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Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Merchant’s Exchange

William Strickland (1832-1833)

143 South 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

The suburban scene of a bloody revolutionary battle

6401 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhoods: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy
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
The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia

A walk through the birthplace of our nation

Tours meet outside the National Constitution Center 525 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park
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, Society Hill
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
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
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, Society Hill
Christ Church

Where Colonial America made its break with the Church of England

20 N. American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
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
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, Old City
Carpenters’ Hall

Meeting Place of the First Continental Congress

320 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
American Philosophical Society Museum

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

104 S. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia, Old City
National Liberty Museum

Honoring our heroes and our heritage of freedom

321 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East
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