Museums

Jamie Bowers, electronic resources coordinator for the Free Library of Philadelphia, shows off the library card, your passport to the Experience Pass program.
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Mark Abrams
December 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
Your library card from the Free Library of Philadelphia is now your passport to some choice museums and other attractions in the city. And, it could also qualify you for a shot at tickets to a Sixers or Flyers game, tickets right in Mayor Kenney's box. Read more here.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 19, 2019 - 12:41 pm
With a touch of technology and a big dash of the holidays, the Historic Holiday Pass makes it easier — and cheaper — to visit the city’s museums and attractions. Read more here.
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A 3D printed recreation of the ancient Lion of Mosul, which was destroyed by the Islamic State group at the Mosul Museum in Iraq, is displayed as part of the 'What Remains' exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019.
Natasha Livingstone/AP Photo
July 03, 2019 - 3:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — A figure of a roaring lion, about the size of a loaf of bread, is the latest step in the fight to preserve culture from conflict. The sculpture is a replica of a colossal 3,000-year-old statue from the Temple of Ishtar in Nimrud, in what's now Iraq. The stone statue was one of many...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II reacts during a visit to the Science Museum in London, Thursday March 7, 2019.
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March 07, 2019 - 7:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has posted her first Instagram image. The media-savvy queen posted from the Science Museum Thursday to help promote the museum's summer exhibition. Using an iPad, she shared an image on the official royal family Instagram account of a letter from 19th century...
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New York City skyline
Dreamstime
March 01, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Getaways don't get much bigger than this. After 57 years on the air in Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs — 52 of them with KYW Newsradio — this is goodbye. It's not sad. It's not glad. It just is. I'm off to new digs in the place where my life began and later...
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Katie and John Berrilli with Ruby.
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Paul Kurtz
January 10, 2019 - 5:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the many challenges facing furloughed government workers is what to do with all that time off. In addition to dealing with the stress that comes with no income, furloughed federal workers have to look for things to do as they wait for that "return to the office...
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Museum Shop Sunday
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Ian Bush
November 24, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For people who are not all "shopped out" after Friday's bargain bonanza, Sunday brings a special event at some stores that many might not have considered on their holiday lists. Gift shops at Philadelphia museums carry a lot of unique items — and most of the time, a...
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National Museum of the American Indian
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 23, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How long can you stare at that holiday gift list, thinking about pairing people and their unique interests with the perfect token? Many among us just give up and take the path of least resistance with a sweater or bauble. Or, you can match Uncle Joe's interest to a...
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