Explore the Benjamin Franklin Museum and Franklin Court, home of the Philadelphia statesman, author, printer, inventor and postmaster. The building also is the nation’s first post office.
The National Liberty Museum explores the themes of diversity and inclusion, civic engagement and leadership. Highlights include a replica of Nelson Mandela’s jail cell and an exhibit honoring the heroes of 9/11.
Get an in-depth look at historic treasures with a professional tour group. See the sights from a horse-drawn carriage with the 76 Carriage Company or embark on a neighborhood or themed tour with Philly Tour Hub. Philly on Tap beer tour is always a hit. Take a walk on Philadelphia’s dark side with Grim Philly Tours and learn about vampires and ghost hunting!
Mojitos, empanadas, ropa viego and other Cuban favorites are on the menu at Cuba Libre. The restaurant has an open-air vibe that’s modeled after a Havana streetscape.
No visit to Old City would be complete without stopping by The Continental. Local impresario Stephen Starr kicked off his restaurant career by imaginatively spinning an old diner into a martini bar.
Grab a great fresh cup of coffee at Old City Coffee, located in the heart of the historic district.
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