Tuesday – Friday, 10am to 4pm
Saturday - Sunday, 12pm to 4pm

Admission Rates (effective January 1, 2017)
Adults: $10
Seniors/Students/Military with ID: $7
Children 5-11: $5
Members and Children Under 5:
ACCESS Card Holders: $2 per adult and children over 5

WHYY and AAA Members Save $1!

Group Visits and Group Rates:
Self-guided experience: $6 per person
New Sweden in Focus guided tour: $15 per person (available beginning April 2013)
General Museum guided tour: $15 per person

Guided tours are available by reservation for a minimum of 10 people, and a maximum of 25 people, per guide. A $50 non-refundable deposit will be due at the time of booking. At least 24 hours notice is required for cancellation.

Call the museum 215-389-1776 for more information.

We are closed:
New Year's Day (January 1)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Third Monday on January)
Presidents Day (Third Monday in February)
Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
Easter Sunday (March 31)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (First Monday in September)
Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday of November)
Christmas Eve (December 24)
Christmas Day (December 25)

Handicap parking is available along Pattison Ave by the museum's rear entrance, which is also handicap accessible. Please ring the doorbell at the rear entrance for admittance.



From Center City: Take Broad Street South to Pattison Avenue. Turn right onto Pattison Avenue. At the next light ( 20th Street) turn left into FDR Park. Once in the park, take the first left.

From I-95 North or South: Take the Broad Street/Pattison Avenue exit of I-95. If coming from I-95 Southbound, turn right onto Broad Street. If coming from I-95 Northbound, the exit puts you on Broad Street. Stay to the left because the road divides. Turn left at the 2nd traffic light, which is Pattison Avenue. At the next traffic light turn left on 20th Street into FDR Park. Once in the park, take the first left.

From Rte. 76 going East (Schuylkill Expressway):
Get off at the Penrose Avenue/International Airport exit (left lane exit). Go to the end of the exit road. At the traffic light, turn left onto Penrose. At first stoplight, turn right onto Pattison Avenue. The park entrance is at 20th Street. Once in the park, take the first left.

From Rte. 76 going West and the Walt Whitman Bridge: Take exit 46 to 7th Street. Follow 7th to Pattison Avenue. Turn right on Pattison, pass Citizens Bank Park on your right, and cross Broad Street. At next light ( 20th Street) turn left into FDR Park. Once in the park, take the first left.

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The Museum is easily reached by the Broad Street Subway, with a five block walk from the AT&T (formerly Pattison) Station. The #17 bus heading to the Naval Base stops at the Museum building on Pattison Avenue. Contact Septa Information at (215) 580-7800 to obtain route and schedule information for arriving at 20th and Pattison.

If you are coming from New Jersey, take the Patco High Speedline and get off at 12th/13th and Locust Streets. Walk underground to the Broad Street Subway at Broad and Walnut Streets.

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Naval Yard
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