philadelphia Double Decker Sightseeing Tour & Campo's Cheesesteak Combo

Philadelphia Double Decker Sightseeing Tour & Campo's Cheesesteak Combo

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This Historical Double Decker Tour & Authentic Campo's Philly Steak Combo allow's you to experience the rich history and legendary sights of Philadelphia with an authentic Philadelphia cheese steak at stop 27 on the tour at Philadelphia's beloved Compo's. Experience local guides that offer live commentary as you travel a 90 minute loop to 28 different stops highlighting Philadelphia's 100 most popular attractions, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the US Mint. Aboard the double-decker bus, a 360-degree view of Philadelphia will leave you speechless and entertained while you soak up the history, heritage and beauty of one of America's oldest cities.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Immersive American Revolution Self-Guided Walking & Driving Tours

Immersive American Revolution Self-Guided Walking & Driving Tours

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Return to the American Revolution with this essential bundle of driving and walking tours! Walk in the footsteps of the founding fathers along Boston’s Freedom Trail and in Philadelphia’s historic Old City. Visit the spot where the Boston Tea Party began. Follow the famous battle of Lexington & Concord, where the “shot heard ‘round the world” was fired! Plus, take a trip through Valley Forge, the site where General George Washington’s army faced impossible odds early in the revolution. Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and the app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. When you arrive, go to the GPS-marked starting point to start the tour. Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity! This isn't an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Philadelphia (Philly) Scavenger Hunt and Self Guided Walking Tour

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Philadelphia (Philly) Scavenger Hunt and Self Guided Walking Tour

Learn about the American revolution and the revolutionaries that made independence a reality. Learn how they strategized, where they met, who helped them, and who ended up betraying the nation. Visit a section of the city still preserved like revolutionary times. Test your knowledge by answering our trivia quiz and learn bits of history along the way It's a quiz and an audio tour guide! This package is ideal for individuals who want to explore, learn, and have fun. The tour includes optional location-based trivia questions. Throughout the path, you'll be asked questions that may need you to look around for answers. If you get it right, the app will fill you in on bits of history and play the audio. You can skip the questions if you want to, and use the app as a personal GPS-triggered tour guide. Note: Only available for Apple devices.
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African American Museum in Philadelphia hours of operation: Thursday-Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from noon to 5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.