From the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the founding of America’s first hospital, botanical garden, zoo, lending library and more, the Philadelphia region is rich in attractions that tell the country’s story. In addition to offering countless opportunities to explore the city’s history, Philadelphia has top-notch art and science museums, the largest city park in the United States, and hands-on opportunities for fun at unique and educational destinations. Philadelphia also offers many entertaining and quirky group tours to experience the vitality of America’s birthplace. Explore the city’s history with constitutional tours, ghost tours and choose-your-own-adventure style scavenger hunts. Tour some of the city’s thousands of murals. The Taste of Philadelphia Food tours focus on some of Philadelphia’s iconic foods such as cheesesteaks. There’s even a tour for Rocky fans and numerous walking, biking and Segway tours. 

“Old Masters Now” exhibit — A secret window into conservation

Photo: John G. Johnson Collection, 1917, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pa.
Railroad Bridge, Argenteuil, 1874, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pa.

In 1917, the most famous lawyer of his day left his astonishing trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, groups can take a new look at one of this country’s most remarkable collections. Bring the group to Philadelphia Museum of Art and see treasures by the likes of Botticelli, Bosch, Titian, Rembrandt, and Monet — and see how art historians keep making new discoveries about the collection. Get a behind-the-scenes look at a living, breathing collection and uncover the secrets and mysteries about it. 

One Liberty Observation Deck

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One Liberty Observation Deck, Philadelphia, Pa.

One of Philadelphia’s must-see attractions, One Liberty Observation Deck is a tourism landmark featuring 360-degree panoramic views of Philadelphia’s skyline. Located at the peak of Philly’s most iconic skyscraperOne Liberty Place, ‘The Deck” offers breathtaking views morning, noon and night. Book a guided Philly From The Top Tour and learn about the history, culture, sports and legacy of the city of Brotherly Love, a perfect addition to any group visit!

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