Hotels near Mütter Museum
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The Mutter Museum is one of the most unusual attractions in Philadelphia. Opened in 1863 by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the museum's creation centered around a collection of medical oddities donated by local doctor Thomas Mutter. From there the collection grew in both size and popularity. The Mutter Museum now has over 20,000 artifacts and attracts 130,000 visitors per year.

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Rodeway Inn Center City
Rodeway Inn Center City
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7.3
Good
1208 Walnut Street, Philadelphia
from $89
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
1 Dock St, Philadelphia
from $132
Hampton Philadelphia Convention Center
Hampton Philadelphia Convention Center
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8.6
Excellent
1301 Race StreetCorner of 13th St. and Race St., Philadelphia
from $121
Days Inn Philadelphia Convention Center
Days Inn Philadelphia Convention Center
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6.9
Good
1227 Race Street, Philadelphia
from $80
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown
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8.5
Excellent
1305 Walnut Street, Philadelphia
from $104
Philadelphia Airport Marriott
Philadelphia Airport Marriott
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8.3
Excellent
One Arrivals Road, Terminal B, Philadelphia
from $119
Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
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8.7
Excellent
21 North Juniper Street, Philadelphia
from $118
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia - Penns Landing
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia - Penns Landing
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8.2
Excellent
100 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
from $109
Alexander Inn
Alexander Inn
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8.8
Excellent
301 South 12th ST, Philadelphia
from $109
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
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7.9
Good
400 Arch Street, Philadelphia
from $116
More About Hotels near Mütter Museum...

A Museum of Medical Oddities

The Mutter strives to bring an intimate perspective to some of the strange conditions that physicians study. It hides many unique treasures in its stately dark wood walls: over 139 unique human skulls, 19th century anatomical models, preserved organs, and a slice of Albert Einstein's brain. Non-organic exhibits include Marie Curie's electrometer and the death cast of the famous conjoined twins Chang and Eng. 

For those wishing to learn more about the mysteries of the human body, the Mutter Museum is a must visit. Admission is $26. Buy tickets online in advance to save time. 

A Central Location with Last Minute Hotel Deals

The Mutter Museums is conveniently located in the City Center West neighborhood. Nearby hotels make a terrific home base from which to explore other attractions, including the Museum District, Fairmount Park, and the Philadelphia Art Museum.  There are many popular restaurants near the Mutter Museum as well, including the popular Tavern 17.  

On potential downside to staying in this area is the price. Most hotels and restaurants in City Center West are upscale and often quite expensive. Avoid the summertime and check for last-minute deals to score a luxury hotel at a bargain price. Parking near the Mutter Museum is sometimes an issue, and many hotels charge high rates for overnight parking, so consider staying further away and taking public transportation downtown.

Luxury Hotels with Great Perks

The Mutter Museum's location near Rittenhouse Square means that there are many nearby hotel options for visitors to consider. Although pricey, many of the hotels offer fun perks for their guests. The Hotel Palomar Philadelphia has a free evening wine hour for guests. The Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown has a large indoor pool and a spacious sun deck. The Latham hotel has an Audi A8 luxury sedan on hand to chauffeur guests around town.

Those looking for less expensive accommodations may want to consider staying in nearby University City at the Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel, which is easily accessible via public transportation.