Elfreth's Alley

Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Free Things to Do: Take a step back in time (free of charge) when you visit this, the oldest continuously inhabited street in the US. It is located in Philadelphia's Old City section, and although the cobblestone alley...  Read More
Historic Sites: Still a residential street, Elfreth's Alley was constructed in 1702 and is the oldest continuously inhabited street in the U.S. Two houses on the cobblestone street are open to the public � the...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Museum: Tue-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun Noon-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Guided Museum Tours Adult $5; Child (6-12) $2; Child (5 and under) Free; Family $12
    Self-Guided House Tours Adult $3; Child (6-12) $1; Child (5 and under) Free

  • Free Things to Do: "Visit the Elfreth's Alley museum, located here, which is comprised of two adjacent homes and offers a host of interesting facts about the street."
  • Historic Sites: "Stopping to visit the Alley's museum is worthwhile when visiting to get additional information and inside stories."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Elfreth's Alley is step back in time that's interesting, offbeat, affordable, colorful and historical.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: This street is a favorite among visitors, as it's historic, yet interactive at the same time. Walking down the cobblestoned alley is a great experience.

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