September 2, 2014

“It’s called ‘Made to be Played,’ and it’s all about the history of manufacturing of radios in Philadelphia,' explains Charles Croce, with the museum."

- Justin Udo, KYW Newsradio 1060, Gotta Have The Arts Report. Hear it here!

June 26, 2014

A few notes on tonight's Garden Party:

1. We are excited to see you!
2. Please enter through Museum's main entrance on 7th St.
3. If you plan on parking at One Independence Garage (7th and Ranstead, please bring cash. The Museum will provide $5 vouchers upon leaving the Garden Party).

June 13, 2014

Attention Museum Members:

Recently we have undergone changes with our parking benefits obtained through membership. Effective June 1, 2014 all Museum Members will be required to submit a Museum Member Parking Pass on exiting from One Independence Parking Garage. The Pass can be obtained at the admissions desk upon visiting the Museum (limit two parking passes per month per member). Parking, with pass, remains an affordable $2.00.

June 2, 2014

On Thursday, May 29, the Philadelphia History Museum hosted the South Asian American Digital Archive's (SAADA) Community Forum. View photos from the event and read selected stories shared by participants here:

Image: Courtesy SAADA 

May 2, 2014

“Last look” before works of Tony Auth travel to the west coast

PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 1, 2014- The Philadelphia History Museum announces the final weeks of the exhibition AUTHentic Philly: Tony Auth’s Cartoons of Philadelphia closing May 15, 2014. Don’t miss the opportunity to get a last look at the exhibition, seen by nearly 5,000 visitors since October 2013, featuring over 40 drawings on paper and digital works by Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Tony Auth.


Philadelphia History Museum
15 South 7th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Museum Hours and Admission
Tuesday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
$10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 students and teens (13-18), children 12 and under free. Museum Members and active military free. $20 for Family Pack.

Administrative Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
215.685.4830 voice; 215.685.4837 fax

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