Fairmount Park Feature


Top Reasons to Go

Boathouse Row: Join the masses strolling, jogging, biking, or rollerblading near this collection of rowing clubs along Kelly Drive.

Fairmount Park Houses: Experience Early American country life by visiting one or several of these period homes scattered around the park.

Philadelphia Zoo: The nation's oldest zoo has lions and tigers and bears—oh, my!—as well as giraffes, birds, and all kinds of wildlife.

Please Touch Museum: Ride the carousel and schedule a play date at this fun, interactive museum located in one of the last remaining buildings from the 1876 Centennial Exhibition.

Japanese House: Get some serenity at this 16th-century samurai's home and its exquisite garden, which has a pond, a waterfall, and Japanese plantings.

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