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Hours & Location


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Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM
First three Saturdays of the month 11:00AM-3:00PM


 

Research is by appointment only.

 

Contact

Phone: (215) 925-2688
Fax:     (215) 925-3755

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Holidays

The Athenaeum will be closed on the following holidays:

2014  
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan 20
Presidents' Day Feb. 17
Good Friday April 18
Memorial Day May 26
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day Sept. 1
Columbus Day Oct. 13
Thanksgiving Eve (Close at 1:00) Nov. 26
Thanksgiving Nov. 27-28
Christmas Dec. 24-25
New Year's Day Jan. 1, 2015

Inclement Weather

In cases of inclement weather the Athenaeum will be closed when the Philadelphia public schools are closed.

Location

219 S. 6th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

The Athenaeum is located on the east side of Washington Square below Walnut St.

Parking

There are two parking garages a half a block south of the Athenaeum on 6th St.; both are connected to condominium buildings. The Independence Place garage (east side) is a self-park facility. The Hopkinson House garage (west side) offers valet parking.

There is one handicapped parking space available in the Athenaeum garden.  To access this space, make a left from 6th St. onto St. James St., which runs along the side of the Athenaeum.  The driveway entrance is just after the Athenaeum building on the right.