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Find an Attraction: Historic Philadelphia

Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Cliveden

A grand mansion with a fascinating — and bloody — history

6401 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
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 District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Historic Germantown Visitor Center

Let the Germantown Historical Society welcome you

5501 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown
Philly POPS! On Independence 2014

One of Philadelphia’s most popular July 4th traditions moves to the Kimmel Center this year

Broad and Spruce streets Philadelphia, PA 19102

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Rittenhouse Square, Washington Square West
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, Market East / Convention Center, Old City
Museum at the Chemical Heritage Foundation

Exploring the impact of science and technology

315 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

The birthplace of American democracy

1 North Independence Mall West Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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

4601 N. 18th Street Philadelphia, PA 19140

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
Franklin Square

Carousel rides, mini-golf, burgers and more

6th and Race Streets Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia, Old City
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 District, Historic Philadelphia, Old City
Hidden City Festival

Contemporary art in forgotten city sites

1315 Walnut Street Suite 320 Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, University 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, 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 District, Historic Philadelphia, 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, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
The Liberty 360 3-D Show
at the PECO Theater

Let history surround you in this revolutionary, new 3-D show

600 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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

African Americans in Philadelphia 1776 – 1876

701 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia
The Liberty Bell Center

Dramatic new home of the internationally known symbol of freedom

526 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

A historic building on Independence Mall with a food court and specialty shops

21 S. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

$ Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Fireman’s Hall

The history of firefighting in an old firehouse

147 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

Birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution

520 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
Starman in the Ancient Garden

1990 by Brower Hatcher

9th and Walnut Streets Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Washington Square West
Merchant’s Exchange

William Strickland (1832-1833)

143 South 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Old City, Society Hill
Mechanics’ National Bank

Philadelphia’s first bank for the working and artist classes

22 S. 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Old City
Once Upon a Nation History that speaks to you

6th and Race Streets (Locations vary for each attraction) Philadelphia, PA 19106

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