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History MuseumsNational Constitution Center - Philadelphia, PA

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The Nat'l Constitution Center in historic Phila. is America's most interactive history museum. Located just 2 blocks from the Liberty Bell & Independence Hall, it is the only museum devoted to the U.S. Constitution and the story of We, the People.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 7/27/2017

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History MuseumsU.S. Mint - Philadelphia, PA

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The fourth and current mint of Philadelphia. It is free to visit, just show your ID at the entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 1/4/2017

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History MuseumsFree Quaker Meetinghouse - Philadelphia, PA

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Here's a rare site: A Colonial meetinghouse doubling as a museum. Today this historic NRHP building is operated by "Once Upon A Nation” which conducts living history performances throughout the park. Step inside and relieve Old Philadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/19/2011

last visited: 10/27/2013

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History MuseumsBetsy Ross House Museum - Philadelphia, PA

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The building at 239 Arch Street, now known as the Betsy Ross House, is generally recognized as the place where the famous seamstress lived when made the reportedly made the first American Flag. This attraction is unbelievable busy in the summer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/2/2010

last visited: 11/11/2017

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History MuseumsNational Museum of American Jewish History - Philadelphia, PA

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Located in downtown Philadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 10/18/2018

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History MuseumsIndependence Hall - Philadelphia, PA

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Independence Hall served as the nations capital building when the Declaration of Independence was ratified on July 4, 1776.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 8/20/2019

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Science MuseumsThe Academy of Natural Sciences - Philadelphia, PA

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The Academy of Natural Sciences is Philadelphia's Natural History Museum. The Academy is the oldest continuously operating natural science research institution and museum in the Americas. It opened in 1812

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/19/2007

last visited: 6/16/2019

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Science MuseumsThe Franklin Institute Science Museum - Philadelphia, PA

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This science museum is located in downtown Philadelphia, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 8/20/2019

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Children's MuseumsLEGACY - Please Touch Museum - Philadelphia, PA

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The museum, located on 21st Street, offers numerous interactive exhibits that encourage active participation from visitors. There is so much to do you might have issues extracting your child when it is time to go home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/2/2008

last visited: 10/15/2012

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History MuseumsSamuel Powel House -- Philadelphia PA

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Samuel and Elizabeth Powel lived in this Society Hill area townhouse. Samuel Powel served both as last Mayor of Philadephia under British rule and first Mayor of Philadelphia after the Revolution. Their Georgian Colonial style home is now a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/28/2012

last visited: 3/16/2012

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Art MuseumsPhiladelphia Sketch Club--Philadelphia, PA

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The Philadelphia Sketch Club is the nation's oldest continually operating club for artists, having been founded in 1860 and continuing in operation today. It features an art school as well as galleries with rotating exhibitions open to the public

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MAGEpirate

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/24/2008

last visited: 8/18/2019

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Maritime MuseumsIndependence Seaport Museum - Philadelphia, PA

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The Independence Seaport Museum is a museum dedicated to the maritime history of Philadelphia, PA and the Delaware Valley. It is located in the Penn's Landing complex along the Delaware River in Phila. It was founded in 1961

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: 8/25/2016

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Art MuseumsRuth and Raymond G. Perelman Building - Philadelphia, PA

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{The Art Deco, Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building—originally the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company Building—is an annex of the Philadelphia Museum of Art containing exhibition galleries, offices, conservation labs, and the museum library.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/10/2013

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsPhiladelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PA

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art, located at the west end of the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy in Fairmount Park, was established in 1876 in conjunction with the Centennial Exposition of the same year and is now among the largest art museums in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/13/2008

last visited: 8/25/2016

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Oddball MuseumsMutter Museum

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This Museum is not for the faint of heart! Some people may have a hard time dealing with the contents of this museum. You've been forewarned. Without a doubt the most unusual I have ever seen. The Mutter Museum has got to rank among the most unusual museums in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/1/2006

last visited: 7/17/2013

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History MuseumsWalt Whitman House & Museum - Camden, NJ

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This landmark has a curator and a state park ranger who give tours of the house-museum. The tour lasted about 45 minutes. Admission is free for this Nat'l Historic Landmark. The house/museum is maintained by the N.J. State Park Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/14/2009

last visited: 7/28/2011

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Oddball MuseumsMummers Museum

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The Mummers Museum celebrates all that is mummery and New Years Day. Visitors will enjoy unique exhibits featuring the intricate handwork that goes into the elaborate costumes. Everyone can learn to do the renowned "Mummers Strut" to the tune of "O' Dem Golden Slippers," the unofficial Mummers theme song composed by Philadelphian James Bland in 1879.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/1/2006

last visited: 2/5/2009

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Children's MuseumsPlease Touch Museum - Philadelphia, PA

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The museum originally opened...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/20/2008

last visited: 8/11/2015

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History MuseumsThe Laurel Hill Cemetery Museum - Philadelphia, PA

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This small museum tells the story of Laurel Hill cemetery, founded in 1836, America's first rural garden cemetery. It is honored as a National Historic Landmark, and as a unique destination for connoisseurs of history, art, and architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/1/2009

last visited: never

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History MuseumsPomona Hall - Camden, NJ

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This Georgian style home is an historic 18th century mansion & now a history museum. It is the focal point for the Camden County Historic Society; its headquarters are adjacent to this site. This is the 1st stop on the Cooper River Historic Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/14/2009

last visited: never

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History MuseumsAmerican Swedish Historical Museum - Philadelphia, PA

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A museum in a park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/3/2009

last visited: 2/1/2009

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History MuseumsNewton Union Schoolhouse - Haddon Township, NJ

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The Newton Union Schoolhouse also known as the Champion School in West Collingswood can trace its one room origins way back to 1821. Today, although no longer a school, the schoolhouse is set up just as it was 192 years ago and works as a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: never

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Motor Vehicle MuseumsSimeone Foundation Museum - Philadelphia, PA

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A museum that celebrates the “Spirit of Competition” with a collection of some of the rarest and most significant sports racing cars ever built.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/27/2009

last visited: never

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History MuseumsGriffith Morgan Homestead - Pennsauken, NJ

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Situated on a homestead continuously inhabited from 1693 to the 1960s, the Griffth Morgan House celebrates three centuries of community history in its third-story museum. Descendants of the original homeowners have donated heirlooms to the museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/21/2013

last visited: never

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Nature CentersPalmyra Cove Interpretive & Interactive Nature Center - Palmyra, NJ

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This is the nicest and most comprehensive nature center I have ever seen, and I have seen a lot. The entire nature center is geared toward children, to educate them about our ecosystem, fauna, flora, wetlands and all local environmental matters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/8/2008

last visited: 8/9/2008

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