• Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

    Thaddeus Kosciuszko

    National Memorial Pennsylvania

Things To Do

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Inside Kosciuszko NM

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Come and explore the life of Thaddeus Kosciuszko.

Exhibits highlighting Kosciuszko, an information area and a small bookstore. A room furnished as it might have been during Thaddeus' time is located on the second floor.

An audio-visual program (available on both floors, in English and Polish) describes the house and the life of Thaddeus Kosciuszko. Self guided tours of the House begin on the first floor.

  • Exhibits highlighting Kosciuszko's military career in Poland and America.
  • Rare artifacts on loan from Poland
  • Link from the chain and boom at West Point
  • Junior Ranger Activity Book
  • Passport Stamp
  • Eastern National Sales center
  • Traveling Trunk
  • Audio visual presentation showing monuments to Kosciuszko all over the world
  • Historical map of Poland and various partitions
  • Learn about Kosciuszko's stay in Philadelphia
  • Investigate Kosciuszko's views on slavery
  • Read about Kosciuszko's visitors - Dr. Benjamin Rush, Chief Little Turtle, Thomas Jefferson and many others.
  • See the introductory video in English or Polish
  • See the furnished bedchamber where Kosciuszko stayed. Examine the many items and how they relate to Kosciuszko

Presentations by park rangers are available throughout the year. NPS staff can answer questions and provide in-depth information concerning the Kosciuszko House, Independence National Historical Park, and other park sites.