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The Academy of Natural Sciences

Wander among towering dinosaur skeletons or discover an indoor tropical butterfly garden. Explore ecosystems from around the world through our historic dioramas

(215) 299-1000
The Barnes Foundation

Immerse yourself in the greatest private collection of post-impressionist and early-modern art. Explore more than 3,000 masterpieces, plus textiles, metalwork, decorative objects, African sculpture, Native American ceramics and jewelry, and Pennsylvania German furniture.

(215) 278.7000
The Franklin Institute Science Museum

The Franklin Institute has twelve permanent exhibit galleries, with many new interactive devices for your enjoyment. 

(215) 448-1200
Mummers Museum

The Mummers Museum opened in 1976 as part of Philadelphia’s celebration of America’s Bicentennial.  The Museum is dedicated to celebrating the tradition of Mummery in Philadelphia.  Inside are costumes, oral histories, video and audio archives and even an exhibit to teach anyone how to “strut.”

National Liberty Museum

The National Liberty Museum is dedicated to preserving America’s heritage of freedom by fostering good character, civic responsibility and respect for all people. The Museum includes interactive exhibits, contemporary works of art, and stories of heroes from all walks of life within eight expansive galleries and adjacent spaces.

(215) 925-2800
National Museum of American Jewish History

The National Museum of American Jewish History, on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, presents educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore, and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Its purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to inspire in people of all backgrounds a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience and the freedoms to which Americans aspire.

(215) 923-3811
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Explore America's artistic heritage and the achievements of its greatest artists

(215) 972-7600
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the largest art museums in the United States. The museum has collections of more than 227,000 objects that include "world-class holdings of European and American paintings, prints, drawings, and decorative arts.

(215) 763-8100
Rodin Museum

Works of Auguste Rodin, the great French sculptor

(215) 763-8100
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Step back in time at this world-renowned museum of archaeology and anthropology. Three gallery floors feature amazing art and artifacts from ancient Egypt (including mummies), the Bible Lands, Mesopotamia, the Greco-Roman World, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Founded in 1887, Penn Museum is housed in a grand Arts and Crafts and Eclectic-style building, with outdoor gardens, fountains, and a koi pond. Museum shop and café.

(215) 898-5000
Mütter Museum

America’s finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum displays its beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments in a 19th-century “cabinet museum” setting. The museum helps the public understand the mysteries and beauty of the human body and to appreciate the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease

(215) 560-8564