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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Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
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8.5
Excellent
1201 Market St, Philadelphia
from $129
Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City
Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City
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8.0
Excellent
1100 Arch St, Philadelphia
from $113
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
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8.3
Excellent
1301 Race St, Philadelphia
from $135
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
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8.2
Excellent
1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
from $99
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
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6.2
Good
8840 Tinicum Blvd, Philadelphia
from $74
South Bridge Bed and Breakfast
South Bridge Bed and Breakfast
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8.8
Excellent
2628 South Street, Philadelphia
from $144
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
1 Dock St, Philadelphia
from $132
The Rittenhouse Philadelphia
The Rittenhouse Philadelphia
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9.2
Excellent
210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Philadelphia
from $299
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue
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8.4
Excellent
4100 Presidential Boulevard, Philadelphia
from $140
Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel
Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel
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7.6
Good
500 Stevens Dr, Philadelphia
from $99
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. 

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