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Philadelphia Magic Gardens
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Spread out over half a city block, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens is a prized gem of South Street. A veritable "folk art environment" created by artist Isaiah Zagar, the fully mosaicked space is a... Read More
Spread out over half a city block, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens is a prized gem of South Street. A veritable "folk art environment" created by artist Isaiah Zagar, the fully mosaicked space is a captivating labyrinth of tunnels, grottos and intricate sculptures. Colorful tiles create intricate images as well as words along the walls of the outdoor installation. Visitors can enjoy leisurely, self-guided tours or weekend tours provided by Garden Guide interpreters. Be sure to stop to appreciate the many parts and pieces of this incredibly unique walk-through art exhibition that's perfect for all ages to enjoy. Artsy without being boring, this is a wonderful activity for any day.
- Sun-Thu: 11am-6pm
- Fri-Sat: 11am-8pm
- Adult $5; Child (6-12) $2
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: This unique offering deserves to be seen. It's so fun and funky and the place will offer plenty to talk about after leaving, too.
- Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Wander around the artsy concoction of beauty that is the Magic Gardens. It's like nothing you've seen before: handmade and fun.