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Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
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
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
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
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
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
Cliveden

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

6401 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
Historic Germantown Visitor Center

Let the Germantown Historical Society welcome you

5501 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown
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
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
Hidden City Festival

Contemporary art in forgotten city sites

1315 Walnut Street Suite 320 Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, University City
Audacious Freedom

African Americans in Philadelphia 1776 – 1876

701 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia
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 Philadelphia District, 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 Philadelphia District, 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
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