PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –The Please Touch Museum held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. City leaders came together to celebrate a new exhibit called “America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far.”READ MORE: 2 Suspects In Custody After Shooting Near Lincoln High School Left Man Killed, 16-Year-Old In Critical Condition, Police Say
Curators hope to teach children and adults about Islam, inclusion and acceptance.
Organizers are also highlighting African American Muslims here in Philadelphia.READ MORE: Seven Pennsylvania Cities Ranked Among Top 30 Best Places To Retire In U.S.
A prayer room is also part of the exhibit.MORE NEWS: Car Crashes Into Storefront In Philadelphia's Oxford Circle Neighborhood
“America to Zanzibar” officially opens Saturday.