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Elfreth’s Alley

Oldest residential street in U.S., guided tour and gift shop.

Elfreth’s Alley, built 1728-1836, is one of only three preserved 18th-century streetscapes in the country. The Museum tells how ordinary Philadelphians lived and worked over the last three centuries. Museum hours: Nov.-March Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., April-October Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m.-5 p.m., Admission.

  • Guided Tour Available