Museum - Best of 2012

Published Sep 18, 2012

Maybe it’s your go-to spot for a rainy day or the place you take guests who are in town. What is your favorite museum?

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Mütter Museum

Voters Love

"It is always a highlight of my trips to Philly! Always thrilled to enter and see what's new and exciting with their..." via Betty B.

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19 S 22nd St Philadelphia PA 19103
  • Mütter Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, 19 S 22nd St Center City Philadelphia PA 19103
    Nominee for: Museum
    19 S 22nd St, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • The Franklin Institute, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 222 North 20th Street Center City Philadelphia PA 19103
    Nominee for: Museum
    222 North 20th Street, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Art Museum District Philadelphia PA
    Nominee for: Museum
    2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Art Museum District Philadelphia,
  • Please Touch Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Moms, Parenting 101, Home entertainment and computers, Museum, Children's Entertainment, Art Gallery, Electronics, 4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia PA 19131
    4231 Avenue of the Republic, World Map Philadelphia, PA
  • Penn Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Weddings, Museum, Venue, 3260 South St University City Philadelphia PA 19104
    Nominee for: Museum
    3260 South St, University City Philadelphia, PA
  • Academy of Natural Sciences, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Center City Philadelphia PA 19103
    Nominee for: Museum
    1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • Nominee for: Museum
    Multiple locations
  • National Constitution Center, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 525 Arch St Center City Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    525 Arch St, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • National Liberty Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 275 Chestnut St Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    275 Chestnut St, Olde City Philadelphia, PA
  • Nominee for: Museum, Art Gallery
    2008 Delancey Pl, Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA
  • The Wagner Free Institute of Science, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1700 W Montgomery Ave Philadelphia PA 19121
    Nominee for: Museum
    1700 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA
  • Brandywine Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, PA-100 & Chads Ford Rd Chadds Ford PA 19317
    Nominee for: Museum
    PA-100 & Chads Ford Rd, Delaware Chadds Ford, PA
  • Glencairn Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1001 Cathedral Rd Huntingdon Valley PA 19006
    Nominee for: Museum
    1001 Cathedral Rd, Huntingdon Valley, PA
  • Nominee for: Museum
    118 N Broad St, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • African American Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 701 Arch St Center City Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    701 Arch St, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • Independence Seaport Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Penn's Landing, 211 S. Columbus Blvd. & Walnut St. Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    Penn's Landing, 211 S. Columbus Blvd. & Walnut St., Olde City Philadelphia, PA
  • National Museum of American Jewish History, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 55 N 5th St Center City Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    Multiple locations
  • Rodin Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, N 22nd St & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Art Museum District Philadelphia PA 19019
    Nominee for: Museum
    N 22nd St & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Art Museum District Philadelphia, PA
  • James A. Michener Art Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 138 S Pine St Doylestown PA 18901
    Nominee for: Museum
    138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA
  • Garden State Discovery Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 2040 Springdale Rd Cherry Hill NJ 08003
    Nominee for: Museum
    2040 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Elfreth's Alley, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 126 Elfreth's Alley Philadelphia PA
    Nominee for: Museum
    126 Elfreth's Alley, Penn Center Philadelphia, PA
  • Chemical Heritage Foundation, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 315 Chestnut St Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    315 Chestnut St, Olde City Philadelphia, PA
  • Mummers Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1100 S 2nd St World Map Philadelphia PA 19147
    Nominee for: Museum
    1100 S 2nd St, World Map Philadelphia, PA
  • Wharton Esherick Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, P.O. Box 595 Paoli PA 19301
    Nominee for: Museum
    P.O. Box 595, Paoli, PA
  • Fireman's Hall Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 147 N 2nd St Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    147 N 2nd St, Olde City Philadelphia, PA
Contest Overview
  • 118,873
    Total Votes
  • 51,814
    Voters
  • 139
    Winners

The 2012 Philly HOT LIST awards are based on more than 118,000 votes from local Philadelphia-area experts.

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