President’s Day Weekend in Philly ~ FREE Museums and More

National Constitution Center

'Exploring the Principals and Ideas of Our Past Presidents' President's Day, which is on Monday, February 19, starts off with a weekend (February 17 - 18) of activities and themed events that lead into President's Day itself. It's a time to explore and honor those Presidents such as George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and other Presidents also known as the Commander-in-chief. Enjoy free admission to specific museums, special attractions, special tours, themed … [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 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...]

Terror Behind the Walls – Halloween in Philadelphia

Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary

'A Massive Haunted House in a Real Prison'  It's that time of year again, Halloween will be upon us before you know it. Do you scare easily?  If you answered no, you might want to rethink your answer again prior to visiting Terror Behind the Walls at the Eastern State Penitentiary in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia. Terror Behind the Walls kicks off on September 22 and continues until November 11! (Read below for ticket giveaway and discounts) Terror Behind the Walls … [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 23. 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...]

“We Are Connected” Festival September 8 ~ Parkway 100 Celebration In Philadelphia September 8, 2017 Thru November 16, 2018

Parkway 100 Celebration In Philadelphia

'Celebrate 100 Years Of The Parkway' For 100 years, the Parkway has served as Philadelphia’s cultural boulevard filled with world-renowned art, science and educational offerings that attract local residents, visitors and businesses! The Ben Franklin Parkway is turning 100 and Philadelphia is set to mark this milestone with a year of special events, promotions, and family-friendly experiences through November 18, 2018. The Parkway 100 "We Are Connected" Festival, which is September 8, … [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...]

Elfreth’s Alley – Museums in Philadelphia – History of Philadelphia

Elfreth's Alley in Philadelphia - Museums in Philadelphia - Philadelphia History

'Nation’s Oldest Continuously Inhabited Residential Street' Elfreth's Alley is known as our nation’s oldest continuously inhabited residential street. The alley is located off Second and Front Streets, between Arch and Race Streets in the Old City Neighborhood of Philadelphia. The Elfreth's Alley Museum officially opens April 1 for the 2017 season! The Alley will be offering tours from 12-5 pm on the half hour. When the museum is closed for the season, they do offer private tours as … [Read more...]