Looking for some family fun to get the kids out of the house during the long winter? There are so many fantastic (and FREE) museums to check out in Philadelphia.

Check out this list from TripSavvy of some of the best free museums the City of Brotherly Love has to offer.

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  • 1

    Science History Institute

    Location: 315 Chestnut Street

    Open: Monday - Friday

    The Science History Institute examines the history of chemistry and life sciences and how they affect us today.

    Check out the Mirror of Art exhibit now on display.

  • 2

    Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell

    Location: 520 Chestnut Street

    Open: Daily, 9 AM to 5 PM

    One of the most historical sites in Philadelphia.Check out the room where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were was signed.

    Go behind the iconic crack and see how the Liberty Bell has been transformed into an iconic symbol.

  • 3

    Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

    Location: 523 N. 7th Street

    Hours: Friday - Sunday, 9 AM to 5 PM

    Take a trip back in time and see where the brilliant poet lived. You can see some of his astonishing work by going through some of extraordinary work.

  • 4

    The Institute of Contemporary Art

    Location: 118 S. 36th Street

    Hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 11 AM to 6 PM

    ICA has been at the forefront of contemporary  for over 50 years.

    Check out the Winter Opening Celebration on Friday, January 24th form 6:30 PM to 9 PM.

  • 5

    The TUSPM Shoe Museum

    Location: 147 N. 8th St.

    Hours: You must schedule visit in advance

    Love shoes? Then this museum, run by Temple's Podiatric School is for you. Check out over 900 pairs of shoes on display including shoes worn by celebrities.

  • 6

    Woodmere Art Museum

    Location: 9201 Germantown Avenue
    Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM, Friday 10 AM to 8 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM

    Check out a full gallery of works of local Philadelphia's area artists.

    Be sure to visit the images of The Mummers from Woodmere's Collection now on display through April 26th.

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