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Philadelphia’s Magic Garden

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Philadelphia’s Magic Garden (PMG), located in south Philly on South Street, is the brain child of local Philadelphia artist Isaiah Zagar. Zagar’s surreal indoor/outdoor, complex is made entirely, from ceiling to floor, of mosaics. For the artist lover in the family, PMG will give you a glimpse into the mind of an amazing artist, where you can “see” the visualization of what the artist was thinking. The museum offers a guided tour that will take you throughout Philly’s vibrant South Street district to see many of the 130 + wall mosaics that Zagar has made.

For a Philly attraction, PMG is a deal, definitely a must see. $10 per adult, $6 per child, gains you entrance into the museum and the guided tour. Be sure to bring good walking shoes and make sure you don’t visit on a hot day as the entire experience is outdoors. Click here to visit the PGM website to learn more.

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The entire museum is covered with mosaics including the exterior of the building that includes Zagar’s workshop

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The walking tour takes you throughout South Street through narrow ally ways that have luminous light filled Mosaics.

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The tour guides are great, very personable and very knowledgeable.  Be sure to tip 15-20%, THEY ARE UNPAID VOLUNTEERS!

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Written by Chris

August 26th, 2013 at 8:49 pm

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