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Find an Attraction: Museums

Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Wagner Free Institute of Science

An unusual natural science and history museum in its original Victorian setting.

1700 West Montgomery Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Neighborhoods: North Philadelphia, Temple University / North Broad
Stephen Girard Collection

The treasures of a man of good taste and good deeds

2101 South College Avenue
Girard College
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount
Shoe Museum

Tiptoe through the ages with the story of footwear

810 Race St
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Chinatown / Convention Center / Market East, Center City West
Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College

Eclectic art exhibits, with a campus-wide sculpture collection

601 E. Main Street
Collegeville, PA 19426

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Polish American Cultural Center

Presenting the customs and spirit of Poland

308 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods:
Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Adolph and Rose Levis Sports Museum

Saluting the accomplishments of the city’s Jewish athletes

401 S. Broad Street
The Gershman Y
City, PA 19147

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts
Philadelphia Athletics Museum and Library

Fans memorialize their well-loved, long-departed team

6 North York Road
Hatboro, PA 19040

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Pennsylvania Veterans Museum

An interactive museum dedicated to the legacy of U.S. veterans

12 East State Street
Media Armory
Media, PA 19063

Neighborhoods:
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
The Grundy Museum

Victorian-era home of Senator Joseph R. Grundy

610 Radcliffe Street
Bristol, PA 19007

Neighborhoods:
Hopewell Furnace
National Historic Site

An early American “Iron Plantation” — a forerunner of today’s iron and steel industries

2 Mark Bird Lane
Elverson, PA 19520

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Glencairn Museum

Centuries of religious artifacts in a modern castle

1001 Cathedral Road
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Neighborhoods:
The Christian C. Sanderson Museum

A history buff’s astonishing personal collection

Route 100 and U.S. 1
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

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Eastern State Penitentiary Tour

See Al Capone’s prison cell

2124 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount
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 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
Masonic Temple

A showcase of grand, almost mythical, architecture and design

One North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Chinatown / Convention Center / Market East
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
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

The nation’s first municipal water treatment center

Waterworks Drive and Kelly Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: North Philadelphia, Temple University / North Broad
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

The house where Poe wrote and published some of his greatest tales

532 N. 7th Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

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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
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
Eastern State Penitentiary

Radical 19th century prison designed to create social change

22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount
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
Brandywine River Museum of Art

Art and nature come together in a scenic riverside setting

100 Creek Rd
U.S. Route 1 and PA 100
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

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