places To Visit in philadelphia with family

From lively playgrounds to world-class museums, the city presents countless enriching and exciting experiences with kids.

1. Franklin Square — Downtown

Set right in the heart of Downtown, this historic square was built in 1682 to give settlers a taste of nature.

2. Please Touch Museum — Wynnefield

Established originally in 1976, this children’s museum in Fairmount Park will captivate your kiddos with its educational exhibits.

3. Philadelphia Zoo — Belmont

Opened in 1874, the first and oldest zoological park in America is home to over 1,000 fascinating creatures.

4. Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse — Brewerytown

Nestled in Fairmount Park, this colorful playground is ideal for families looking for free kid-friendly things to do in Philadelphia.

5. Independence National Historical Park — Downtown

6. Adventure Aquarium — Camden

7. Dilworth Park — Downtown

8. Independence Seaport Museum — Downtown

9. TreeTop Quest Philly — Wynnefield

10. Philadelphia Museum of Art — Fairmount District

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