Item No: pdcp00680
Historic Street Address:
3300 South Broad Street
Print and Picture Collection
Located in Box: Allens Lane Art Center - Arcade Folder: Aquariums
Photograph of a tractor trailer advertising the aquarium/entertainment park Aquarama. Two men stand on the left holding a paper. Donated to the Free Library by the Evening Bulletin newspaper, March 23, 1964.
Aquarama operated from 1962-69 at 3300 S. Broad Street in South Philadelphia. Billed as the "Theatre of the Sea," Aquarama featured a number of aquariums as well as whales, porpoises, and dolphins trained to perform tricks. A movie theatre and ice rink were also built on the premises. Demolished 1969.
Evening bulletin (Philadelphia, Pa.) - Photographer