Free Museum Days

June 23, 2024
10:00 am
Laurel Hill Mansion welcomes families for a fun filled day of crafting - colonial crafts of tin punching, whirligig and more. Guests will have an opportunity to try hand crafting guided by volunteer hosts and to take home a souvenir of their visit that they made. Supplies will be provided.
June 23, 2024
10:00 am
The largest of Fairmount Park’s historic villas, Historic Strawberry Mansion boasts an extensive collection of period furniture, art, and dolls. Exemplifying both Federal and Greek Revival architecture, the mansion was built for abolitionist Judge William Lewis and converted to a...
June 24, 2024
9:30 am
The Free Library of Philadelphia's Rare Book Department is one of the largest public library special collections in the United States. The Rare Book Department offers free access to exhibitions of historically important books, manuscripts, and works of artfrom 3,000 BCE to today. Among its collections are thousands of illuminated medieval manuscripts and cuttings; first editions, letters, and manuscripts of important writers, including some of the largest collections of Charles Dickens and Edgar Allan Poe;nearly 50,000 early American children's books; original artwork by Beatrix Potter and other illustrators; Mughal court paintings; and Pennsylvania German fraktur, manuscripts, and printed books.
June 25, 2024
10:00 am
Stenton is one of the earliest, best-preserved, and most authentic historic houses in Philadelphia. Furnished with 18th-and 19th-century Logan family objects, and remaining in little-altered condition, a visit to Stenton offers an unparalleled experience of early Pennsylvania.
June 25, 2024
11:00 am
Uncover the hidden tales of Belmont's role in the Underground Railroad, a beacon of hope for those seeking freedom from the Antebellum South.
June 25, 2024
12:00 pm
Located in two homes along Elfreth's Alley, the museum introduces visitors to residents of house #126: two single women dressmakers making ends meet in the 1760s, German-American shoemakers raising a family and building wealth in the 1850s, and more. The museum is also a place to explore the stories of other houses on the street which are still residences today.
June 26, 2024
10:00 am
Woodmere Art Museum's mission is to inspire creativity, learning, and self-expression through experiences with the art and artists of Philadelphia and the region.
June 26, 2024
12:00 pm
Celebrating its 50th year as a public site in 2023, Wyck is a National Historic Landmark house, garden, and farm in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia that served as the home to one Quaker family for nine generations (1690-1973). The family left behind an incredible record of everyday life in Philadelphia, including over 10,000 historic objects, the oldest rose garden in its original plan in the United States, and a beautiful 2.5 acre landscape with an active urban farm.
June 26, 2024
12:00 pm
The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) is an internationally acclaimed contemporary art museum devoted to the creation, presentation, and preservation of innovative works of art. Your free admission experience includes two visionary exhibitions by recent Artists-in-Residence that present immersive, interactive, and deeply personal environments.
June 27, 2024
10:00 am
Interactive all-ages museum devoted to the U.S. Constitution with live theater & rare artifacts.
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