Find the Perfect Cup in a Stylish, Minimal Space at Menagerie Coffee

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If you’re looking for the perfect spot to relax with a cup of coffee and a good book, Menagerie Coffee will surely fit the bill. This stylish, minimal cafe is well known for its beautiful interior, which features long, reclaimed wood tables with tufted velvet seats and minimal light fixtures throughout the bright, open space. […]

Quintessence Theatre Group: See the Classics

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In the fall of 2009, Alexander Burns and Pamela Reichen established Quintessence Theatre Group to bring classic performances to patrons in Mt. Airy. All performances are held at the Sedgwick Theatre, originally a cinema opened in 1928. It's full of gorgeous art deco touches. The theatre group has performed classical plays like Shakespeare’s The Merchant […]

The Mutter Museum: A Healthy Dose of Medical History

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While normally brains in jars and disfigured skeletons seem a bit eerie, within the confines of Philadelphia’s Mutter Museum, these things are fairly commonplace. The museum, which is one of the finest museums of medical history in the country, features impeccable specimens used for learning about the human body. From anatomical specimens to antique medical […]

Please Touch Museum: A Fun Philadelphia Museum

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While most major cities have a children’s museum, none are quite like the Please Touch Museum. Philadelphia’s most hands-on museum targets creativity in children ages seven and younger, and it uses kids’ inherent desire to touch and explore to create a truly unique learning experience. Exhibits like the Flight Fantasy and Rainforest Rhythm enable visitors […]

Philadelphia Zoo: Lions and Tigers and Bears (and More)

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Whether you’re looking for an afternoon activity for the kids or a fun daytime date idea, the Philadelphia Zoo has something for all ages. This impressive wild animal zoo is the first zoo in the country, dating back to 1859. Today, the zoo is home to more than 1,300 animals, birds, reptiles, and aquatic creatures, […]

Take a Summer Float Down the River With Delaware River Tubing

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Is there any better way to while away a hot summer afternoon than with a float down the river? Pack some snacks and some drinks, keep them in waterproof bags, and let Delaware River Tubing do the rest. This well-reviewed outfitter provides everything else you need for a day on the river—they’ll set you up […]

Rodin Museum: Statuesque

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If you’re a fan of sculptor Auguste Rodin, the largest collection of his works outside of Paris can be found in the City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia’s Rodin Museum is a world-class collection of incredible visual art. Movie theater owner Jules Mastbaum began collecting Rodin works in 1923 with the idea that he would use […]

Academy of Natural Sciences: Our Nation’s Most Historic Natural History Museum

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The Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia is our nation's oldest natural history museum. The museum has built an impressive collection over its nearly 200 years of existence. The staff is committed to researching biodiversity and the environment, and, thanks to their hard work, the museum is continually growing its permanent collections, as well as bringing in visiting exhibits. For […]

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