Betsy Ross House
Funding for The Betsy Ross House public programs is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
First Friday Movies Under the Stars & Stripes
Movies begin at sundown, approximately 8:30 pm. $5 admission includes a tour of the Betsy Ross House and a movie in the courtyard. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early, as seating is limited, you may bring food and a bottle of wine to watch the movie. Movies curated by Steve Morrison of the Preston and Steve Show. First Friday Movies Under The Stars & Stripes is sponsored by Linode.
Below are the dates for First Friday Movies:
- June 7th- Robot Monster- Click here for tickets
- July 5th- War of the Colossal Beast- Click here for tickets
- August 2nd- Revenge of the Creature- Click here for tickets
- September 6th- Them- Click here for tickets
- October 4- Bucket of Blood and Night of the Living Dead- Click here for tickets
Monday, June 10
Open Daily, 10 am – 5 pm
Shop the Betsy Ross Museum Store for crafts, costumes, books, glassware and more! Bring a piece of Historic Philadelphia home with you!
Meet Phillis the Washerwoman
Thursdays - Sundays, 12 pm - 5 pm
Meet Phillis, a free African American woman who was born into slavery in Philadelphia. She went to school to learn to read and was then indentured where she acquired valuable domestic skills, such as cooking and laundry, which she used to support herself when she received her freedom at the age of 21. As a free woman of color, Phillis lived in a growing and active community of free blacks in 18th century Philadelphia. Though her work was hard as a free and educated woman, she enjoyed a degree of independence that many were looking for in 18th century Philadelphia.
Plan your group trip to Historic Philadelphia with unique experiences from the Betsy Ross House, Franklin Square, and Once Upon A Nation! From interactive Storytelling tours and Philadelphia-themed mini golf to performances by historic reenactors, it's all listed right here!