Physick House

sights / Architecture

Physick House information

Location
Philadelphia , USA
Address
321 S 4th St
Telephone
+1 215 925 7866
More information
www.philalandmarks.org
Prices
admission $8
Opening hours
noon-4pm Thu-Sat, 1-4pm Sun, by appt Jan & Feb
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Home to the "Father of American Surgery," Philip Syng Physick, who also took credit for introducing soda pop to the US, this stately home has a small medical museum inside. The Federal-style mansion was build in 1786 by a wine importer who kept City Tavern well stocked.