Pennsylvania Hospital

PHL CVB MEMBER

Location:

Washington Square / Midtown Village / Gayborhood District


800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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p: (215) 829-3000
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Description

Attractions - Historic Homes and Buildings

The nation’s first hospital founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond in now one of America’s foremost medical centers. A tour of the hospital’s historic Pine Building includes the nation’s first surgical amphitheater and medical library; art works by Sully, Eakins, and Benjamin West. Self-guided tours are available weekdays from 9am to 4pm. Guided tours must be arranged in advance.

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 0.45 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.07 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.60 miles


The nation’s first hospital founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond in now one of America’s foremost medical centers. A tour of the hospital’s historic Pine Building includes the nation’s first surgical amphitheater and medical library; art works by Sully, Eakins, and Benjamin West. Self-guided tours are available weekdays from 9am to 4pm. Guided tours must be arranged in advance.


General

Facility Amenities:
Accessible by Public Transit, Air Conditioning, Non Smoking, Comp for Guides

Attraction

Facility Amenities:
Free Admission

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