Top Regional Attractions

Philadelphia

Academy of Natural Sciences

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

» READ MORE: www.ansp.org

. Hadrosaurus Foulkii: The Dinosaur That Changed the World. Closes 4/19. $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; . Closes 12/31. Donations accepted. Fri.-Sun. 10 am-4 pm.

American Swedish Historical Museum

1900 Pattison Ave.; 215-389-1776.

» READ MORE: www.americanswedish.org

. Lucia Celebration & Julmarknad (Christmas Bazaar). Performance of Swedish dances & songs. Procession of Lucia. $7; $2 children 7-12; free for children 6 with adult. 12/6 noon-4:30 pm. $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.

. Philadelphia at Your Feet - Historical film footage screening. Every Wed., Thu. & Sun. Quest for Freedom - Fri. 2 pm. How Philly Works: Streets as Barometers of Urban Life. Closes 12/28. $5; $3 seniors & children 13-17; free for children under 12. Wed.-Sun. 1-5 pm.

Bartram's Garden

54th St.; 215-729-5281.

» READ MORE: www.bartramsgarden.org

. Holiday Greens Sale - Sale of poinsettias, loose greens, wreaths, pine roping & similar. 12/6 10 am-2 pm. Mark Dion: Travels of William Bartram Reconsidered. Closes 1/14. $5; $4 students & seniors; free for children 12 & under. Grounds: Daily 10 am-5 pm. Tours: noon-4 pm.

Betsy Ross House

239 Arch St.; 215-686-1252.

» READ MORE: www.betsyrosshouse.org

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Circa 1740 Georgian-style home of flagmaker. Colonial Holiday Celebration. 12/6-12/7 10 am-5 pm. Story Time With Betsy - Colonial-themed stories for kids. 12/7 11-11:30 am. $3; $2 children under 13; $4 audio guide. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Blue Cross RiverRink Penn's Landing

Columbus Blvd.; 215-925-7465.

» READ MORE: www.riverrink.com

. Army/Navy Salute. Watch the Army/Navy game on a big screen. 12/6-12/7 noon-4 pm. $7-$8; $3 skate rental. Regular skating sessions: Mon.-Thu. 6-9 pm; Fri. 6 pm-1 am; Sat. 12:30 pm-1 am; Sun. 12:30 pm-9 pm (rink closes occassionally for 1/2 hour for resurfacing).

*FREE*

Christ Church

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

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Georgian architectural treasure attended by founding fathers. Donations accepted. Mon.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 1-5 pm.

Civil War & Underground Railroad Museum

1805 Pine St.; 215-735-8196.

» READ MORE: www.cwurmuseum.org

. Features the Abraham Lincoln 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

. Historic tours include restored cells & Al Capone's Cell. $7.50; $7 students; $6.50 seniors; $4 children over 7. Daily 10 am-5 pm.

*FREE*

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.

Elfreth's Alley

Second St.; 215-574-0560.

» READ MORE: www.elfrethsalley.org

. Deck the Alley Open House - Annual holiday event . $25-$30; $15 seniors; $10-$20 children 6-18; free for children under 5. 12/6 5-8 pm. $2; $1 children 6-18. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.

Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

640 Waterworks Dr.; 215-685-0723.

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Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 1-5 pm.

*FREE*

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

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

» READ MORE: www.philadelphiafed.org

. Money in Motion. Mon.-Fri. 9:30 am-4:30 pm. Closed bank holidays.

Fort Mifflin

Fort Mifflin Rd.; 215-685-4167.

» READ MORE: www.fortmifflin.com

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231st Anniversary of Siege & Bombardment of Fort Mifflin - 2 days of activities. $6; $5 seniors; $3 kids 5-12 & veterans; free for kids under 5. Wed.-Sun. 10 am-4 pm.

The Franklin Institute

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

» READ MORE: www.fi.edu

. Exhibits include Amazing Machine!, The Franklin Air Show, Franklin. Narnia Family Fun Days - Holiday/Narnia-themed performances, stories, crafts, music & more. 12/6 noon-3 pm. Chronicles of Narnia: The Exhibition - Detailed scenes incorporating actual props & set elements from the movies. Closes 4/19. $22.25, $18.50 seniors, students & military, $17.50 children 4-11 daytime; $10.50, $9.50 children 4-11 evenings. A Sci-Pass (basic admission) is $13.75, $11 for children & seniors; Sci-Pass plus IMAX is $18.75, $16.00 children & seniors. IMAX & other permanent exhibits open daily 9:30 am-5 pm.

Franklin Square

6th & Race Sts.; 215-629-4026.

» READ MORE: www.onceuponanation.org

. Holiday in the Square - Visit with Santa Claus, hear stories & ride the carousel. 12/6-12/7 11 am-2 pm. Philadelphia Park Liberty Carousel. $3; $2 children 3-12; free for children under 2. Fri.-Sun. 11 am-8 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.

» READ MORE: www.onceuponanation.org

. Once Upon a Nation: Independence After Hours - 3-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. $30; $25 seniors, military & students.

Independence National Historical Park

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

» READ MORE: www.nps.gov/inde

. Most sites free. Daily 8:30 am-5 pm.

Independence Seaport Museum

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

» READ MORE: www.phillyseaport.org

. PCMS Concert: Philharmonic Wind Quintet of New York - From the New York Philharmonic. $23. 12/7 3 pm.$10; $7 seniors, children 3-12, college students; $5 military; free for children under 3. Daily 10 am-5 pm.

Independence Visitor Center

N. 6th St. & Market St.; 800-537-7676.

. Breakfast With Ben. Sat. 9 am thru 12/27. $25; $20 children 3-12. Open daily 8:30 am-6 pm.

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Laurel Hill Cemetery: The Underground Museum

3822 Ridge Ave.; 215-228-8200.

. The Language of the Dead - Walking tour guided by Dr. Michael Brooks. 12/6 2 pm. $15; $8 students; free for children. Mon.-Fri. 8 am-4:30 pm; Sat.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm.

*FREE*

Liberty Bell Center

501 Market St.; 215-965-2305.

» READ MORE: www.nps.gov/inde

. Home of the Liberty Bell. Daily 9 am-5 pm.

Masonic Temple

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

» READ MORE: www.pagrandlodge.org

. Built in 1873, this National Historic Landmark is a magnificent example of architecture, art & history. Tours: Tue.-Fri. 11 am, 2 & 3 pm; Sat. 10 am & 11 am. $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.

» READ MORE: www.morrisarboretum.org

. Winter Wellness Walks - Arboretum guide leads participants down paved paths throughout the Arboretum. Appropriate for all fitness levels. 12/6 10:30 am. Holiday Garden Railway Display - Grand opening 11/29 1-3 pm. Twinkling lights & holiday decor adorn the Garden Railway. Closes 12/31. $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.

» READ MORE: www.collphyphil.org

. Extraordinary Bodies: Mutter Museum Photographs. 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.

. How Would You Address America? - Conversation with presidential speechwriters about the ideas, themes & values the American public wishes to hear. $15; $7 students & teachers. 12/8 6:30 pm. Headed to the White House - Highlight is a signed copy of the historic race speech given by president-elect Barack Obama. Closes 12/14. $15; $14 seniors; $9 children 4-12; free for active military personnel & children 3 & under (incl. reg. adm.). $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.

» READ MORE: www.libertymuseum.org

. Featured exhibits include Coming to America; Award-winning Dale Chihuly glass sculptures; and From Conflict to Harmony. 12/6-12/7 10 am-5 pm. $7; $6 seniors; $5 students; $2 children 5-7; free for children under 5 & for all on Sun. Self guided tours only. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

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PECO Energy Liberty Center

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

» READ MORE: www.lightsofliberty.org

. Ben Franklin's Ghost - Dr. Franklin answers questions about his life in this interactive "synthetic interview" exhibit. Daily 10 am-6 pm. Note: Lights of Liberty show closed for the season.

The Philadelphia Zoo

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

» READ MORE: www.philadelphiazoo.org

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Ongoing exhibits & attractions. Holidoze Pajama Prowl - Visit a heated, indoor animal house, meet animals up-close-and-personal & make a winter-themed craft to take home. $25. 12/6 6:30-8:30 pm. Santa's Animal Surprises - Santa will give treats & toys to the zoo's penguins, tiger cubs, polar bears & other animals. 12/6-12/7 11 am-3 pm. Winter Wonderland - Discover animals that blend in with the winter landscape. $26 child/adult pair. 12/6-12/7 10-10:45 am, 11-11:45 am. $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. Andrea Baldeck: Himalaya, Land of the Snow Lion - 50 black & white images culled from more than 10,000 images shot by artist during 4 separate journeys to region between 2003-2007. Closes 3/8. $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 & more. Donation suggested: $8. Tue.-Fri. 9 am-4 pm.

Woodford Mansion

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

» READ MORE: www.woodfordmansion.org

. Elegant 18th century summer house. 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.

» READ MORE: www.helicoptermuseum.org

. Features over 35 civilian & military air vehicles. $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. 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.

Elmwood Park Zoo

1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown; 610-277-3825.

» READ MORE: www.elmwoodparkzoo.org

. Zooper Holiday Party - Holiday-themed children's craft projects, animal presentations & more. 12/6-12/7 1:30-3:30 pm. Brunch With Santa - Crafts, face painting & photo opportunities. $10; $15 children. 12/9 10-11:15 am. 12/11 10-11:15 am. $9.75; $6.75 seniors & children 2-11; free for children under 2. Daily 10 am-5 pm.

Fonthill Museum

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

» READ MORE: www.fonthillmuseum.org

. Graham Cracker Castles - Candy castle-making workshop. $10. 12/6 10:30 am-noon, 1-2:30 pm. Tower Tour for Families - 1st Sat. 10:30 am. Reservations required. 12/6 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.

» READ MORE: www.glencairnmuseum.org

. Glad Tidings: A Celebration of Christmas - International crafts, Christmas stories, performances by Never B's, tour & more. 12/7 1-5 pm. $7; $6 seniors; $4 students; free for children 5 & under. Sat. 11 am-2:30 pm. Mon.-Fri. by appt. only.

Longwood Gardens

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

» READ MORE: www.longwoodgardens.org

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Ice Skating Shows - National, world & Olympic skaters put on brief outdoor shows. Regular admission plus $5. 12/5 5,6:30 pm & 8 pm. 12/6-12/7 3:30, 5 pm, 6:30 & 8 pm. 12/8-12/11 5 & 6:30 pm. Christmas Celebrations. Closes 1/9. $16; $14 seniors (ages 62 & over); $6 students (5-22); free for children 4 & under. Mon.-Wed. & Sun. 9 am-6 pm; Thu.-Sat. 9 am-10 pm.

The Mercer Museum

84 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-345-0210.

» READ MORE: www.mercermuseum.org

. Holiday Open House - Caroling & visits with Santa. 12/9 7-9 pm.. $8; $7 seniors; $4 children 5-17; free for children under 5. Mon., Wed.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Tue. 10 am-9 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm.

Morgan Log House

850 Weikel Rd., Towamencin; 215-368-2480.

» READ MORE: www.morganloghouse.org

. Listed on National Registry of Historic Places. Colonial Bookbinding Workshop - Learn basic bookbinding techniques. Make a journal with decorative paper & two notebooks. Registration required. $12 includes cost of materials. 12/6 11 am. $3; $2 seniors & children 6-17; free for children under 6.

Pearl S. Buck House

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

» READ MORE: www.psbi.org

. Pearl S. Buck Holiday Craft Show - Holiday juried craft show & sale. $2. 12/5-12/7 10 am-4 pm. 30th Annual Festival of Trees Holiday House Tour & Exhibit. Closes 12/31. $8; $7 seniors & students. Tue.-Sat. 11 am, 1 & 2 pm; Sun. 1 & 2 pm. $7; $6 seniors; free for children under 6.

Pennsbury Manor

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

» READ MORE: www.pennsburymanor.org

. Recreated country home of William Penn.$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). Holiday Tour - Experience the Victorian Christmas. Exhibit on vintage decorations. Closes 1/4. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm. 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. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Sun. 1-4 pm.

Richard Wall House Museum

1 Wall Park Dr., Elkins Park; 215-887-9159. Features 4 floors of exhibits, visitors' orientation center, springhouse, "Flapper" room, Victorian & Edwardian fashions & more. Donations accepted. Sun. 1-4 pm.

Swedish Cabin

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

» READ MORE: www.swedishcabin.org

. This piece of America's past, located along the banks of Darby Creek. Call for group tours or appointments.

Tyler Arboretum

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

» READ MORE: www.tylerarboretum.org

. $7; $6 seniors; $4 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.

» READ MORE: www.nps.gov/vafo

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Ranger-Led Walking Tours - Learn more about the critical years of the American Revolution (1777-1778). Weather permitting. Daily 11:50 am & 1:50 pm. 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." $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.

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Wings of Freedom Museum

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

» READ MORE: www.dvhaa.org

. See some of the world's rarest aircraft among this collection of over 15 restored jets & helicopters. 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 & more. Fishmas - Christmas decorations, games, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Scuba-Diving Santa & more. Ends 1/4. $17.95; $14.95 children 2-11; free for children under 2. Daily 9:30 am-5 pm.

Atlantic City Aquarium

800 N. New Hampshire Ave., Atlantic City; 609-348-2880.

. Ongoing events include: Dive & Dine - Divers feed some of the resident animals; Tropical Rainforest Exhibit. Open daily 10 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. $19.95; $15 seniors, veterans & children 6-11; free for active military & children under 6. $15-$19; $10.50-$13 veterans, seniors, ages 6-11; free active military in uniform, ages 5 & under. Daily 9 am-5 pm.

Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead

1605 Daniel Bray Hwy. (Rte. 29), Lambertville; 609-397-2752.

» READ MORE: www.holcombe-jimison.org

. Museum is dedicated to the preservation of Hunterdon County's agricultural heritage. Donation suggested: $5; $3 seniors & students. Sun. 1-4 pm; Wed. 9 am-noon.

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Howell Living History Farm

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

» READ MORE: www.howellfarm.org

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130-acre farm is an educational facility. Christmas on the Farm - Featuring St. Nick, his elves & a jingling sleigh loaded with cookies, coal & holiday cheer. $2 for children's craft program. 12/6 12:30-3 pm. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. noon-4 pm.

Jenkinson's Aquarium

300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach; 732-899-1212.

. Waddlin' Wonders - Learn about African penguins. $20; $13 children. 12/6 10-11:30 am. Toddler Make & Take - Stories, crafts & interesting animal information. $18 parent-child pair; $8 for each additional participant. 12/9 9:30-10:30 am. $10; $6 seniors & children 3-12; free for children 2 & under. Mon.-Fri. 9:30 am-5 pm; Sat. & Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

New Jersey State Museum

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

. Archaeology/Ethnology, Cultural History, Fine Art & Natural History exhibits on extended view in galleries. Culture in Context: A Tapestry of Expression - Features traditional art forms & the folk artists who create them.Closes 1/31. Museum: Tue.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm; Auditorium Galleries: Mon.-Fri. 9 am-4:45 pm. Donations accepted.

Old Barracks Museum

101 Barrack St., Trenton; 609-396-1776.

» READ MORE: www.barracks.org

. State & National Landmark built in 1758 by the Colony of New Jersey during the French & Indian War. $8; $6 seniors, students & children over 5; free for children 5 & under. Daily 10 am-5 pm.

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-3 pm.

Tuckerton Seaport

120 W. Main St., Tuckerton; 609-296-8868.

» READ MORE: www.tuckertonseaport.org

. Working seaport invites you to learn about commercial fishing, lifesaving, lighthouses, pirates, & Barnegat Bay or take a ride on the Melody II. Family Wednesdays - Learn about the daily life of the baymen & their families. Birding/nature trail walks, walking tour of Seaport, ice cream making & more. 12/10 11 am. Christmas Through the Decades - Seaport decorated for holidays. Closes 1/6. $8; $6 seniors; $3 children 6-12; free for children 5 & under. Daily 10 am-5 pm.

Delaware

Delaware Archaeology Museum

316 S. Governors Ave., Dover; 302-739-4266. history.delaware.gov/museums/dam/dam_main.shtml.

History Takes a Holiday: Journey Through Advertising - Museum Square presents a festive look at the holiday season through advertisements & wintery settings. 12/6 11 am-3 pm.

Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village

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

. $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.

» READ MORE: www.delmnh.org

. Kevin Fleming: Wild Delaware - Photographs by award-winning nature photographer. Closes 12/21. $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.

» READ MORE: www.hagley.org

. Features a number of exhibits that chronicle 200 years of DuPont Company history. W. Barksdale Maynard: Buildings of Delaware - Maynard discusses his book. 12/10 7 pm. Christmas at Hagley - Display of holiday decorations throughout the museum. Closes 12/31. $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. History Takes a Holiday: Journey Through Advertising - Museum Square presents a festive look at the holiday season through advertisements & wintery settings. 12/6 11 am-3 pm. Wreath-Making Workshop - Learn how to use natural products to create a wreath. Reg. Req.: 302-739-3261. 12/7 2 pm. Donations accepted. Mon.-Sat. 9 am-4:30 pm; Sun. 1:30 pm-4:30 pm.

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate

Rte. 52, Winterthur; 800-448-3883.

» READ MORE: www.winterthur.org

. Coffee Tasting & Lecture: The Americanization of Coffee - Discussion on history of coffee. Three area roasters to offer tastings. Guided tours of 'Feeding Desire.' Guided tours of 'Feeding Desire' 3, 4:30 & 5 pm. 12/5-12/11 3:30-5:30 pm. $15; $13 students & seniors; $5 children 2-11; free for children under 2. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.