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Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia - Mural Tours

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Mural Arts Walking Tour

I traveled via train from Maryland to Philly on September 2nd to get a taste of the mural arts for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kimberly S
Bethesda, Maryland
One of the best things about Philly

We took the trolley tour of the murals. The guide was so fantastic! She knew everything about the... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
grand old girl B
Tucson, Arizona
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Come see our amazing collection of murals and other public artwork! The City of Murals is now available for guided tours all year long. Please check our Tour Calendar to see the latest offerings open to the public. A mural tour is a world-class...more
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 128 N. Broad Street Hamilton Building, Front Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19102
+1 215-925-3633
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled via train from Maryland to Philly on September 2nd to get a taste of the mural arts for which the city is known. There were about 16 visitors in the group. Tour guide Caroll was passionate and articulate about her city and public...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We did the southern loop and found it to be a very long walk for murals that were not impressive. Maybe the fact that there was a heat wave and we walked in 100 degree weather had something to so qith it, bit after seeing...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We took the trolley tour of the murals. The guide was so fantastic! She knew everything about the murals and we were very touched to hear her tell the stories about the murals of the jail population and then, down the street, the story about...More

2  Thank grand old girl B
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This was a really fun and informative way to learn more about the murals that are all over the city. It inspired me to do a self-guided tour to find more of the beautiful murals in other areas of the city. Be sure to wear...More

1  Thank katsem
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Took the Love Letter Train tour on Sunday and loved it. The guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. The murals are sweet and it was a great couple activity. We enjoyed the other couples as much as the murals. Great to be with others enjoying their...More

Thank BKP60
Reviewed 28 May 2018

While in Philly for the HoagieNation festival, we did the Love Letters elevated train tour. This is a great way to see parts of Philly and to ride the public transportation system (SEPTA). The tour begins at PAFA with a brief introduction to the mural...More

1  Thank KTBNY
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I took the Mural Mile walking tour with Mike. He was a terrific guide and really helped us understand the inspiration behind the mural arts project in Philadelphia. It's a great story, and each of the murals we visited had an interesting back story which...More

Thank Joyce R
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The bus arrived late...then pulled up across a busy boulevard so we had to run like ducklings across traffic. The bus driver was new and drove with one hand on the wheel and the other clutching a sheaf of papers that listed directions. She had...More

Thank chitownsue1246
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Granted, it was almost too cold to walk, and looking at murals is much more fun on sunny days...It was nice, but compared to other cities not extraordinary...

Thank JustOneOfTheMany
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Ellen our tour guide was great and really knew about the Love Letters and most of all the history of the artist and the mural program and Philadelphia

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