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Museums in Philadelphia

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    The third largest museum in the country, Philadelphia Museum of Art holds a collection of more than 220,000 pieces, including masterpieces by
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    Barnes Foundation , Philadelphia
    Barnes Foundation is known internationally for its collection of 19th- and 20th-century French paintings. Established in 1922, the museum hou
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    Admire the impressive architecture and haunting atmosphere of one of the most famous and expensive prisons in the world, Eastern State Penite
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    The Franklin Institute , Philadelphia
    Named after Benjamin Franklin, The Franklin Institute houses one of the oldest centers for science and education in the United States. Expans
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    Independence Hall , Philadelphia
    The birthplace of America, Independence Hall is the centerpiece of the national historical park located in the oldest part of the city. Known
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    Where to stay in Philadelphia

    Most of Philadelphia's hotels cluster around the compact city center, ensuring quick and easy access to major tourist sights and activities. The only drawback to staying in this area is the lack of free parking, so if you're exploring by car, considering booking into a bed and breakfast in one of the city's residential blocks. Visitors planning on longer stays can also consider several apartment hotels, offering spacious furnished units with complimentary Wi-Fi, free bike rentals, and access to rooftop terraces.
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