The first Magical Mystery Tour of Philadelphia!
You! And me. And other PAX peeps. AKA your future friends. (and our questionable guide, Gmaps)What:
Visit interesting places in and around Philly.Where:
Schedule posted below.When:
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.)Why:
See something of the city other than the convention center and your hotel. And do it with cool people!How:
Philly's public transit.Schedule
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
Constitution MuseumEastern State Penitentiary
What: a famous prison, now uninhabited and falling apart
Price: $14 online, $16 at the door
Hours: 10a-5pFranklin Institute
What: a science museum
Institute of Contemporary Art
Jewish History Museum
Museum of the American RevolutionMutter Museum
What: museum of medical history
National Constitution Center
Penn MuseumPhiladelphia Museum of Art
What: an art museum...
Please Touch MuseumReading 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 SaturdaysRodin Museum
What: a branch of the art museum, focusing on the sculptures of Rodin
Price: pay what you want (suggested $10 for adults)