Philadelphia is rich in history, and if you are someone who is fascinated and curious about ancient and historical artifacts, then there is no doubt the city of Philadelphia will be your comfort zone. Here are the three museums that caught my attention big time. Check it out for yourself and be amazed.
1. Benjamin Franklin Museum – 317 CHESTNUT STREET PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
You can learn things that you never knew about Benjamin Franklin. Discover his life as a diplomat, a scientist, and a painter. The museum is open every day from 9 am to 5 pm. You can discover a lot for a very affordable price. It’s just $5.00 for adults, $2.00 for children aged 4 to 16 and kids who are three years old and below are free of charge. You can call them for your inquiries at (215) 965-2305 and (215) 597-8787.
2. African American Museum in Philadelphia – 701 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
The African American Museum was established way back 1976 to show the achievements and the life of our African American brothers and sisters. Enjoy the three principal themes that the museum has to offer namely The African Diaspora, The Contemporary Narrative, and The Philadelphia Story. The museum is open from Thursday to Saturday from 10 am – 5 pm while they are open 12nn – 5 pm during Sundays. You can call the museum for your inquiries at (215) 574-0380. Admission fee for an adult is only for $14.00 while students, senior citizens, and children age 4 to 12 will only need to pay $10.00.
3. National Museum of American Jewish History – 101 South Independence Mall East Philadelphia, PA19106-2517
National Museum of American Jewish History is very informative and dedicated to raising awareness in exploring and appreciating the history of Jews in the United States. It is an interactive museum that teaches the experiences of American Jewish in the rich history of the country. The museum is open from Tuesday to Friday 10 am to 5 pm and on weekends 10 am to 5:30 pm. You can call the museum for your inquiries at (215) 923-3811.
Visit these museums and enrich your minds. Philadelphia is a city rich is history, and you can learn a lot of things that may change your perspective on life.