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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Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
1 Dock St, Philadelphia
from $132
Burbridge St. B&B
Burbridge St. B&B
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8.1
Excellent
6324 Burbridge Street, Philadelphia
from $90
Apple Hostels
Apple Hostels
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8.7
Excellent
32 Bank Street, Philadelphia
from $24
The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia
The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia
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8.8
Excellent
Ten Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia
from $219
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
Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast
Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast
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9.2
Excellent
3300 Baring Street, Philadelphia
from $185
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
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7.4
Good
201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia
from $119
Rodeway Inn Center City
Rodeway Inn Center City
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7.6
Good
1208 Walnut St, Philadelphia
from $109
Sofitel Philadelphia
Sofitel Philadelphia
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8.8
Excellent
120 S 17th St, Philadelphia
from $149
The Conwell Inn
The Conwell Inn
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8.4
Excellent
1331 Polett Walk, Philadelphia
from $118
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.