Whether you’re a fan of science, art, or history, Philadelphia has engaging museums and acclaimed attractions for every interest, and now you can tour them virtually!

Take a walk on the wild side when you virtually visit the Elmwood Park Zoo. Watch scientific experiments that will blow you away performed by scientists from The Franklin Institute. Or get an inside look at Independence Hall and see exactly where the U.S. Constitution was signed. With a wide range of virtual tours available, the opportunities to explore this beautiful city from home are abundant!

1. Elmwood Park Zoo

Want to know what this giraffe is up to at Elmwood Park Zoo? Now you can. With the zoo’s animal cam, you can now see animals like the giraffe, zebra, and eagles. Additionally, there are weekly educational videos and games for kids featuring informative content about the animals. Take a walk on the wild side. Click here to access your virtual tour!

2. The Franklin Institute

For science and chemistry fans alike, The Franklin Institute now has a variety of virtual programs that allow you to enjoy the magnificence of this cherished science institution and the intelligent people who work there.  Great for adults as well as kids, The Franklin Institute’s virtual exhibits include jaw-dropping experiments and insightful activities that explore science with experts like chief astronomers and bioscientists. Click here to explore!

3. Independence Hall

Presented by the National Park Service, this video tour of Independence Hall lets you explore this well-known cultural destination from the comfort of your home. Get a glimpse of the rooms where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed. Travel through history and learn about our nation’s journey to independence. Click here to access this video tour.

4. Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

A well-known masterpiece in the city, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is decorated from floor to ceiling in beautiful mosaics. This 360-degree virtual tour lets you see it from every angle. Entice your creative side and explore this wonderful work of art that has been a top attraction in Philadelphia for years. Explore Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens from home by clicking here.

5. The Philadelphia Museum of Art

A can’t-miss attraction in the city, The Philadelphia Museum of Art has a brilliant collection of artwork, available to view online. Allowing you to search their archive by artist, you can see beautiful works of art from renowned artists like Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, and Mary Cassatt. Discover these magnificent art collections by clicking here.

6. Museum of the American Revolution

The perfect tour for fans of history, the Museum of the American Revolution now features online access to some of the most exciting highlights from around the building. See George Washington’s Headquarters Tent, and a replica of the Boston Liberty Tree or view hundreds of historic artifacts. Click here to access this virtual tour.

We hope you enjoy exploring these top Philadelphia attractions from home. And don’t forget to keep up with our communities on Facebook!

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