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The Franklin Institute is planning to create a new gallery featuring technology of the past and present.
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John McDevitt
June 04, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Franklin Institute is planning to create a new gallery featuring technology of the past and present. The Baldwin 60000 steam locomotive has been sitting on a track inside the Franklin Institute for more than 80 years. The exhibit space will be getting a re-design...
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Green roof in Old City, Philadelphia
Rasa Kaye / KYW Newsradio
January 30, 2019 - 12:30 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In Ben Franklin’s time, a green roof would have been the sod roof that a random Brandywine Valley Swedish settler might have installed; common in Scandinavia, and not widely adopted by colonists here. So our Founding Science Geek would likely have been...
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This Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, photo shows "Millie on the South Lawn" by Christine Merrill, alongside a letter from former first lady Barbara Bush on display at the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog in New York.
Mary Altaffer/AP
January 11, 2019 - 2:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a museum that invites visitors to come! Sit! And stay. The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog opens Feb. 8 in midtown Manhattan, returning to New York after three decades on the outskirts of St. Louis. The collection boasts portraits of royal and presidential pets,...
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National Constitution Center
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Rachel Kurland
January 02, 2019 - 11:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Constitution Center announced Wednesday plans to offer a more accessible experience for museum-goers of all abilities and their families in 2019. Sensory-Friendly Sundays offer an everyday museum experience through programs and learning techniques...
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Xtreme Bugs
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John McDevitt
May 22, 2018 - 6:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's a bug's life, and we're just living in it — at least that's how it feels in a new exhibit surrounded by nearly 20 larger-than-life critters. The Xtreme Bugs exhibit opens this weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, featuring state-of-the...
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Museum of the American Revolution
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John McDevitt
April 19, 2018 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The Museum of the American Revolution opened its doors in Philadelphia's Old City one year ago on Thursday. To mark the anniversary, admission is free Thursday between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. General John Jumper, the museum board chair, calls it a remarkable year. "I'm so...
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