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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
+1 215-925-3633
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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 3 weeks ago
kmakoid
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Trooper, Pennsylvania
Very informative walking tour

We booked the walking tour online a few days ahead. Would definitely pre book as the tour sold out... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
jenandcody
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Jersey
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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 3 weeks ago

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 8 December 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

Thank jenandcody
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Reviewed 4 December 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

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

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

Thank sycha
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Reviewed 24 July 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

1  Thank Brita E
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We did the mural mile walking tour on a very hot day in July so I admit that part of my tepid review is likely influenced by the heat. The mural program in Philadelphia is amazing! They are everywhere and gorgeous. The guide did a...More

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Reviewed 9 June 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 10 May 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.

Thank Hollymberi
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Reviewed 24 March 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

Thank retiredfrwork
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

I knew I wanted us (family of four) to do a Mural Arts tour as Philadelphia is famous for its murals, but wow did we get lucky. It was a bitterly cold day and Tish, our phenomenal guide, kept us moving and as warm as...More

1  Thank June_Boys
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