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Library Hall

105 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3310
+1 215-440-3400
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3 Oct 2015
“SCIENCE AT THE TIME OF FOUNDING THE NATION”
20 Aug 2014
“Founded in 1731 by Benjamin Franklin”
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105 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3310
City Centre East
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

Next to Independence Hall, the museum of the country’s first learned scientific society, the American Philosophical Society, houses an ever changing exhibition of the sciences and humanities with the current exhibition featuring Thomas Jefferson as a scientist. While this exhibition is relatively small, it is...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2014

My wife and I visited Library Hall while walking through the historical section of Philadelphia. This was the first library in the country open to the public. It was the forerunner of the Library of Congress. Founded in 1731 by Benjamin Franklin and his friends,...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2012

It was very crowded. I think visiting the Bell, Independence halls are more for historical reason. Why is the bell inside the building? It was too crowded to stop to read anything on the wall.

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