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March 21, 2013

Eastern State Penitentiary To Unveil An All New Pop-Up Museum, March 23-April 1

Eastern State Penitentiary To Unveil An All New Pop-Up Museum, March 23-April 1

Eastern State Penitentiary welcomes spring and flings its doors open wide to unveil a collection of artifacts that date back to the the days when Eastern State was a fully-functional state prison. The all-new exhibit, Pop-Up Museum! features four cases full of a variety of artifacts selected from the hundreds in the penitentiary’s treasury, and […]

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March 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Affordable Attractions In Philadelphia

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Affordable Attractions In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a great place to be on a budget. Many of our museums, theaters and historical landmarks often offer discounted tickets and cheap events on certain days. Plus, many of our great attractions are just inexpensive — or free! — to begin with. No matter what your budget is, this list encompasses plenty of […]

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February 27, 2013

The Penn Museum’s Annual Celebration Of African Cultures Set For Saturday, March 2

The Penn Museum's Annual Celebration Of African Cultures Set For Saturday, March 2

From 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, the Penn Museum is hosting an afternoon celebrating African cultures for the whole family. The event will center around African music, dance, food, crafts, storytelling and art. The festivities are included in museum admission. At 1:15 p.m. and 3 p.m., storyteller, Sarai Abdul-Malik will treat guests to tales […]

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February 5, 2013

Learn To Visualize Ancient Animals From Fossils With Drawn To Dinosaurs At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, Through June 9

Learn To Visualize Ancient Animals From Fossils With Drawn To Dinosaurs At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, Through June 9

The Academy of Natural Sciences loves their dinosaurs. From a life-size dinosaur skeleton on display to lots of dinosaur memorabilia throughout the museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences is the place to go for all things dinosaur. This holds true for their latest dinosaur-exploring exhibit, Drawn to Dinosaurs: Hadrosaurus foulkii. The exhibit runs from now […]

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January 30, 2013

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month With Exhibitions, Special Events, Performances And More, All February Long

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month With Exhibitions, Special Events, Performances And More, All February Long

February is already here which means museums, galleries and organizations around the city are hosting events to celebrate Black History Month. Philadelphia has a rich African-African history and culture, so the city is buzzing with events fit for anyone. Our collection of Black History Month events include everything from month-long exhibits, to one night only […]

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November 22, 2010

National Museum of American Jewish History Opens to the Public on Friday

This Friday, instead of fighting your way through the Black Friday crowds, make a date to visit the newly opened National Museum of American Jewish History. Two weeks ago, the museum had their grand opening and they’ve spend the time since then putting the finishing touches on the exhibitions and making it truly ready for […]

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