The Mummers Museum opened in 1976 as part of Philadelphia’s celebration of America’s Bicentennial.  The Museum is dedicated to celebrating the tradition of Mummery in Philadelphia.  Inside are costumes, oral histories, video and audio archives and even an exhibit to teach anyone how to “strut.”

The Museum is home to annual summer concerts and offers a gift shop to in person and online visitors.

Parking is free in the Museum’s lot. There is also ample street parking.

1100 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
*(2nd Street at Washington Avenue)Phone:
Year roundWednesday thru Saturday -9:30 AM till 4:00 PMClosed Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and all holidays.
Admission – $5.00


Parking is free (handicap accessible)

Group rates for guided tours and luncheon
packages available.

Gift shop located in lobby
Cash only

Directions to the Mummers Museum

From I-95 Northbound – Exit 20 (old Exit 16) for Washington Avenue. Turn left on to Columbus Blvd. Take first left onto Washington Avenue. 2 lights up on the left. (southwest corner)

From I-95 Southbound – Exit 20 (old Exit 16). At Columbus Boulevard, turn right. Follow signs to Washington Ave. Turn right onto Washington Ave. 2 lights up on the left. (southwest corner)

From Schuylkill Expressway – Follow signs to Vine Street Expressway (676 East) to 1-95 south. Follow directions above.

From Ben Franklin/Betsy Ross Bridges – Follow signs to 1-95 south. Follow directions above.

Walt Whitman/Commodore Barry Bridges – Follow signs to I-95 north. Follow directions above.

Public Transportation – Septa Bus #57 – south on 4th St., north on 3rd Street.