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Find an Attraction: Historic Attractions

Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Second Bank of the United States

A who’s who of Revolutionary War-era portraiture

420 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City
Elfreth’s Alley

The nation’s oldest continuously inhabited residential street

126 Elfreth’s Alley Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City
National Constitution Center

The world’s only museum dedicated to the U.S. Constitution

525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

The oldest parcel of land continuously owned by African-Americans

419 S. Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Society Hill
Christ Church Burial Ground

Visit the graves of Benjamin Franklin and other early American leaders

5th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
Christ Church

Where Colonial America made its break with the Church of England

20 N. American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City
Independence Hall

Birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution

520 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City
The Liberty Bell Center

Dramatic home of the internationally known symbol of freedom

6th and Market streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Powel House

A luxurious mid-Georgian 18th-century mansion

244 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Society Hill
Physick House

The 18th-century mansion of the “Father of American Surgery”

321 S. 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Society Hill
Franklin Square

Carousel rides, mini-golf, burgers and more

200 N. 6th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City
Declaration (Graff) House

Where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence

7th and Market Streets (Southwest corner) Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City
Congress Hall

Home of the U.S. Congress from 1790-1800

6th and Chestnut Streets Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation

Commemorating the lives of nine enslaved Africans at the nation’s first executive mansion

600 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Independence Visitor Center

All-in-one center for info, tickets to Independence Hall, tips from experts and more

6th and Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Independence After Hours

A sneak peek at Philadelphia’s history

1 N Independence Mall W.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Bastille Day Festival
at Eastern State Penitentiary

Wigs are welcome at this day-long reenactment of the French Revolution

2124 Fairmount Avenue
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount
Eastern State Penitentiary

Radical 19th century prison designed to create social change

22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Where the spirit of the Revolution received its sternest test

1400 N. Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Neighborhoods:
The Betsy Ross House

The birthplace of the American flag

239 Arch Street
The American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Historic Strawberry Mansion

Fairmount Park’s largest historic home

2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive
Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, PA 19132

Neighborhoods: North West
City Hall

The largest municipal building in the country and the finest example of the Second Empire style

Broad Street and Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, Center City East, Market East / Convention Center, Center City West, Rittenhouse Square
Cliveden

A grand Germantown mansion with a fascinating — and bloody — history

6401 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
The Johnson House
Historic Site, Inc.

Germantown’s vital stop on the Underground Railroad

6306 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
Wyck

The Quaker way of life preserved for 300 years in Germantown

6026 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
Historic RittenhouseTown

The site of the first paper mill in British North America

206 Lincoln Dr.
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown
Stenton

William Penn’s powerful agent-secretary, James Logan, made Stenton his country seat

4601 N 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
Benjamin Franklin Museum

Revitalized museum dedicated to the life and legacy of America’s favorite Renaissance man

317 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City
Pennypacker Mills

Get a glimpse of Pennsylvania’s past

5 Haldeman Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473

Neighborhoods:
New Hope and Ivyland Railroad

Narrated train rides through Bucks County

32 West Bridge Street
New Hope, PA 18938

Neighborhoods:
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