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Plan Your Visit

COVID protocols are subject to change. Please check this page prior to your visit for the latest information.

In-person research is available by appointment only. Masks are optional but strongly recommended while inside the building.

If you have COVID symptoms, known COVID exposure, or a positive COVID test within 10 days of your planned visit, please reschedule your visit.

Before scheduling a research appointment, we recommend that you review the catalogs and guides to our collections as well as the Information for Researchers page on our website and communicate with the reference staff about scheduling an appointment.

Building Knowledge Breaking Barriers student exhibit

Visitors to PHS can view the Building Knowledge and Breaking Barriers exhibit from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Groups of 5+ must schedule their visit in advance. Contact Clorinda Moore at 215.928.3865 or cmoore@history.pcusa.org for details.

Nearby Accommodations

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
235 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Telephone: 215-922-4443

Hotel Monaco Philadelphia
433 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Telephone:215-925-2111

Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
401 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Telephone: 215-925-0000

Philadelphia Marriott Old City
1 Dock Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Telephone: 215-238-6000

Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia
100 North Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Telephone: 215-627-7900