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Philadelphia: Eastern State Penitentiary Admission

1. Philadelphia: Eastern State Penitentiary Admission

Discover the historic building of the Eastern State Penitentiary which stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Learn about how when Eastern State opened more than 180 years ago, it changed the world of prisons and was copied throughout the world. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world's first true "penitentiary," a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of prisoners. Discover how the building itself was an architectural wonder; it had running water and central heat before the White House. Marvel at the vaulted, sky-lit cells which once held many of America's most notorious criminals, including bank robber "Slick Willie" Sutton and Al Capone. As you explore the building, listen to 'The Voices of Eastern State' audio tour which is included in your admission price. Narrated by actor Steve Buscemi (known for Boardwalk Empire, Fargo, Armageddon, and Ghost World), this rich, stereo soundscape mixes dozens of voices. Hear the stories of 3 former wardens and 25 guards and inmates which create an atmospheric tour as you stroll through Eastern State's cellblocks and yards. When you arrive, receive an MP3 player and headset that will guide you through the penitentiary complex and explain the prison's history. This audio guide contains a main audio route, plus additional stops for subjects like escapes, riots, sports, sexuality, and more. You are free to tour at your own pace and to listen to (or skip) stops based on your interests. Also discover interactive experiences, history exhibits, and a critically acclaimed series of artist installations.

Philadelphia: Museum of Illusions Timed Entrance Ticket

2. Philadelphia: Museum of Illusions Timed Entrance Ticket

Experience the impossible with an entry ticket to the Museum of Illusions Philadelphia. Immerse yourself in a world where your eyes will be in a constant battle with your brain. Located in the heart of Philadelphia, this brain-boggling museum is a one-of-a-kind destination for optical illusions.  Challenge yourself in more than 60 visual and educational exhibits featuring holograms, stereograms, optical illusions, and immersive rooms designed to tease the senses and trick the mind. Defy gravity, grow and shrink, walk on the ceiling, experience infinite space, and much more. Spend some time in the Smart Playroom with games that will stimulate and challenge your mind. Enjoy some friendly competition with friends and family while simultaneously improving your cognition, problem-solving skills, and memory.  Have fun while learning the mechanics behind each and every illusion you experience. And don't forget your camera or smartphone when you visit as there are eye-fooling photo-ops around every corner.

Philadelphia: Museum of the American Revolution Entry

3. Philadelphia: Museum of the American Revolution Entry

Discover the dramatic story of the American Revolution at one of Philadelphia’s lead attractions. Step into the Museum of the American Revolution, then watch an introductory movie before making your own way through the exhibitions. Marvel at the museum’s vast collection of Revolutionary-era weapons, personal items, documents, and works of art that bring history back to life. Learn about this fascinating period of time as you explore immersive galleries, engage in powerful theater experiences, and take part in interactive features. Located just steps from the famous Independence Hall, the museum serves as a portal to the region’s Revolutionary history, which sparks interest, provides context, and encourages exploration. Printed museum guides are available in English, Spanish, French, German, Mandarin and Japanese, to elevate your learning experience.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia

4. LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia

Explore the many LEGO attractions at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia. Go on the Imagination Express ride where you hop aboard an interactive train ride to collect points for the top score. Discover insider tips and super tricks from an expert LEGO builder in the Creative Workshop. See famous LEGO characters on the big screen, like The LEGO Movie™: A New Adventure, at the 4D LEGO Cinema. Explore MINILAND, a Philadelphia cityscape made entirely out of LEGO Bricks – over 1.5 million to be exact. Build friendship in LEGO Friends Heartlake City and create new colorful additions to add to their growing town. Get a selfie with a LEGO Friend during the visit too. Create a LEGO racing car at the LEGO Build & Test and race vehicles on the test track for the quickest time. Put your ninja skills to the test at the LEGO Ninjago Training Camp. Become a true LEGO ninja and defeat the bad guys in this action-packed play-zone. Test your agility in the laser maze and master your building skills at the Ninjago build table.

Philadelphia: Official Sesame Place Entry Ticket

5. Philadelphia: Official Sesame Place Entry Ticket

Enjoy access to all of the Sesame Place rides with an official entrance ticket. Spend a day or 2 with your family at the only theme park in the U.S. dedicated to the award-winning television show Sesame Street. Ride attractions, enjoy live entertainment and take photos with your favorite characters. Show your ticket at the entrance and head into the park to start having fun with your kids. Explore the Sesame Street Neighborhood, take in 3 live shows, and attend the daily parade to see all your favorite Sesame Street friends. When you get hungry, visit one of the many on-site restaurants. Ride 15 attractions (3 of which are seasonal). Reach for the sky on Elmo's Cloud Chaser, fly through the air on the Flyin' Fish, and feel the wind in your hair on the Vapor Trail coaster. Get wet on the park's 9 water attractions, including Big Bird's Rambling River and Elmo's Silly Splashy Slides. Choose between a 1-day ticket or visit Seasame Place for 2 days within 60 days and enjoy a meal included in the 2-day ticket option.

Philadelphia: Independence Seaport Museum and USS Olympia

6. Philadelphia: Independence Seaport Museum and USS Olympia

Dive into "River Alive!", a new exhibit that describes the wildlife, science, and wonder of the Delaware River, where 5% of Americans get their drinking water. Raise the sails and discover the history of the U.S. Navy aboard the National Historic Landmark Ship Cruiser USS Olympia. Discover Philadelphia’s connection to the founding of the United States Navy. The Patriots & Pirates exhibition features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the little-told story of America’s conflict with pirates. Uncover the past with one of the largest maritime art and artifact collections in North America. With so much to explore, Independence Seaport Museum is the premier, family-friendly destination on the Penn's Landing waterfront.

Philadelphia: Escape Room Adventure

7. Philadelphia: Escape Room Adventure

See if you and your group have what it takes to escape the room during this King of Prussia escape room experience. Enter 1 of 3 thrilling adventures, including heist, gold rush, and prison break themes. No matter your choice, keep your wits and focus: you’ve only got one hour to escape. During an adrenaline-packed adventure, you’ll enter a series of elaborately designed escape rooms and break your way out to freedom. Think fast: you and your group must work together to find clues and crack codes to complete your mission. You may find yourself as a prospector hunting for a lost cache of gold, a spy sent to recover a stolen painting, or a falsely accused prisoner determined to break out of jail. After you’ve emerged victorious, you’ll be conveniently located at the King of Prussia Mall to celebrate your achievement. The Heist Escape RoomIt’s up to you to recover a priceless painting. Your espionage outfit has placed you inside a prestigious art museum, where a recently stolen masterpiece is presumed to be hidden. Your mission is to recover the painting unnoticed. (Difficulty: 8/10) Gold Rush Escape RoomReady to search for gold? For nearly two centuries, the hope of gold has lured people to the hills of Northern California. You’ve been tipped off to where an old gold prospector stashed his gold, but so has the mob. (Difficulty: 7/10) Prison Break Escape RoomThe plans are in place and it's time for your daring escape. The year is 1955. You’ve been wrongfully accused of a crime and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Can you escape while the cruel warden is in a meeting? (Difficulty: 9/10)

Philadelphia: Penn Museum Admission Ticket

8. Philadelphia: Penn Museum Admission Ticket

Connect with the cultures of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the Mediterranean with a visit to the Penn Museum. Learn about history from the very first cities of the Middle East to the pharaohs of ancient Egypt and from early Mexico to the lives of Native American communities today. Open to all, the Penn Museum is home to remarkable objects and powerful stories that emerge from its excavations and research across the world. Experience the richness of the ancient past, gain an understanding of humanity, and find your own place in the arc of human history.

Mount Holly NJ: Ghost Hunt Show

9. Mount Holly NJ: Ghost Hunt Show

Do you want to talk to the dead? Do you love shows like Ghost Hunters? Does the thought of being in a real haunted place intrigue you? Do you love horror movies? Then the next game will be for you! In this Ghost Hunting/Seance performance, your role will be as a psychic detective/ghost hunter in an actual haunted space. Some of the buildings in the area date back to the 1700s and were the site of several battles during The Revolutionary War. Because of this, there have been a ton of ghost sightings in the area. Aided by our psychic the evening will start with getting to know your fellow guests and you will hear about the 8 deaths that have occurred in/near the location. You will also hear about Harry and Ada our resident spirits. This will be followed by some magic/mentalism to warm up your psychic abilities. Then utilizing both techniques dating back to Victorian times and modern equipment we will attempt to talk to several of the ghosts in the building! Before the show, you can browse/buy the art and there are some great restaurants/shops within walking distance of the gallery. It is easy to make a night of it in the area. Are you ready for an evening filled with magic, mystery, and sheer terror?

Philadelphia: National Liberty Museum Entrance Ticket

10. Philadelphia: National Liberty Museum Entrance Ticket

Discover the stories of heroes who have contributed to the preservation of liberty around the world with this entry ticket to the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia. Explore everything from art exhibitions to replicas of famous symbols of freedom throughout the museum. Your visit begins in the renovated Welcome to Liberty gallery, which greets you with a mural-size display of real-life heroes. Here you can also admire an exact replica of the Liberty Bell. Next, the Flame Gallery features the 21ft Flame of Liberty by renowned glass artist, Dale Chihuly. It provides a 360° experience of inspirational words, images, sounds, and voices using a glass flame. Look inside replicas of Nelson Mandela’s jail cell or Anne Frank's Secret Annex. Enjoy the Museum’s unique collection of glass and other contemporary art, including life-size Jellybean Children.

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 170 reviews

This place was so much fun. The pictures alone are worth it. Since I got back I've shared those pictures with others so many times. I went by myself and the staff were so helpful in taking my picture and helping me to get the best shots!

Just perfect !! We really dive into the very dark side of this prison when we arrive on death row... chills...

Sara was the best. Great mix of crazy facts and sarcastic humor. I’d definitely do it again.

It was an amazing experience educational and I highly recommend

It was fun and interesting. We didn’t want to leave.