Visiting the Free Quaker Meeting House

Color photo of the Free Quaker Meeting House exterior, a red brick building with white shutters situated on a corner lot.
Visit the site where Free Quakers worshipped and learn more about the fascinating history of this little-known group.

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The Free Quaker Meeting House is located at the corner of 5th and Arch Streets. The entrance door is on 5th Street.


Hours and Fees
Open Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am–4 pm. NOTE: Site subject to temporary closures for a construction project.

Admission is free.


No tickets are required to visit the Free Quaker Meeting House. When open, entrance is on a first-come, first-served basis.


Sit in a pew, or check out some of the exhibits. This site is operated in cooperation with park partner Historic Philadelphia, Inc. During the summer, you may meet some of their costumed staff.


There is a wheelchair accessible entrance on the west side of the building. In the summer, use the southwest door; it is unlocked. If the site is open in the spring or fall, knock on the southwest door for entrance. Learn more about the accessibility services offered throughout the park on our website.


Images and Historical Information
See photos of the building's interior and exterior in the photo gallery below. Historical information is available on the park's website.


More to Explore Nearby
Independence Visitor Center
Liberty Bell Center
National Constitution Center (owned and operated by the NCC)


Last updated: April 1, 2024

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