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 opening April 19, 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 … [Read more...]

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 2017!' 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...]

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 on January 16 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...]

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...]

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 29 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...]

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day: FREE Admission Philadelphia Museums

Penn Museum

 'Exploring Philadelphia Museums for FREE!' Attention museum lovers! Do you love history, science, art and more? Come celebrate Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! this Saturday, September 24. There will be more 9 museums in the Greater Philadelphia are that will be opening their doors to the public for free! Get in the spirit of Smithsonian museums that will be taking place all across America. You will need to register for the free tickets, print them, and bring them to the … [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, the Institute … [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...]

Benjamin Franklin Museum

Benjamin Franklin Museum

'A Museum Dedicated To An Extraordinary Man' Benjamin Franklin was a man of many talents, thoughts and one of our Founding Fathers. The Benjamin Franklin Museum is located in Historic Philadelphia in Independence National Historic Park. It is dedicated to bringing visitors closer to his private life as a citizen, as a philosopher, a diplomat and much more. Benjamin Franklin Museum Experience & Atmosphere The museum, originally built for the 1976 Bicentennial celebration, is built next … [Read more...]

Dinosaurs Unearthed At The Academy Of Natural Sciences

Dinosaurs Unearthed at The Academy of Natural Sciences

'Jump Into This Time-Warp of Dinosaurs Unearthed' Hey Indiana Jones, move on over as dinosaurs invade the Academy Of Natural Sciences. Explore life-size, roaring, moving, animatronic, state-of-the-art and scientifically accurate dinosaurs. So accurate, that the feathers on the T. rex are realistic. Also look forward to real-life dinosaur skeletons, teeth, fossil casts of claws, skulls, an Oviraptor egg and much more. This extraordinary exhibit will bring you back in time as you hang … [Read more...]