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an old piece of paper that has been torn off and is sitting on a table
Cleopatra Exhibit Franklin Institute 010
'make it happen' - as written by Cleopatra Cleopatra Exhibit Franklin Institute 011 The only known example of what is believed to be Cleopatra's own handwriting on an original papyrus document, it grants tax exemption to a friend of Mark Anthony. It was signed "ginesthoi," or "make it happen," in what is presumed to be Cleopatra's hand.Translated: "Make it happen!"
a room filled with lots of different colored lights
Uwishunu: The Best Things to Do in Philadelphia
The Franklin Institute's new permanent exhibition, "Your Brain!" (Photos by Darryl Moran Photography for The Franklin Institute)
two people are walking in front of a wall
POULIN + MORRIS: The Franklin Institute
Founded in 1824 to honor the legacy of Benjamin Franklin, The Franklin Institute is one of the nation’s oldest centers for science education. Today, the world-renowned Institute hosts an array of hands-on, educational exhibitions and programs focusing on science and technology as well as community outreach. Located in Philadelphia’s Parkway Museums District, the Institute recently inaugurated the $ 41 million, 3-story, 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion which houses ...
the inside of a building with blue lights and a statue in the middle of the room
Ben Franklin Memorial Statue at TFI (35)
Ben Franklin Memorial Statue by The Franklin Institute Science Museum, via Flickr (Darryl Moran)
a telescope on top of a building in front of a city skyline at night with people looking through it
Uwishunu: The Best Things to Do in Philadelphia
Head out to the Franklin Institute for their Night Skies in the Observatory event on the second Thursday of each month. (Photo by Darryl W Moran Photography courtesy Franklin Institute)
the statue of george washington is in front of an ornate building with red light coming from it's windows
Ben Franklin Memorial Statue at TFI (24)
Ben Franklin Memorial Statue by The Franklin Institute Science Museum, via Flickr (Darryl Moran)
a couple standing under a purple sky filled with stars and the moon in the distance
Franklin Institute Planetarium Wedding: Elizabeth + Michael - Sweetwater Portraits Blog
This is freaking amazing! 17_Franklin_Institute_Planetarium_wedding
a water fountain on the side of a road
Uwishunu: The Best Things to Do in Philadelphia
East Passyunk in South Philadelphia (Photo by J. Fusco for GPTMC)
an aerial view of a city at night with skyscrapers lit up and buildings in the background
Real Estate 2013: The Hottest Philadelphia Neighborhoods | Philadelphia magazine
Real Estate 2013: The Hottest Philadelphia Neighborhoods | Philadelphia magazine
an empty park with benches and trees in front of the cityscape on a sunny day
A Guide to the Powelton Village Neighborhood of Philadelphia
Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Powelton Village in West Philadelphia
a group of people standing in front of a tall building with neon lights on it
Explore the Callowhill Neighborhood of Philadelphia
Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Callowhill
there are many different items on display in this shop that is decorated with glass and ceramic
10 Under-the-Radar Attractions in the U.S.
MAGIC GARDENS, PHILADELPHIA Where: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Award-winning mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar spent 14 years sculpting, tiling, excavating, and grouting to create the Magic Gardens display in Philadelphia. Located in the city’s South Street neighborhood, the Magic Gardens are spread throughout the 3,000-square foot space (about half a city block) and include indoor galleries and an outdoor sculpture garden, filled with mosaic tiles and a random assortment of objects (bicycle tires, bot
an artisticly designed walkway made out of ceramic tiles
Magic Garden
Magic Garden Isaiah Zagar is a Philadelphia mosaic artist. He is notable for his murals which are primarily in or around Philadelphia's South Street.
a house with a lighthouse on the top of it next to a body of water
Turtle Rock Lighthouse
Turtle Rock Lighthouse, Philadelphia, Pa, near Phil. Museum of Art and Boathouse Row.
people are walking down the sidewalk in front of a stone wall with plants growing on it
Explore the Fairmount Neighborhood of Philadelphia
Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Fairmount (aka the "Art Museum Area")