FREE Admission To The National Museum Of American Jewish History In Historic Philly!

National Museum of American Jewish History

'Celebrate Freedom with FREE Admission All February Long 2018!' There’s no better place to tell the story of Freedom than at the National Museum of American Jewish History with views of Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the National Constitution Center.  Enjoy FREE admission the whole month of February at the National Museum of American Jewish History in the Historic District of Philadelphia thanks to gracious support from the Parkway Corporation. Visitors will have access … [Read more...]

Wonderful Museums in Philadelphia

Museums in Philadelphia - Philadelphia Museum of Art

'Exploring Philly's Exciting Museums' Philadelphia’s museums are anything from small to massive, many with historic stories, some being interactive and others that dare us with the unexpected. We get excited when talking about Philly's Museums and we would think Benjamin Franklin would feel the same if he were to come back to the City of Brotherly Love. List of Philadelphia Museums (Alphabetical Order) Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel The Academy of Natural Sciences of … [Read more...]

FREE Admission to the Benjamin Franklin Museum

Ben Franklin Museum

'Celebrating the Life of an Extraordinary Man' Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, was born on January 17, 1706. In honor of Benjamin Franklin, the Benjamin Franklin Museum will be open to the public for free January 13 to 15 in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Jr holiday. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. He even facilitated many civic … [Read more...]

Day of the Dead Celebration at Penn Museum

Penn Museum in University City

'Dia de los Muertos - Day of the Dead' The Day of the Dead Celebration, a popular celebration worldwide, will be held at the Penn Museum October 28 from 11 am to 4 pm. This celebration is an important Mexican tradition that honors the lives of those that have passed by family and friends, who gather to pray for and remember them, which is done by creating altars and much more. This special Mexican holiday starts on October 31 and ends on November 2 each year. While visiting, you'll be … [Read more...]

History Buffs Will Love The Museum Of The American Revolution In Historic Philadelphia!

Museum Of The American Revolution

'Showcasing The Birth Of Our Country!' The Museum of the American Revolution, steps from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, is the first National Museum to tell the story of the American Revolution. Two centuries have passed and there was still no national museum that tells the entire story of this remarkable period until now. So this will be a very exciting time in history! The Museum of the American Revolution Experience & Atmosphere The museum is located at 3rd and Chestnut … [Read more...]

Art Museum Day ~ FREE Admission To Select Philly Museums

Penn Museum

'Celebrating Art Museum Day' Museums are a big part of today's culture and we are so fortunate to have many awesome museums right here in Philadelphia. Enjoy free admission to select museums in the City of Brotherly Love, thanks to Art Museum Day, which is part of International Museum Day. Art Museum Day officially occurs on May 18 every year, but some museums are offering free admission before or after May 18. Guests will be able to visit the Brandywine River Museum of Art May 7, the … [Read more...]

Pay What You Wish At Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Pay as you wish at Philadelphia Museum of Art

'Exciting Art at Your Cost on Wednesday Nights & Much More' Exciting news for you Art Lovers! Enjoy Pay What You Wish' at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday nights from 5 pm to 8:45 pm and on the first Sunday of every month from 5 pm to 8:45 pm! Visitors can pay $10, $8, $5, $2, etc., allowing you to explore the Museum and its remarkable collections showcasing works by Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dalí and a few local Philadelphia artists such as Thomas Eakins. The museum … [Read more...]

Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount Philadelphia

Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount Philadelphia - BT01 Daytime Facade

'U.S. National Historic Landmark' The Eastern State Penitentiary, once known as the most famous and expensive prison in the world, held some of the most notorious criminals in America.  Eastern State was considered to be the world’s first true penitentiary and is located in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia. History of Eastern State Penitentiary Eastern State Penitentiary was built in 1829, becoming the most expensive public structure ever built and quickly becoming a model for 300 … [Read more...]

Philadelphia City Hall

City Hall Philadelphia

'Most Impressive Building in Philadelphia' Philadelphia's City Hall, the biggest slice of gingerbread you’ll ever see, is the most impressive building in Philadelphia. Although the structure towered over the city for four-score years, in 1987, a developer got permission to build higher. Now 8 ordinary office towers dwarf the seat of municipal government. The blueprints called for Earth’s biggest building, but by the end of its 30-year construction, the Eiffel Tower and the Washington … [Read more...]

The Art of The Brick LEGO Exhibit at The Franklin Institute ~ February 7 – October 4

The Art of The Brick Exhibit at Franklin Institute

'The World's Largest Display of LEGO Art' It's LEGO time!! Those young or old who have ever played with a set of LEGO blocks before, must see this blockbuster exhibit, The Art of the Brick, at The Franklin Institute. The world's largest display of LEGO art, is a traveling exhibition debuting in Philadelphia, which opens Saturday, February 7 and ends Sunday, October 4, 2015. This exhibit is named one of CNN's top ten "Global must see exhibitions", which has been created by artist Nathan … [Read more...]