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Things to Do in Fairmount Park

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Belmont Plateau
Belmont Plateau has a view from 243 feet above...
Viewpoints Fairmount Park
 
Boathouse Row
These architecturally varied 19th-century...
Architectural Sites Fairmount Park
 
Cedar Grove
Five styles of furniture—Jacobean, William and...
Houses / Mansions Fairmount Park
 
Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial Sculpture Garden
Bronze and granite sculptures by 16 artists...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Fairmount Park
 
Faire Mount
This is now the site of the Philadelphia...
Viewpoints Fairmount Park
 
Fairmount Waterworks
Designed by Frederick Graff, this National...
Architectural Sites Fairmount Park
 
Horticulture Center
On the Horticulture Center's 27 wooded acres...
Gardens / Arboretums Fairmount Park
 
Japanese House
This reconstructed 16th-century guest house was...
Architectural Sites Fairmount Park
 
Laurel Hill
Built around 1767, this Georgian house on a...
Houses / Mansions Fairmount Park
 
Laurel Hill Cemetery
John Notman, architect of the Athenaeum and many...
Cemeteries Fairmount Park
 
Lemon Hill
An impressive example of a Federal-style country...
Houses / Mansions Fairmount Park
 
Mt. Pleasant
Built in 1761 by John Macpherson, a Scottish sea...
Houses / Mansions Fairmount Park
 
Philadelphia Zoo
Opened in 1874, America's first zoo is home to...
Zoos / Aquariums Fairmount Park
 
Please Touch Museum
Philadelphia's children's museum occupies one of...
Museums / Galleries Fairmount Park
 
Smith Civil War Memorial
Built between 1897 and 1912 with funds donated by...
Memorials / Monuments Fairmount Park
 
Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse
Founded in 1899, this beloved facility has been...
Parks Fairmount Park
 
Strawberry Mansion
The largest of the Fairmount Park Historic...
Houses / Mansions Fairmount Park
 
Sweetbriar
This three-story Federal mansion dating from 1797...
Houses / Mansions Fairmount Park
 
The Wissahickon
Of the Philadelphia areas that William Penn...
Parks Fairmount Park
 
Woodford
The Naomi Wood collection of antique household...
Houses / Mansions Fairmount Park

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