September 17, 2014

The staff of the Philadelphia History Museum is saddened to hear of the loss of legendary artist Tony Auth. We join with the city of Philadelphia to celebrate the time and talent he devoted to our city. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to showcase his work in a recent exhibition "AUTHentic Philly: Tony Auth's Cartoons of Philadelphia.

September 5, 2014

The Philadelphia History Museum's phone system is currently offline. Should you have a question or need to contact a member of our staff please refer to the emails listed here:

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.


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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