There’s so much to do in the Brandywine Valley but if you’re looking for a day trip, then Philadelphia has a wealth of museums, activities and history appealing to all ages.
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.
The Museum of the American Revolution is establishing a museum to tell the dynamic story of the American Revolution and its legacy. It is the owner of a distinguished collection of Revolutionary-era artifacts. The Museum was designed by world-class architect, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, signature design team, MFM Design, and esteemed scholars.
Visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art and catch a world-class exhibition or get to know the masterpieces that live year-round in the Museum’s 200+ galleries. Discover stunning architectural spaces and period rooms see van Gogh’s Sunflowers, and explore the only Museum dedicated to Rodin outside France. Kids under 12 are always free.
Immerse yourself in the greatest private collection of post-impressionist and early-modern art. Explore more than 3,000 masterpieces, including 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos, 16 Modiglianis, and 7 Van Goghs, plus textiles, metalwork, decorative objects, African sculpture, Native American ceramics and jewelry, and Pennsylvania German furniture.