Belmont Plateau, Philadelphia

The Belmont Plateau is a part of the Fairmount Park, and offers great views of center city from its upper section.

The Belmont Plateau is a part of the Fairmount Park, and offers great views of center city from its upper section. At the top of the plateau is the historic 18th century Belmont Mansion, which now includes the Underground Railroad Museum. The lower plateau has locations for grilling, baseball, and other activities.
















About Belmont Plateau

 2000 Belmont Mansion Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Belmont Plateau and Nearby Sights on Map

The Please Touch Museum

The Please Touch Museum is a fantastic place for young children, with interactive exhibits that all are encouraged to touch and explore

Japanese House and Garden (Shofuso)

The Japanese House is a 17th century Japanese style house with a garden and koi pond, on the grounds of the Horticultural Center in Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park

The Fairmount Park system consists of 63 regional and neighborhood parks spread over 9200 acres, spanning both Center City and parts of western North Philly along the banks of the Schuylkill

Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation houses and displays one of the world's most important collections of French Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Modernist art, with works by Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, Seurat and Picasso

Philadelphia Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo is a cool place for kids, with wildlife such as tigers and orangutans, fun camel and pony rides, bird safari, and Victorian-era train

Esther M. Klein Art Gallery

The Esther Klein Gallery explores the relationship between art, science and technology through creative art

Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art

Walnut Street

Walnut Street is Philadelphia's upscale shopping district where shoppers will find major chains from Armani Exchange to Swarovski and local favorites such as Joan Shepp and Jaques Ferber

Philadelphia Museum of Art

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

Furness Library

The Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Philadelphia in the Fisher Fine Arts Library, also known as Furness Library, presents thought-provoking artwork across cultures, and has changing exhibits on display