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January 19, 2015

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today, Monday, January 19, With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today, Monday, January 19, With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

“I have a dream…” Those words were immortalized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when he pronounced them on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. Today, Monday, January 19, America celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King on his birthday, honoring the man who spurred so much change in the world of […]

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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 14, 2015

Roundup: A Guide To Martin Luther King Day Happenings And How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly, January 16-19

Roundup: A Guide To Martin Luther King Day Happenings And How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly, January 16-19

Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a weekend of giving back and educational events in the name of his mission. For those looking to volunteer, the annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service returns for its 20th year and is the largest MLK Day event in […]

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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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January 12, 2015

Deal Feed: The National Constitution Center Launches A Winter Sale With $10 All-Access Adult Admission Now Through March 31

Deal Feed: The National Constitution Center Launches A Winter Sale With $10 All-Access Adult Admission Now Through March 31

This winter, come in from the cold to take advantage of a hot deal at the National Constitution Center. Now through Tuesday, March 31, admission to the Constitution Center is on sale! For just $10 for adults (usually $14.50) and $5 for kids (usually $8), visitors can access all of the main exhibitions and special […]

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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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November 6, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To Commemorating Veterans Day In The Philadelphia Area, Tuesday, November 11

Independence Hall

With historic monuments, influential exhibitions, history-laden sights and major museums, Philadelphia commemorates the country’s past every day of the year. And on Veterans Day, which is this Tuesday, November 11, the city especially honors the Veterans and active military men and women who have served our country through special events, programs at museums, ceremonies and […]

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October 22, 2014

Coming Attraction: The National Constitution Center To Display One Of 12 Surviving Copies Of The Bill Of Rights In Constituting Liberty, Opening In Late 2014

Coming Attraction: The National Constitution Center To Display One Of 12 Surviving Copies Of The Bill Of Rights In Constituting Liberty, Opening In Late 2014

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. Soon, 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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October 6, 2014

Roundup: Major Museum Exhibitions On View And Opening This Fall In Philadelphia And Beyond — The Top Fall Museum Exhibits In Philly

ICA

With a blockbuster lineup of landmark exhibitions on view and coming soon to the Philadelphia region’s museums in fall 2014, art lovers have even more reasons to explore the museum-filled city. Whether it’s the photographic realism in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography, the offbeat stylings showcased in David Lynch: […]

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September 15, 2014

The National Constitution Center Offers Free Admission In Celebration Of Constitution Day, This Wednesday, September 17

The National Constitution Center Offers Free Admission In Celebration Of Constitution Day, This Wednesday, September 17

The National Constitution Center celebrates Constitution Day with free (yes, free!) admission this Wednesday, September 17. Constitution Day recognizes the day when the U.S. Constitution was signed by our founding fathers on September 17, 1787. All day long, enjoy free admission and a variety of themed programming like a morning flag raising ceremony, a show […]

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