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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

260 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (City Center West)
215-790-5800
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Ranked #11 of 289 Attractions in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Performances, Symphonies, Civic Centers
Traveler Description: The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is located at 300 S. Broad St. Philadelphia PA 19102. For more information, visit www.kimmelcenter.org or... more »
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We attended a social event (not a performance) at the Kimmel Center in late August. Parking underneath the Kimmel was easy and we were able to get h/c parking. We were early so there was no difficulty parking. The situation could be very different for a performance. Elevators provided easy access to first level of he Kimmel and to the... More

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Blueman group at the Merriam theatre was AWESOME. its really the only word to describe it, love it or hate it. Old buildings, great location. Lots of fun!!

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a wonderful venue for music and live performances. The Kimmel Center is comfortable and the acoustics are wonderful. The live performance choices are excellent.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Amazing performances by the students at the Curtis Institute. We've enjoyed every concert. This will be our third season going.

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Dublin, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We went here for the first time last weekend to see my niece perform in a musical. We were in the smaller of the two theaters, the seats were comfortable and we had plenty of leg room. The acoustics were excellent. They have a small bar that you can get soda's, beer, wine or the hard stuff and popcorn during... More

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Marlton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Verizon Hall and the Kimmel Center is a beautiful building. The venue is truly top notch and the staff were excellent. This is probably a great venue to see the Philadelphia Orchestra in - but it's not a great venue for a concert. I was in the front row for a recent concert and I was disappointed that we could... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

While walking in the area we discovered a sign in front of the Kimmel Center where they announced their free tour at 1pm. As it was almost 1pm we did the tour. During the 1 hour tour you can visit different parts of the Kimmel Center including some of the theaters and learn interesting facts about the architecture and history... More

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East Hanover, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It can't get better than the songs of the Beatles accompanied with the Philharmonic Orchestra! Any seat in this house is well worth it, the music vibrated your soul!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I've been at this venue many times to see great performers in a Cool atmosphere One of the best concert halls in the US Wood love to see the AMAAwardis there although the seating may be too small If your visiting Philadelphia the kimmel center is a must,,

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Germantown, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We came to see a Jazz Concert here and really enjoyed it. The seats were great and the staff friendly. I wish the bar on the main floor was better equiped as it became quite crowded close to showtime.

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