Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center, Philadelphia

4.8
Educational Site · Tourist Spot
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  • Plan on spending 45-90 minutes to learn about the innovative method used to originally supply Philadelphia with water. They have a few interactive displays that all will enjoy. We especially liked...  more »
  • This little gem of a learning center is tucked "behind" the art museum down along the Schuylkill River. It is a fascinating visit. Depending upon how inquisitive you and and your family are I would...  more »
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  • If you can find a parking spot it's a nice place to visit. Especially if you want to fish below the dam. But a lot of snags in the water. Maybe someday they will clean up the junk on the bottom. All kind of fish ! Some very, very big catfish !
  • Free. Fun. Informative. Learn about that most precious of commodities: water. How did the city harness its power and hydrate it's citizens? Find out here.

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