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Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Elfreth’s Alley

The nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street

126 Elfreth’s Alley Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, 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
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
Constitution Day

Celebrate with special events and free admission to the Constitution Center

525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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, Society Hill
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
Arden Theatre Company

The greatest stories from the greatest storytellers

40 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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