Your Visit to NLM

Current Museum hours:

7 days a week, 10am-5:00pm


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 $12.00, Seniors $10.00,
    Students (with valid ID) $8.00
  • Youth ages 5-17 $6.00
  • Children under 5 years no charge
  • 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 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.

 

A special holiday shop in our Museum store

The NLM's 2019 Holiday Pop-Up Shop will open the day after Thanksgiving and remain open through December 31. There is no admission fee for people who just come in to shop.
And... if you spend $75 or more, your Museum visit is FREE!

Click here for complete information, including images of some of the wonderful artwork that may be available.

Are you a Museum member? If not, this is a great time to join. Members SAVE 10% on their purchase (some exclusions apply).

We Can Be Heroes Exhibition –
Call to Artists

Philly Loves Bowie Week (January 3-12) is an annual volunteer production created by a family of committed fans of the superstar David Bowie who felt it was important to gather together as a community to celebrate a truly one-of-a-kind performer. The National Liberty Museum will be participating in these Bowie-themed events with an exhibition in our GlassAccess Gallery called, We Can Be Heroes.

Artists who use glass, clay, paint, pencil, video, and other materials are invited to submit their works which relate to the general theme of David Bowie. Learn more and apply to participate today.

Destined for the Stars
by Ricky Bernstein

Destined for the Stars, a solo exhibition of painted glass, aluminum, and mixed media wall-reliefs. will be on display in our GlassAccess Gallery from August 2 - December 2, 2019. In this limited-time show, artist Ricky Bernstein celebrates victories over life’s everyday challenges, making the point that we are all heroes in our own right. Don't miss the opportunity to see this colorful and imaginative display. Learn more.

Learn about the 2019 Awards of Valor Honorees

This annual awards program, presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS, honors police officers, firefighters, EMTs and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious service. The 2019 Awards have been presented to this year's honorees, Please click here for the names of the winners.

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