Quality Inn & Conference Center
531 Route 38 West
Maple Shade, NJ 08052
Phone: (856) 235-6400
Fax: (856) 727-1027
531 Route 38 West, Maple Shade, NJ, US, 08052
- Phone: (856) 235-6400
- Fax: (856) 727-1027
Arts & Museums
At this historic homestead that is listed on both the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places, a farm that dates to 1684, one may take advantage of a chance to look through a
This institute, named for the feminist, suffragist and political activist Alice Paul, elucidates the history of this remarkable woman and is also host to variety of literary, cultural, artistic, and educational events and programs, and still strives to advance the equality of women in all areas of society.
This education center features exhibits, and a variety of educational materials and programs to educate the public about the horrors of the holocaust in memoriam of those who lost their lives or loved ones in the event, as well as in the hope that through learning from the horrific crimes and mistakes of the past that such history will not be repeated.
This museum present a variety of hands-on exhibits and activities for children up to ten years of age that make learning exciting and fun, as well as hosting special events, group visits, and more.
The kids will bug you to take them to the Philadelphia Insectarium, a fascinating museum that is designed to educate the public about the wonderful world of insects. The goal of the museum is to show the critical role that insects play in the balance of nature, the environment and our economy. There are two floors of live and mounted insects from around the globe, a tank inhabited by glow-in-the-dark scorpions, a working beehive and a live termite colony. The big hit with kids is a glass-enclosed kitchen crawling with thousands of cockroaches.
Philadelphia has been an important seaport town since the 1600s. The Seaport Museum traces this history through exhibits, demonstrations, and several ships on display, including a World War II submarine and the USS Olympia, Admiral Dewey's flagship in the Spanish-American War. The auditorium at the museum is also used for chamber music concerts.
The names etched in this black marble monument call up the stories of these soldier's ultimate sacrifice. Inspired by her big sister in Washington, D.C., the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the memory of the 645 local residents who fell in the Vietnam War. Engraved scenes of the war, depicting acts of heroism, bravery and rescue along with vignettes highlighting the suffering of war, make silent and sobering testimony to the lists of fallen local heroes.
Located in the beautiful and historic Old City district and housed in a 1902 firehouse, The Fireman's Hall Museum is a great attraction for the whole family. The museum is dedicated to upholding the history of firefighting in Philadelphia and celebrating its heroes both past and present. The gallery in the museum has many pieces of antique fire equipment on display that demonstrate how far the technology of the profession has come over that last century. The museum frequently hosts awards ceremonies and benefits for local firehouses and community events. The admission is free but donations are graciously accepted.
The outside of the building indicates that patrons are in for a unique experience—and (thankfully) the inside lives up to the expectation. This visual art and live performance gallery has long been a revered institution for those looking to avoid the mainstream, and hosts the city's longest continually running Jazz series. Free admission to the Painted Bride Art Center is available year-round. Live performances inside the center's 250 seat theatre take place at various times. All in all, a great place to admire awe-inspiring art forms.
The legend of how Betsy Ross created the first American flag may lack proper historical evidence, but it remains an integral part of early American history. Her house offers insight into Colonial life. Betsy Ross mainly used this abode to rent rooms to travelers and wayfarers. According to the Philadelphia Historic Society, more people visit the Ross house than any other historical attraction. The house is located in Old City adjacent to many shopping and eating destinations.
Established in 2009 with a view to promote and encourage contemporary photography, the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is one of the best places in the city to learn about photography and check out exciting new talent. The center conducts various workshops and educational programs for budding photographers at all levels. Apart from this, the center also hosts numerous photography events throughout the year like the annual Philly Photo Day, which draws huge participation from the general public. The center's gallery hosts exhibitions by upcoming talent and established names alike. Check website for upcoming events and more.
The smell of incense hits you as you walk through the door of this one-of-a-kind shop in Old City. With jewelry, textiles, antiques, soaps, and pottery from various parts of the world, Indigo has captured the feeling of shopping in a local store in Mexico or Africa. An art gallery featuring paintings and sculptures from around the globe is located on the second floor. Founded in 1986, the owners of Indigo Arts wanted to share their enthusiasm for world culture with the public and pride themselves on purchasing work directly from artists, cooperatives, and arts organizations.