• Elfreth's Alley
  • Elfreth's Alley
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Elfreth's Alley

Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

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


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 interesting, offbeat, affordable, colorful and historical. What a cool combination.
  • 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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