Historical Society of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Imagine your event at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in downtown Philadelphia!
Create a personalized experience with events at HSP that will thrill and engage your guests! HSP can pull historic documents from their enormous collection and display a curated selection of treasures specifically tailored to your event.
Event Spaces & Capacity
The reception hall has been recently renovated, and can host up to 160 guests for a seated reception. It is also equipped with audio/visual equipment plus two projectors, making it ideal for seminar-style meetings.
The welcoming lobby area is a relaxed space for cocktail hour with a band trio or other live music. The lobby has direct access to The Reading Room, where historic documents related to your event may be displayed. Guests have the opportunity to view and interact with these treasures, while HSP docents are available to provide further context.
The venue boasts a collection of over 21 million historical documents. HSP can display select materials related to the topic of your event. The organization is home to historic documents such as a Printer's Proof of the Declaration of Independence and an original draft of The Constitution
Catering By Design is the exclusive hospitality partner of HSP.
Contact us today for a tour or more information!
Contact Person Caitlin Bunn
Address 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, 19107
Is your facility handicapped accessible Yes
Is outside kosher catering permitted? No
Is kosher catering available Yes
Is the facility indoor only, outdoor only, or both? Indoor Only
Does your facility have air conditioning Yes
Maximum capacity with dancing 200
Maximum capacity without dancing 200