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Museums and Attractions in Philadelphia

While we encourage alumni and their guests to take advantage of the full schedule of events we offer from Friday afternoon through Saturday evening, below is a list of some museums and attractions around the city for those interested in exploring Philadelphia during their visit.  

 
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
http://www.ansp.org/
215-299-1000
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African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
http://www.aampmuseum.org/
215-574-0380
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Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130
http://www.easternstate.org/ 
215-236-3300
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Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
http://www2.fi.edu/
215-448-1200
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Independence National Historical Park Hall*
520 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
http://www.nps.gov/inde/index.htm
215-965-2305
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*includes Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell Center, and the Benjamin Franklin Museum

National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
http://constitutioncenter.org/
215-409-6700
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National Museum of Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106
http://www.nmajh.org/
215-923-3811
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
http://www.philamuseum.org/
215-763-8100
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Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104
http://www.philadelphiazoo.org/
215-395-1449
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Please Touch Museum
Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA 19131
http://www.pleasetouchmuseum.org/
215-581-3181
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Reading Terminal Market
51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
http://www.readingterminalmarket.org/
215-922-2317


Rosenbach Museum & Library
2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103
http://www.rosenbach.org/
215-732-1600
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University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
http://www.penn.museum/
215-898-4000
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