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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Sofitel Philadelphia
Sofitel Philadelphia
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8.8
Excellent
120 S 17th St, Philadelphia
from $145
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport
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6.3
Good
8840 Tinicum Blvd, Philadelphia
from $74
Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel
Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel
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7.7
Good
500 Stevens Dr, Philadelphia
from $89
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
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7.3
Good
1201 Race Street, Philadelphia
from $100
Extended Stay America Philadelphia - Airport - Tinicum Blvd
from $76
Alexander Inn
Alexander Inn
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8.7
Excellent
12th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia
from $116
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
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8.7
Excellent
21 N Juniper St, Philadelphia
from $119
Burbridge St. B&B
Burbridge St. B&B
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7.0
Good
6324 Burbridge Street, Philadelphia
from $90
Penn's View Hotel
Penn's View Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
14 N Front St, Philadelphia
from $139
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Northeast
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Northeast
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7.2
Good
9461 Roosevelt Blvd, 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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