Arts and Culture near South Philadelphia Apartments

Like most major cities, Philadelphia is replete with myriad galleries and museums, some more famous than others. If the lesser-known variety are more to your liking, and you’re in search of arts and culture near South Philadelphia apartments, you’ll want to set up shop at either The Enclaves at Packer Park or Gateway Towers at Packer Park. When you call one of these spectacular communities your home, you’re never more than a quick trip from some of our favorite spots.

Fleisher Art Memorial

In operation for more than 100 years, this place is on a mission to bring arts and culture to the masses, regardless of background or economic means. Here, you’ll find tons of low-cost (and even free) classes, workshops, and public lectures to help expand your skills and understanding of the art world. If you have younger kids, there’s even more reason not to overlook this place; they specialize in programs geared toward young, budding artists in particular.

 

Mummers Museum

This place embraces the deep-rooted tradition that is Mummery in Philadelphia. Mummers are a group of people that are all about celebration, family, and elaborate costumes. At the museum, you can learn all about the storied history of this eclectic bunch, view a collection of their spectacular costumes, and even learn how to do the strut just like a real mummer.

 

American Swedish Historical Museum

Opened in 1926—right when the nation was celebrating the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence—this place was created as an homage to successful Swedish-Americans and their contributions to the U.S. Built on land that was formerly part of a grant from the Queen of Sweden, the 20,000-square-foot museum consists of 12 galleries, a library, and a massive cultural archive, celebrating all things Swedish.

 

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Lovers of classic automobiles will be absolutely enamored with this museum, which boasts one of the largest collections of racing sports cars in the world. Here, you can marvel at more than 60 vintage vehicles from esteemed manufacturers Ferrari, Bugatti, Jaguar, Porsche, Ford, and more.

You don’t have to look far to find arts and culture near South Philadelphia apartments. It’s everywhere. The biggest decision is which apartment community to move into. Contact us today to learn more about The Enclaves and Gateway Towers.