African American Museum in Philadelphia Tours and Tickets
This popular museum showcases the unique stories of African-Americans and the African Diaspora through fine art, multimedia displays, historical artifacts, and exhibits. Founded in 1976, the African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major US city to explore this heritage and culture. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the museum is home to artifacts from the Civil Rights movement, the Negro baseball league, and more.
Thursday-Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from noon to 5pm
701 Arch Street, Philadephia, Pennsylvania
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Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Sightseeing Philadelphia (1, 2, or 3-Day)
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.
Go City: Philadelphia Explorer Pass - Choose 3, 4, 5 or 7 Attractions
See some of Philadelphia's top attractions at a discount with The Philadelphia Pass. Select your choice of three, four, five, or seven activities from a list of options and get direct entrance after you save 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 or Betsy Ross House. Passes are valid for one year from purchase date and you have 60 consecutive days from first use. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
City Sightseeing Philadelphia Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off (24, 48, 72 Hours)
Explore Philadelphia at your own pace with this convenient hop-on hop-off bus tour of the city. From the comfort of a London-style double-decker bus, you’ll cover Philly’s greatest landmarks and attractions, including the Liberty Bell, Reading Terminal Market, and the famous “Rocky Steps” of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. All along the way, your tour guide will offer live commentary to enrich the experience.
Go City: Philadelphia All-Inclusive Pass with 30+ Attractions
Choose from 1, 2, 3, or 5 days of unlimited sightseeing with the Philadelphia Pass, and cover top attractions like the Eastern State Penitentiary with a single package ticket. The pass is easily downloaded to your mobile device, so you can ditch the complicated vouchers. Explore the city of brotherly love at your own leisure—ideal for tourists and residents alike. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for the number of days purchased.
Philadelphia Old Town Outdoor Escape Game: Solve the Case
Take Philadelphia sightseeing in a playful new direction with this app-based game. Unlock stories of the City of Brotherly Love by answering challenges at each location, including Reading Terminal Market, Penn’s Landing, and the Liberty Bell. Play alone or with a team, and explore at your own pace, at any time. You don’t even need an internet connection to use the app.
The Philadelphia Sightseeing Day Pass: 35+ Historic Attractions & Tours
Explore Philadelphia at your own pace with this flexible sightseeing pass. Select access to up to seven attractions from over 35 landmark destinations and experiences including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Liberty Bell, the Easter State Penitentiary, One Liberty Observation Deck, and more. Plus, hop-on, hop-off bus tours are included with the pass.
Historic Philadelphia Self-Guided Walking Audio Tour
Explore Philadelphia and its rich Revolutionary history at your own pace with this self-guided audio walking tour. The app-based tour offers a vivid account of the city’s early days as it guides you to must-see landmarks including the Liberty Bell Center, the Betsy Ross House, and the National Constitution Center. Using a live GPS Map along with audio, images, and text, this tour turns your smartphone into a personal tour guide.
The Philadelphia Sightseeing Flex Pass: Save on 35+ Landmark Attractions & Tours
See the City of Brotherly Love your own way with the Philadelphia Sightseeing Pass, which lets you choose between 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 attractions, museums, and tours that you can visit at your own pace over a 7-day period. The pass includes entrance to some of Philadelphia's top attractions such as the National Liberty Museum, as well as access to niche tours (think pub crawls and historical tours). The Sightseeing Pass is a fantastic value for the money and makes it easy to visit Philadelphia's must-see attractions.
Philadelphia Double Decker Sightseeing Tour & Campo's Cheesesteak Combo
See the best of the City of Brotherly Love—and cap off your sightseeing excursion with a classic Philadelphia cheesesteak for lunch—with this two-in-one package deal. Choose from a range of durations for your bus pass—from 1 to 3 days—hop aboard right in Center City, and look forward to seeing iconic landmarks like the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Independence Hall, and more. Then, finish with a hearty cheesesteak meal.
Immersive American Revolution Self-Guided Walking & Driving Tours
Return to the American Revolution with this essential bundle of driving and walking tours! Walk in the footsteps of the founding fathers along Boston’s Freedom Trail and in Philadelphia’s historic Old City. Visit the spot where the Boston Tea Party began. Follow the famous battle of Lexington & Concord, where the “shot heard ‘round the world” was fired! Plus, take a trip through Valley Forge, the site where General George Washington’s army faced impossible odds early in the revolution. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity! This isn't an entrance ticket. Check opening hours before your visit.
Philadelphia (Philly) Scavenger Hunt
Learn about the American revolution and the revolutionaries that made independence a reality. Learn how they strategized, where they met, who helped them, and who ended up betraying the nation. Visit a section of the city still preserved like revolutionary times. Test your knowledge by answering our trivia quiz and learn bits of history along the way It's a quiz and an audio tour guide! This package is ideal for individuals who want to explore, learn, and have fun. The tour includes optional location-based trivia questions. Throughout the path, you'll be asked questions that may need you to look around for answers. If you get it right, the app will fill you in on bits of history and play the audio. You can skip the questions if you want to, and use the app as a personal GPS-triggered tour guide. Note: Only available for Apple devices.
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What are African American Museum in Philadelphia hours of operation?
African American Museum in Philadelphia hours of operation: Thursday-Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from noon to 5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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