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Edgar Allen Poe House

532 N 7th Street

Edgar Allan Poe House

Edgar Allan Poe lived in Philadelphia for six years, and during that time he wrote some of his most mystifying and well-known works, including “The Tell-Tale Heart” and many others.
FREE admission

Institute of Contemporary Art

118 S 36th Street

Institute of Contemporary Art

This University City spot was created in 1963 to expose students to what was “new and happening,” and it still continues to do just that through its engaging art that “speaks to urgent issues facing our community and our country,” according to the Institute’s Director.
FREE admission

Macy’s

1300 Market Street

Stop by the Visitor Desk at Macy’s located on the Main level to retrieve a savings pass. While you’re there, check out the Macy’s Center City Package designed to make the most of your visit! Package includes exclusive Philadelphia Tote bag, $25 gift card and more.
Stop by the Visitor Center today!

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)

118-128 North Broad Street

PAFA

This museum and art school tells the stories of American art through its incredible collections, exhibitions, and programs featuring 19th- and 20th-century paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Photo: B. Krist for VISIT PHILADELPHIA
$12 admission with valid ID

Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association

Join the Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association for FREE and get access to real world business exposure, including mentoring; inclusion in the Benny’s Awards for student work, job search assistance, and more!
Free student membership

Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Climb our iconic building’s famous Rocky steps and explore 200 galleries of art from all around the world. We are home to a world-class collection and Philadelphia’s destination for creative play.
Student admission $14 student tickets (with valid ID)
Pay What You Wish days: Wednesday Nights (5:00-8:45pm); First Sundays (10:00am—5:00pm)
Student membership $40

Rodin Museum

2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The only institution outside Paris dedicated entirely to the master sculptor. The garden provides an ideal setting to experience some of the world’s most celebrated works of art, with 150 bronzes, marbles, and plasters which represent the different phases of Auguste Rodin’s career.
Pay-what-you-wish

SummerFest at Blue Cross River Rink

101 S Columbus Boulevard

Roller Skating

Open from May to September each year, SummerFest has Philly’s only outdoor roller skating rink + mini-golf, arcade games, rides, and concession stands with some of the city’s best food and drinks!
FREE skating admission with valid student ID