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Free Museum Night

Eastern State Penitentiary

Jun 29, 2018

Explore America’s most historic prison at dusk. Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world’s first true “penitentiary,” a prison designed to inspire penitence,...

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A Celebration of Community and Culture

Mifflin Square

Jun 29, 2018

Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods made up of people from all around the world. The culture throughout the neighborhoods of Philadelphia is what makes our city unique. Whether you live in South Philadelphia or any of our city’s neighborhoods, stop by to celebrate the area with your neighbors. Enjoy local food trucks or have a cookout for yourself. There will also be music and...

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Philly @ the Movies: E.T.

The Piazza at Schmidt's Commons

Jun 29, 2018

The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons – an airy plaza surrounded by shops, restaurants and galleries –  is located in the heart of Northern Liberties. This 80,000 square-foot courtyard is named after one of Rome’s famous piazzas and is the perfect spot to spend a summer night in the city. In the afternoon, visitors may come and enjoy the Piazza’s Red,...

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Free Museum Day

Penn Museum

Jun 29, 2018

Penn Museum opens its doors to all at this free day, part of the Wawa Welcome America annual celebration. Come out to visit our 13-ton Sphinx, the largest in the Western Hemisphere, surrounded by monumental elements of a Pharaoh’s palace, before the Egypt (Sphinx) gallery closes for major renovations July 8! Explore objects from 10,000 years of human history in the new Middle East...

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Glory of Stories

Delaware Art Museum

Jun 29, 2018 - Dec 28, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

The program introduces young visitors to art and the museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project.    

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Wine Concert

The Market at DelVal

Jun 29, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

Bring the family to relax on the lawn (weather permitting) and watch live entertainment by local musicians. Adults can enjoy locally made Rose Bank Winery wines or craft beers from Pennsylania. 

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Free Museum Day

First Bank of the United States

Jun 30, 2018

Join the Friends of Independence and Independence National Historical Park for a sneak peek at Alexander Hamilton’s First Bank of the United States. The building, which has not been open to the public in over three decades, is our nation’s oldest surviving federal building. On June 30th, visitors are invited to take a brief tour of the interior of the building and learn about...

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Independence Day Celebration

Museum of the American Revolution

Jun 30, 2018 - Jul 4, 2018

Celebrate with music, family-friendly activities, and costumed historical interpreters. Throughout the weekend, visitors will receive a pocket Declaration of Independence with a special bookmark to help decode key phrases in the venue's  core galleries. 

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