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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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Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit At The Franklin Institute

Learn more about the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit here.

08/13/2012

Bill Clinton

Top Speakers And Lectures Coming To Philadelphia This Fall

Change up your routine a bit by attending one of these upcoming fall events in Philadelphia.

08/06/2012

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Guide To Downtown Philadelphia

Downtown Philadelphia offers a diverse array of exciting venues for dining, learning history and science as well as catching world class entertainment. Take a look at these top spots you won’t want to miss.

03/24/2012

CBS 3 And The Franklin Institute Announce Forecasting, Science Education Partnership

CBS 3, Philadelphia’s first television station, and The Franklin Institute, Pennsylvania’s most visited museum, announced a long-term partnership today that will make Channel 3 the official weather station of The Institute

01/31/2012

CSI: The Experience (credit: Franklin Institute)

‘CSI: The Experience’ Opens At The Franklin Institute

Tickets are now on sale for The Franklin Institute’s newest exhibition, CSI: The Experience, which opens Saturday, October 1.

09/27/2011

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Homeless Students From New York Visit Philadelphia

A group of homeless high school students from New York visited Philadelphia on Sunday as part of a program that helps young people in transition.

07/17/2011

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Several Philadelphia Observatories Open For Night Of Star Gazing

The Franklin Institute’s observatory is just one of a few places where you can take in the view Thursday night.

04/21/2011

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