The Old City, in Philadelphia, is the site of the first United States capital. It’s also home to the oldest continually inhabited street in America, so there’s plenty of history to soak up between the museums and the waterfront. Here’s our roundup of the best way to spend your time here.
A museum dedicated to one of the United States’s most prominent founding fathers, the Benjamin Franklin Museum is home to many of his personal artefacts. You can take part in many programs and through the exhibits learn more about this renaissance polymath, who held many different jobs throughout his life – including printer, scientist, diplomat and founder of many civic institutions that are still open today.