"As pure a son of liberty, as I have ever known..." - Thomas Jefferson

Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution. See the room where he received notable visitors such as Chief Little Turtle and Thomas Jefferson.

Sepia toned engraving showing a man from in military uniform with a cannon in the background.
Thaddeus Kosciuszko

This biographical information is the place to start for information about the Polish hero.

Close up of an exhibit panel featuring images of Kosciuszko and the text "Liberty in my Name."
Basic Information

Open Saturdays and Sundays, 12 noon–4 pm.

View of exhibit area with text and photos.
Photos and Multimedia

Find images of Thaddeus Kosciuszko and see photos of this home and the adjoining exhibit area.

Close up of the Thaddeus Kosciuszko house a brick building at 3rd and Pine.
Directions and Transportation

This site is located just blocks from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell Center.

Last updated: April 1, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

c/o Independence National Historical Park
143 S. 3rd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106


215 965-2305
Due to the site's limited hours, visitors are advised to phone the Independence Visitor Center at the above number. Rangers at the visitor center (open 7 days a week) can answer questions and provide information about the Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

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