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Wissahickon Environmental Center

300 Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118 United States
PA - Philadelphia
Phone Number: 215-685-9285
Category: Nature

This Fairmount Park nature center, also known as ‘the Tree House,’ features a native fish aquarium & children’s activity center. Pick up a trail map for exploring the surrounding Andorra Natural Area. The Center hosts kids & family programs.

KIDBIT: Nicknamed for the giant sycamore tree that once grew through the porch of this charming century-old farmhouse.

FAMILY MUSTS: Nicknamed the Tree House after a tree grew through the front porch (the stump’s still there), the center is home to a 200-gallon aquarium with fish and turtles and the I-Spy-ready floor-to-ceiling Wissahickon mural.

For SpecialKids:
Offers Field Trips?: Yes
Free Admission?: Free
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Parties: No