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The Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

New and improved history near Independence Hall

15 South 7th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Market East / Convention Center, Old City Tags: atwater kent, franklin institute, historic philadelphia, history museums, john haviland, market east, museums, old city, philadelphia history museums, philadelphia museums, the philadelphia history museum,
Penn Museum

Unearthing the riches of the world’s cultural heritage

3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhood: University City, West Tags: history museums, museums, penn museum, philadelphia, philadelphia museums, the university of pennsylvania museum of archaeology and anthropology, university city, university museums, university of pennsylvania,
Wagner Free Institute of Science

An unusual natural science and history museum in its original Victorian setting.

1700 West Montgomery Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Neighborhood: North Philadelphia, Temple University / North Broad Tags: architectural interest, center city, history museums, museums, museums with art, natural history, science and medical museums, the wagner free institute of science,
Stephen Girard Collection

The treasures of a man of good taste and good deeds

2101 South College Avenue
Girard College
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount Tags: architectural interest, center city museums, heritage museums, historic attractions: architectural interest, history museums, multicultural, museums, museums with art, natural history, science and medical museums, philadelphia,
Shoe Museum

Tiptoe through the ages with the story of footwear

810 Race St
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City West Tags: center city, chinatown, heritage museums, history museums, multicultural, museums, natural history, science and medical museums, shoe museum,
Ryerss Library and Museum

A family’s fanciful collection of souvenirs and heirlooms

7370 Central Ave
Burholme Park
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Neighborhood: North Philadelphia, Northeast Philadelphia Tags: arts, history museums, libraries and literature, museums, ryerss library and museum,
Polish American Cultural Center

Presenting the customs and spirit of Poland

308 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Society Hill Tags: center city, heritage museums, historic district, history museums, multicultural, museums, open mondays, polish american cultural center, society hill,
Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Adolph and Rose Levis Sports Museum

Saluting the accomplishments of the city’s Jewish athletes

401 S. Broad Street
The Gershman Y
City, PA 19147

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Rittenhouse Square, Washington Square West Tags: center city, heritage museums, history museums, multicultural, museums, museums with art, open mondays, philadelphia jewish sports hall of fame and adolph and rose levis sports museum, rittenhouse square, sports museums, washington square west,
Philadelphia Athletics Museum and Library

Fans memorialize their well-loved, long-departed team

6 North York Road
Hatboro, PA 19040

Neighborhood: Tags: history museums, libraries and literature, montgomery county, museum with art, museums, open mondays, philadelphia and the countryside, philadelphia athletics museum and library, sport museums,
Pennsylvania Veterans Museum

An interactive museum dedicated to the legacy of U.S. veterans

12 East State Street
Media Armory
Media, PA 19063

Neighborhood: Tags: armory, delaware county, history museums, media, military, military museums, museums, pennsylvania veterans museum, philadelphia and the country side, veterans, world war,
New Hall Military Museum

A history of America’s early aversion to, but respect for, military entanglements

320 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia, Old City Tags: center city, historic philadelphia, history, history museums, independence national historical park, military museums, museums, new hall military museum,
Glencairn Museum

Centuries of religious artifacts in a modern castle

1001 Cathedral Road
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Neighborhood: Tags: architectural interest, heritage museums, history museums, montgomery county, museums, open monday,
The Christian C. Sanderson Museum

A history buff’s astonishing personal collection

Route 100 and U.S. 1
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Neighborhood: Tags: chester county, christain c. sanderson museum, history museums, museums, philadelphia and the countryside,
Chester County Historical Society

Focusing a spotlight on local history and handicrafts

225 North High Street West Chester, PA 19380

Neighborhood: Tags: chester county, chester county historical society, history museums, horticultural hall, philadelphia countryside, philadelphia history,
American Swedish Historical Museum

Paying tribute to the Delaware Valley’s first settlers

1900 Pattison Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19145

Neighborhood: South Philadelphia Tags: american swedish historical museum, early america, history museums, jenny lind, philadelphia museums, swedish history,
Franklin’s Print Shop

Benjamin Franklin’s 18th century printing shop

320 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: ben franklin, franklin print shop, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, history museums, museums,
Second Bank of the United States

A who’s who of Revolutionary War-era portraiture

420 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: art, art museums, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, history museums, independence mall, independence national historical park, museums, second bank of the united states,
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