Attractions - Historic Homes and Buildings

Pennsylvania Hospital


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


Facility Amenities

  • Accessible by Public Transit
  • Air Conditioning
  • Comp for Guides
  • Non Smoking


Facility Amenities

  • Free Admission

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