Top Regional Attractions

Philadelphia

Academy of Natural Sciences

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

. Includes Dinosaur Hall, Egyptian mummies, interactive, live animals, educational exhibits for children & more. Hadrosaurus Foulkii: The Dinosaur That Changed the World - Display featuring the first dinosaur skeleton ever mounted. 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.

. 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.

. $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. Display featuring the Norris dish & other artifacts related to African-American history in Pennsylvania. How Philly Works: Streets as Barometers of Urban Life - 300 years of Philadelphia street activity documented through photos, prints & other items. Closes 12/28. The Wonderful World of Radio - Vintage radios from museum, Philco & RCA Collections. Closes 12/31. $5; $3 seniors & children 13-17; free for children under 12. Wed.-Sun. 1-5 pm. Museum will close for renovation on 1/1.

Bartram's Garden

54th St.; 215-729-5281.

. Mark Dion: Travels of William Bartram Reconsidered - Assorted items collected by Dion as he retraces Bartram's Florida travels. 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.

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Circa 1740 Georgian-style home of flagmaker. Colonial Holiday Celebration - Holiday music played on the hammer-dulcimer, gift shop discounts, refreshments & more. 12/20-12/21 10 am-5 pm. Story Time With Betsy - Colonial-themed stories for kids. 12/21 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.

. 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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Declaring Freedom: Slavery in Philadelphia Tour. 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. $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.

. 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.

. Historic tours include restored cells, the baseball diamond, death row & Al Capone's Cell. $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.

. 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.

. $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.

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Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

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

. Money in Motion - History of banking, money & Federal Reserve. Mon.-Fri. 9:30 am-4:30 pm. Closed bank holidays.

The Franklin Institute

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

. Exhibits include Amazing Machine!, The Franklin Air Show, Franklin. He's Electric, Giant Heart, Sir Isaac's Loft, Space Command, Sports Challenge, The Train Factory & more. Narnia Family Fun Days - Holiday/Narnia-themed performances, stories, crafts, music & more. 12/20 noon-3 pm. $22.25, $18.50 seniors, students & military, $17.50 children 4-11 daytime; $10.50, $9.50 children 4-11 evenings. Two-for-one through 12/23: $14.25; 13.25 seniors, students & military; $11.50 children. IMAX & other permanent exhibits open daily 9:30 am-5 pm.

Franklin Square

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

. Colonial Holiday Caroling. 12/20 11 am-2 pm. Holiday in the Square - Visit with Santa Claus, hear stories & ride the carousel. 12/20-12/21 11 am-2 pm. Philly Mini Golf - Features a miniature version of Philadelphia & some of the city's most beloved sites. $8; $6 children. 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.

. 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. 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.

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

Independence Seaport Museum

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

. Ongoing exhibits include Coming to America; Divers of the Deep; Olympia: Launching the American Century; On the Rivers, On the Shores; Philadelphia & the China Trade; What Floats Your Boat?. Black Hands, Blue Seas - The Untold Maritime Stories of African Americans. Closes 4/12. $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 - Meet Ben, learn about his wit & wisdom & get a goodie bag of souvenirs. Sat. 9 am thru 12/27. $25; $20 children 3-12. Open daily 8:30 am-6 pm.

*FREE*

Laurel Hill Cemetery: The Underground Museum

3822 Ridge Ave.; 215-228-8200.

. Outdoor sculptural garden, horticultural gem & unique historical landmark featuring over 75 acres of art & history. 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; $3 seniors; $2 children 6-12. Open 10 am-4 pm weekends.

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Liberty Bell Center

501 Market St.; 215-965-2305.

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

Masonic Temple

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

. 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. 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.

. Winter Wellness Walks - Arboretum guide leads participants down paved paths throughout the Arboretum. Appropriate for all fitness levels. 12/20 10:30 am. Holiday Garden Railway Display - Twinkling lights & holiday decor adorn the Garden Railway. Closes 12/31. Andrea Baldeck: The Texture of Trees - Photo exhibit shows how trees provide vital richness & texture in our lives. Closes 9/30. $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.

. 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. Address America: 6 Words to Inspire a Nation - You are invited to suggest the half dozen words you hope to hear in President-elect Obama's Inaugural speech on 1/20. $12; $11 seniors; $8 children 4-12; free for children under 4 & military (audio tour $3). 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.

. Featured exhibits include Coming to America; Award-winning Dale Chihuly glass sculptures; From Conflict to Harmony; Heroes From Around the World; Exceptional People. $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.

*FREE*

National Museum of American Jewish History

55 N. 5th St.; 215-923-3811.

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Being Jewish at Christmas - Jon Nelson's Rockin' Kids Review, comedy with Michael Rosman, Ken Fink from Wondergy, Mark Sega Puppet Theatre & more. $5; free for children 2 & under. 12/25 noon-4 pm. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-5 pm; Fri. 10 am-3 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm.

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PECO Energy Liberty Center

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

. 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.

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Ongoing exhibits & attractions include the popular PECO Primate Reserve, Dodge Rare Animal Conservation Center, Monkey Junction, Pachyderm House, Children's Zoo & more. Santa Days - Meet Santa, make special holiday crafts & enjoy festive games. 12/20-12/21 11 am-3 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.

. 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, mounted animals, fossils. Donation suggested: $8. Tue.-Fri. 9 am-4 pm.

Woodford Mansion

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

. 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.

. 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. 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.

. The Norristown Zoological Society operates the Zoo, an educational adventure in a fun, clean & family-oriented environment. $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.

. Winter Wonderland: Holiday Decorations - Fonthill will be decorated in Victorian-style holiday garb. Closes 1/4. $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.

. 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.

*FREE*

Hopewell Furnace

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

. 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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Breakfast With Santa. $34; $20 children 5-11; free for children 4 & under. 12/20-12/21 8 & 9:30 am. Christmas Celebrations - Live music, floral displays, decorated trees & 500,000 outdoor lights. Closes 1/9. Ice Skating Shows - National, world & Olympic skaters put on brief outdoor shows. Closes 1/11. Regular admission plus $5. $16; $14 seniors (ages 62 & over); $6 students (5-22); free for children 4 & under. Nov. 22-Jan. 6: Daily 9 am-9 pm.

The Mercer Museum

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

. Chamber Arts Guild: An Evening in December - A cappella holiday concert. 215-249-1158. $10; $8 students & seniors. 12/21 4 pm. 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.

. Listed on National Registry of Historic Places. Antique furniture, metals, household implements, decorative arts, gardens. $3; $2 seniors & children 6-17; free for children under 6.

Pearl S. Buck House

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

. 30th Annual Festival of Trees Holiday House Tour & Exhibit - Features over a dozen beautifully-decorated trees along with other holiday decorations adorning each room. 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.

. Recreated country home of William Penn. Provides a peaceful contrast to the hurry of modern American life. Guided tour: $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 like the Pennypacker family celebrated. 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.

. 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.

. $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.

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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. 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.

. 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, as well as 4D Theater, West African River Experience (featuring the Aquarium's hippos, Button & Genny) & 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 - Frogs, iguanas, stingrays, snakes & more; Super Saturday - Shark & stingray feeding, exotic animal show & diver feeding. 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. 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. $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.

. Museum is dedicated to the preservation of Hunterdon County's agricultural heritage from the 18th into the 20th centuries. 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.

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130-acre farm is an educational facility, open to the public, that preserves & interprets farming life & processes from the era of 1890-1910. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. noon-4 pm.

Jenkinson's Aquarium

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

. Sea of Lights - Holiday themes throughout the aquarium decorated with thousands of lights. $5. 12/19-12/20 6-9 pm. $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. Their stories & art together form a vibrant, living tapestry of NJ. 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.

. 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. Antique Toy Trains - Toy trains from the 1940's & 1950's & model train layout w/racing engines & vintage structures. Closes 2/7. $4; $3 children. Wed.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sat. 10 am-3 pm.

Tuckerton Seaport

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

. Working seaport invites you to learn about commercial fishing, lifesaving, lighthouses, pirates, & Barnegat Bay or take a ride on the Melody II. Christmas Through the Decades - Seaport decorated for holidays. Exhibit features trees & holiday decorations spanning the decades from the 1850s to the 1980s. Closes 1/6. $8; $6 seniors; $3 children 6-12; free for children 5 & under. Daily 10 am-5 pm.

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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 Archaeology Museum

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

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.

. 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.

. Features a number of exhibits that chronicle 200 years of DuPont Company history. Christmas at Hagley - Display of holiday decorations throughout the museum. Closes 12/31. Ladies' Hand Fans - Display of 19th & early 20th-century hand fans. Closes 1/4. $11; $9 seniors, students; $4 ages 6-14; free under 6. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

John Dickinson Plantation

340 Kitts Hammock Rd., Dover; 302-739-3277. history.delaware.gov/museums. Holiday Decorative-Dessert Table - Decorative re-creations of foods prepared according to authentic 18th-century recipes. Closes 1/3.

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

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

. Yuletide at Winterthur - Holiday ambience & festive decorations of yore. Includes 18 rooms that will interpret holiday celebrations from the 1700s-today. Closes 1/4. Who's Your Daddy? Families in Early American Needlework - Explores how family ties are honored & strengthened through needlework. Closes 1/9. Distinctive Collections Tour - Tour the Winterthur period rooms for a new look at historic table settings & entertainments. Closes 1/16. $15; $13 students & seniors; $5 children 2-11; free for children under 2. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.