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New Hall Military Museum
Top 12 in Must-Visit Museums

4/5
3 Reviews
Museum
Address: 320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2708
Phone: +1 215 597 8974

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It is very valuable for military history. The carefully prepared exhibits can reflect the American martial spirit.

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  • 166darleneh
    166darleneh
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    Small

    This is a small museum next to Carpenters Hall. It’s the first meeting area of the military. The brick in this area looks so good it’s like they put it in yesterday. Lots of history in this little are...

    Reviewed on /Date(1543148717000+0800)/
  • ephyfe
    ephyfe
    Wilmington, Delaware
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    Small but very historically important, it’s where the military started

    This is a small by important building. This is where the military got started and the pentagon is what it has become today. They have a picture on the wall comparing the two places. There’s a small...

    Reviewed on /Date(1542012345000+0800)/
  • Elaine F
    Elaine F
    Bridgewater NJ USA
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    Little museum. Original Pentagon. Birthplace of the Marines

    Tiny museum on the path into Carpenters Hall. It is the original Pentagon and home of the War Department of the United States. The main floor focuses on the birth of the Marines which were started h...

    Reviewed on /Date(1530598479000+0800)/
  • DavidFoss
    DavidFoss
    Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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    Grand Daddy of the Pentagon

    New Hall, now home of the Military Museum, was the headquarters of the War Department when Philadelphia was the nation’s capital making it the great grand daddy of the Pentagon. Today it’s a small, fr...

    Reviewed on /Date(1500812585000+0800)/
  • andrewsC7868UF
    andrewsC7868UF
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    New Hall Military Museum

    Out of all the museums, this was the smallest and poorest. Not a ton to see inside, but still worth a quick stop before heading to Carpenter's Hall.

    Reviewed on /Date(1499837649000+0800)/

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