Adventure Aquarium is just minutes from downtown Philadelphia on the Camden Waterfront and features one-of-a-kind exhibits with more than 8,500 aquatic species throughout two million gallons of water. The Aquarium is home to the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, including the only great hammerhead shark on exhibit in the United States.
America’s Garden Capital
Greater Philadelphia Gardens makes it easy for visitors to discover what each public garden and arboretum has to offer. See monthly Events highlights on our website to easily explore 30 member gardens – from world famous gardens to lesser-known gems you can discover nearby. So much of the nation’s horticultural history is rooted in this region that it has been acclaimed “America’s Garden Capital”.
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
The Delaware Valley is the birthplace of the helicopter industry; Come see over 35 helicopters, climb in five; Visit our theatre or rent the facility for your event.
American Treasure Tour
Discover a sprawling display of Americana showcasing classic muscle cars, music, and memorabilia. A guided tram tour takes visitors through decades of American history. General admission tours offered every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Something for everyone!
Antique Ice Tool Museum
Located in a Historic 1834 Chester County Barn, the Anitque Ice Tool Museum is the worlds largest collection of tools, equipment and vehicles used in the "Natural Ice Trade". Step back in time from the 1800’s to the 1940’s and view a part of history that changed the American way of life.
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Discover an outstanding collection of American art housed in a 19th century mill with a dramatic steel and glass addition overlooking the banks of the Brandywine River. Renowned for its holdings of the Wyeth family of artists, the museum features galleries dedicated to the work of N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth.
Brandywine Valley Tourism Information Center
Originally the Longwood Progressive Quaker Meeting House and was involved in the Underground Railroad; Our Information Center offers information on the entire Brandywine Valley attractions, restaurants, accommodations and special events. Located at 300 Greenwood Road in Kennett Square, PA, near Longwood Gardens. We look forward to being of service to you and your family!
Chadds Ford Historical Society
Guided tours, bread baking and cooking demonstrations at John Chads House and Barns-Brinton House, a rare colonial tavern; Exhibits in the Barn Visitors Center and special events throughout the year; Chadds Ford Days in September, The Great Pumpkin Carve in October and Candlelight Christmas in December.
Chanticleer is a 35 acre garden featuring lush courtyards of tropicals, perennials, containers, cut flower and vegetable garden; water gardens, ponds, exotic woodlands and spectacular ruin garden.
Chester County Art Association
Promoting art through instruction, exhibitions and community outreach. Enhancing the community by involving people in the arts.
Chester County Historical Society
Uncover the intrigue of the past at the Chester County Historical Society; Learn the stories of regional heritage through permanent and changing exhibits, including the award-winning, hands-on History Lab.
Choo Choo Barn
All aboard for a unique and memorable experience for all ages. It is Lancaster County in miniature, featuring 150 moving figures and scenes and 22 operating trains. Our hand-created model train layout has impressed families for over 50 years with realistic detail that will leave you asking, “How did they do that?”
Christian Sanderson Museum
A Man’s Life, A Nation’s History. An eclectic array of art,
military memorabilia, presidential artifacts, local history
and collectibles. History like you’ve never seen it before!
Open March through November,Thursday through Sunday, 12pm
to 4pm or by appointment. Now participating in the Blue Star Museum program.
Delaware Art Museum
World-renowned collection of American art and illustration, 19th century to present, includes Pre-Raphaelite movement of mid-19th century.
Delaware Museum of Natural History
Explore an African watering hole,a giant squid, Chinese dinosaurs, the hands on discovery room, a walk-over barrier reef and other creatures from around the world. Special exhibits and events year-round.
Hagley Museum and Library
Hagley is where the duPont story begins; Visit restored mills, a workers community and the ancestral estate of the duPont family.
Historic Yellow Springs
Historic Yellow Springs hosts exhibitions, programs, tours, and art classes through the Chester Springs Studio. Special events focus on historical reenactments, art shows, music festivals, and seasonal offerings.
Jenkins Arboretum & Garden
In the heart of the Main Line of Philadelphia, it is one of the eastern Pennsylvanias major horticultural and environmental assets. A botantical garden, preserving and nurturing fory-six acres of Chester Countys rapidly disappearing natural environments
Longwood Gardens offers a new experience everyday with special events, concerts, and cuisine; The 1077 acres of woodlands, gardens, conservatories and fountains are open everyday of the year.
Mt. Cuba Center
Located on nearly 600 acres, we’re dedicated to the study, conservation, and appreciation of plants native to the Appalachian Piedmont Region through garden display, education, and research. Our woodland wildflower gardens are recognized as the region’s finest.