Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia
Drexel University College of Medicine is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

1. Drexel University College of Medicine

2900 W Queen Ln, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School · East Falls · 2 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: Peer outside the bookstore and you'll spot an eerie anatomical model. What appears to be string art is the nervous system of a college cleaning woman who willed her body to science in 1888.

2. Temple's Creepy Dental Museum

Pennsylvania
College Science Building · Tioga - Nicetown · 1 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: Make your way up to the third floor of the Dental School Building to see the finest museum-quality dental antiquities in the country. You're sure to leave "hand over mouth."

Insectarium is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

3. Insectarium

5.6
8046 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Museum · Holmesburg · 12 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: Crawl and creep through a man-made spider web. Read more.

Pennsylvania Hospital is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

4. Pennsylvania Hospital

800 Spruce St (at South 8th Street), Philadelphia, PA
Hospital · Washington Square West · 15 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: A seven-inch tumor removed during a procedure by Dr. Phillip Syng Physick, the “father” of American surgery, is on view in the Historic Library.

Wagner Free Institute of Science is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

5. Wagner Free Institute of Science

7.5
1700 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Science Museum · North Philadelphia West · 4 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: Check out one of the oldest mineral collections in the country and the first American saber-toothed tiger. Read more.

6. Museum of Mourning Art

2900 State Rd, Drexel Hill, PA
History Museum · 1 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: Find the ring containing a lock of George Washington’s hair. Read more.

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Shoe Museum is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

7. Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Shoe Museum

810 Race St, Philadelphia, PA
Museum · Chinatown · 2 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: Carrie Bradshaw has nothing on this museum, a small shoe library that displays 250 pairs from ancient Egyptian burial sandals to Joan Rivers’ Manolo Blahniks & Bernie Parent’s Stanley Cup skates.

Stoogeum is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

8. Stoogeum

6.9
904 Sheble Ln (Bethlehem Pike), Ambler, PA
Museum · 3 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: Check the website, because The Stoogeum is open only about once a month for visitors who wish to peruse 100,000 pieces of Stooge memorabilia.

9. The Philadelphia Doll Museum

2253 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA
Museum · West Mount Airy · 2 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: The only museum in the country dedicated to the collection and preservation of black dolls. Read more.

James A. Michener Art Museum is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

10. James A. Michener Art Museum

8.1
138 S Pine St (btwn E Ashland St and Scout Way), Doylestown, PA
Art Museum · 9 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: The 100-year-old stone shelter that spent most of its life as the Bucks County prison. Read more.

Mercer Museum is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

11. Mercer Museum

8.6
84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA
Museum · 14 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: Don’t miss the old cigar-store statues dotted around the museum; you’ll see not only Native Americans, but Buffalo Bill Cody, too. Read more.

Wharton Esherick Museum is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

12. Wharton Esherick Museum

1520 Horse Shoe Trl, Malvern, PA
Museum · 2 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: This museum has been unofficially recognized as one of the most unique buildings in the United States. See why they refer to Wharton Esherick as the "dean of American craftsmen."

American Helicopter Museum is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

13. American Helicopter Museum

7.0
1220 American Blvd, West Chester, PA
Museum · 5 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: You’ll see nearly three dozen civilian and military helicopters, autogiros and convertiplanes. Read more.

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

14. Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

8.4
6825 Norwitch Dr, Philadelphia, PA
Museum · Eastwick - Southwest Philadelphia · 10 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: The 65 world-class racing vehicles include two Bugattis, two Ferraris, a 1909 American Underslung and a 2002 NASCAR Dyno Mule. Read more.

MW Prince Hall Grand Lodge Masonic Temple is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

15. MW Prince Hall Grand Lodge Masonic Temple

8.5
4301 N Broad St (at Hunting Park Ave), Philadelphia, PA
Non-Profit · Hunting Park · 4 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: What looks like a Norman cathedral from the outside contains a dizzying array of architectural styles on the inside. We suggest a guided tour of its seven stunning halls.

Mummers Museum is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

16. Mummers Museum

6.7
1100 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA
Museum · Queen Village - Pennsport · 7 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: If the annual parade isn't enough (which it isn't), then you're in the right place. Check out years' worth of lavish historical items inside.

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens is one of Quirky Attractions in Philadelphia.

17. Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

9.4
1020 South St (at Alder St), Philadelphia, PA
Sculpture Garden · Washington Square West · 67 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: It may only be a 3,000-square-foot plot of urban land, but there's a lot to see. Reclaimed trash mosaics, mirror and tiles make this one hidden gem.

18. Ringing Rocks

901 Bridgetown Pike, Langhorne, NJ
Park · 1 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: This is one of the only places in the world where a rock can be struck with an object to produce a series of musical tones. Don't believe us? Try it.