The Marian Anderson Residence Museum and Birthplace

762 Marian Anderson Way (Martin St) between 19th and 20th Sts. Philadelphia 19146. 215/732-9505.
This understated two-story row home was the residence of Marian Anderson, widely considered the greatest contralto singer of the twentieth century. Anderson’s most famous legacy was her performance in front of 75,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial, after the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let her sing at Washington DCs Constitutional Hall. Founder and President, Blanche Burton-Lyles. Curator, Phyllis Sims.

Schuylkill Academy of Fine Art

421 North 7th Street, Suite 400, Philadelphia, PA 19123. 215/922-2430. E-Mail.
Schuylkill Academy of Fine Art is an educational institution committed to the instruction and promotion of the arts of drawing, painting, and sculpture within the classically based figurative traditions. While it is primarily a school, there are faculty and student exhibitions throughout the year, as well as a series of lectures.

Brandywine River Museum

US Rt. 1, Chadds Ford. 610/388-2700.
We are open every day except Christmas Day 9:30 – 4:30. We are free Sunday mornings until November 20. We will resume Free Sunday Mornings January 15. Admission: Adults $10; Seniors and students $6; children under 6 are free.
The Wyeth family has lived in Chadds Ford since the last century. Take a twenty minute drive south to view a magnificent collection of the work of Andrew Wyeth, his son Jamie, his father, the illustrator N.C. Wyeth, and others connected to this unusually talented family.

The Franklin Institute Science Museum

The Franklin Institute Science Museum

20th St & Ben Franklin Pkwy. 215/448-1200.
Science Center 9:30am-5pm Sun-Sat. Mandell Center 9:30am-5pm. The Tuttleman IMAX Theater is open Sun-Thu 9:30-5pm, Fri-Sat. 9:30am-9pm Fri, Sat. Adults $14.75. Children 4-11 $11.50, Seniors/Military/Students $11. (Additional for IMAX and Franklin Theater tickets.)
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Visitors to the Franklin will find hundreds of hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, high-tech theaters and special programs designed to open the world of science. Visit the Fels Planetarium for a deep-space view of life, the unverse, and everything.

Glencairn Museum

Bryn Athyn, PA (about 1 mile from NE Philadelphia). . To make a reservation for a Saturday tour call 215-914-2993. 
Open for guided Highlights Tours every Saturday. Groups will leave at 11:00, 11:30, 12:30 and 1:00, with a maximum of ten people per tour. The tour lasts one hour and fifteen minutes. Reservations are strongly suggested. Adults: $7.00; Seniors (65+) $6.00; Students (College + age with ID) $4.00; children 5 years and under admitted free. Other prices apply for special events. Museum members receive discounts on tours and special events.
Glencairn Museum’s mission is to educate visitors about the history of religion, using art and artifacts from a variety of cultures and time periods. Religious life through the ages is presented by means of a remarkable collection that illustrates religions as varied as ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman, Medieval Christian, Islamic, Asian, and Native American.

We The People

A musical at The National Liberty Museum 321 Chestnut St. 800/822-8487, ext.437.
The Liberty Museum is open 10am-5pm daily. Adults: $18, Seniors: $15, $6 for children under 6. Group rates available.
Two Great Attractions, One Great Price! We The People is a rousing musical tribute to the spirit that has defined America. Exhilarating and inspiring, the award-wining production spotlights our nations heroes and heritage. Admission includes full access to the acclaimed National Liberty Museum.

Independence Seaport Museum

Independence Seaport Museum

211 S Columbus Blvd & Walnut St, Penn’s Landing. 215/925-5439.
Open daily 10am – 5pm. Closed holidays. Adults, $9. Seniors, $8. Children, $6.
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Rosenbach Museum and Library

2008-2010 Delancey Place. 215/732-1600. E-Mail.
Tues-Sun 10-5, Wed 10-8. Closed Mondays and National Holidays $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Children under 5 are free.
The Rosenbach Museum houses the original manuscript of James Joyce’s Ulysses, first editions, and rare letters (such as a collection of letters written by Greta Garbo to Mercedes de Acosta).

National Liberty Museum

321 Chestnut St. 215/925-2800.
Open 10am-5pm daily in the summer. Closed Mondays during the school year. Call for schedule on holidays. Adults $7; Seniors $6; Students $5 or $15 for your family.
This unique tribute to freedom includes a breathtaking collection of glass art, stories of 2,000 heroes of all backgrounds and nationalities, and the most imaginative exhibits you’ll see anywhere, including two life-size children made entirely of jellybeans.

Abington Art Center

Abington Art Center

Gallery hours: Wed.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. until 7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission: donations requested. aaclogo2
Abington Art Center hosts rotating exhibitions for today’s artists in its galleries and its unique 27 acre Sculpture Park. AAC is a member supported cultural center that provides opportunities to experience, appreciate, and participate in the arts. Visit www.abingtonartcenter.org for more information about upcoming programs, events, and exhibits or check out www.visitsecretplaces.org.