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9:00 am

Free Museum Day:  Christ Church

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Christ Church, 20 North American Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Founded in 1695, Christ Church has been cited as “the finest specimen of Colonial architecture standing.” During the Revolutionary Era, it hosted the Continental Congresses and counted Benjamin Rush, Benjamin Franklin and Betsy Ross among its members. Tour the sanctuary for FREE on Saturday, June 29.  BONUS! Join Christ Church at 7 p.m. on July 4 for “Patriotic Pipes,” a …

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Free Museum Day:  Free Library of Philadelphia Rare Book Department

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
pin Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Check out the Rare Book Department’s latest exhibition,  Our 5 Senses, an interactive exhibition for all ages that connects the senses, the brain, and the literary experience across three centuries of unique materials. In addition, the Rare Book Department offers free access to historically important books, manuscripts, and works of art from 3,000 BCE to …

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11:00 am

The Philly Ice Cream Scoop

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Reading Terminal Market, 12 & Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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Kick off the Welcome America festivities at the Philly Ice Cream Scoop, the largest ice cream festival in the country, at the world-renowned, 126 year-old Reading Terminal Market. 14 of the region’s best ice cream artisans including Sweet Charlies, Franklin Fountain, Weckerly’s Ice Cream, and many more join forces with dozens of the Market’s own …

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Free Museum Day: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118 N. Broad Street Historic Landmark Building
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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PAFA’s museum is internationally known for its collections of 19th and 20th-century American paintings, sculptures and works on paper, as well as contemporary works. Learn about their newest exhibit that shows Philadelphia’s role in the growth of American landscape painting and will be displayed starting June 28! From the Schuylkill to the Hudson: Landscapes of …

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