America’s finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum displays its beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments in a nineteenth-century “cabinet museum” setting. The goal of the museum is to help visitors understand the mysteries and beauty of the human body and appreciate the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Visitors will also be able to enjoy the Spit Spreads Death exhibition pop-up, outdoor games with the Center for Education, coloring print-outs and the Historical Medical Library exhibition pop-up from 1-4pm.
For the first time ever during Wawa Welcome America, the Museum of American Revolution invites you to explore the opening shots of the War of Independence, from the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the creation of the American Republic, the Museum’s core exhibition explores the ideas, events, and legacies of America’s revolutionary beginnings.
Located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia, One Liberty Observation Deck is accessible to other major attractions throughout the city, and understandably becomes a must-visit location for visitors. With an observation deck 57 floors above Market Street, the views of Philadelphia can be taken in year round with sunlight or starlight.
On June 30, One Liberty Observation Deck will be open two hours early to participate in this year’s Free Museum Day. From 8 AM – 12 PM (only), guests will enjoy FREE admission to see historic Philly From The Top!
Know Before You Go
Due to limited capacity, pre-registered tickets are encouraged but not required for entry. Please note free entrance will be on a first come first serve basis between 8 AM -12 PM.
To pre-register for a free ticket, click here. The first 1,000 guests to pre-register will receive a free Philadelphia souvenir upon entry on June 30! (one souvenir per ticket or family).
Guests who pre-register but are unable to enter prior to 12PM, will be granted complimentary access after 12 PM (until close) on June 30. Pre-registered tickets do not grant fast entry, expedited entry or guaranteed admission.
Founded in 1695, Christ Church has been cited as “the finest specimen of Colonial architecture standing.” During the Revolutionary Era, it hosted the Continental Congresses and counted Benjamin Rush, Benjamin Franklin and Betsy Ross among its members. Tour the sanctuary for FREE on Saturday, June 29.
BONUS! Join Christ Church at 7 p.m. on July 4 for “Patriotic Pipes,” a FREE and family-friendly concert of traditional and contemporary organ tunes.
Did you know? Christ Church Preservation Trust oversees the Tourism program and historic preservation needs of Christ Church (2nd and Market) and its two burial grounds (2nd and Market, 5th and Arch), which hold more signers of the Declaration of Independence than any other property in America.