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Museums

 

Abington Art Center

515 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown, PA. 215/887-4882. E-Mail.
Gallery hours: Wed.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. until 7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission: donations requested.   More...

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 215-299-1066.
Mon-Fri, 10am - 4:30pm. Weekends and holidays, 10am-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day. Adults $10. Children (3-12) $8. $2/person for Live Butterflies exhibit.   More...

The African-American Museum in Philadelphia

701 Arch St. 215/574-0380.
Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm. Sun, noon-5pm. Open Dr. Martin Luther King Day with related programs. Closed Mondays, New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Adults $8, Students and Seniors $6.   More...

American Swedish Historical Museum

1900 Pattison Ave. South Phila. 215/389-1776.
Tues-Sun, 10am-4pm. Weekends 12noon-4pm. Closed Mondays and holidays. Adults $6. Seniors, students with ID & youth ages 12-18 $5. Children under 12 Free.   More...

Arthur Ross Gallery

220 S. 34th St. 215/898-2083.
Tues-Fri 10-5; Sat & Sun 12-5   More...

Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies

S. 7th St. 215/925-8090.
Check their website for a series of concerts. Mon-Sat, 10am - 4pm. $3 Adults, $1.50. Children/Students/Seniors. Free Saturday 10am-noon.   More...

Barnes Foundation,

300 N Latch's Lane, Merion, Pennsylvania 19066. 610/667-0290, press #5.
Fri-Sun 9:30am-5pm. Advanced reservations required for all visitors. $5. Parking $10.   More...

Brandywine River Museum

US Rt. 1, Chadds Ford. 610/388-2700.
We are open every day except Christmas Day 9:30 – 4:30. We are free Sunday mornings until November 20. We will resume Free Sunday Mornings January 15. Admission: Adults $10; Seniors and students $6; children under 6 are free.   More...

The Chemical Heritage Foundation

315 Chestnut Street. 215-925-2222.
Monday-Friday 10 am-4 pm, and until 8 pm the first Friday of every month for guest speakers and hands-on presentations that bring exhibits to life. Closed major holidays. Please check our website for schedule updates. Admission is free. Free admission.   More...

The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

200 South Madison St. Wilmington, DE 19801. 302/656-6466.
Hours are 10am-5pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday. Admission is $5.   More...

The Fabric Workshop & Museum

1214 Arch Street. 215/568-1111.
Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat, 12 noon-4pm. All FWM exhibitions and programs are free and open to the public.   More...

The Franklin Institute Science Museum

20th St & Ben Franklin Pkwy. 215/448-1200.
Science Center 9:30am-5pm Sun-Sat. Mandell Center 9:30am-5pm. The Tuttleman IMAX Theater is open Sun-Thu 9:30-5pm, Fri-Sat. 9:30am-9pm Fri, Sat. Adults $14.75. Children 4-11 $11.50, Seniors/Military/Students $11. (Additional for IMAX and Franklin Theater tickets.)   More...

Free Library of Philadelphia

1901 Vine St.. 215/686-5322.
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Glencairn Museum

Bryn Athyn, PA (about 1 mile from NE Philadelphia). . To make a reservation for a Saturday tour call 215-914-2993. .
Open for guided Highlights Tours every Saturday. Groups will leave at 11:00, 11:30, 12:30 and 1:00, with a maximum of ten people per tour. The tour lasts one hour and fifteen minutes. Reservations are strongly suggested. Adults: $7.00; Seniors (65+) $6.00; Students (College + age with ID) $4.00; children 5 years and under admitted free. Other prices apply for special events. Museum members receive discounts on tours and special events.   More...

Independence Seaport Museum

211 S Columbus Blvd & Walnut St, Penn's Landing. 215/925-5439.
Open daily 10am - 5pm. Closed holidays. Adults, $9. Seniors, $8. Children, $6.   More...

Institute of Contemporary Art

University of Pennsylvania, 36th & Sansom Sts. 215/898-7108.
Wed-Fri 12-8pm. Sat-Sun 11am-5pm. Handicapped accessible. Adults $6, Artists, Students over 12 years, Seniors: $3.   More...

The James A. Michener Art Museum

138 S. Pine St., Doylestown, PA 18901. 215/340-9800. E-Mail.
Winter Hours (November 1 - March 31) Tuesday through Friday: 10 am to 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm to 5 pm Summer Hours (April 1 - October 31) Tuesday through Friday: 10am to 4:30pm Wednesday: Open on select evenings (call the main number for dates) Saturday: 10am to 5pm Sunday: 12pm to 5pm Art reference library available by appointment only.
The Patricia D. Pfundt Sculpture Garden and Terrace close one-half hour before galleries. The Museum is closed on the following holidays:
  • New Year's Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
Adult: $6.50. Senior: $6.00. Students/Children age 6-18: $4.00. Members and Children under 6: Free. Some exhibitions may require an additional $6.00 special exhibition fee. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The Museum is handicapped accessible.   More...

The Marian Anderson Residence Museum and Birthplace

762 Marian Anderson Way (Martin St) between 19th and 20th Sts. Philadelphia 19146. 215/732-9505.
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Mummers Museum

1100 South 2nd Street (2nd and Washington). 215/336-3050. E-Mail.
Museum hours: October through April: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm, Sunday noon-4:30pm; May through September: Tuesday 9:30am-9:30pm, Wednesday-Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm, Sunday noon-4:30pm. Closed Mondays, all Holidays, and Sundays in July and August. Adults $3.50, Child (under 12), Students, and Seniors (aarp) $2.50. Group rates and tour packages available. Parking is free (handicap accessible).   More...

Mütter Museum

19 S 22nd St. 215/563-3737 ext. 242. E-Mail.
Mon-Sun, 10am-5pm. All Group tours must be scheduled in advanced at 215/563-3737 ext.293. Adults, $12. Children 6-18, Senior Citizens, and Students, $8.   More...

National Constitution Center

525 Arch St, Independence Mall. 215/409-6600.
Mon-Fri, 9:30-5; Sat 9:30-6; Sun noon-5. Adults $12, Seniors $11, Children 4-12 $8. Extra charge for some special exhibits.   More...

National Liberty Museum

321 Chestnut St. 215/925-2800.
Open 10am-5pm daily in the summer. Closed Mondays during the school year. Call for schedule on holidays. Adults $7; Seniors $6; Students $5 or $15 for your family. Pay what you wish on Sunday.   More...

National Museum of American Jewish History

101 South Independence Mall East. 215/923-3811.
Tues-Fri 10 am – 5 pm; Sat & Sun 10 am – 5:30 pm. Closed Mondays and on federal and major Jewish holidays. Adults (22-64) $12; Seniors (65+), Active Militaryand Youth (13-21) $11; Children (12 & under) Free.   More...

The Noyes Museum of Art

Lily Lake Road, Oceanville, NJ 08231. 609/652-8848. E-Mail.
Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 4:30pm; Sunday: noon to 5pm. Members free, General Admission $4, Seniors and Students $3.   More...

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

118 N Broad St. 215/972-7600.
Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm. Sun, 11am-5pm. The Museum Café is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-3:30pm, and Sunday, 11am-3:30pm. Hours are subject to change. Adults $7. Students, Seniors $6.   More...

Philadelphia History Museum

15 S 7th St. 215/685-4830, fax: 215/685-4837.
Open 1-5 p.m., Wednesday – Sunday. Group Tours available at other times.   More...

Philadelphia Museum of Art

26th & Ben Franklin Pkwy. 215/763-8100 or 684-7500.
Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm. Fri until 8:45pm. Closed Mondays and legal holidays. Adults $14. Seniors (62+) $12, students with ID & youth ages 13-18 $10. Children 12 and under FREE. First Sundays of the month are Pay What You Wish all day. Some special exhibits require an additional ticket and reservations.   More...

Please Touch Museum

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park 4231 Avenue of the Republic (formerly North Concourse Drive) Philadelphia, PA 19131. 215/963-0667. E-Mail.
Monday thru Saturday 9am–5pm, Sunday 11am–5pm CLOSED: New Year’s, Thanksgiving and Christmas Days. Children and Adults: $15; Under the age of one: Free, Members: Free; Groups of 15 or more: please call (215) 581-3168 or (215) 581-3170 for reservations and discount group rates.   More...

Polish American Cultural Center Museum

308 Walnut St. 215/922-1700.
Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm. Closed on holidays. Free admission.   More...

Rodin Museum

22nd St & Ben Franklin Pkwy. 215/763-8100.
Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm. A contribution of $3 per person is suggested.   More...

Rosenbach Museum and Library

2008-2010 Delancey Place. 215/732-1600. E-Mail.
Tues-Sun 10-5, Wed 10-8. Closed Mondays and National Holidays $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Children under 5 are free. Admission is free on Tues   More...

Schuylkill Academy of Fine Art

421 North 7th Street, Suite 400, Philadelphia, PA 19123. 215/922-2430. E-Mail.
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Wells Fargo Science Park

located behind The Franklin Institute on 21st Street at Cherry. . 215/448-1200.
May-September, seven days a week from 10am-3pm, weather permitting.   More...

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology

33rd and Spruce Sts. 215/898-4000.
Tues-Sat, 10am-4:30 p.m. Sun, 1-5pm. Partial opening summer Sundays: "Amarna," Lower Egyptian Galleries only open (and reduced admission). Closed Mondays, and May 27, July 4, Sept. 2, Thanksgiving. Adults $8; Children (6-17), Students & Seniors $5.   More...

Wagner Free Institute of Science

1700 W. Montgomery Avenue (North Philadelphia, near Temple University). 215/763-6529.
For calendar of evening courses and special Saturday programs, call Beth at extension 13. Courses and museum are free. Tues-Fri, 9:00am to 4:00pm.   More...

We The People

a musical at The National Liberty Museum 321 Chestnut St. 800/822-8487, ext.437.
The Liberty Museum is open 10am-5pm daily. Adults: $18, Seniors: $15, $6 for children under 6. Group rates available.   More...

Philadelphia Wood Turning Center

501 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. 215/923-8000. E-Mail.
Tue-Fri: 10am-5pm, Sat.: Noon-5pm   More...

Amtrak's Acela - a whole new meaning to "I've been working on the railroad"

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