Ring in the New Year early this year as The Franklin Institute counts down to an explosive pre-launch to 2019. Celebrate with fiery live science shows, magic milk firework experiments, make-and-take noisemakers, plus live shows on the Science of Fireworks, and other surprises — all well before midnight on New Year's Eve. Plus, when the clock strikes NOON, what better way to close...

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The annual General Meade Birthday Celebration will mark the 202nd anniversary of the birth of General George G. Meade, commander of the Union Army at the Battle of Gettysburg. A parade of Civil War re-enactors, civilians in period attire, special dignitaries, heritage groups and participants will advance to Meade’s final resting place and memorialize his services to his nation. A 21-gun...

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Bring the entire family to Independence Seaport Museum to ring in New Year's Eve! Join us to celebrate the arrival of 2019 with noisemakers, party hats, and a ginger ale toast before the 6 p.m. Sugarhouse New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront. Advance tickets are available.  Be sure to arrive before 5 p.m. to visit the Museum galleries and Historic...

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Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs after dark! Grab a flashlight and wander between a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee. Enjoy a night of hands-on activities, then roll out a sleeping bag and have sweet dreams. Ages 6 and up; one adult is required per three children. Members $60, non-members $65, VIP (Very Important...

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Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs after dark! Grab a flashlight and wander between a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee. Enjoy a night of hands-on activities, then roll out a sleeping bag and have sweet dreams. Ages 6 and up; one adult is required per three children. Members $60, non-members $65, VIP (Very Important...

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GiveBack Workshops at NLM are a unique way of volunteering and the perfect spark to activate your family’s sense of empathy, respect, and responsibility, the character traits that make someone a true hero of liberty.  A different GiveBack Workshop is held once each month on a Saturday morning. You and your children will work together to complete a “make-and-donate”...

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Join us with your little learner, ages 2-6, for Read & Romp, an exciting hour of imaginative storytelling, interactive games, and creative crafts in the Museum’s galleries. Read & Romps are held twice a week, on Monday and Saturday mornings. Learn about the “story of the week” and choose the day that works best for you! Snacks and Museum admission are included. This...

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Join us with your little learner, ages 2-6, for Read & Romp, an exciting hour of imaginative storytelling, interactive games, and creative crafts in the Museum’s galleries. Read & Romps are held twice a week, on Monday and Saturday mornings. Learn about the “story of the week” and choose the day that works best for you! Snacks and Museum admission are included. This...

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This weekend is the last chance to experience the mind-boggling behaviors and surprisingly intricate structures of bugs through 20 giant colorful moving insects in the exhibit Xtreme Bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach, the exaggerated size of these creatures shines a creative spotlight on what makes them “extreme.” Xtreme...

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Join us with your little learner, ages 2-6, for Read & Romp, an exciting hour of imaginative storytelling, interactive games, and creative crafts in the Museum’s galleries. Read & Romps are held twice a week, on Monday and Saturday mornings. Learn about the “story of the week” and choose the day that works best for you! Snacks and Museum admission are included. This...

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