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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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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
+1 215-925-3633
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank sycha
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

1  Thank Brita E
Reviewed July 3, 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

1  Thank Jeanine W
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
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.

Thank Hollymberi
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

Thank retiredfrwork
Reviewed November 26, 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

Thank June_Boys
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Our first time using the Mural Arts tour. What a great time. We chose a trolley tour. Great visibility. A fantastic driver and a superb guide. Ellen seemed knowledgeable beyond any expectations. We will definitly do another of the tours another time.

1  Thank Mark O
Reviewed October 25, 2016

We took the Love Letters tour offered by the Mural Arts Program. The Love Letters were conceived by a single artist, being a series of witty love notes on murals visible from a ride on the l-train, with content linked to the locations. In addition...More

1  Thank BARRY T
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Philadelphia had over 4,000 wall murals--more than any other city in the world. The Mural Arts Program runs regular bus/trolley tours with well-informed guides. Three of us went on a two-hour tour covering the western portion of north and west Philadelphia. Our guide was greatly...More

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