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Local Attractions

For recommendations on popular attractions and things to do, inquire at our Front Desk to find out what’s happening in University City during your stay. 

Additionally, we partner with local non-profits and community organizations, theaters and cultural centers to celebrate their events. Complimentary tickets to most events are offered, so you can easily be engaged and feel an immediate connection to the University City community.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art along Philadelphia’s Museum Mile on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, with its collection of more than a half-million paintings, sculptures, artifacts and a collection of French Impressionist works

Barnes Foundation

Barnes Foundation, the legendary, world-class art collection featuring one of the finest collections of post-impressionist and early modern paintings in the world.

Philadelphia Zoo

The region’s leading family destination and one of the area’s foremost conservation organizations, The Philadelphia Zoo is home to nearly 1,300 animals, many rare and endangered. Leveraging its platform as America’s first zoo, Philadelphia Zoo is region’s leading family destination and one of the area’s foremost conservation organizations.  The Philadelphia Zoo is home to nearly 1,300 animals, many rare and endangered that welcomes 1.2 million annual visitors.

Independence Hall

Independence starts here.  Become part of America's journey in discovering its past where visitors can experience Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell, The Constitution Center and the new Museum of the American Revolution (opening Spring of 2017).

Offers

Enhance your stay in the Philadelphia area with these special packages