Philadelphia Sights

Germantown Historical Society

  • 5501 Germantown Ave. Map It
  • Germantown

Published 02/01/2016

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information

Address:

5501 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19144, USA

Map It

Phone:

215-844–1683

Sight Details:

  • Museum $5, museum and library $10
  • Tues. 9–1, Thurs. 1–5, 1st Sun. of each month 1–5
  • Call ahead to verify hrs before visit; staff is limited

Published 02/01/2016

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Philadelphia

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.