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American Philosophical Society Museum

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  • 1234texas
    Dripping Springs, Texas, United States

    Good looking on outside--not much inside....

    The location is incredible--right next to Independence Hall and on the same square. The outside of the structure is very nice and well maintained. I think I just covered all of the good points. Thi...

    Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019
  • Micaela M
    Micaela M
    St Andrews, Scotland

    Hidden gem

    My dad, a Philly native, complimented me on finding this gem of a museum that he had never heard of. The history of the society goes back further than the country - they were the ones who organized t...

    Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019
  • 166darleneh

    Lots of reading

    This museum is in the Independence mall area. The plaque outside says it’s the American Philosophical museum. Lots of reading and well worth the time.

    Reviewed on Nov 25, 2018
  • ephyfe
    Wilmington, Delaware

    Pretty average

    This large and impressive building is in the same Independence square as Independence Hall, and is adjacent to it. It’s worthy of a stop, basically one small exhibit on one floor of the building, the...

    Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
  • CJProma
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


    Really a great little spot to stop in if you are interested. It is free and open weekends. They are currently running a great show on Ben Franklin.

    Reviewed on Sep 2, 2018

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