Plan Your Visit
Reference Services

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The Presbyterian Historical Society is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. for visitors and reference inquires. The reading room closes to research at 4:15 p.m.

PHS is closed on weekends, most holidays, and quarterly for staff in-service days. Our calendar includes a list of scheduled closings; however, adverse weather conditions can result in unexpected closings. Please contact us in advance to check for possible closings that may affect your visit: or 215-627-1852.

Entrance is free of charge. You will be asked to show one form of photo identification before conducting research. The society allows the use of digital cameras in the reading room.

There is limited off-street parking available. Please speak with the receptionist about access to the parking lot when you arrive at PHS.

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If you are making a research visit, you may want to review our reading room policies.