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Germantown Historical Society

Germantown Historical Society Review

The headquarters of the society has a historical and genealogical library and a museum showcasing noteworthy furniture, textile, and costume collections, from Colonial highboys and Peale paintings to Quaker samplers and mourning clothes. It's also an orientation point for anyone visiting the Germantown houses. The society doesn't function as well as it should as a gateway to the various sights, but you can collect most of the information that you'll need here.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 5501 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 19144 | Map It
  • Phone: 215/844–1683
  • Cost: Museum $5, museum and library $7.50
  • Hours: Tues. 9–1, Thurs. 1–5, 1st and 3rd Sun. of each month 1–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Germantown
Updated: 05-19-2011

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