The wondrous prison-turned-museum offers first-ever public tours of its Hospital Block after a series of stabilization projects have made the medical wing safe for visitors. Among the spaces are an operation room, laboratories, X-ray lab and solarium—some still contain original medical artifacts. 2027 Fairmount Avenue, (215) 236-3300, easternstate.orgEastern State Penitentiary – The wondrous prison-turned-museum offers first-ever public tours of its Hospital Block after a series of stabilization projects have made the medical wing safe for visitors. Among the spaces are an operation room, laboratories, X-ray lab and solarium—some still contain original medical artifacts. 2027 Fairmount Avenue, (215) 236-3300, easternstate.org

 

Philly Speakeasy to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research

Philadelphia, PA - The Speakeasy, hosted by the newly rebranded Young Professionals of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (YPALSF), returns Saturday, April 22 at 8 PM at the Pyramid Club. The annual prohibition-themed mixology event is back and better than ever to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). Since 2012, the Speakeasy has raised more than $100,000 for ALSF and childhood cancer research.Philadelphia, PA - The Speakeasy, hosted by the newly rebranded Young Professionals of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (YPALSF), returns Saturday, April 22 at 8 PM at the Pyramid Club. The annual prohibition-themed mixology event is back and better than ever to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). Since 2012, the Speakeasy has raised more than $100,000 for ALSF and childhood cancer research.

Museum of the American Revolution - Historic Philadelphia

The Museum of the American Revolution opens its doors this spring in the Historic Philadelphia district, just steps from Independence Hall and in the heart of a city that served as the headquarters for the Revolution. Through immersive exhibitions and priceless artifactsPhiladelphia, PA -The drama unfolds exhibit by exhibit. Just two blocks from Independence Hall—the command center for the Revolution—the newest addition to America’s most historic square mile documents the strategic wins, crushing losses and world-altering consequences of the war for We the People. 101 S. 3rd Street, (215) 253-6731, amrevmuseum.org

Philadelphia Top 10 Public & Private Garden's

After viewing the impressive collection of international art and artifacts inside the Penn Museum at the University of Pennsylvania, visitors can relax in the Warden Garden, complete with a classically designed Koi pond, expansive lawns and mosaics created by Louis Comfort Tiffany.Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia region is full of beautiful gardens, art spills out of buildings and into the great outdoors. Many of the region’s galleries and museums sit amid colorful outdoor gardens, quiet woodlands or serene meadows that accentuate the art found on the walls. Listed below are 10 of the Philadelphia regional galleries that celebrate beauty inside and out. Also see, Philadelphia Museums and Family Attractions.

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