The Museum is located in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in South Philadelphia, near the Sports Complex:
1900 Pattison Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Starting October 25, due the Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular, visitors to the Museum will need to park in the Novacare Lot across Pattison Avenue from the Museum or in the FDR Park Clubhouse lot (enter from Pattison Avenue).
All visitors must use the rear Museum entrance on Pattison Avenue to enter the building.
Accessible parking spaces are marked and available on Pattison Avenue, and a designated drop-off zone is also available through the gate on Pattison Avenue by the Museum’s rear entrance.
Tuesday – Friday, 10 am to 4 pm
Saturday - Sunday, 12 pm to 4 pm
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 4 pm
We are closed
New Year's Day (January 1)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Third Monday in January)
Presidents Day (Third Monday in February)
Easter Sunday (Varies)
Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (First Monday in September)
Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday of November)
Christmas Eve (December 24)
Christmas Day (December 25)
New Year's Eve (December 31)
Admission is free for veterans and active military members on Veterans Day.
Children 5-11: $5
Children Under 5: Free
ACCESS Card Holders: $2 per adult and children over 5
WHYY Members Buy One, Get One Admission (50% off)
AAA Members Save $1!
IKEA Family Members Buy One, Get One Admission (50% off)
*We also offer free admission on the second Sunday of each month.
Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more at the following rates:
Self-guided experience: $10 per person
General Museum guided tour: $18 per person
A $50 non-refundable deposit will be due at the time of booking.
At least 24 hours' notice is required for cancellation.
Call the Museum at 215-389-1776 for more information.
Visiting the Library
The Museum's research library is open during our public hours. Library visitors must pay Museum admission.
Accessible parking is available along Pattison Ave by the Museum's rear entrance. Please ring the doorbell at the back entrance for admittance. Caregivers accompanying visitors with special needs are not required to pay admission.
Safe Travels Stamp
ASHM is proud to join the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau along with World Travel & Tourism Council in committing to provide a safe environment for our visitors, staff, and community.
Current COVID Protocols
Please note that our COVID-19 policy is updated to reflect current guidance from the City of Philadelphia. Thank you for working together to protect the community from COVID-19.
Service dogs are welcome in the Museum. As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, a service animal is any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Other species of animals, whether trained or untrained, are not considered service animals. Emotional support animals, comfort animals, or therapy dogs are not permitted in the Museum as they are not service animals under Title II and Title III of the ADA. If you have any questions, please contact our Visitor Service staff at 215-389-1776 or review the ADA Service Animal FAQ PDF below.