Philadelphia History Museum, Philadelphia

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The Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kentwas 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.
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  • 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...  more »
  • It is one of the best places for family outings as well as to take kids along.The place in itself is a knowledge hub and the various exhibits depict the features of natural environment.Recommended place.
  • It was fun being out of state and going to new places, I personally dont remember my time there very well, but I remember that tiny coffee shop right next to it was amazing.

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