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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Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
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8.5
Excellent
1800 Market St, Philadelphia
from $111
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
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7.9
Good
1201 Race Street, Philadelphia
from $113
Fairfield Inn Philadelphia Airport
Fairfield Inn Philadelphia Airport
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7.5
Good
8800 Bartram Ave., Philadelphia
from $95
The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia
The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia
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8.7
Excellent
10 Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia
from $299
Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square
Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square
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8.8
Excellent
120 S 17th St, Philadelphia
from $161
Apple Hostels of Philadelphia
Apple Hostels of Philadelphia
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8.8
Excellent
32 South Bank Street, Philadelphia
from $20
Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City
Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City
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8.6
Excellent
One East Penn Square, Philadelphia
from $109
Days Inn by Wyndham Philadelphia - Roosevelt Boulevard
Days Inn by Wyndham Philadelphia - Roosevelt Boulevard
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5.7
Fair
4200 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia
from $73
The Rittenhouse Philadelphia
The Rittenhouse Philadelphia
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9.4
Excellent
210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Philadelphia
from $324
Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue
Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue
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8.4
Excellent
4100 Presidential Boulevard, Philadelphia
from $122
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.