Museum Without Walls

Rittenhouse Square

on Walnut St (btwn 18th & 19th), Philadelphia, PA 19103, United States
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    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
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    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
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    • Noon–8:00 PM
  • Wed
    • Noon–9:00 PM

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, mob... (See all)

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  • Visit Philly

    Give a shine to the head, horns, and spine of Albert Laessle’s Billy, a two-foot-high bronze billy goat in a small plaza halfway down the southwest walk. Read more

    Visit Philly · June 21, 2010
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  • Showtime Network

    The area is a fun place to walk around, window shop, stop for coffee or just sit in the park on a bench and read. - Nikki

    Showtime Network · June 4, 2010
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  • Allie I.

    One of the five original open-space parks in the city. Grab a bench and people-watch in this bustling square, then head to one of the surrounding sidewalk cafes for lunch.

    Allie Ilagan · January 30, 2012
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  • Zack

    best place in the city to see the wealthiest and the poorest divided only by wooden bench dividers.

    Zack · July 21, 2010
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  • Visit Philly

    Look for the Visit Philly crew near the goat at 4 pm on 4sqday (4/16 – get it?). They’ll have giveaways for the first 16 people to show them their check-in.

    Visit Philly · April 16, 2012
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  • Lamarr C.

    bring a blanket and sit in the grass

    Lamarr C. · April 7, 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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  • koco

    Hang out on a nice day until you've bumped into five people you know. If you've lived in Philly for even a little bit of time, this won't take long.

    koco · April 3, 2009
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  • Louis M.

    Grab a warm grassy spot and relax!

    Louis Middleton · April 2, 2010
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  • Chris B.

    Find the tree wearing a sweater

    Chris B · February 2, 2010
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  • NBC Philadelphia

    One of five original open-space parks planned by William Penn, this one is named after 18th-Century astronomer David Rittenhouse. It's now one of the most expensive areas to live in the city.

    NBC Philadelphia · July 27, 2011
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  • Cindy T.

    check out the holiday lights in the park after dark.. it's a beautiful place to take a walk after dinner in the city with a special person

    Cindy Tam · November 28, 2009
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  • Kate P.

    enjoy the animal statues.

    Kate Papageorge · January 31, 2010
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  • Adam F.

    Keep ya shirt on.

    Adam Flanagan · April 8, 2010
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  • helvis p.

    pet the goat

    helvis presley · July 20, 2009
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  • Jamie M.

    All sorts of people, go up and introduce yourself!

    Jamie Moffett · August 20, 2011
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  • Dave M.

    Take pictures of strange people.

    Dave M · May 4, 2010
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  • Shereef Z.

    Winter or summer, this is the best spot to drink some coffee and people watch.

    Shereef Zaki · December 20, 2010
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  • Debbie M.

    Go to Rittenhouse Square to grab a bench and people-watch, then grab a bite at any of the restaurants surrounding the square. Read more

    Debbie Moore · June 17, 2010
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  • Gab B.

    Obviously, one of the best parks in the city. Grab some lunch and relax. Read more

    Gab Bonghi · July 7, 2011
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  • Matthew M.

    Wonderful park.

    Matthew McGarity · February 15, 2010
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  • Samantha K.

    Sometimes you can see hipsters playing the actual game of foursquare!

    Samantha Kennedy · August 25, 2010
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  • Jen14221

    Freaky people and dogs galore.

    Jen14221 · June 9, 2010
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  • Joshua T.

    Check out the goat statue on the near the southwest entrance. He's got a nice pair of surprises for you near his tail.

    Joshua Tuscan · April 1, 2010
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  • Katie K.

    cheese & wine parties in the park

    Katie Kennedy · July 19, 2009
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  • Catherine D.

    farmers market stands on Saturdays! Cheese, local honey, flowers, and herbs for your herb garden!

    Catherine D · May 25, 2013
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  • Jimmy L.

    Love Park is my favorite place in Philadelphia. Very cute date spot during the day.

    Jimmy Leahy · August 16, 2011
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  • Brette C.

    Great park to people watch and relax.

    Brette C. · May 2, 2011
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  • Catherine K.

    Sit outside at Rouge, grab a drink, enjoy the scenery and people watch. Luxurious every time.

    Catherine Keszei · June 30, 2010
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  • Jake S.

    Head over to Federal Donuts and grab a few sweet snacks while you picnic in the park.

    Jake Smith · August 19, 2013
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  • Philadelphia Film Society

    Did you know 18th St and Walnut was where Billy Ray played by Eddie Murphy was seen legless in the opening scene of Trading Places?

    Philadelphia Film Society · August 18, 2012
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  • Hipster J.

    In the summer all the hot moms sit over by the goat statue

    Hipster Jew · March 14, 2012
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  • Durrock K.

    Wonderful park and Nice scenery. One of the best things about Center City.

    Durrock Knox · January 16, 2012
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  • Museum Without Walls

    Rittenhouse Square has 8 outdoor sculptures. Can you find them all?

    Museum Without Walls · November 9, 2011
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  • Valerie W.

    Great Farmers market Saturdays and Tuesdays from 10am to 2pm

    Valerie Wilcox · April 13, 2011
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  • D. Gregory C.

    DO NOT FEED THE PIDGEONS. Watching them fly in formation to the peanuts that you probably got from the five guys near Liberty Place is one of the most frightening things I've ever seen.

    D. Gregory Carter · November 7, 2010
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  • Nick A.

    There are jack points / power outlets so you can charge your laptop and enjoy the green and calm

    Nick Allen · May 26, 2010
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  • Glen G.

    Easy parking in deck next to B&N. Enjoy the nice weekend farmer's market. Get a burger and fries at Rouge. Mojito at Alma de Cuba on Walnut. Romantic dinner at nearby Tria.

    Glen Gilmore · December 20, 2011
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  • James G.

    Take a seat on a bench and do some people or animal watching.

    James G. · August 11, 2011
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  • JackMangini Y.

    The tree no longer has a sweater

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  • Natalie J.

    Be alert of the big rittenhouse bush rats!! They'll catch ya by surprise during warmer seasons. Btw bring a blanket, the ground is always moist for some odd reason, unless you enjoy muddy grass stains

    Natalie Jezowski · March 8, 2011
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  • Thom V.

    Good spot to watch weirdo pseudo gypsey people with hooks hoops and devil sticks. Just look out for a flying sock with a tennis ball stuck in it.

    Thom Venier · August 14, 2010
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  • helvis p.

    play chess in the park

    helvis presley · July 20, 2009
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  • CollegeFashionista

    Walnut Street near Rittenhouse Square is a Philly Fashionista's stomping ground. Take a stroll through the park and hit your favorite boutiques and restaurants along the way.

    CollegeFashionista · January 14, 2014
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  • Shellie W.

    Talk to a wealthy old man long enough and he could give you money and/or show you his sex toy collection!

    Shellie Wass · August 12, 2013
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  • Ed B.

    Rainy day but peaceful & quiet

    Ed Bogucki · May 28, 2013
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  • Tom M.

    Flower market May8-9

    Tom Mapp · May 7, 2013
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  • Claude W.

    A great place to propose.

    Claude W · March 8, 2013
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  • Jo H.

    Check out Barnes and Noble if you're still into actual books not all the computerized crap

    Jo Hewitt · July 17, 2012
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  • Christopher S.

    Great for walking, take out lunch, and people watching. Read more

    Christopher Sheridan · July 2, 2011
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