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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 Liberty Museum

Honoring real-life heroes and our heritage of freedom

321 Chestnut Street
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
Independence National Historical Park

The birthplace of American democracy

1 North Independence Mall West Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

Enjoy DJ-spun music every weekend at this posh spot

433 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, 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
The Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

New and improved history near Independence Hall

15 South 7th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Society Hill
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
American Philosophical Society Museum

Views of science and humanistic thought at Benjamin Franklin’s intellectual club

104 S. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, 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
The African American Museum
in Philadelphia

Celebrating and interpreting African-American history and culture

701 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Market East / Convention Center, Historic Philadelphia District, 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
National Museum of American Jewish History

Preserving and interpreting the American Jewish experience

101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City
Once Upon a Nation
Storytelling Benches

History that speaks to you

6th and Race streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, 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
First Friday

Monthly open house for galleries in Philadelphia

230 Vine Street
And locations throughout Old City
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Old City
Philly POPS! On Independence 2016

FREE patriotic concert in front of Independence Hall

520 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City
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
Revolutionary Germantown Festival

A special day to discover America’s history along Germantown Avenue

6400 Germantown Avenue (Located at Cliveden) Philadelphia, PA 19140

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
New Hall Military Museum

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

320 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City
Constitution Day

Celebrate with special events and free admission to the Constitution Center

525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106

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