Top Regional Attractions

Philadelphia

Academy of Natural Sciences

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-299-1000.

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. Includes Dinosaur Hall, Egyptian mummies, interactive, live animals, educational exhibits for children & more. Gregor Mendel: Planting the Seeds of Genetics - Exhibit on the life & work of the genetics pioneer. Closes 9/28. $10; $8 seniors, students, military, children 3-12; free for children under 3. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4:30 pm; Sat.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

American Philosophical Society Museum

104 S. 5th St.; 215-440-3427.

» READ MORE: www.apsmuseum.org

. Roderick Coover: Outside/Inside - Videotaped segments of Brett Keyser's park expeditions; UNDAUNTED: Five American Explorers, 1760-2006 - Explorers with Philly connections who were part of the American Philosophical Society; Winifred Lutz - Mason-Dixon Lines: Past to Present - Parallel bands trace three different ways of looking at the PA/MD boundary line. All close 12/31. Donations accepted. Fri.-Sun. 10 am-4 pm.

American Swedish Historical Museum

1900 Pattison Ave.; 215-389-1776.

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. Charles Allmond: Second Nature - Sculpture inspired by the natural world. Closes 7/31. Dylan Carroll: Norse Mythology Illustrations - Watercolors on hot-press paper. Closes 9/21. $6; $5 seniors, students & children; free for children under 12. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm, Sat.-Sun. noon-4 pm.

Atwater Kent Museum

15 S. Seventh St.; 215-685-4830.

. A Great Company in a Great City - Lithographs & paintings from the Cigna Corp. (formerly Ins. Co. of N. America). Closes 8/31. Partnership for Peace Gallery - Exhibit on the issue of violence in Philadelphia. Closes 9/15. Norman Rockwell: The Artist Behind the Image - Closes 12/30. The following all close 12/31: How Philly Works: Streets as Barometers of Urban Life; The Wonderful World of Radio - Vintage radios from museum, Philco & RCA Collections. $5; $3 seniors & children 13-17; free for children under 12. Wed.-Sun. 1-5 pm.

Betsy Ross House

239 Arch St.; 215-627-5343.

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Circa 1740 Georgian-style home of flagmaker. Joke & Dagger - Staged sword fight & presentation on stage fighting. Sat.-Sun. 1 & 2 pm. $3; $2 children under 13. Daily 10 am-5 pm.

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Christ Church

20 N. American St.; 215-922-1695, ext. 30.

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Georgian architectural treasure attended by founding fathers. Talks throughout the day. Declaring Freedom: Slavery in Philadelphia - Stories about slavery & slave owners in colonial Philadelphia & its ties with Christ Church. Closes 12/31. Donations accepted. Mon.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 1-5 pm.

Christ Church Burial Ground

5th & Arch Sts.; 215-922-1695, ext. 30.

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Final resting place of Benjamin Franklin & 4 other signers of the Declaration of Independence. Guided tours on the hr., last tour at 3 pm. Artists, Writers & Composers - Tour focuses on the lives & stories of Francis Hopkinson, William Tuckey, Matthew Pratt & others. Closes 12/18. Declaring Freedom: Slavery in Philadelphia - Guided tour of burial ground focusing on slavery & slave owners in colonial Philadelphia with stops at the graves of the 5 signers. Closes 12/31. $2; $1 students; $10 groups up to 25. Mon-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. noon-4 pm.

Civil War & Underground Railroad Museum

1805 Pine St.; 215-735-8196.

» READ MORE: www.cwurmuseum.org

. Features the Abraham Lincoln Collection, George Gordon Meade Collection, Ulysses S. Grant Collection & more. $5; $4 seniors; $3 students & ages 3-12; free under 3. Thu.-Sat. 11 am-4:30 pm.

Eastern State Penitentiary

2124 Fairmount Ave.; 215-236-3300.

» READ MORE: www.easternstate.org

. Twilight Tours - Wed. 5-8 pm. Expanded hours allow for evening tours of the facility. Closes 8/27. $7.50; $7 students; $6.50 seniors; $4 children over 7. Daily 10 am-5 pm.

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Edgar Allan Poe National Historical Site

Spring Garden St.; 215-597-8780.

» READ MORE: www.nps.gov/edal

. Home of the noted author from 1843-44. Guided tours available. Wed.-Sun. 9 am-5 pm.

*FREE*

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

100 N. 6th St.; 866-574-3727.

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. Money in Motion - History of banking, money & Federal Reserve; interactive displays on currency circulation, counterfeit detection. Mon.-Fri. 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

The Franklin Institute

222 N. 20th St.; 215-448-1200.

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. Amazing Machine! - See the inner workings of everyday machines as well as some rare machines from the collections in this new ongoing exhibit. Real Pirates - True story of a pirate ship found off Cape Cod in 1984. Features over 200 artifacts & ship replica. Closes 11/2. A Sci-Pass (basic admission) is $13.75 for adults, $11.00 for children & seniors; Sci-Pass plus IMAX is $18.75 for adults/$16.00 for children & seniors. Additional charge for Real Pirates. IMAX & other permanent exhibits open daily 9:30 am-5 pm.

Franklin Square

Sixth & Race Sts.; 215-629-4026.

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. Philadelphia Park Liberty Carousel - This 30-horse carousel is a great compliment to the rich history of Philadelphia's carousel making. $3; $2 children 3-12; free for children under 2. Philly Mini Golf - Features a miniature version of Philadelphia & some of the city's most beloved sites. $8; $6 children. Thru 9/1: Daily 10 am-9 pm.

Independence Hall

Chestnut St.; 215-597-8974.

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Guided Tour - Explore this historic example of Georgian architecture. Daily 9 am-5 pm.

Independence Living History Center

115 S. Third St.; 215-629-4026.

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. Once Upon a Nation: Colonial Kids' Quest - Search for clues to solve the mystery of a missing copy of the Declaration of Independence. $15. 6/7 11 am. Once Upon a Nation: Independence After Hours - Three-course meal at historic City Tavern, evening tour of Independence Hall & Lights of Liberty Show. Fri. & Sat. 5:30 pm. $76; $70 seniors, military & students; $50 children 12 & under. Once Upon a Nation: 1776, The Movie-Musical - Interactive movie-going experience complete with sing-a-longs & props. Fri. 7 pm. $15; $12 students, seniors & military; $10 children 12 & under. Once Upon a Nation: Tippler's Tour - Guide shares stories of tavern life in Colonial Philadelphia. Sample drinks at colonial & modern day taverns in Old City. Thu. 5:30 pm. $30; $25 seniors, military & students.

Independence National Historical Park

6th & Markets Sts.; 215-965-2305.

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. Winifred Lutz: Dock Creek - Grass "river" replicating the old route of Dock Creek. Closes 9/27. Most sites free. Daily 8:30 am-5 pm.

Independence Seaport Museum

211 S. Columbus Blvd. & Walnut St.; 215-413-8655.

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. Features 2 National Historic Landmark ships, working wooden boat shop, 2 floors of exhibit galleries, nautical gift shop & special events. Black Hands, Blue Seas - The Untold Maritime Stories of African Americans. Closes 3/22. $10; $7 seniors, children 3-12, college students; $5 military; free for children under 3. Daily 10 am-5 pm.

*FREE*

Laurel Hill Cemetery: The Underground Museum

3822 Ridge Ave.; 215-228-8200.

. Laurel Hill's White Bronze Monuments Workshop & Tour - Learn about the history of the Monumental Bronze Co. & tour the 5 "white bronze" monuments found in the cemetery. $30. 6/7 1 pm. Mon.-Fri. 8 am-4:30 pm; Sat.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm.

Laurel Hill Mansion

East Fairmount Park; 215-235-1776.

. Georgian-style mansion built in 1767 by Rebecca Rawle. $5 per person. Open 10 am-4 pm weekends thru 6/30.

*FREE*

Liberty Bell Center

501 Market St.; 215-965-2305.

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. Home of the Liberty Bell & exhibits on its origins & role as symbol of freedom. Daily 9 am-5 pm.

Lights of Liberty Show

6th & Chestnut Sts.; 215-542-3789.

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. Outdoor, nighttime sound & light spectacular with surround sound & images projected on historic buildings telling the story of struggle for independence. $19.50; $16.50 seniors & students; $13 children 12 & under.

Ben Franklin's Ghost

appears as a dramatic, life-size holographic image who answers questions about his life in this interactive exhibit. Exhibit free, open daily 10 am-6 pm.

Masonic Temple

One North Broad St.; 215-988-1900.

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. Open for Tours - Built in 1873, this National Historic Landmark is a magnificent example of architecture, art & history. Tue.-Fri. 11 am, 2 & 3 pm; Sat. 10 am & 11 am. Masonic Temple Library - Esteemed collection for the study of American History & Freemasonry, featuring over 75,000 volumes & 30,000 documents, prints, photos & manuscripts. $8, with individual & group discounts available. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-5 pm; Sat. 10 am-noon.

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

100 E. Northwestern Ave.; 215-247-5777.

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. 92-acre public garden with an ever-changing display of rare & beautiful plants & trees. Garden Discovery Series: Battle of the Bugs. 6/7 11 am-3 pm. Observing Nesting Birds: The Challenges & Rewards - Meet at the Wissahickon's Andorra Natural Area to search for & observe nesting bird species. $35. 6/7 8-11 am. Hardy Fern Gardening - Learn about easy-to-grow ferns, suitable for a shady garden. $30. 6/10 7-9 pm. Papaver Rubrum Giganteum - Sculptural installation consisting of 300 giant red poppies made of aluminum. Closes 6/29. The Garden Railway: Architectural Wonders of the World - Miniature replicas of The Great Wall of China, Hagia Sophia, The Giza Pyramid, The Eiffel Tower & more. Closes 10/13. $10; $8 seniors; $5 youth 3-18; free for children under 3. Daily 10 am-4 pm.

The Mutter Museum

19 S. 22nd St.; 215-563-3737.

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. Over 200 wet & dry specimens, lantern slides, x-rays & more. Extraordinary Bodies: Mutter Museum Photographs - Photographs of the human body by 16 contemporary artists & historical photos. Closes 2/28. $12; $8 seniors, students, children 6-17; free for children under 6. Open daily 10 am-5 pm; until 9 pm Fri.

National Constitution Center

525 Arch St.; 215-409-6600.

. 1787 copy on display plus more than 100 interactive exhibits, Signer's Hall, The Story of We the People (Multimedia presentation featuring live actor, film & video projection, family-oriented exhibits) & more. Sizzling Summer Celebrations - Make crafts from different time periods throughout history, play a variety of games & hold historic competitions. 6/6 10 am-3 pm. The Legacy of 1808: Confronting Modern-Day Slavery - Frank conversation about the existence of modern-day slavery with special guests. Reservations required. 6/9 6:30 pm. $12; $11 seniors; $8 children 4-12; free for children under 4 & military. Mon.-Fri. 9:30 am-5 pm; Sat. 9:30 am-6 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm.

National Liberty Museum

321 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2800.

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. Only museum in the U.S. that celebrates the concept of freedom by honoring people of vision, creativity & innovation. Juneteenth Celebration - Free activities throughout the month to celebrate democracy & African American history. Closes 6/30. Guess Who's Inviting Whom to the Next Presidential Dinner - Cast your vote for the 2008 Presidential race in a creative, mock election. Closes 11/2. $7; $6 seniors; $5 students; $2 children 5-7; free for children under 5 & for all on Sun. Self guided tours only. Open daily 10 am-5 pm.

*FREE*

National Museum of American Jewish History

55 N. Fifth St.; 215-923-3811.

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Shaping Space, Making Meaning - Visitors assist design team through three interactive experiences. Features design sketches, computer-generated images, video & text. Closes 8/31. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-5 pm; Fri. 10 am-3 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm.

The Philadelphia Zoo

3400 W. Girard Ave.; 215-243-1100.

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Ongoing exhibits & attractions include the popular PECO Primate Reserve, Dodge Rare Animal Conservation Center, Monkey Junction, Pachyderm House & more. Twilight Tour - Tour zoo, meet a keeper, Q&A session, learn about zoo's work with local conservation. Wine & cheese reception. $50. 6/6 7-11 pm. Wildlife Matters: Walking In Our Footprints. $10. 6/11 6-8 pm. Zoobilee - Fundraising event. Sample foods from some of the region's finest restaurants, specialty drinks, live entertainment. Reservations required: 215-243-5225. $175-$1,000. 6/12 6-10 pm. $17.95; $14.95 children; free for children under 2. Daily 9:30 am-5 pm.

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Polish American Cultural Center & Museum

308 Walnut St.; 215-922-1700.

. Features exhibits on Polish history & culture, including Great Men & Women of Poland; History: A Tradition of Service; Polish Folk Art. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

Ryerss Museum & Library

7370 Central Ave.; 215-685-0544. Asian art & artifacts as well as generations of family heirlooms & paintings. Donations accepted. Fri.-Sun. 10 am-4 pm.

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology

3260 South St.; 215-898-4000.

» READ MORE: www.museum.upenn.edu

. Three gallery floors with art & artifacts from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Asia, the Americas, Africa, Polynesia & the ancient Mediterranean world. Counterpoint: Anthrolpology & Photography in New Guinea - Color photography of New Guinea natives & written insights on the island's various cultures. Closes 9/14. Penn in the World - Exhibit on the history of the museum & the work done there. Closes 9/28. Surviving: The Body of Evidence - Interactive exhibition explores the process of evolution & its profound impact on humans. Closes 5/3/09. $8; $5 students, seniors; free for children under 6. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4:30 pm, Sun. 1-5 pm.

Wagner Free Institute of Science

1700 W. Montgomery Ave.; 215-763-6529.

. Founded 1855. Houses Wagner's natural history collection of skeletons, mounted animals, fossils, Donation suggested: $8. Tue.-Fri. 9 am-4 pm.

Woodford Mansion

33rd & Dauphin St., East Fairmount Park; 215-229-6115.

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. Elegant 18th century summer house furnished with an exquisite collection of period antiques. Tours $5; $3 seniors. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-4 pm. Closed major holidays.

Pennsylvania suburbs

American Helicopter Museum & Learning Center

1220 American Blvd., West Chester; 610-436-9600.

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. Features over 35 civilian & military helicopters, autogiros & convertaplanes. $7; $6 seniors; $5 students; free under 2. Wed.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.

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Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site

Route 1, Chadds Ford; 610-459-3342.

. 52 acres of woodlands, meadows, Washington's headquarters, artifacts, weapons, uniforms. Call for Board Members - Members of the public interested in history are invited to join Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates Board. Call for info. House tours: $5; $3.50 seniors; $2.50 children 6-17; free for children under 6. Tue.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.

Fonthill Museum

E. Court St., Doylestown; 215-348-9461.

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. Tower Tour for Families - 1st Sat. 10:30 & 11:45 am. $9; $8 seniors; $4 ages 5-17; free for ages under 5. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm. Reservations recommended.

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Glencairn Museum

1001 Cathedral Rd., Bryn Athyn; 267-502-2993.

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. Saturday Highlights Tour - Tour exhibits & collections focusing on religion & its history. Sat. 11 am-1 pm. $7; $6 seniors; $4 students; free for children 5 & under. Sat. 11 am-2:30 pm. Mon.-Fri. by appt. only.

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Hopewell Furnace

2 Mark Bird Ln., Elverson; 610-582-8773.

» READ MORE: www.nps.gov/hofu

. Features many miles of blazed trails & historic roadways. Open daily 9 am-5 pm.

Longwood Gardens

Rte. 1, Kennett Square; 610-388-1000.

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. Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition. 6/6 7:30 pm. Anne Hills & Cindy Mangsen. 6/7 7:30 pm. The Dirt On: Rose Care - Includes pruning, fertilizing & seasonal protection. 6/10 2 pm. West Chester Band. 6/12 7:30 pm. Nature's Castles - Features specially-designed, spectacular treehouses visitors can explore.

. Closes 9/1. $16; $14 seniors (ages 62 & over); $6 students (5-22); free for children 4 & under. Open daily 9 am-5 pm.

Pearl S. Buck House

520 Dublin Rd., Perkasie; 215-249-0100.

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. Walk-In Tours available - Great opportunity to become acquainted with the museum. Personal Pearl - Dresses, gowns, suits, hats, gloves & shoes worn by the author. Closes 6/30. $7; $6 seniors; free for children under 6. Tue.-Sat. at 11 am, 1 & 2 pm; Sun. at 1 & 2 pm.

Pennsbury Manor

400 Pennsbury Memorial Rd., Morrisville; 215-946-0400.

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. Recreated country home of William Penn; provides a peaceful contrast to the hurry of modern American life. Living History Theater: Shopping in the 17th Century. 6/8 1-4 pm. $5; $4.50 seniors; $3 children 6-17; free for children 5 & under. Tue.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm.

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Pennypacker Mills

5 Haldeman Rd., Schwenksville; 610-287-9349. historicsites.montcopa.org. Turn-of-the-century mansion & farm of PA's 25th Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907). Treasured Memories: Scrapbooks, Keepsakes & Souvenirs - Highlights personal keepsakes & memorabilia from the early 1900s. Closes 10/31. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm.

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Pottsgrove Manor

100 W. King St., Pottstown; 610-326-4014.

. Built in 1752 for John Potts, ironmaster & founder of Pottstown; reflects lifestyle & times of the Potts family. The Ironmaster's Craft - Learn how iron was produced & used by the Potts family. Closes 7/27. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Sun. 1-4 pm.

Swedish Cabin

9 Creek Rd., Drexel Hill; 610-237-8064.

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. This piece of America's past, located along the banks of Darby Creek, was over 100 years old at the time of the American Revolution & is believed to have been built (sometime between 1638 & 1655) by early Swedish settlers as part of the New Sweden colony. Call for group tours or appointments.

Tyler Arboretum

515 Painter Rd., Media; 610-566-9134.

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. Cocktails Al Fresco - Thu. 6-8 pm. An evening of wine & food in beautiful surroundings. Closes 9/18. $20. Totally Terrific Treehouses - Treehouses ranging in style from educational to whimsical. Closes 9/28. $5; $3 children 3-15; free for children under 3. Daily 8 am-dusk.

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Valley Forge National Historical Park

1400 N. Outer Line Dr., King of Prussia; 610-783-1099.

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Ranger-Led Walking Tours - Learn more about the critical years of the American Revolution (1777-1778) during this 40-minute guided walk. Weather permitting. Daily 11:50 am & 1:50 pm. Living History Demonstrations also offered. Daily 6 am-10 pm.

Washington Crossing Historical Park/ Memorial Building Auditorium

1112 River Rd., Washington Crossing; 215-493-4076.

. Tours begin on the hour. $5; $4 seniors; $2 children 6-17. Tue.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.

Wharton Esherick Museum

1520 Horseshoe Trl., Malvern; 610-644-5822. Guided Tours of the handcrafted home & studio of the "Dean of American Craftsmen." Special exhibition of Esherick's woodblock prints in the Visitor Center Gallery. $10; $5 children under 12. Reservations required prior to visit. Mon.-Fri. (groups only) 10 am-4 pm; Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 1-5 pm.

*FREE*

Wings of Freedom Museum

1155 Easton Rd., Willow Grove; 215-672-2277.

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. See some of the world's rarest aircraft among this collection of over 15 restored jets & helicopters. Highlights include North America's only Messerschmitt Me262B jet trainer, an experimental Navy YF-2Y jet seaplane, world class collections of aircraft models & flight gear, exhibits on women in aviation, 100 years of flight, interactive exhibits for kids. Guided tours available. Wed. 10:30 am-3 pm; Sat.-Sun. 10:30 am-4 pm.

New Jersey

Adventure Aquarium

1 Aquarium Dr., Camden; 866-451-2782.

. Features a number of interactive attractions including Touch-a-Shark, Creature Feature, Feather Ridge, Rainforest Rendezvous & Interactive Inlet, as well as 4D Theater, West African River Experience (featuring the Aquarium's hippos, Button & Genny) & more. $17.95; $14.95 children 2-11; free for children under 2. Daily 9:30 am-5 pm.

Battleship New Jersey Museum

62 Battleship Pl., Camden; 866-877-6262.

. Experience what life was like aboard our nation's most decorated battleship. Explore the "Big J" at your own pace. Check out newly-opened areas such as the brig & barber shop. City at Sea Guided Tour - New tour focusing on little-seen parts of the ship. Ongoing. $19.95; $15 seniors, veterans & children 6-11; free for active military & children under 6. The Holocaust & Genocide: The Betrayal of Humanity - History of the Holocaust & its continuing legacy. Closes 6/15. $15-$19; $10.50-$13 veterans, seniors, ages 6-11; free active military in uniform, ages 5 & under. Daily 9 am-5 pm.

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Howell Living History Farm

70 Wooden's La., Lambertville; 609-737-3299.

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Spring Hatchery Program - Activities include feeding & watering animals, collecting eggs, storytelling, crafts & more. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. noon-4 pm.

New Jersey State Museum

205 W. State Rd., Trenton; 609-292-6464.

. On extended view in Auditorium Galleries: Fossil Mysteries, the CSI of Paleontology; Cultures in Competition - Indians & Europeans in Colonial America. Alcove Gallery exhibit: Trenton - Crucial Crossroads. Tue.-Sat. 9 am-4:45 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm. Donations accepted.

South Jersey Museum of American History

123 E. High St., Glassboro; 856-442-0688. Includes artifacts from the Pre-Columbian through the Colonial era, antique hand tools, glass & comprehensive Political History exhibit. $4; $3 children. Wed.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sat. 10 am-3pm.

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Washington Crossing State Park

355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd., Titusville; 609-737-0623. Includes 18th Century Johnson Ferry House (historic farmhouse & tavern site) & Visitor Center Museum featuring exhibits on the Continental Army's crossing of the Delaware River & the Battles of Trenton & Princeton. Daily 9 am-4 pm.

Delaware

Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village

866 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover; 302-734-1618.

. Eye to the Sky: Climate & Crops - Discover how farmers, past & present, anticipate weather changes. Closes 10/31. $5; $3 seniors & students; free for children under 6. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm.

Delaware Museum of Natural History

4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington; 302-658-9111.

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. Animal Secrets - Exhibit on the hidden lives & habitats of animals like chipmunks, eagles & bats. Closes 9/1. $6; $5 children 3-17; $4 seniors; free for children under 3. Mon.-Sat. 9:30 am-4:30 pm; Sun. noon-4:30 pm.

Hagley Museum & Library

Rte. 100 & Buck Rd., Wilmington; 302-658-2400.

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. Features a number of exhibits that chronicle 200 years of DuPont Company history. Give It Your Best: Workplace Posters in the United States - Over 70 posters from the Hagley's collections. Closes 1/4. $11; $9 seniors, students; $4 ages 6-14; free under 6. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

Museum of Small Town Life

316 South Governors Ave., Dover; 302-739-4266. Sealed in Glass, Stone & Tin - 19th-20th century Delaware-made & used containers from the state's canning industry will be showcased. Closes 12/31. Donations accepted. Mon.-Sat. 9 am-4:30 pm; Sun. 1:30 pm-4:30 pm.

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate

Route 52, Winterthur; 800-448-3883.

» READ MORE: www.winterthur.org

. K is for Kids - Family-friendly exhibition explores intriguing objects in the Winterthur collection & studies early methods of reading education. Closes 7/13. Touch-It Room - Children can immerse themselves in early American life by trying out objects commonly found in kitchens, stores & parlors of long ago. Closes 11/4. $15; $13 students & seniors; $5 children 2-11; free for children under 2. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.