Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

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  • Along the street on the East side of Washington Scheer, just north and South middle of the square. Model of the reading terminal's entrance in the small little consequences might be, but the old Philadelphia were exhibited, and was at that time, is interesting.
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  • Just across from Washington Square Park this small museum and library is truly a hidden treasure. Nice artifacts and a beautiful library make this a nice place to visit for free. Donations only if you...  more »
  • This is a small museum off Washington Square. The exhibits are free, and also quite interesting. The current one documents 250 years of Independence Hall, and the changes that occurred to it and the s...  more »
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  • I'm an artist and have used their digital scanning service. The work is placed face up on a large (4'x8') bed with a vacuum surface that keeps the work flat while it slowly rolls underneath a wide format camera. They give you your scan on a disc and save a backup. This is great for some type of artwork. Some adjustments in Photoshop are needed. A scan costs $100 but you can scan multiple images in one scan and if you join their organization you receive 25% off. Great for some art but not necessarily for everything.
  • Beautiful building. Quiet place to study (for members).
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  • A hidden gem in Philly.

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