The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

1300 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

About The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Founded in 1824, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania is one of the nation’s largest archives of historical documents, including over 21 million manuscripts, books, and graphic images representing over 400 years of U.S. history. You can host family, friends, clients, and colleagues in the intimate setting of HSP, a truly unique venue steeped in history and located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia.

  • Multiple and versatile spaces for various occasions
  • Max capacity 200
  • Featuring vaulted ceilings, arched windows, balconies
  • One of the nation's largest archives of historical documents
  • Parking options nearby

Event Spaces

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) strives to make history relevant and exhilarating to all. This unique setting can accommodate most types of events: weddings, milestone celebrations, meetings, seminars, lectures, workshops, presentations, receptions, and more. HSP can offer engaging speakers for your event to educate your guests about the Society or on a topic of interest from our collection. Parking options are available at two attended lots adjacent to the HSP campus.