African American Museum in Philadelphia Tours

This popular museum showcases the unique stories and works of African Americans and the African Diaspora. In addition to creative and dynamic contemporary art, the African American Museum in Philadelphia is home to artifacts from the Civil Rights movement, the Negro baseball league and more.

Travelers who venture to this iconic Philadelphia institution will find a sampling of some of the 500,000 negatives and photographs donated by Jack T. Franklin that highlight the key moments of the Civil Rights Movement, include the march in Selma. The Civic Center collection highlights approximately 400 African artifacts that highlight the craftsmanship and traditions Africa is known for.

Visitors can explore the comprehensive and expansive museum on its own, or enjoy it in conjunction with other nearby attractions like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall and Constitution Center.

Practical Info

The museum is located at 701 Arch Street at the corner of 7th Street, near the National Constitution Center.
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Address: 701 Arch Street, Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Hours: Thursday-Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from noon to 5pm
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Admission: $14 for adults, $10 for students and children ages 4 to 12
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Double-Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour of Philadelphia

Explore the best that Philadelphia has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. Visit 27 of Philadelphia’s top attractions — like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the United States Mint — on a 90-minute loop in an open-top, double-decker bus. Select a single or multi-day pass, then board at any of the 27 stops and get to know the city in custom fashion, with live onboard narration. Learn about the history and heritage of one of America's oldest cities.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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The Philadelphia Pass

See some of Philadelphia's top attractions at a savings with The Philadelphia Pass. Select your choice of 3, 4, 5, or 7 activities from a list of thirty options and get direct entrance after you download your pass on your mobile device. Use your pass for touring options such as the Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Philadelphia Tour, or for entrance tickets to venues such as the African American Museum, Betsy Ross House, or Philadelphia Zoo. You have 30 consecutive days to complete the use of your pass.
  • Duration: 1 day
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Philadelphia All-Inclusive Pass

Save money on some of Philadelphia's best-known attractions with The Philadelphia Pass. Choose 1, 2, 3, or 5 days of attractions and tours.  Enjoy direct entry to attractions. Simply save your pass (delivered as your 'ticket) on your mobile device and go – no voucher redemption required!
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