Marvel Universe of Superheroes


Apr 12, 2019 to Sep 2, 2019


The exhibit features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes and props that will excite both avid collectors and casual fans—while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life.

It debuts during Marvel’s 80th anniversary year, and chronicles the story of Marvel and its influence on visual culture, while also uncovering the narratives of individual characters such as Captain America, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Captain Marvel and Doctor Strange.

Highlights include:

 - A fully immersive design with life-size scenes straight from the comic world.
- Rare, hand-drawn images of iconic heroes such as Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Captain America—by the artists who first designed them.
- Concept sketches, props and costumes celebrating the 10th anniversary of Marvel Studios.
- Interactive elements including the opportunity to travel through the mysterious mirror dimension of Doctor Strange, digitally transform into Iron Man and pose for selfies alongside life-size representations of Black Panther, Spider-Man and other iconic Marvel characters.




View map The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St
Philadelphia, PA

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PA - Philadelphia

Free Event?:

Paid Event

Approximate Cost Range Per Person:

$20 & up per person


All Ages/Families

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