Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia Tickets and Discounts

Betsy Ross House | Tickets and Discounts

This post provides details about visiting the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia, including ticket information, potential discounts, and some of the best exhibits at this attraction.

 

 


WHAT IS THE BETSY ROSS HOUSE?

This is the former home of Betsy Ross. Although she is the most well-known seamstress in American history, not all historians agree that Betsy Ross designed the American flag.

A visit to the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia is the only place in America to view a historic interpretation of an 18th-century upholstery shop.
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Philadelphia in January

Things to do in Philadelphia in January

This post lists top things to do in January in Philadelphia as well as things to do at night, free activities and family-friendly events, updated for 2020. 

 

 


TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN PHILADELPHIA IN JANUARY

This section highlights our top ten things to do in January in Philadelphia. 

For even more ideas on popular tourist activities, be sure to check out our popular posts: 

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Philadelphia in December

What to Do in Philadelphia in December (2019)

This post covers the best things to do in Philadelphia in December and has been updated for 2019. 

It includes our top ten list with evening activities, free things to do, and family-friendly entertainment and events in the city.

 

 


TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN PHILADELPHIA IN DECEMBER

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Which Philadelphia Bus Tours Are The Best?

This post reviews and compares the many different Philadelphia bus tours available to you, including hop-on-hop-off to night tours and trolleys. 

 Hop On Hop Off Company  1-Day Adult Pass
 Big Bus $35
 City Sightseeing  $34
 Philly Plash  $5 (self-guided)

HOP-ON-HOP-OFF PHILADELPHIA: BIG BUS

This may be one of the best ways to discover the birthplace of America. Explore the city at your own pace as you travel from one landmark to the next. Read more »

Best Travel Deals for Black Friday 2020

This post will help you navigate through the myriad of discounts, specials and Black Friday deals for 2018 so you can continue to explore!Name Your Own Price Walking Tours

Keep in mind that our name your own price walking tours are always budget friendly in any of our cities and we have special blog posts to cover visiting on a budget or how to enter certain attractions for free with a tourist discount pass!

In addition to great savings on Black Friday, we’ll offer some Small Business Saturday savings to support local vendors we love, and keep an eye out through until next week for what some people are calling Travel Deal Tuesdays!

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Where to Store Your Luggage in Philadelphia

This post includes information about several options for storing luggage during your trip to Philadelphia. We tell you all about the popular and convenient trend in luggage storage, where companies partner with local shops who store your luggage.

We also include other options like train and bus stations and even some museums. Note that there is no luggage storage at the airport.

 

 

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TIP:  For budget travelers, it is worth considering purchasing a tourist pass. Tourist passes help you save money by packaging attractions together for one flat price.

In some cases, you can save up to 50% of the cost you would normally pay to see many of the top Philadelphia attractions.

To learn more, check out our post comparing the different Philadelphia Tourist Attraction Passes.


LUGGAGE STORAGE (Shared Economy)

The companies listed below employ a similar system to Airbnb, but for luggage.

They find convenient locations for travelers, such as souvenir and gift shops or convenience stores, even restaurants or coffee houses, who have the capacity and the security to hold and secure your luggage.

They also open early and close late giving you the most flexibility in terms of when you need to store your luggage. 

Fees vary as do the number of hours you can store for. Some charge per hour, while some charge a flat fee for a 24-hour period, regardless of whether you store for 3 hours or all 24 hours.

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Philadelphia Attractions Guide

After you’ve taken one of our name your own price walking tours, there is still many Philadelphia attractions, historic sites and museums to see on your own.

We’ve listed some of the most visited and recommended Philadelphia attractions with guides on directions, hours and admission costs below.

Philadelphia Attractions By Neighborhood

Philadelphia Attractions By Cost

Philadelphia Attractions By Neighborhood

Museum District
Center CityPhiladelphia Attraction Neighborhood Map
Independence Mall (Old City)
Near Independence Mall
Market East
Avenue of the Arts
Other Areas
Outside the City

Museum District

Center City

  • Love Park
  • City Hall
  • Shoe Museum
  • African American Museum in Philadelphia
  • Masonic Library and Museum
  • Washington Square (Tomb of the Unknown Solider)
  • You can also download this map for sites within Center City.

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