Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Peter, Stuffed Eagle of the Mint

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United States Mint

Address:
151 N. Independence Mall E., Philadelphia, PA
Directions:
United States Mint. In the downtown historic district. Entrance is on the east side of 5th St. just north of its intersection with Arch St. On the mezzanine floor inside the entrance at 5th and Arch Sts.
Hours:
Summer M-Sa 9-4:30, off-season M-F 9-4:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
215-408-0112
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Peter, Stuffed Eagle of the Mint

Free self-guided tour of the U.S. Mint. See coins being made from 40 feet above the factory floor. Also here: Peter the Stuffed Eagle, who's served as a posthumous model for U.S. coins.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [03/30/2018]

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Peter, Stuffed Eagle of the Mint

The real Peter has now moved to the mezzanine floor while a bronze replica is in the lobby. No photography is allowed in the building.

[Adventures Of Cluckleberry Hen, 06/01/2018]

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