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A December 2004 trip to Philadelphia by hersplash

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Quote: With so much to see in Philadelphia, it is hard to choose where to go. I had seen many of the historic sights in the past, so this year it was about trying new things.

Omni Hotel at Independence Park

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Omni Hotel at Independence Park Photo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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The Omni Hotel is upscale, offering 150 lovely rooms and a few suites. It offers all of the amenities that you would expect from a pricey place. My room, #210, included two double beds, two large chairs with a table, a desk, TV in a nice cabinet, large dresser, mini bar, entry table, two terry bathrobes, an umbrella, average-sized shower/tub, coffee maker, hair dryer, and lighted magnifying mirror. The toiletries were fantastic and included Institute Swiss-brand shampoo, conditioner, lotion, mouthwash, shower cap, sewing kit, and a glass jar with packets of cotton swabs and cotton balls. They also include a lint-lifter sheet from Neutrogena--something I had never seen before! The soaps are a Gins...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 6, 2005

Omni Hotel at Independence Park
401 CHESTNUT
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
215-925-0000

Liberty Museum

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Attraction | "National Liberty Museum"

Liberty Museum Photo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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There are people every day doing their part to sustain democracy for themselves and everyone around them. This museum celebrates those people. Even though they can only point out a small portion of those, they do a nice job selecting varied individuals who fight for democracy in many different ways. The National Liberty Museum is only a few years old. It is not really large in size, although it encompasses four floors each with its own theme. It is a museum for all ages, but I think school-age children would benefit most from seeing it. Actually, they often give school tours, and teachers get their own hand-outs to customize the children’s experience. I enjoyed it nevertheless and would r...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 6, 2005

Liberty Museum
321 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
+1 215 925 2800