The first Magical Mystery Tour of Philadelphia!
You! And me. And other PAX peeps. AKA your future friends. (and our questionable guide, Gmaps)
Visit interesting places in and around Philly.
Schedule posted below.
The day before PAX: and Thurs 11/16. Traditionally runs from 9am to 5pm but you don't have to do the whole thing
. (Follow the twitter feed
for live updates of where we are.)
See something of the city other than the convention center and your hotel. And do it with cool people!
Philly's public transit.
10am Eastern State Penitentiary ($14, buy tickets ahead
1pm Franklin Institute ($20)
3:30p Intergalactic Escape Room at the Franklin Institute ($28, buy tickets ahead
I haven't done this before so I need your help to find places to go!
Academy of Natural Sciences
African American Museum
Eastern State Penitentiary
What: a famous prison, now uninhabited and falling apart
Price: $14 online, $16 at the door
What: a science museum
Institute of Contemporary Art
Jewish History Museum
Museum of the American Revolution
What: museum of medical history
National Constitution Center
Philadelphia Museum of Art
What: an art museum...
Please Touch Museum
Reading Terminal Market
What: a public market with produce, seafood, flowers, restaurants, etc.
Price: free to walk
Additional Notes: tours are available, but only on Wednesdays and Saturdays
What: a branch of the art museum, focusing on the sculptures of Rodin
Price: pay what you want (suggested $10 for adults)