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January 29, 2015

Deal Feed: The National Museum Of American Jewish History Offers Free Admission To All Guests For The Entire Month Of February

Deal Feed: The National Museum Of American Jewish History Offers Free Admission To All Guests For The Entire Month Of February

Did someone say free admission? In celebration of the seven-year loan extension of a historic letter — which hails from 1790 and captures a message about religious freedom from George Washington to the Hebrew congregation in Newport, Rhode Island — the National Museum of American Jewish History will offer free museum admission to all guests […]

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January 28, 2015

Coming Attraction: Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography Of Jacques Lowe Visits The National Constitution Center, February 13-September 7

National Constitution Center

At the National Constitution Center on Independence Mall, the story of “We the people” is told through high-tech exhibits, artifacts, interactive displays and amazing exhibitions. This February, one of American history’s most compelling figures will be explored in the special exhibition Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe, running February 13 through September 7. […]

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January 14, 2015

Celebrate The 309th Anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday With Deals, Attractions, Parties And More In Historic Philadelphia, January 16-19

Celebrate The 309th Anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday With Deals, Attractions, Parties And More In Historic Philadelphia, January 16-19

Arguably Philadelphia’s favorite son, Benjamin Franklin remains quite the celebrity in the City of Brotherly Love and his upcoming 309th birthday on January 17, 2015 is cause for many celebrations. Here in his longtime home of Philadelphia, free museum admission, birthday parties, a parade and appearances by Ben himself are among the festivities to honor […]

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January 13, 2015

The National Constitution Center Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service With $5 Admission, Readings And More, Monday, January 19

The National Constitution Center Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service With $5 Admission, Readings And More, Monday, January 19

On Monday, January 19, many will mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day with not only time off from work, but also a day filled with service and reflection. At the National Constitution Center, visitors can observe the day with special $5 admission, courtesy of The Macy’s Foundation, and a number of service-themed family-friendly programs. On […]

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December 22, 2014

The National Museum of American Jewish History Hosts Its Annual Being [ ] at Christmas Celebration, Thursday, December 25

The National Museum of American Jewish History Hosts Its Annual Being [ ] at Christmas Celebration, Thursday, December 25

On Thursday, December 25, the National Museum of American Jewish History hosts an event that will make everyone feel included on the Christmas holiday, no matter what faith or culture. Being [ ] at Christmas is perfect for anyone who looking for a little family-friendly and non-denominational fun on Christmas Day. In addition to the […]

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December 15, 2014

Now Open: An Original Edition Of The Bill Of Rights Debuts At The National Constitution Center Today, Bill Of Rights Day, With $5 Admission And Special Events

National Constitution Center

The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution grant the freedoms of speech, of the press, the right to peaceably assemble and many other empowering privileges enjoyed by Americans. Now, visitors to Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center will be able to not only learn about the founding documents, but also see the authentic document that […]

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December 8, 2014

Check Out Philadelphia’s New Americans Tour, A Self-Guided Excursion On Visitphilly.com And Scavenger Hunt Via Mobile App Scavify

Visit Philadelphia

History buffs, take note. A brand-new self-guided tour of sites and attractions that tell the story of the nation’s founding is available on Visitphilly.com: Philadelphia’s New Americans Tour. Created for new citizens and those studying for the U.S. citizenship test, the self-guided excursion visits 13 key stops in historic Philadelphia, all of which relate to […]

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December 1, 2014

The Annual Deck The Alley Holiday Open House Returns To Elfreth’s Alley In Old City This Saturday, December 6, 3-7 P.M.

The Annual Deck The Alley Holiday Open House Returns To Elfreth’s Alley In Old City This Saturday, December 6, 3-7 P.M.

Alright, history lovers. If you’ve ever peeked through the windows of historic homes in Philadelphia, this event is for you. The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously occupied residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual Deck the Alley open house this Saturday, December 6 from 3 to […]

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November 14, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Brand-New Museum Of The American Revolution To Open In Historic Philadelphia In Early 2017

Museum of the American Revolution

This country’s revolutionary history never feels like its too far gone in Philadelphia, with the profusion of public attractions devoted to telling the many stories of our nation’s founding. In the coming years, Philadelphia will be home to yet another destination that will bring to life the events and people of the past when the […]

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November 13, 2014

Opening Alert: The Franklin Square Holiday Festival And Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show Kicks Off Today, Thursday, November 13

Opening Alert: The Franklin Square Holiday Festival And Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show Kicks Off Today, Thursday, November 13

’Tis the season, Philadelphia, and the holiday lights will shine for the first time this year at Franklin Square tonight, Thursday, November 13. From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. today, help celebrate the kickoff of the Franklin Square Holiday Festival, a major expansion of the annual holiday happenings at the historic park that includes not only […]

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