6 Free Philadelphia Museums to Get the Kids Out of the House This Winter
Looking for some family fun to get the kids out of the house during the upcoming winter break from school? There are so many fun, fantastic (and FREE) museums to check out in Philadelphia.
Check out this list from TripSavvy of some of the best free museums the City of Brotherly Love has to offer.
Science History Institute
Location: 315 Chestnut Street
Open: Monday - Friday
The Science History Institute examines the history of chemistry and life sciences and how they affect us today.
Check out the Mirror of Art exhibit now on display.
Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell
Location: 520 Chestnut Street
Open: Daily, 9 AM to 5 PM
One of the most historical sites in Philadelphia.Check out the room where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were was signed.
Go behind the iconic crack and see how the Liberty Bell has been transformed into an iconic symbol.
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
Location: 523 N. 7th Street
Hours: Friday - Sunday, 9 AM to 5 PM
Take a trip back in time and see where the brilliant poet lived. You can see some of his astonishing work by going through some of extraordinary work.
The Institute of Contemporary Art
Location: 118 S. 36th Street
Hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 11 AM to 6 PM
ICA has been at the forefront of contemporary for over 50 years.
Check out the Winter Opening Celebration on Friday, January 24th form 6:30 PM to 9 PM.
The TUSPM Shoe Museum
Location: 147 N. 8th St.
Hours: You must schedule visit in advance
Love shoes? Then this museum, run by Temple's Podiatric School is for you. Check out over 900 pairs of shoes on display including shoes worn by celebrities.
Woodmere Art Museum
Location: 9201 Germantown Avenue
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM, Friday 10 AM to 8 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM
Check out a full gallery of works of local Philadelphia's area artists.
Be sure to visit the images of The Mummers from Woodmere's Collection now on display through April 26th.