Happy 70th Birthday Slinky!

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Join us for a day of celebrating Philadelphia's own Slinky! The first 50 visitors will receive birthday cupcakes and refreshments. Slinkys will be available for purchase. 

Founding Friendships Book Talk & Signing

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us on December 3 in partnership with Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks  (PhilaLandmarks) at the Powel House. Cassandra Good, author of Founding Friendships, will discuss the nature of friendships in late 18th and early 19th Century America, including the relationship between George Washington and prominent Philadelphian Elizabeth Powel.

Schoenhut Collectors Conversation

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Exclusive Members Only Bus Tour

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

For further information or ticket refunds please call 215.685.4808.

Pay What You Wish Admission!

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 10:30am - 4:30pm

The Philadelphia History Museum will be open and "pay what you wish" on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Specially created Revolutionary War Gallery Guides will be available at the admissions desk. The Museum will also live stream the Independence Day parade in the Main Gallery.

Free Admission & Go 4th and Learn as part of Wawa Welcome America 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 10:30am - 4:30pm

Go 4th & Learn about Philadelphia at the Philadelphia History Museum!

Enjoy free admission, special readings, book giveaways and educational fun! The first 300 children will receive a free book courtesy of Duffy Books in Homes USA between 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m. in the Museum's Garden.

In partnership with PECO.

Learn more aboit Wawa Welcome America! here.

The German Society of Pennsylvania: Celebrating 250 Years, Opening Reception

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening at the Philadelphia History Museum to celebrate the opening of The German Society of Pennsylvania: Celebrating 250 Years!

Thursday, May 6, 2015
6:00 to 8:00 p.m., (Doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
Community History Gallery
15 South 7th Street, Philadelphia

The reception will include traditional fare, refreshments and a special presentation by the Franklinville-Schwarzwald Männerchor, a local German all-male choir.