Hours & Admissions

Philadelphia History Museum

15 South 7th Street, between Market & Chestnut Streets

Public Hours 
Tuesday to Saturday
10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. 

Holiday Hours
The Museum will be closed November 27, December 25, 2015 and January 1, 2016.

Admission Fees:
$10 for Adults/General Admission
$8 for Seniors
$6 for Students and Teens (13-18)
Children 12 and under, FREE*
Family Pack: for four (2 adults, 2 teens) is available for $20. 
Active military free.
Members are always admitted free with valid Membership Card.** 
*Does not apply to groups. Please call 215.685.4830 for information on group visitation.

**Must show Member Card and Member Parking Pass at One Independence Garage exit for member benefit/parking discount. Member Parking Passes can be obtained at the Museum Admissions Desk. Limit one pass per visit.

ACCESS cardholders (on-site only with valid card and ID): $2*
*Present your ACCESS/EBT card and receive collection admission for up to four family members at $2 each. (ACCESS/EBT card along with a photo ID required.) Not valid on special exhibitions, programs, or with any other offers or group rates. On-site only. ACCESS Admission is a city-wide initiative led by Art-Reach.

Teens from Philadelphia high schools who have STAMP passes receive free admission to a selection of the city’s top museums and attractions, including the Philadelphia History Museum. Click here for more information.


AAA Discount and Rewards Members save $1 off admission price for adult, senior or student tickets.

Phone 215.685.4830
Email info@philadelphiahistory.org or click here for staff directory 

Administrative office hours
Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For administrative inquiries, please call 215.685.4830

Directions, Parking & Accessibility:

Philadelphia History Museum is located at 15 South Seventh Street, one block from Independence Hall, just around the corner from the Liberty Bell and one block from the Independence Visitor Center.

Visitors who are unable to use the staircase at the Museum's main entrance on 7th Street due to mobility issues or the use of a wheelchair or stroller may use our handicapped entrance to gain access to the Museum. Upon arrival, call 215-685-4830. A staff member will meet you at the back gate located on Ranstead Street and escort you through the Museum's garden and back entrance.