The Rosenbach offers exhibits, programs, and tours showcasing rare books, manuscripts, and art.
Plan Your Visit
Wednesday: Noon — 8pm
Thursday: Noon — 8pm
Friday: Noon — 5pm
Saturday: Noon — 6pm
Sunday: Noon — 6pm
Closed Mondays and National Holidays.
For reading room hours, click here.
Reservations for groups of 10 or more are required. For information about Group Tours click here.
Seniors (ages 65 & older): $8.00
Students & Children: $5.00
Children under 5: Free
Rosenbach Members: Free! Click here to learn how to become a member.
Members of AAM,ICOM, & the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program: Free
Address & Directions
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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The Rosenbach is wheelchair accessible at our rear entrance - please call for assistance.
Eighty years ago this December, Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach hosted a rare book auction designed to help refugees from Nazi Germany Cover of the catalogue for the charitable auction held at the Hotel Plaza, New York City, December 8, 1938. This copy belonged to John Fleming, who catalogued the items for sale. Note the Rockwell Kent …
Break out your garlic necklaces and wooden stakes! Today marks Irish writer Bram Stoker’s 171st birthday. Author of Dracula—the inspiration for many a nightmare and pop-culture meme over the past two centuries—Stoker compiled and wrote his iconic novel over the course of seven years. His handwritten notes, including character and chapter outlines, chronologies, and more, …
On the first page of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, unsuspecting young solicitor Jonathan Harker, on his way to meet his new client, stops by the Hotel Royale in Klausenburgh—now Cluj-Napoca—and has a satisfying chicken dinner. Bram Stoker somehow thought it would be fine to send Dracula into the world without any more description of Harker’s dinner …
Current Exhibition On View
October 28, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
November 25, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
December 30, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
January 27, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
February 24, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
December 6, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
December 14, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
November 7, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
December 5, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
January 2, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
February 6, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
March 6, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
April 3, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
May 1, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
June 5, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Support the Rosenbach
The Rosenbach relies on contributions from our generous community of supporters to fund programs exhibitions, and collections care. Your generosity makes it possible for us to fulfill our mission of inspiring curiosity, inquiry, and creativity. There are a variety of ways to give: become a member, join the Delancey Society, or give an annual gift at any time.