Museum Without Walls

Logan Square

Plaza · Logan Square
Logan Square (Benjamin Franklin Pkwy & 19th), Philadelphia, PA 19103, United States
Hours:
Open until 2:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM

Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO is the Association for Public Art's (formerly the Fairmount Park Art Association) award-winning outdoor sculpture interpretive program. A "multi-platform" interactive audio experience - available for free by cell phone, audio download, mobile app, or on the web - Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO uncovers the histories of Philadelphia's outstanding collection of public art.

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    "Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers and Wissahickon Creek."(4 Tips)
    B.J. E.
    "5 original squares William Penn"(3 Tips)
    Visit Philly
    "majestic Swann Memorial Fountain"(2 Tips)
    Thomas P.
    "... River, and the Wissahickon Creek."(2 Tips)
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  • delaware
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  • wissahickon creek
  • scenic views
  • fountains
  • caviar
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  • free samples
  • delis
  • dancing
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  • L B.

    Can't wait to go back! !♥

    L Brady · July 22, 2015
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  • Brett G.

    Have a seat on a bench and do some people watching, in a non-weird way. Very relaxing place.

    Brett Garwood · July 11, 2015
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  • Leanne A.

    Sitting by the fountain is a great way to relax

    Leanne Alyssa · September 23, 2014
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  • Visit Philly

    In the center of Logan Circle sits the majestic Swann Memorial Fountain, which represents the region’s major waterways: the Delaware, Schuylkill and Wissahickon. Read more

    Visit Philly · September 8, 2014
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  • Destiny H.

    Nice place for a breather after a long day.

    Destiny Holt · July 17, 2014
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  • M G.

    Look for two Toynbee Tiles in the crosswalks.

    M G · November 2, 2013
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  • Mary D.

    Great place in the city with beautiful fountain and buildings around. No swimming, but you defiantly can go near frogs and turtles and take a picture.

    Mary Denisova · May 10, 2013
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  • Kristen S.

    Cool off in the Logan Fountain on a hot summer day.

    Kristen Sweeney · February 17, 2013
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  • Jason G.

    Logan square is a great place to get some quality deli cheeses

    Jason Ginsberg · November 8, 2012
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  • Iyanna C.

    THIS PLACE IS CLOSE TO MY HEART.....I DROPPED MY PHONE IN THE WATER HANGIN WIT MY HOMIE

    Iyanna Crawley · October 23, 2012
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  • Sara M.

    It is beautiful here.

    Sara McCormick · September 6, 2012
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  • Frank

    Not enough chlorine in the greater 48 to get me in that fountain. Homeless people need to bathe somewhere but I don't need to swim where they do it!

    Frank · July 22, 2012
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  • Rajesh M.

    Fantastic on a warm evening

    Rajesh Midha · July 22, 2012
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  • The Franklin Institute

    While you're in the neighborhood, visit "Dead Sea Scrolls," 1 of the largest collections of ancient artifacts ever to tour outside Israel. Save $5 on daytime tix w/ the code DSS4SQ. Now thru Oct. 14 Read more

    The Franklin Institute · May 25, 2012
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  • Neil K.

    Try and find somewhere to sit before the hobos are asleep on every bench

    Neil K · March 29, 2012
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  • Ricardo S.

    ok, we can go, it's close to us

    Ricardo Santos · January 24, 2012
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  • Museum Without Walls

    The three figures in Swann Memorial Fountain represent three waterways in Philadelphia: the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers and Wissahickon Creek.

    Museum Without Walls · November 3, 2011
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  • Thomas P.

    The fountain is called "Fountain of the Three Rivers"The Native American figures in the fountain represent the the Delaware River, the Schuylkill River, and the Wissahickon Creek.

    Thomas Pinero · September 8, 2011
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  • Kitty G.

    Sit by the massively grand fountain and enjoy samplier times.

    Kitty Garrett · September 7, 2011
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  • Wade A.

    Where bums and recent high school graduates rub elbows while cooling off in a sandy, semi-chlorinated pool

    Wade A · August 22, 2011
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  • The Transit Navigator

    A great park centered around a magnificent fountain! No swimming.

    The Transit Navigator · August 15, 2011
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  • Hashim J.

    Enjoy enjoy enjoy.

    Hashim Jeffries · July 22, 2011
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  • B.J. E.

    As much as you want too, don't swim in the fountain. Kids pee there.

    B.J. Ellis · July 16, 2011
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  • Gab B.

    My favorite place in the entire city, especially late at night. Read more

    Gab Bonghi · July 7, 2011
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  • Philly Broadcaster

    Get out of that stuffy office, grab your lunch, and find some shade!

    Philly Broadcaster · June 14, 2011
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  • Anthony A.

    Fountain creates its own microclimate, stop by on a hot day.

    Anthony Adams · May 26, 2011
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  • Concierge

    Named after James Logan. William Penn's secretary, this former square turned circle houses Swann Fountain representing the three bodies of water in Philadelphia- the Delaware, Schuylkill & Wissahickon

    Concierge · May 23, 2011
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  • Eric F.

    The wonder years sing about this place!

    Eric Fuentes · April 30, 2011
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  • Tara M.

    Dancing in this fountain on a hot summer night can be lovely.

    Tara Murphy · October 22, 2010
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  • B.J. E.

    Did you know it is one of the 5 original squares William Penn laid down? It's true!

    B.J. Ellis · September 9, 2010
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  • Jennifer L.

    found this spot to be so relaxing!

    Jennifer Lee · September 7, 2010
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  • Dennis B.

    Great views of the city, a nice way to cool off, and a good place to achieve zen after dark.

    Dennis B · July 30, 2010
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  • Jeff

    Try the swimming on a hot summer day

    Jeff · July 5, 2010
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  • Dave M.

    Count the dyptheria strains lurking in the pool.

    Dave M · May 4, 2010
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  • Randall M.

    On a sunny morning, go over to the fountain and sit with a book. The water sprays are the most relaxing thing in the city.

    Randall Mc · April 16, 2010
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  • Marie K.

    Feeling stressed? Come here after lunch during the week. Not too many kids running around so it's a nice place to clear you mind and zone out to the sounds of the fountain.

    Marie Kyle · April 5, 2010
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  • Mark S.

    Got to the whole foods on Friday around 5pm. Eat all the free samples for dinner (including Caviar!)

    Mark Spangler · February 6, 2010
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  • Valkrye131 (MB) H.

    Beautiful small downtown park, (part of William Penn's original design) famous for it's fountain, landscaping, and great views up & down the parkway towards the Art Museum and City Hall.

    Valkrye131 (MB) Haslam-Houck · November 8, 2009
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  • Jed S.

    walk around in the fountain when its 90 degrees out.

    Jed Singer · September 14, 2009
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  • Milena L.

    Linda, linda, linda. Imagino que seja mais linda ainda à noite!

    Milena Loureiro · August 10, 2014
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