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Reviewed 20 December 2018

Go back in history to the Arch Street Quaker Meeting House.There are so many things to see in this area you will spend a whole day

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gene L
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

This area is dedicated to the quakers. William Penn was an English Quaker settled Philadelphia. This meeting house is in walking distance from Independence hall. Get a walking map from the visitors center.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 166darleneh
Reviewed 12 November 2018

I stopped on this place because we were walking down the street on our way to another attraction. This place looks historic from the outside and have been around since the 18th century. There are apparently many many bodies buried in the grounds of this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ephyfe
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This is an amazing place. The docent we had spent a lot of time describing the different oils and ointments that were used in the past. He was very knowledgeable about the Quakers. This is well worth the visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank spoiledrotten1
Reviewed 17 August 2018

William Penn was a Quaker, The Quakers were persecuted in England, but have always had a strong presence in Pennsylvania. The Quakers are pacifists. The Quakers, who are officially known as the Religious Society of Friends, have meetings rather than services The Meeting House is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

When I visited the building was sadly closed, however it was pleasant to walk around outside the building. A guided tour was taking place in the gardens, and the history is certainly amazing. Right across the street is a very cool statue of Benjamin Franklin...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This was a great happen-stance. We had parked almost in front and had some time on our meter. The lady that gave the history was great! Very knowledgeable. This is still an active Quaker Meeting house, I believe she said the largest in the country....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lori J
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is an active Quaker Meeting House. It's important to discover who the Quakers are and how they had major influences on the early colonies, the beginning of the U.S., and how they continue to influence our nation. Don't miss this!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This meeting house was established in 1701 and is the largest in the world. I was impressed by the history. The Quakers at this meeting house played an important part in the abolition move. Services are still being conducted in the house.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Dudley H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place is filled with peace. The members do not judge anyone & do not believe in war. The docent gave us lots of info, was very easy to talk to & answered many questions.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank danil47
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