Your Visit to NLM

Current Museum hours:

Monday-Friday, 11am-4pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm;
Sunday, 12-5pm


Our regular Museum hours change each season:
Winter
: Monday-Friday, 11am-4pm
Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 12-5pm
Spring: 7 days a week, 10am-5pm
Summer: 7 days a week, 10am-5:30pm
Fall: 7 days a week, 10am-5pm

Admission:

General admission for a self-guided visit:

  • Adults $9.00, Seniors $7.00, Students (13-21) $5.00
  • Children ages 5-12 with an adult $4.00
  • Children under 5 years no charge.
  • “Family Admission” $20, includes two adult family members and two children.  Additional children are $2.00 each
  • Museum members are admitted free.

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The Museum is fully accessible to people in wheelchairs. Food and drink are not permitted. Photos may be taken throughout the Museum, except as noted.

  1. Read What Visitors Say about NLM on Trip Advisor

    Click on the Trip Advisor logo to see why we earned the 2018 Certificate of Excellence.

  2. Admission Special Offers

    ACCESS ADMISSION PROGRAM – NLM is happy to join the ACCESS Admission Program in Pennsylvania. This city-wide initiative, led by Art-Reach, provides PA ACCESS Card holders $2 admission to a number of local art, museums, and cultural institutions. PA ACCESS Card holders enjoy discounted admission to NLM during regular business hours – just show your PA ACCESS card and photo ID to our front desk staff. For more information on fun things to do in Pennsylvania, please visit the Art-Reach website.

    AAA DISCOUNT – Show your AAA card to our front desk staff to receive general adult admission for $5.

    PHILADELPHIA PASS – NLM is among 40 attractions which accepts the Philadelphia Pass. Learn more and purchase your Philadelphia Pass.

    STAMP PROGRAM NLM is proud to join the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s STAMP program, which offers Philadelphia teens (ages 14-19) free admission to a number of local art and cultural institutions. STAMP pass holders enjoy free admission to NLM during regular business hours – just show your STAMP pass to our front desk staff. Learn more about the STAMP program.

    ONGOING SPECIAL OFFERS – NLM is proud to offer a $2 discount year-round to teachers, active/retired military, and first responders with ID.

  3. Information for Groups

    If you are interested in bringing a group, use these links to schedule a museum tour for a student group or for an adult/family group.

  4. What you will see at the NLM

    To learn about the galleries and exhibits at the National Liberty Museum, click here.

  5. Calendar of Events

    To enhance the Museum’s content on diversity and inclusion, anti-violence, and heroism, we provide various programs throughout the year. View our Calendar of Events. With the exception of fundraising activities, most events are included with your Museum admission.

 

GiveBack Workshops

GiveBack Workshops at NLM are a unique way of volunteering and the perfect spark to activate your family’s sense of empathy, respect, and responsibility, the character traits that make someone a true hero of liberty. A different GiveBack Workshop is held once each month on a Saturday morning. You and your children will work together to complete a “make-and-donate” activity specifically designed by the partner organization for that month.

Check our events calendar for all the upcoming GiveBack Workshops –and the organizations with whom we are partnering– beginning on January 12, 2019.

Celebrate MLK Day at the National Liberty Museum

Join us on Monday, January 21 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We have FIVE activities planned so visitors of all ages can explore how they can “Live Like A Hero.” Admission is “Pay-What-You-Wish” and all activities are included!

Check our Calendar of Events for complete details.

Welcome the Stranger Exhibit

Welcome the Stranger, a one-woman exhibit of cast glass, ceramics, and mixed media by artist Micaela Amateau Amato, will be on display in our GlassAccess Gallery from March 9 - June 9, 2019. This collection of works is Amato's interpretation of modern and historic figures who rose like “superheroes” to accept seemingly impossible challenges of liberty. Shown here are cast glass sculptures of Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Learn more about this exhibit –and the Opening Event on Friday, March 8– by clicking here.

Read and Romp

Join us with your little learner, ages 2-6, for Read & Romp, an exciting hour of imaginative storytelling, interactive games, and creative crafts in the Museum’s galleries. Read & Romps are held twice a week, on Monday and Saturday mornings. Learn about the “story of the week” and choose the day that works best for you! Snacks and Museum admission are included.

Check our events calendar for upcoming Read & Romps beginning on December 3, 2018.

Lila Liberty's Hero Quest

Join Lila Liberty on her quest to spread acceptance and kindness by helping her collect her "Super Hero Gadgets" throughout the Museum. This self-guided experience will encourage your child to understand how qualities like empathy, integrity, responsibility, and courage define what it means to be a Hero.

Lila Liberty’s Hero Quest is available between 1-3pm every Saturday and Sunday beginning on December 1, It is included in the cost of admission. Learn more.

Nominate a deserving teacher for our 2019 Teacher as Hero Awards

Nominations are now open for our annual Teacher as Hero Awards. This yearly recognition program, sponsored by State Farm®, honors outstanding educators in the Delaware Valley.

Click here to learn more and nominate a deserving teacher today.

The Inspiring Stories of our 2018 Awards of Valor Honorees

This annual awards program, presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS, honors police officers, firefighters, and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious service. The 2018 Awards Ceremony was held on September 12. Our honorees' inspiring stories will be displayed in a Museum exhibit and on our 2018 Awards of Valor page in the coming weeks. Please check back shortly,

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