Nine Can’t-Miss Ticket Deals At Major Philly Attractions

Score major discounts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of the American Revolution and more…

Why see just one amazing Philadelphia attraction when you can see two, three, four or more — all at a major discount?

This summer (and beyond), find deals that give you a chance to explore a number of must-see Philly museums — including the Barnes Foundation, the Museum of the American Revolution, the Penn Museum and more — at reduced rates.

That puts a little extra change in your pocket to enjoy the things that make this city so magical, including oozy cheesesteaks, beer gardens flowing with locally brewed suds and rooftop bars offering breathtaking views of the City of Brotherly Love.

Below, check out nine awesome combo tickets on local hotels, museums, tours, transportation and more.

Plus, most of these deals include two-day tickets, which makes for the perfect excuse to stay overnight for a long weekend in Philly

Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package

Blue Cross RiverRink SummerfestBlue Cross RiverRink Summerfest | Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

August is a great time for a visit to Philly, and there's no better way to enhance your time here than with the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package, which comes with $253 in free perks. Book a stay at one of 47 participating hotels and watch the deals roll in, including free hotel parking, two free tickets to the Museum of the American Revolution, a $25 gift card to CHeU Noodle restaurants (Bing Bing Dim Sum, CHeU Fishtown and CHeU Noodle Bar), a Ferris wheel ride and roller skating at waterfront destination Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, mini-golf and a twirl on the carousel at Franklin Square, two all-day-use passes on the PHLASH bus (which shuttles folks to a host of sites around town) and a $10 Lyft credit. Phew — that's an awesome deal.

Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package

When:Through Monday, September 3
Where:Various locations including Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, 101 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
Cost:Rates vary by hotel

www.visitphilly.com

Historic Philly Summer Combo

Historic reenactors in Independence Hall during Independence After HoursIndependence After Hours | Photo by J. Fusco for Historic Philadelphia, Inc.

Residents and visitors who snag the Historic Philly Summer Combo deal are in for an experience of historic proportions. Get schooled on all things Revolution with tickets to the Museum of the American Revolution and the National Constitution Center, then jet-set to awesome spots around the city on the popular, purple Philadelphia PHLASH Downtown Loop. In the evening, the super-cool Independence After Hours tour starts with colonial-inspired grub at the historic City Tavern before a visit to Independence Hall to watch Founding Fathers like Jefferson, Franklin and Adams debate the Constitution. Snag all those experiences for just $99 per person (a 20 percent savings).

Historic Philly Summer Combo

When:Fridays and Saturdays through Friday, August 31
Where:Various locations including Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut Street
Cost:$99, adults; $89, youth 12-17; $59, youth 6-11

www.phlvisitorcenter.com

I HeART Summer: Discounted Admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Barnes Foundation

People outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Museum of Art | Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

See two world-renowned art museums for just $40 per person with the limited-time I HeART Summer pass. You’ll save $10 on admission to both the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) and the Barnes Foundation, and you'll have the flexibility to use it anytime from the purchase date through the end of August. Good thing, too, because a tour through the PMA can easily take a full day if you venture into all its halls and wings lined with artworks and furniture, ancient architecture and even an extensive armory collection. You can then devote a whole other day to the wow-worthy collection of impressionist masterpieces at the Barnes.

I HeART Summer: Discounted Admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Barnes Foundation

When:Through Friday, August 31
Where:Various locations including Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost:$40

www.philamuseum.org

Philadelphia’s Historic District Pass

National Constitution CenterNational Constitution Center | Photo by M. Kennedy For Visit Philadelphia

Explore a handful of must-see sites in Old City with the Philadelphia's Historic District Pass, available for just $18 per person (which adds up to a whopping 43 percent savings). The pass grants you access to three attractions: the National Constitution Center, the Betsy Ross House and Christ Church Burial Ground, where visit the graves of Benjamin Franklin and other revolutionaries. On top of that, you also get a one-day pass on the Philadelphia PHLASH Downtown Loop. Use the pass to check out the sites all in one day or stretch out your visits through December 31, 2018. Just be sure to pick up your printed e-ticket at the Independence Visitor Center.

Philadelphia’s Historic District Pass

When:Through Monday, December 31
Where:Various locations including the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street
Cost:$18, adults; $13 youth

www.visitphilly.com

Get the Whole Story: Joint Ticket to the Museum of the American Revolution and the National Constitution Center

Museum of the American Revolution | Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more well-rounded learning lesson about America’s fight for independence than a back-to-back visit to the Museum of the American Revolution and the National Constitution Center. The former is packed with rare artifacts, displays (like George Washington’s actual tent) and cool interactive experiences that put you on the front lines of the Revolutionary War. The latter takes you beyond the skirmish to learn about the Constitution that was drafted and signed right here in Philly. If you plan on visiting both, be sure to check out this deal that gets you into both museums for just $29. Use that 14 percent savings to nab a snack or souvenir at one of the museums’ cafes or gift shops.

Get the Whole Story: Joint Ticket to the Museum of the American Revolution and the National Constitution Center

When:Ongoing
Where:Various locations including the Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd Street
Cost:$29, adults; $19, youth

www.amrevmuseum.org

One Ticket, Two Museums: Penn Museum and Mütter Museum

Middle East Galleries at the Penn MuseumPenn Museum | Photo courtesy Eric Sucar/Penn Communications

For a bona fide Indiana Jones experience right here in Philly, consider a joint visit to the Penn Museum and the Mütter Museum, where, between the two, you can explore treasure troves of mummified bodies, shiny ancient jewels, dozens of human skulls and a petrified Soap Lady. The two awe-inspiring institutions have paired up to offer a discounted combo ticket for both museums for just $29 for adults. Note that the deal is only available for purchase at the front desk of either location.

One Ticket, Two Museums: Penn Museum and Mütter Museum

When:Ongoing
Where:Various locations including the Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Cost:$29, adults; $25, seniors; $19, youth 6-17

www.muttermuseum.org

Ship to Ship Combo Ticket: Battleship New Jersey, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna

Independence Seaport MuseumIndependence Seaport Museum | Photo by M. Fischetti for Visit Philadelphia

Explore a fleet of fascinating water vessels on the Delaware River with a special Ship to Ship combo ticket. The $34 deal (a 13 percent savings) gets you on board three historic ships to learn about the impact they had when they were wartime crafts. That includes two at the Independence Seaport Museum: Cruiser Olympia, the oldest steel warship still afloat in the world, and Submarine Becuna, credited with sinking a handful of Japanese merchant ships during World War II. The third is the mighty Battleship New Jersey, located across the water in Camden, New Jersey. That bad boy served time in World War II, the Vietnam War and the Korean War, among others.

Ship to Ship Combo Ticket: Battleship New Jersey, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna

When:Ongoing
Where:Various locations including the Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:$34, adults; $24, seniors and youth 3-12

www.phillyseaport.org

Philadelphia CityPASS

Philadelphia Zoo | Photo by Visit Philadelphia

Want to mix and match your sightseeing? The Philadelphia CityPASS allows you to choose from among three different price points ($49, $65 or $77) to access either three, four or five attractions, respectively. You have a dozen attractions to choose from, including Adventure Aquarium (where you can ogle cool underwater creatures), eerie-prison-turned-museum Eastern State Penitentiary and the Philadelphia Zoo, America’s first zoo. You’re able to use your ticket over a consecutive nine-day period, making it ideal for either locals wanting to explore their city on a deeper level or weekend visitors on a time crunch.

Philadelphia CityPASS

When:Ongoing
Where:Various locations including the Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Avenue
Cost:$49-$77, adults; $37-$57, youth 3-13

www.citypass.com

The All-Inclusive Philadelphia PASS

One Liberty Observation Deck | Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

Think of the All-Inclusive Philadelphia PASS as a sort of all-you-can-see experience. Choose from four packages that get you into as many sites as you can see in a one, two, three or five consecutive-day period. If you only have one day, pay $59 and hustle to as many attractions as you can. Have a cool five days? Pay $119 for a more casual all-you-can-see experience. In the end, you save up to 45 percent by purchasing the one-lump-sum ticket. There are more than 30 museums, immersive tours, cruises and historic sites to choose from, and you don’t even have to have a ticket. Just flash your phone when you arrive at your destination and breeze on through.

The All-Inclusive Philadelphia PASS

When:Ongoing
Where:Various locations including One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street #5700
Cost:$59-$119, adults; $44-$89, children 3-13

www.philadelphiapass.com

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