Amateurs of unusual excursions will be interested in visiting the Eastern State Prison, which was founded in 1829 and worked until 1969. Many world-known criminals were kept in prison cells. Following the closure of the prison, its corps have been neglected for a long time. In 1994, they decided to convert them into a thematic museum. Visitors can see a lot of interesting artifacts and even visit the cell Al Capone was serving his sentence in 1929.
One more world-famous attraction of Philadelphia is an original house, called the Magic Gardens. The author of the unusual construction is a famous avant-garde artist I. Zagar. He built an extraordinary house with a unique design. It is a complex maze of numerous terraces, staircases, and grottoes. All the walls have a unique finish. They are totally covered with a variety of finishing elements: tiles, items of old dishes, wooden accessories, old toys, and other household items. You can see hundreds of accessories decorating them.
The Art Museum of Philadelphia enjoys popularity among lovers of art. Its opening took place as early as 1876. The museum was opened on the occasion of the World Exhibition in the city. Today, the collection of the museum has more than 200000 exhibits. Here, you'll see works of art brought from various continents. A small research center operates lately within the walls of the museum.