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October 13, 2011

Roundup: Halloween Festivities In And Around Philadelphia; Terrifying Tours, Haunted Houses, Frightening Festivals And More

Haunted houses, hayrides and holiday hoopla, oh my! It’s almost time for Halloween in one of the most haunted regions in the country. Attractions around the city are hosting spooktacular Halloween celebrations, both leading up to the event, on the actual night and afterwards. There’s something for everyone, from candy-hungry kids to thrill-seeking adventurists to [...]

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September 19, 2011

“TFI After Dark” Returns To The Franklin Institute This Friday, September 23: After-Hours Exhibit Access, Music, Drinks, Pearl Jam Documentary Screening And More

Make it a night out on the Parkway: this Friday, September 23, 6-10 p.m., is another “TFI After Dark” at the Franklin Institute, an exclusive evening event for adults. The event is filled with music from new area DJ Cool-Out, games, cash bar and snacks from caterer Frog Commissary, raffles, select Planetarium and IMAX® theater [...]

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August 2, 2011

In Conjunction With The Mummies Of The World Exhibition, The Franklin Institute To Host A Free Outdoor Screening Of The Mummy This Friday, August 5

You officially have Friday night plans. The Franklin Institute will be hosting its first-ever free outdoor movie screening this Friday, August 5, in celebration of its blockbuster Mummies Of The World exhibition. Bring a lawn chair and picnic blanket to the Race Street side of the museum on Friday, August 5 for a 9 p.m. [...]

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June 20, 2011

Scenes From Opening Day Of Mummies Of The World, The New Blockbuster Exhibition At The Franklin Institute

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition, the largest display of mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, made its East Coast debut in Philadelphia at the Franklin Institute this past Saturday. The museum’s opening weekend visitors were captivated by the impressive display. It’s a must-see summertime attraction that has garnered national attention from outlets like the [...]

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June 17, 2011

The New York Times Weekend Arts Section Grants The Franklin Institute’s Latest Exhibition Mummies Of The World A Front Page Review

In a full spread front-page review, the New York Times Weekend Arts Section endorses the Franklin Institute’s latest headlining exhibition, Mummies Of The World, officially opening this Saturday, June 18. Calling the exhibition “haunting, engrossing and somewhat creepy,” (in a good way), the article points out that the presentation includes “not just the expected relics [...]

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June 8, 2011

Mummies Of The World Arrives At The Franklin Institute Next Saturday, June 18, With Artifacts Dating Back 6,500 Years

Mummies of the World, the largest exhibition of mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, will be making its East Coast debut in Philadelphia at The Franklin Institute beginning next Saturday, June 18. Yesterday, the main artifacts arrived via high-security motorcade at the Franklin Institute, a shipment of 40 mummies that will be the stars of [...]

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May 16, 2011

Tickets Are Now On Sale For The Franklin Institute’s Next Marquee Exhibition, Mummies Of The World, Opening June 18

Beginning on Saturday, June 18 at the Franklin Institute, the Mummies of the World exhibition will feature the largest collection of real mummies and related artifacts yet gathered outside of a Brendan Fraser movie. The exhibition, making its East Coast debut at the Franklin Institute, features gape-worthy treasures like the Detmold Child, one of the [...]

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