Guided Tours

Andalusia Estate

Apr 23, 2018 - Oct 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Monday.

Andalusia, the country home of Nicholas Biddle, President of the Second Bank of the United States, is surrounded by  architectural delights, native woodlands and gardens. Placed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks in 1966, the Big House continues to provide an unparalleled look into our nation's past, while allowing visitors a glimpse into the lives of a family that...

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Patriots and Pirates

Independence Seaport Museum

Apr 23, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the little-told story of America’s conflict with pirates. Climb aboard Schooner Diligence and test a variety of interactives that demonstrate how to build or sail a ship at sea.

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A Peek at the Past, A Look Toward the Future

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Apr 23, 2018 - Oct 4, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its version of the Champs-Élysées, the venue an intimate exhibit that illustrates a century of progress at the parkway’s first cultural institution and offers a glimpse of its...

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Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Apr 23, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range of dishes and plates. Whether it’s a recipe for “barbecued fawn,” tureens in the shapes of various animals or instructions on how to fold a napkin so that it resembles a palm...

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Good Night at the Manor Exhibit

Pottsgrove Manor

Apr 23, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin Saturday, February 24th and run through Sunday, November 11th.   Tours of the exhibit will be given during regular museum hours.  Admission is free, but donations are...

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Snow White

Arden Theatre Company

Apr 23, 2018 - Jun 3, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This is a world premiere production of the classic tale that features a princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by two actors. From the writer of the Arden’s productions of Pinocchio and The Jungle Book comes this new play that features two virtuosic performers bringing a world to life.

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Black Pulp!

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Apr 23, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The exhibit is an overview of more than a century (1912–2016) of image production by Black artists and publishers, and non-Black artists and publishers who foreground the Black experience. The exhibition sets historical material in dialogue with contemporary art that together explore the creative and strategic use of printed media. This ranges from small-run magazines, novels, posters,...

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Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World

Academy of Natural Sciences

Apr 23, 2018 - May 6, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Come “face-to-snout” with live crocodilians, a group of reptiles that has evolved and thrived for 200 million years thanks to their brute strength, keen senses and murderous instincts. Today’s crocs range from diminutive forest dwellers to monstrous creatures that eat wildebeests, buffaloes and occasionally people. Their ancestors were the galloping land predators, jumping...

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Game Masters

The Franklin Institute

Apr 23, 2018 - Sep 3, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through today’s web and console games.  Challenge yourself to achieve a high score on more than 100 playable games as you learn how the most beloved characters—from Sonic to the...

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