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  • a man dressed as Ben Franklin poses at the entrance to the museum grounds
    Benjamin Franklin Museum

    A museum dedicated to the life and legacy of Philadelphia’s famous founding father. Learn about Franklin and the 18th century through personal artifacts and interactive displays.

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    Photo credit: R. Kennedy for GPTMC Rusty Kennedy
  • a man shows an antique fire truck to children
    Fireman’s Hall Museum

    Old City’s restored 1902 firehouse is filled with firefighting exhibits and memorabilia. Who knew the first organized volunteer fire company was formed by Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia?

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    Photo credit: J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®
  • visitors board the museum entrance
    Independence Seaport Museum

    The museum explores maritime history and culture. Step on board the USS Olympia or go below the deck of the Becuna, a WWII submarine, just steps away from the museum on the Delaware River.

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    Photo credit: J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA
  • a costumed mummer plays the saxophone in a Philadelphia parade
    Mummers Museum

    The Philadelphia Mummers Parade is the oldest continuous folk parade in the U.S., dating back more than a century. The museum explores the tradition of mummery.

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    Photo credit: Marilyn Paige, Unsplash
  • a lighted carousel inside the museum
    Please Touch Museum

    The museum is showcased in historic Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. Children have six interactive fun zones of adventure.

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    Photo credit: M. Edlow for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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