The Philadelphia History Museum was a public history museum located in Center City, Philadelphia from 1938 until 2018. The museum occupied architect John Haviland's landmark Greek Revival structure built in 1824–1826 for the Franklin Institute. The Museum operated as a city agency as part of Philadelphia's Department of Recreation. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 1, 1979.Philadelphia History Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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Overlooked yet essential museum dedicated to the history of this great city. Enjoyed the films, staff, and exhibits.
Overlooked yet essential museum dedicated to the history of this great city. Enjoyed the films, staff, and exhibits. more »
Museum is a very interesting exhibition related to the history local history. I have received many interesting information about the history of city and also the Pennsylvania state. Also stuff was...
Museum is a very interesting exhibition related to the history local history. I have received many interesting information about the history of city and also the Pennsylvania state. Also stuff was... more »
For tourist like us there's a $10 fee, student discount available. It's small 2 floors but house different and interesting artifacts and is a great source of all things Philly.
Nice surprise in a little box! They may be small but they do a lot with the space. Very nicely done. Special on Catto was new to me. Very informative.
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