Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Magic Garden

Artist Isaiah Zagar used tile, junk and found objects to turn a city lot into a mosaic dreamland.
1020 South St., Philadelphia, PA
Gated after hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Donation: $7
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Magic Garden: Isaiah Zagar's Magic Gardens on Philadelphia's South Street is a multi-level, indoor/outdoor folk environment, an unrelentingly upbeat and visually stimulating cacophony for the corneas. [05/16/2010] Complete Story...

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Lines can get long so order tickets online in advance if you can. Even the outside of the building and neighboring streets are interesting to admire while you wait to enter.

[Adventures Of Cluckleberry Hen, 05/27/2018]

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I recommend Magic Garden very much! So artistic and exact embodiment of trash to treasure.

[Gabriella, 02/19/2017]

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One of the coolest, most beautiful attractions I've ever seen! The Magic Garden is a great place to spend an hour or a whole day.

[Ashley, 04/20/2013]

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This is definitely worth a stop. You could spend hours looking around and not catch all the interesting things here.

[David Cholewa, 05/25/2010]

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