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Location: 6026 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
Wyck, a National Historic Landmark house, was home to nine generations of the same Quaker family, the Wistars and the Haines. The property features a quietly elegant home, gardens, farm buil...
Location: 138 South Second Street, Philadelphia, PA
History? You're soaking in it! And while you're in the nation's cradle, you might as well dine on a bit of history as well!
City Tavern is not especially casual, but it does offer an aw...
Location: 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA
Although she never actually owned the house, Betsy and her husband, John, rented this little house and ran their upholstery business here from 1773 to 1786. Visitors can meet Betsy Ross - played by a ...
Location: 1220 American Boulevard, West Chester, PA
Families can touch down at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center to see over 35 helicopters, autogiros, and convertiplanes on display, including the only tilt-rotor Osprey V-22 on...
Location: Route 52, Wilmington, DE
Winterthur Museum and Country Estate provides a majestic place to walk, stroll, and entertain the kids.
The spot to hit is the Enchanted Woods, a three-acre children's garden wi...
Location: 859 County Line Road, Horsham, PA
Graeme Park, a 42-acre state-owned historic site, is home to the Keith House, a National Historic Landmark and the only surviving residence of a colonial Pennsylvania governor, Sir William Keit...
Location: 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
Maybe, at first glance, this wouldn't seem like a top choice for a place to visit with the kids...but if, like ours, your little ones are fascinated by police, good guys, bad guys, and dungeons, Ea...
Location: 314-22 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
Like so many historical buildings, the original Franklin Court house was demolished long ago, in 1812, before people realized how interesting it would be to future generations. Not even enough ...
Location: 1201 Pawlings Road, Norristown, PA
Mill Grove is the first home of John James Audubon in America and the only true Audubon home still standing in this country. The museum, located in the historic home (which is listed on the Nat...
Location: 520 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
By every estimate, Independence Hall is the epicentral birthplace of the US. Within its walls, the Declaration of Independence was adopted. It was here that the Constitution of the United State...
Location: 320 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
Carpenters' Hall, the meeting place of 1774's First Continental Congress, is maintained by The Carpenters’ Company, which has owned and operated the building since its completion in 1774. With...
Location: Sixth and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA
Congress Hall, as the name suggests, was the home of the US Congress back when Philadelphia was the US Capitol (1790 to 1800, for those of us to whom US history is a bit of a blur). Geo...