4th of July Family Day

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2023

Join us for a family-friendly extravaganza!

The Museum will be buzzing with exciting performances and activities for all ages.

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June 29 through July 9
The Museum & Museum Store are open!

Tuesday, July 4th, 2023
In person at the Weitzman Museum (corner of 5th and Market)

Museum Hours 10 am – 5 pm
With family-friendly activities until 2 pm

*Admission is FREE! Advanced registration is appreciated but not required.

Make this Independence Day one to remember by joining us at the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History, where history comes to life. Located on Philadelphia’s historic Independence Mall, there is no better place for history enthusiasts and families to celebrate. On our nation’s birthday, enjoy a day of activities to promote a deeper understanding of our nation’s culture and values. 

Schedule of Fun

10:15am Sing and Dance along with Lolly Hopwood *Littles (0-5 years) – Concourse Level 

11am Philly’s official 4th of July parade returns to Old City, beginning at South Second & Market Street and ending at City Hall. Take advantage of our view from the 5th-floor balcony!

11:15am Design your crown and wear it proudly during a read-aloud & dynamic performance by Khalil Munir *Kids (3-12 years) – Concourse Level

12pm to 2pm Meet historical interpreter  Eva Baen, whose storytelling will transport you back to the 1900s.  *All ages – 3rd Floor

10am to 4pm  An exciting all-day scavenger hunt awaits older kids aged 8 to 12, ensuring an entertaining and educational experience for the whole family.

In addition to our galleries, the museum store will be open, offering a range of unique Judaica, jewelry, books, souvenirs, and more!


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CLICK HERE to join or upgrade your membership!

Please contact Beth Heaney, Manager of Member Relations, for membership questionsBHeaney@theweitzman.org or 215 923 3811 ex 1121.

Safety / Covid 19:
Masking in the museum is recommended, not required.

Live at The Weitzman
101 South Independence Mall East (Corner of 5th & Market)
Philadelphia, PA 19106

This program is presented by the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History.

Free admission at The Weitzman is made possible thanks to a generous challenge grant from the Mike & Sofia Segal Foundation and the Jane and Daniel Och Family Foundation.