Accessibility

Let us be of service to you!

 

Please let us know of any special needs in advance of your visit so that we may ensure you have a pleasant experience. Please contact us through our online customer service system: http://ticket.hsp.org/customer. You may also reach Visitor Services by phone at 215-732-6200 ext. 221.

Accessibility

The wheelchair accessible entrance to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania is located on the 13th Street side of the building, just south of Locust Street.  To enter or exit through this entrance, ring the door buzzer so that staff may assist you.

If you need to bring an assistant with you for any kind of physical impairment during your visit, we will not charge your accompanying aide admission.  Upon advanced request, Visitor Services can also provide you with a research aide here.

Special Services

To assist with reading documents, our Library will provide you with magnifying glasses. The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is service dog friendly!

If you need to bring any kind of assistant with you during your visit, we will not charge admission to your accompanying aid.  Upon advanced request, Visitor Services can also provide you with an assistant to aid you in your research here. 

Need a translator

If you would like to bring a translator with you for assistance in communicating with staff and interpreting HSP’s collection materials, we will not charge your accompanying aide admission.  

Cultural and Religious needs

If you have need of a space for breast-feeding, prayer, or an activity that would be most comfortable in private, please ask Visitor Services at the front desk for assistance.  We will accommodate you to the best of our abilities.

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Address

1300 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107 (map)
T: (215) 732-6200

F: (215) 732-2680

Library Hours

Tuesday: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 12:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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