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(Students from the Penn Alexander School, in West Philadelphia, get a lesson in mummification using a demonstration dummy at the Penn Museum.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Penn Museum Unveils New Program For Teaching 7th Graders Interactively

“Children sometimes recall facts, sometimes not; but they will always recall an experience,” noted Philadelphia schools superintendent Williams Hite.

10/21/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Sept. 3

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

09/03/2014

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Penn Museum To Display Ancient Human Skeleton

Visitors can look at the 6,500-year-old remains beginning Saturday at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Museum.

08/28/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Aug. 18

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

08/18/2014

(One of the artifacts on Penn Museum's "Culinary Expeditions" self-guided tour.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Penn Museum Walking Tour Will Spotlight Food Down Through The Ages

A new self-guided tour celebrating food in various cultures is coming to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology from September through December.

08/15/2014

(credit: Michelle Durham/KYW Newsradio)

Centuries Old Skeleton Discovered At Penn Museum

Keeper and Associate Curator of the Physical Anthropology section of the Penn Museum Janet Monge says they have always known he was here in the museum, just not his precise location.

08/10/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Aug. 6

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

08/06/2014

Penn Museum File Photo (credit: CBS3)

Penn Museum Rediscovers Ancient Skeleton In Storage

An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has made an extraordinary find — in its own storage rooms.

08/05/2014

The damaged Khaled Ibn Al-Walid mosque is seen in the Homs neighborhood of Khaldiyeh, Syria. (Credit: JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Penn Museum Experts Help Preserve Syrian Artifacts

Many ancient mosques, temples, tombs, and other significant locations in the most heavily affected areas of Syria have seen severe damage during the nearly four years of conflict.

07/19/2014

Penn Museum File Photo (credit: CBS3)

Local Museums Showcasing Their Art On Instagram

A new social series all about art in Philadelphia will be taking over Instagram each day this summer.

06/28/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Jun. 25

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

06/25/2014

(Holly Ricciardi, owner of Magpie.  Photo provided)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Jun. 18

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

06/18/2014

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Museums In Philadelphia Offering Free Admission Sunday

Several museums in Philadelphia will offer free admission to the public this Sunday as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) Art Museum Day, which coincides with International Museum Day.

05/15/2014

Titled, Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now, the exhibit provides a contemporary, real world view of the world through the eyes of Native American people living, leading and thriving today. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

New Interactive Exhibit Showcases Past And Present Day Life Of Native Americans

Titled, Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now, the exhibit provides a contemporary, real world view of the world through the eyes of Native American people living, leading and thriving today.

02/26/2014

Joseph Tayoun shows this group of children how to use ancient Egyptian drums. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Penn Museum Visitors Treated To Multicultural Education Experience

Penn Museum opened its doors Sunday for the University’s 18th annual World Peace Day — one that’s intended to expose visitors to different cultures of the world.

12/01/2013

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