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The Rodin Museum in Philadelphia displays the largest collection of Rodin's work outside of Paris, with over 140 bronzes, marbles and plasters in a beautiful Beaux-Arts building.
The Rodin Museum in Philadelphia displays the largest collection of Rodin's work outside of Paris, with over 140 bronzes, marbles and plasters in a beautiful Beaux-Arts building. The assembly in the museum has sculptures of famous subjects such as Honoré de Balzac and Victor Hugo, and his seminal work in bronze - The Gates of Hell which depicts a scene from 'The Inferno' chapter of Dante's Divine Comedy, from where sub-sculptures such as The Thinker, The Kiss, and Fleeting Love have been enlarged and replicated.
2154 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States
The Franklin Institute Science Museum displays some good exhibits for kids, including a Gengis Khan section, a multimedia exhibit on Benjamin Franklin, and scientific artifacts such as the Wright Brothers' original drawings, a giant-sized human heart, and a pre-electronic mechanical robot
The Eastern State Penitentiary is a National Historic Landmark that was formerly a famous prison but stands in ruin today
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has a natural history museum, exhibiting a 42-feet long Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton and other Mesozoic creatures in the Dinosaur Hall, butterflies from South America, Africa and Asia in the Butterflies! tropical Garden, Dioramas of Asian, African and American wildlife, and an interesting collection in Marveling at Mollusks
The Philadelphia Museum of Art houses one of the largest collections of art in the USA, with its collection of 227,000 objects spanning Renaissance paintings, Asian and medieval art from the 3rd millenium BCE, Impressionist and Modern paintings, and furniture
Not for the faint of heart! The Mutter Museum is a medical museum, displaying wet anatomical specimens in formaldehyde or alcohol, osteological specimens with a section on forensic anthropology, models, and medical instruments from different time periods
The 975 feet tall glass and steel building of the Comcast Center is Philadelphia's tallest skyscraper and the headquareters of the cable provider
The Rosenbach Museum exhibits the collection of art, rare literature and manuscripts owned by the Rosenbach brothers, the book dealers who popularized the collection of American literature
The 200 year old Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is the oldest art museum and school in the US, with an impressive roster of alumni that includes some of the best-known names in American art such as Jack Delano and Bo Bartlett
Rittenhouse Square is an open green park surrounded by high-rises, where locals hang out during lunch break and evenings
The Schuylkill River Park is a popular park on the waterfront with recreational and entertainment areas,