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New Hall Military Museum

320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2708
+1 215-597-8974
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23 Jul 2017
“Grand Daddy of the Pentagon”
12 Jul 2017
“New Hall Military Museum”
320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2708
City Center East
320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2708
+1 215-597-8974
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

New Hall, now home of the Military Museum, was the headquarters of the War Department when Philadelphia was the nation’s capital making it the great grand daddy of the Pentagon. Today it’s a small, free museum jam packed with exhibits mostly from the Revolutionary War....More

Thank DavidFoss
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Out of all the museums, this was the smallest and poorest. Not a ton to see inside, but still worth a quick stop before heading to Carpenter's Hall.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I guess I expected something much bigger but was still a very nice little stop in. Displays were in every nuck ,displays of war and such.

Thank Eliz J
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The New Hall Military Museum is very small, but yet formidable on its own. The most memorable thing is a model of the USS Raleigh, an early naval vessel. There are some things for kids here, so it's a nice stop for families.

Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This is just a small little museum nestled down an alley way. But it is mighty and has some neat artifacts. It won't take too much time to complete it, but it is worth the walk through!

Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

It is free and right next to all the other historical sites so it is worth the quick stroll through. It showcases Navy, Army and Marines.

1  Thank Alisa D
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This small little museum is located close to the Carpenters' Hall. At first I wasn't sure if the museum was open when I passed it, but after I visited Carpenters' Hall I went back and took another look. The museum consist of two floors. On...More

Thank DanielHenrysson
Reviewed 23 April 2013

This neat little museum housed in the building that once served as the administrative headquarters for the Continental Army and Navy is worth a short visit while visiting the nearby Carpenters’ Hall and Franklin Court.

Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 2 July 2012

This is an old, not-updated museum. The kids enjoyed seeing it and it took about 15 minutes to visit. It was free and worth the stop. Just some old military information and artifacts, nothing fancy, nothing modern or updated.

Thank omahajg
Reviewed 30 June 2012

This place was awesome. I wish more people knew about it so more people would visit! The exhibits inside were excellent. If you are military or know someone who is, this is certainly worthwhile! The park rangers are friendly and have great information if you...More

2  Thank QuickWhitTravel
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