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Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
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
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
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
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:
Lemon Hill

Founding father Robert Morris’ hilltop estate

Sedgley Drive and Lemon Hill Drive
East Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Fairmount
Grumblethorpe

John Wister’s 1740’s Germantown summer home and orchard

5267 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

A Germantown Victorian mansion of the upper-middle and upper class

200 W. Tulpehocken St. Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
Peter Wentz Farmstead

An authentic, working 18th-century Pennsylvania German farm

Shearer Road and Route 73 Worcester, PA 19490

Neighborhoods:
Waynesborough

Home of Revolutionary War’s General “Mad” Anthony Wayne

2049 Waynesborough Rd.
Paoli, PA 19301

Neighborhoods:
Eastern State Penitentiary Tour

See Al Capone’s prison cell

2124 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount
The Philadelphia Contributionship

A compelling collection of firefighting and fire insurance memorabilia

212 S. Fourth Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

Philadelphia residence of the Revolutionary War’s Polish military engineer

301 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill
Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church

Active parish rich with the history of early Philadelphia life

3rd and Pine Streets Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill
Saint George’s Methodist Church

Oldest continuously used Methodist church building in America

235 N. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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