The City of Norristown, PA
Norristown is a small town in the state of Pennsylvania. The largest nearby city to Norristown is Philadelphia, approximately 11 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Norristown, including Amedeo's Gourmet Too Pizzeria & Restaurant, Fairview Lunch, Country Moon Pub & Grill, Chap's Taproom and Baldini's. For a larger selection of Norristown restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Norristown Golf Courses, Zoos and/or Museums, including the Center Square Golf Club, General Washington Golf Club, Elmwood Park Zoo, Jeffersonville Golf Club and Par 3 Course at Woods Golf Center. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Norristown please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near Norristown:
- Allentown Lehigh Valley Intl. Airport (ABE)
- Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE)
- Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL)
- Wilmington New Castle Airport (ILG)
Norristown, Pennsylvania Climate and WeatherIn the month of June, Norristown experiences an average high temperature of 83 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in June are usually about 61 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.65 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Norristown with daytime temperatures averaging 83 degrees in the summer, and 42 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Norristown to receive an average of 3.46 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.52 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 106 degrees in the summer and as low as -12 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Norristown should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 65 degrees, and nighttime lows of 44.
Norristown, Pennsylvania Attractions
1Abington Art Center - Jenkintown,
Abington Art Center, located in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia, PA is a non-collecting contemporary art museum with exhibition galleries and a sculpture park. Abington Art Center’s mission is to cultivate the power of the arts – inspiring individuals and strengthening community. The Art Center supports its mission through exhibitions, a studio school for visual arts & dance, community education programs and public events at its Jenkintown, Pennsylvania cultural campus.
2Academy of Natural Sciences - Philadelphia,
The Academy of Natural Sciences is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the New World. It was founded in 1812 by many of the leading naturalists of the young republic with its expressed mission of "the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences." For over nearly two centuries of continuous operations, the Academy has sponsored expeditions, conducted original environmental and systematics research, and amassed natural history collections containing more than 17 million specimens.
3Adventure Aquarium - , Camden,
The Adventure Aquarium, formerly the New Jersey State Aquarium, is a for-profit educational entertainment attraction operated in Camden, New Jersey on the Delaware River waterfront by the Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation. It originally debuted in 1992, and re-opened in its current form on May 25, 2005, featuring about eight thousand animals living in varied forms of semi-aquatic, freshwater, and marine habitats.
4African American Museum in Philadelphia - Philadelphia,
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5Allentown Art Museum - Allentown,
The Allentown Art Museum is an art museum that is situated in the city of Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the US. It was founded in 1934 by a group organized by noted Pennsylvania impressionist painter, Walter Emerson Baum. With its collection of over 13,000 works of art, the Allentown Art Museum is a major regional art institution. In addition, its library and archives of more than 16,000 titles and 40 current periodicals make it an important regional cultural resource.
6Allentown Municipal Golf Course - Allentown,
The Allentown Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lehigh County Pennsylvania. Built in 1952, this Allentown course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 610-395-9926. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 3400 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104
7Ambassador Course at Hickory Valley Golf Club - Gilbertsville,
The Ambassador Course at Hickory Valley Golf Club is a 36 hole public golf course in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Built in 1968, this Gilbertsville course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 610-754-9862. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1921 Ludwig Rd, Gilbertsville, PA 19525
8America On Wheels - Allentown,
America On Wheels is an over-the-road transportation museum that is situated in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in the US.
9American Helicopter Museum & Education Center - West Chester,
The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center is a museum that can be found at 1220 American Boulevard, West Chester, Pennsylvania. The transport museum focuses on the history, science and technology of rotary wing aviation. The collection contains over 40 civilian and military autogyros, convertiplanes and helicopters, including some early generation models. The museum also contains an extensive research library.
10American Philosophical Society Museum - Philadelphia,
The American Philosophical Society is a discussion group founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin as an offshoot of his earlier club, the Junto. Through research grants, published journals, the upkeep of the American Philosophical Society Museum, an extensive library, and regular meetings, the society continues to advance careful study in a wide variety of disciplines in the humanities and the sciences. The museum is located immediately east of Independence Hall and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.
Norristown, Pennsylvania Hotels
4Hyatt House Philadelphia/plymouth Meeting
501 E Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
7Homewood Suites By Hilton Philadelphia-valley Forge
681 Shannondell Blvd
Audubon, PA 19403
9The Loft At Valley Forge
1876 Minutemen Lane
West Norriton, PA 19403
Norristown, Pennsylvania Restaurants
This is a list of Norristown Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Chinese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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