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Arts and culture in Philadelphia: exhibiting areas and shows


1 The National Liberty Museum
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Rank: 2 About 60

The National Liberty Museum is dedicated totally for defusing the violence and bigotry and celebrates the heritage of freedom in America. This museum offers around 76 exhibits and 179 works of contemporary art. There are also stories...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 321 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

2 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
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Rank: 12 About 60

Both the exterior and the interior of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts could easily be considered masterpieces onto themselves alone.  Designed by Frank Furness, the exterior is a work of art in itself with its lavish...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 118 North Broad Street, Philadelphia

3 University Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
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Rank: 15 About 60

Address: 3260 South Street, Philadelphia

4 National Constitution Center
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Rank: 20 About 60

Address: 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia

5 Elfreth's Alley Museum
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Rank: 31 About 60

Located on the oldest residential street in the United States, Elfreth’s Alley Museum is filled with intriguing historical trivia and displays that help to understand the lifestyles of the people who lived in the neighborhood...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 126 Elfreth’s Alley

6 Mummers Museum
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Rank: 34 About 60

Philadelphian’s know how to ring in the New Year in grand style and evidence of that is seen at Mummer’s Museum where colorful exhibits feature festive costumes and masks worn over the years in their annual New...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1100 S. 2nd Street

7 Mutters Museum
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Rank: 35 About 60

Educational, entertaining, unusual and a bit disturbing is how most people would see the Mutter Museum.  They display just about anything anatomically fascinating you can think of from part of a U.S. Presidents thorax...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 19 South 22nd Street

8 Civil War Library and Museum
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Rank: 43 About 60

The Civil War Library and Museum of Philadelphia is considered the oldest chartered Civil War Institution which was founded in 1888 by The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of United States members. This museum has...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 3rd and Chestnut streets, Philadelphia, PA

9 The Franklin Institute
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Rank: 51 About 60

The Franklin Institute is a museum which is situated in Philadelphia and is regarded as one of the oldest and premier centers of science education and development in US. This institute is sectioned into 3 centers, the science center,...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA

10 University Of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
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Rank: 52 About 60

It is commonly known as the University Museum and is also a part of the University of Pennsylvania in University City. It has conducted more than 400 archaeological and anthropological researches around the world. It was...

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Address: 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA ( 215) 898 4000

11 Please Touch Museum
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Rank: 58 About 60

The Please Touch Museum has been the children’s museum since 1976. The museum was the first ever museum in the nation whose target audience were families with children of 7 years of age and younger than that. It is one of...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 4231 Avenue of the Republic , Philadelphia, PA


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