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Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

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“mosaic art”(29 reviews)
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens (PMG)is a mosaicked visionary art environment, gallery, and community arts center that preserves, interprets and provides access to Isaiah Zagar's unique mosaic art environment and his public murals. The Magic Gardens...more
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1020 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1936
City Centre East
+1 215-733-0390
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with one of my friends who was visiting Philly. It's so interesting and a very unique experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank alimited162
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit if you are an Art Lover. Murals on the wall and floor. 10 dollars entree fee but completely worth! Can spent 30 mins here easily.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank debadritap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the creative flow of the Magic Garden (PMG)! I find it amazing that Isaiah has found his way of expressing himself and he shares it with his community who has obviously embraced him. From murals on the sides of apartments and business to full...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Garin_T_SF_CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gardens posses the creativity of the artist that accomplished a very special place, it is worth the time invested to visit it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RobertoD4472
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is magical and worth going. The passion for detail that artist Isaiah Zagar has put into this masterpiece is incredibly eye catching and completely different from other art expressions I've even seen. 3500 square feet of random objects beautifully placed to tell stories...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank The_Jules21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I kept asking ourselves "why?" Why didn't common sense kick in at some point and this individual question their rationale of doing the same thing, over and over and over. Some of the mural work is interesting, but it quickly gets lost...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JCW703
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoy this place. It's so beautiful and lots of fun to walk through during the day. This neighbourhood is also a lot of fun to explore. Since being home, I follow them on social media just so I can continue to be in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Julia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was pretty cool but I wasn't aware there was a fee. It was $10 per person. We decided to pay and go in and were happy we did as we have never seen anything like it before! I just didn't know before we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jadybugs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with some friends. Had a little trouble finding it, but we were so glad we did! You can tour it quickly, or you can stop and appreciate smaller parts of the larger picture. It was so fascinating, and I enjoyed the quieter areas...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen L
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This work of art is surprisingly fascinating - you can spend an hour exploring its nooks and crannies and finding many little details. A great place for photo taking. Do be ready for quirky and sexual themes.

Date of experience: July 2018
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1 August 2018|
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Response from PMGStaff | Property representative |
Hello! Our general admission fees are: $10 for adults $8 for Students with ID, Military & Seniors $5 for ages 6-12 FREE for children 5 and under We do strongly recommend purchasing your admission tickets online ahead of... More
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28 July 2018|
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Response from lauras_munchies | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid about $10 per person and they offer a student discount