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Pennsylvania Hospital

Tour nation's first hospital including amphitheater, library, nursing history museum.

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.

  • Audio Tours Available
  • Free Admission
  • Guided Tour Available
  • Restaurant/Cafe
  • Bus Parking
  • Onsite Parking
  • Outdoor/Patio
  • Wheelchair Accessible