–This part of our series on Philadelphia with kids. See more in the series at the bottom.–
We were passing by the Rodin Museum en route to the Eastern State Penitentiary, and I couldn’t resist dragging everyone over for a quick glance. It’s free (well, the garden is), and it’s not difficult to walk in and out of. Plus, it has the famed Thinker (see picture below) and the Gates of Hell, there since 1929.
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I convinced my son to come with me into the garden so he could see the Gates of Hell up close. I lured him by telling them there were demons and people dying and being tortured. It worked. He came and looked and tried to figure out what was what. And then as promised, we left.