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Athenaeum of Philadelphia

1 Reviews
Historical Site
Open Open on Mon-Fri,9:00am-5:00pm
Address: 219 S 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3719
Phone: +1 215-925-2688

What people are saying:

A very ordinary building located in Society Hill. It is a museum dedicated to collecting pictures, photos, manuscripts, etc. from the 19th century to the middle of the 20th century.

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  • larryderm
    Narberth, Pennsylvania

    Outstanding Private Library

    An outstanding private library in a wonderful 19th century building facing Washington Square. Shareholders are privileged to attend a number of lectures and exhibits annually.

    Reviewed on /Date(1535268172000+0800)/
  • StephenCr0ss
    Dublin, County Dublin

    Really really amazing - a gem!

    Don’t miss this free exhibit. Beautiful house and history. You could easily spend an hour or two here. Lots of architectural drawings and statues. The library is simply stunning - see photo. The ama...

    Reviewed on /Date(1527828155000+0800)/
  • Nova1994
    Montclair, New Jersey

    Unexpected Delight!

    My friends and I had some free time and had heard of this library through word of mouth. The attractive building is right near a park with lots of inviting benches and a fountain. Inside, the Athenaeu...

    Reviewed on /Date(1522594503000+0800)/
  • jfratto
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    weekly visits to library and lectures

    It's the 2nd oldest in the country. In case you don't know an Athenaeum is a library and learning center in the subjects of City Planning, Architecture and the Arts. It's brainy and sophisticated but...

    Reviewed on /Date(1522492480000+0800)/
  • stevef824
    Liverpool, New York, USA

    Hidden Treasure!

    Just across from Washington Square Park this small museum and library is truly a hidden treasure. Nice artifacts and a beautiful library make this a nice place to visit for free. Donations only if you...

    Reviewed on /Date(1475140809000+0800)/

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