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Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia - Mural Tours

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 128 N. Broad Street Hamilton Building, Front Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Nice wall art

Granted, it was almost too cold to walk, and looking at murals is much more fun on sunny days...It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
girlfromfaraway
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Germany
Love Letter train

Ellen our tour guide was great and really knew about the Love Letters and most of all the history... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
kmakoid
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Trooper, Pennsylvania
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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 experience for the whole family and any group.All mural tour proceeds benefit Philadelphia Mural Arts Program initiatives. We appreciate your support, please join us soon!
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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 128 N. Broad Street Hamilton Building, Front Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

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Reviewed January 29, 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

Thank kmakoid
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Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

We booked the walking tour online a few days ahead. Would definitely pre book as the tour sold out ahead of our visit. Family of 4, 2 adults and 2 children ages 12 and 15. Meet up spot was at Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

A group of us went on a private mural tour. Was not worth the money but interesting. The guide was very informed about the murals she knew well and liked personally, but was a little light with respect to information about those she hadn't seen...More

1  Thank Beachgalxo
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Even from under our umbrellas, the murals on the one-mile walking tour were huge, colorful, meaningful and fantastic. A must do!

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I did the walking tour on Saturday morning. It was blistering hot but the tour moves at a leisurely pace. I've been visiting my parents in Philly for 10 years and never even noticed some of the murals we saw on the...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2017

My family and I took one of the walking tours of murals surrounding the City Hall area. The murals we viewed (14) were just stunning and often hidden in plain view. A knowledgeable guide provided interesting info about the artists and the techniques used to...More

2  Thank Jean P
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Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Very knowledgeable tour guides. Great to see parts of the city I don't normally get to. Wish you there were more opportunities to get off of the trolley to look at the murals cup close.

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Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Yesterday our travel club had the opportunity to do this tour. Our two guides were extremely knowledgeable and gave us extensive history of each mural we saw. The murals were beautiful and each one had an interesting history of who painted them and how it...More

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