Bring The Sights, Sounds And Scents Of Philadelphia To Your Sofa This Spring

For Virtual ‘Dark Tourists’: Tour the Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary was once the world’s most famous prison. The notorious mafia gangster Al ‘Scarface’ Capone was once incarcerated within the prison, and it is now offering online tours. For more information, visit
For History Buffs: Learn About U.S. History at the Museum of the American Revolution
For those interested in learning more about the history of America from their home, The Museum of the American Revolution boasts an online tour, navigating the museum’s immersive galleries and incredible replicas. For more information, visit  
For Art Enthusiasts: Browse the City’s Esteemed Museums
Many of the city’s institutions now offer online tours, including TheBarnes Foundation, which is allowing virtual visitors to navigate impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modernist paintings. Those keen to remotely view Philadelphia’s outdoor art can enjoy a virtual tour of Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens and virtual art experiences from Mural Arts Philadelphia via the Association of Public Art.  
For Foodies: Recreate A Philadelphia Cheesesteak From Campo’s Deli
For those craving a Philadelphia cheesesteak, Campo’sDeli has provided a recipe to help bring the taste of Philadelphia to the kitchen: 
Ingredients: 1/4 onion. 150g shaved rib-eye steak. 2 cheese slices. 2 tbsp olive oil. 9-inch Italian roll. Salt and pepper.
Method: In a pan, add oil and heat. Add onion followed by salt and pepper and cook until soft. Add rib-eye and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook for 45 seconds, then flip and cook for another 30 seconds. Add slices of cheese on top of steak to melt. Transfer onto a sliced Italian roll and enjoy!

For Music Fans: Bring the Sound of Philadelphia Home
Philadelphia CVB’s “Philadelphia From Home” Spotify playlist includes music from homegrown artists such as Will Smith, Meek Mill and Boyz II Men, plus Bill Conti’s ‘Gonna Fly Now’, which featured in the Rocky film. Those with a classical taste can stream albums by the Philadelphia Orchestra or view a performance ofBeethoven Symphonies Nos. 5 and 6 at Verizon Hall online.   
Virtual travellers can follow #VisitFromHome and #PhillyFromHome on Twitter. For more information on Philadelphia, visit the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau’s website,   


Posted by: Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: 26/03/2020

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