Philadelphia Sights

National Liberty Museum

  • 321 Chestnut St. Map It
  • Old City

Published 02/01/2016

Fodor's Review

Using interactive exhibits, video, and works of art, the museum aims to combat bigotry in the United States by putting a spotlight on the nation's rich traditions of freedom and diversity. Galleries celebrate outstanding Americans and contemporary heroes from around the world. The Live Like a Hero exhibit celebrates everyday heroes, including teachers, first responders, and extraordinary children working to better their communities. The museum's collection of glass art is symbolic of the fragility of peace; its highlight is Dale Chihuly's 20-foot-tall red glass sculpture Flame of Liberty. Sandy Skoglund's colorful Jelly Bean People are a reminder that many of our differences are only skin deep.

Sight Information

Address:

321 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106, USA

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Phone:

215-925–2800

Sight Details:

  • $7; $2 children 2–17 accompanied by an adult; children under 2 free; $15 Family Admission includes 2 adult family members and all accompanying children
  • Daily 10–5; hrs may vary on holidays

Published 02/01/2016

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