Explore the Museum with an expert! Take a guided tour and enhance your experience with additional insight into the artifacts and exhibits, behind-the-scenes details of the Museum’s creation, and opportunities to dig deeper into the stories behind objects on display.
Early Access Guided Tour
Core exhibition tour offered every Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m.
$50 non-members, $35 members
This 60-minute guided tour offers visitors an exclusive opportunity to see the Museum's exhibits before we open. These early access tours are great for members and first time visitors alike! Space is limited to 15 people.Book Tickets Member Tickets
Option #1: Listen on a sanitized, Museum-issued wand (available at front desk) for $3 for members, $4 for groups, and $5 for general public with regular admission
Option #2: Listen on your smartphone or personal device for free*
Take our audio tour of the Museum’s core exhibition narrated by the Museum’s President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, and featuring the “voices” of Phillis Wheatley, the first published African American female poet, and Baroness Frederika von Riedesel, who aided the wounded and journaled about her experience. Disponible ahora en Español!
Now Available: Audio tour accompanying the Museum's special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, open through Sept. 5, 2022.
* Note: The Museum will not supply headphones for personal devices. Please bring your own headphones.
Offered Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Admission plus $10 non-members, $10 members
Join a Museum educator for a 60-minute guided tour of the Museum’s core exhibits.Book Tickets Member Tickets
Walking Tour: Revolutionary City
Beginning in June: Will be offered Saturdays & Sundays at 2 p.m.
$28 for non-members (includes Museum admission), FREE for members
Join an educator to explore our Revolutionary neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s. This one-hour guided tour covers about a mile and stops outside iconic sites including City Tavern, Independence Hall, and Carpenters Hall to discuss the experiences of everyday people in the Revolutionary era. Don’t forget to save time to explore the Museum before or after your tour!Book Tickets Member Tickets
Offered on Demand with Booking in Advance
Join a Museum Educator for a tactile tour of the Museum’s core galleries designed for guests with visual disabilities and their sighted companions. This hour-and-a-half tour includes sensory experiences and replica objects that activate the history of the Revolution through hands-on learning. Touch Tours are free with admission and can be booked in advance! Call our front desk at (267) 579-3046 to book a ticket.
Guided tours and program facilitation is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.