Museums/Galleries in Philadelphia

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Museums/Galleries in Philadelphia

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Name Category Location
 
Academy of Natural Sciences
The dioramas of animals from around the world...
Museums / Galleries Benjamin Franklin Parkway
 
African American Museum in Philadelphia
The centerpiece of this museum is "Audacious...
Museums / Galleries Old City
 
American-Swedish Historical Museum
Near the sports complex in deep South Philly,...
Museums / Galleries Queen Village and South Philadelphia
 
Arthur Ross Gallery
Penn's official art gallery contains treasures...
Museums / Galleries University City
 
Betsy Ross House
It's easy to find this little brick house with...
Museums / Galleries Old City
 
Carpenters' Hall
This handsome, patterned red-and-black brick...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
Congress Hall
Formerly the Philadelphia County Courthouse,...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
Declaration House
In a second-floor room that he had rented from...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
Fireman's Hall Museum
Housed in an authentic 1876 firehouse, this...
Museums / Galleries Old City
 
Franklin Court
This highly interactive and informative museum...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
The Franklin Institute
Founded more than 175 years ago to honor Benjamin...
Museums / Galleries Benjamin Franklin Parkway
 
Germantown Historical Society
The headquarters of the society has a historical...
Museums / Galleries Germantown
 
Independence Hall
The birthplace of the United States, this...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
Independence Seaport Museum
Philadelphia's maritime museum houses many...
Museums / Galleries Penn's Landing and Camden Waterfront
 
Independence Square
On July 8, 1776, the Declaration of Independence...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
Institute of Contemporary Art
This museum, part of the University of...
Museums / Galleries University City
 
Mario Lanza Museum
In this museum you'll find memorabilia devoted to...
Museums / Galleries Queen Village and South Philadelphia
 
Mummers Museum
Even if you aren't in Philadelphia on New Year's...
Museums / Galleries Queen Village and South Philadelphia
 
Mütter Museum
Skulls, antique microscopes, and a cancerous...
Museums / Galleries Rittenhouse Square and Avenue of the Arts South
 
National Constitution Center
This 160,000-square-foot museum brings the U.S....
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
National Liberty Museum
Using interactive exhibits, video, and works of...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
National Museum of American Jewish History
Established in 1976, this museum in 2011 moved...
Museums / Galleries Old City
 
New Hall Military Museum
The original of this reconstructed 1790 building...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
Old City Hall
Independence Hall is flanked by Congress Hall to...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
This High Victorian Gothic structure is a work of...
Museums / Galleries Center City
 
Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses from Loss by Fire
The Contributionship, the nation's oldest fire...
Museums / Galleries Society Hill
 
Philadelphia History Museum
Formerly known as the Atwater Kent Museum, this...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The city's premier cultural attraction is one of...
Museums / Galleries Benjamin Franklin Parkway
 
Please Touch Museum
Philadelphia's children's museum occupies one of...
Museums / Galleries Fairmount Park
 
Rodin Museum
This jewel of a museum holds the biggest...
Museums / Galleries Benjamin Franklin Parkway
 
Rosenbach Museum and Library
This 1863 three-floor town house and an adjoining...
Museums / Galleries Rittenhouse Square and Avenue of the Arts South
 
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial
The result of founder Samuel S. Fleisher's...
Museums / Galleries Queen Village and South Philadelphia
 
Second Bank of the United States
When Second Bank President Nicholas Biddle held a...
Museums / Galleries Historic Area
 
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
A Polish general who later became a national...
Museums / Galleries Society Hill
 
Transit Museum
Located, appropriately enough, in the...
Museums / Galleries Center City
 
United States Mint
The first U.S. mint was built in Philadelphia at...
Museums / Galleries Old City
 
University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Rare treasures from the deepest jungles and...
Museums / Galleries University City
 
Woodmere Art Museum
This modest-sized museum has trouble drawing a...
Museums / Galleries Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy

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