Philadelphia History Museum at Atwater Kent


Tuesday – Saturday, 10:30am -4:30pm

*Free STAMP admission does not apply to group visits (docent-guided or self-guided) during school hours.


330 years of Hometown History! Just steps from the Liberty Bell the new Philadelphia History Museum showcases an array of historical objects, art, and artifacts that tell the story of Philadelphia, from its founding in 1680 to present day.  The Museum features eight renovated galleries, containing stunning items from its vast holdings of over 100,000 objects, and provides various interactive elements to enhance the visitor experience.  On view are items ranging from George Washington’s 1790s writing desk to Joe Frazier’s 1970s Championship boxing gloves.  Visitors can explore the city by walking on the world’s largest map of Philadelphia located in the Museum’s Main Gallery.

Be sure to check them out on Facebook and Twitter @philahistory!

Location: 15 South 7th Street, between Market & Chestnut Streets