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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, formerly the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the New World.

african-american-museum-in-philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia is notable as the first museum funded and built by a municipality to help preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans.

franklin-institute

The Franklin Institute is a science museum and the center of science education and research in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US.

mutter-museum

The Mütter Museum is a medical museum located in the Center City area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It contains a collection of medical oddities, anatomical and pathological specimens, wax models, and antique medical equipment.

national-constitution-center

The National Constitution Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to explaining the United States Constitution.

national-museum-of-american-jewish-history

The National Museum of American Jewish History is a Smithsonian-affiliated museum at 101 South Independence Mall East at Market Street in Center City Philadelphia. It was founded in 1976.

pennsylvania-academy-of-the-fine-arts

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a museum and art school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1805 and is the first and oldest art museum and art school in the United States.

philadelphia-history

City history from 1680 to present portrayed via an extensive collection of artifacts & objects.

philadelphia-museum-of-art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is an art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition. The main museum building was completed in 1928 on Fairmount at the northwest end of Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

please-touch-museum

The Please Touch Museum is a children’s museum located in the Centennial District of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

rodin-museum

The Rodin Museum is an art museum located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which contains the largest collection of sculptor Auguste Rodin’s works outside Paris. Opened in 1929, the museum is administered by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

university-of-pennsylvania-museum-of-archaeology-and-anthropology

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology commonly called Penn Museum is an archaeology and anthropology museum that is part of the University of Pennsylvania.

Heritage

betsy-ross-house

The Betsy Ross House is a landmark in Philadelphia purported to be the site where the seamstress and flag-maker Betsy Ross lived when she sewed the first American Flag. The origins of the Betsy Ross myth trace back to her relatives, particularly her grandsons, William and George Canby, and the celebrations of the Centennial of 1876.

cathedral-basilica-of-saints-peter-and-paul

The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, head church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, is located at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, on the east side of Logan Square in Philadelphia.

congress-hall

Congress Hall is a building near the intersection of Chestnut and 6th Streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that served as the seat of the United States Congress from December 6, 1790 to May 14, 1800.

edgar-allan-poe-national-historic-site

The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site is a preserved home once rented by American author Edgar Allan Poe, located in the Spring Garden neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

elfreths-alley

Elfreth’s Alley is a street in Philadelphia which is referred to as “Our nation’s oldest residential street,” dating to 1702. As of 2012, there are 32 houses on the street, which were built between 1728 and 1836. The alley is a National Historic Landmark. Located in the Old City neighborhood, it is between North 2nd Street and North Front Street, in the block between Arch and Race Streets.

firemans-hall

1902 restored firehouse displaying local firefighting tools & machines, plus photographs & prints.

independence-hall

Independence Hall is where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. It is now the centrepiece of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

liberty-bell

The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.