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Hear Philly: Philadelphia Science Festival Celebrates Five Years

For nine days, beginning April 24, budding scientists of all ages will have the chance to discover the science happening across the region at The Franklin Institute’s fifth annual Philadelphia Science Festival.

04/15/2015

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Five Must-See Museums In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a veritable treasure trove of museums, with a seemingly endless supply of galleries, special exhibits, historic buildings and conservatories to explore.

03/28/2015

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Ukee Washington explored the new exhibit “The Art of the Brick” with artist Nathan Sawaya.

02/09/2015

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Giant LEGO Exhibit Opens At Franklin Institute

“The Art Of The Brick” exhibit opened Saturday at the Franklin Institute, with more than 100 works made entirely from LEGO pieces.

02/07/2015

On February 10th, Sixers fans will welcome to town their brand new mascot. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sixers Release Teaser Video For New Mascot To Be Unveiled Feb. 10

The Sixers will unveil a new mascot on February 10th.

01/31/2015

Adventure Aquarium Comes To Franklin Square Park

Top Spots To Go With Your Family For the Weekend In Philadelphia

Finding a fun spot to take the family on the weekend is a cinch in the City of Brotherly Love.

10/25/2014

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Top Venues For A Fall Wedding In Philadelphia

Make your day one that no one will ever forget with these five great venues for a fall wedding in Philly.

09/02/2014

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Hear Philly: ‘One Day In Pompeii’ Brings History To Life At The Franklin Institute

“One Day in Pompeii” is the current major exhibition at the Franklin Institute, telling the story of how the city disappeared under layers of volcanic ash after the sudden eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the year 79 AD.

03/14/2014

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Top Ways To Celebrate ‘Pi Day’ In Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, we’ll be celebrating Pi Day in some slightly irrational ways, with many more desserts and circular foods than usual.

03/13/2014

(The rotunda of the Please Touch Museum, in Fairmount Park, which hosts a noontime New Year's Eve celebration.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Philadelphia’s Top Attractions For Kids

If you’re looking for something fun and educational to do with your children, Philadelphia offers plenty of options. There are a number of options that offer hands-on experiences and lots of opportunities to learn something about the city and its history.

03/12/2014

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Top Tourist Attractions In Philadelphia Worth The Hype

Whether you are traveling alone, with a loved one or are bringing the entire family, this city has something you are sure to enjoy.

11/22/2013

Nicholas and Athena Karabots help break through the wall of Franklin Institute, revealing expansion  named in their honor. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

New Addition To Franklin Institute Will Help Educate Children

The Franklin Institute celebrated a milestone Tuesday in the construction of the new state-of-the art Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion.

09/04/2013

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Top Exhibits To Visit This Summer In Philadelphia

While everyone knows that Philadelphia is steeped in history, it’s also been at the forefront of culture, arts and science. Here are five summer exhibits worth visiting.

05/06/2013

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Titanic The Artifact Exhibition At The Franklin Institute

Learn more about “Titanic The Artifact” Exhibition.

01/09/2013

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Top Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In Philadelphia

Think you’ve seen it all? Think again! This fall, Philly’s museums are doing it up right with options everyone will love.

09/17/2012

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