Little ones will love wandering through this whimsical space, its winding walls filled with colorful glass and tiled mosaics. First, stop by the front desk to snag your scavenger hunt card then explore interactive corners where kids can touch tiles, tools and hear stories about the space. Drop in for free daily tours that will teach all about the garden’s muralist, Isaiah Zagar, and be sure to check the website for monthly special events, like family-friendly crafternoons and live musical performances after-hours.
There are more things to do in Philadelphia with kids than simply noshing on cheesesteaks the size of your face—though that's definitely on our list. Whether the little ones are dying to see cool animals at the Adventure Aquarium or they're eager to run, jump and play at museums made just for them, there’s something for curious and creative kiddos of all ages in The City of Brotherly Love. We promise some of these are not even meant for tourists!
From a special museum that encourages you to break the rules to the longest-standing zoo in America, we've got you covered. Ready to explore?
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