Here are some area museums:
From Colonial America to Modern Day, the Philadelphia area has a rich historical heritage. Visit the Liberty Bell, a colonial farm, an old prison, or the United States Mint. Check out some of the local museums, full of dinosaurs, early American tools, mummies and so much more!
Here are some places you can visit to learn about the area's history:
These historical societies have lots of local history information:
Here are some books on the history of the area and places to go and see: