The Mütter Museum in Philadelphia was originally opened in the for medical students to come and see in person extremely rare conditions, and the effects of diseases that had been cured or eradicated. this place is awesome
The New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn is a gem of a museum and relatively under the radar. Because it's a bit off the beaten path there are never any crowds, making it perfect for family travel to the Big Apple.
The African American Museum in Philadelphia collects and preserves art and artifacts and, through exhibitions and programs, interprets the history and stories of African-Americans and those of the African Diaspora.
How South Jersey Shaped Glass: Mason jars were made in the 1850s by John Landis Mason, who patented the Mason jar. Mr. Mason lived across the street from the Wheaton Glass Company. The skills were transferred from the early factories to the artists who are still here making glass. The traditions that started here are very much alive.