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Find an Attraction: Historic Attractions

Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Independence Hall

Birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution

520 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
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:
Independence After Hours

A sneak peek at Philadelphia’s history after hours

3rd and Chestnut Streets
Independence Living History Center
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park
Eastern State Penitentiary Tour

See Al Capone’s prison cell

2124 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount
The Powel House

A luxurious mid-Georgian 18th-century mansion

244 S. 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill
The Physick House

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

321 S. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill
The Philadelphia Contributionship

A compelling collection of firefighting and fire insurance memorabilia

212 S. Fourth Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, 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 District, Historic Philadelphia, 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 District, Historic Philadelphia, 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 District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Philadelphia’s first Catholic Cathedral from 1810 to 1837

252 S. 4th St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park
Old Pine Street (Third, Scots and Mariners) Presbyterian Church

The oldest Presbyterian church building in Philadelphia

412 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill
Mikveh Israel Congregation and Cemetery

Oldest Jewish congregation in Pennsylvania

44 N. Fourth Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Germantown White House (Deshler-Morris House)

George Washington’s White House in Germantown

5442 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown
The Bishop White House

Mansion of the Bishop who founded the American Episcopalian Church

309 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District
The Johnson House Historical Site, Inc.

A vital stop on the Underground Railroad

6306 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown
Fort Mifflin

The fort that withstood the greatest bombardment of the American Revolution

82 Fort Mifflin Road Philadelphia, PA 19153

Neighborhoods: West, West Philly
Masonic Temple

A showcase of grand, almost mythical, architecture and design

One North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Chinatown / Convention Center / Market East
Old St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

Active parish where Catholicism took root and flourished in early Philadelphia

321 Willings Alley Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

The nation’s first hospital was co-founded by Benjamin Franklin

800 Spruce Street (enter by 8th Street entrance) Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East
Dolley Todd (Madison) House

Home of the woman who would become First Lady

4th and Walnut Streets (Northeast corner) Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence here

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

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
Independence Visitor Center

Start at the Visitor Center

6th and Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Franklin’s Print Shop

Benjamin Franklin’s 18th century printing shop

320 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

The nation’s first municipal water treatment center

Waterworks Drive and Kelly Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: North Philadelphia, Temple University / North Broad
Arch Street Friends Meeting House

1804 Quaker meeting house is the largest of its kind in the world

320 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
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, Center City East, Center City West
Edgar Allan Poe National Historical Site

The house where Poe wrote and published some of his greatest tales

532 N. 7th Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

Neighborhoods:
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, Old City
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