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Peace and wonder

We experienced peace and wonder. A rare and inspiring treat. A must-see for Philadelphia... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
Carson C
Magical experience!!

Attended a sunrise Skyspace viewing and although it was overcast, the experience was nothing short... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

We experienced peace and wonder. A rare and inspiring treat. A must-see for Philadelphia residents and visitors.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carson C
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Attended a sunrise Skyspace viewing and although it was overcast, the experience was nothing short of magical. This is a must see! When the Skyspace is open, you almost forget that your gazing at the sky until a bird flies by or a leaf floats...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kkelleymajors
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Chestnut Hill is about 10 miles north of center city Philadelphia and has lots of attractions. A special one is the Skyspace by internationally famous light artist James Turrell. It is in the Friends Quaker Meetinghouse on Mermaid Lane, easily accessible by car or bus...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cyane G
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I visited not really knowing what exactly do you expect. I thought it was more about stargazing, but it’s more about the sunsetting and the natural light outside gradually changing. Coupled with special lights inside it was a mesmerizing experience that provided a whole pallet...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brandon H
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Not knowing exactly what to expect, before you go, is the key to experiencing mother nature, as you haven't experienced previously. Being prepared with a yoga mat, blanket and pillow is the key to getting the most from the experience. Skyspace is free although donations...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Bring a pillow to support your neck or a yoga mat for the floor. No other experience in Philly like it.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Sara W
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

We visited Skyspace not quite knowing what to expect. What we found was a quiet beautiful location to meditate with others and I came to appreciate further God's general revelation - how much bigger and more creative and special He is.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Adrienne B
Reviewed April 30, 2017

We read others' reviews and still really didn't know what to expect. We attended the sunset session on Easter. They gave a brief explanation of the artist and his illumination art and then they rolled back the retractable roof to open a square window to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank GinnyMickleton_NJ
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Beautiful, relaxing, thought-provoking, evocative, and a little chilly. It was a wonderful Valentine's Day experience to share. Photos and phones are not allowed, although as Friends the monitors are very unobtrusive, so please respect other this rule. Well worth turning off for an hour.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank bsilc
Reviewed November 21, 2016

If experiencing quiet beauty in a restful position for almost an hour sounds heavenly to you, this art installation should not be missed. Blissful.

Date of experience: November 2016
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