"Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" opens Saturday and runs through Jan. 2 at the Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St. Tickets are dated and timed. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Wednesday; 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday to Sunday; Daytime ticket prices: Monday to Thursday, adults $26.50; seniors (62+) $24.50; children (4 to 11) $19.50. Friday to Sunday: adults $29.50; seniors $27.50; children $19.50. Information: 1-877-834-8497, www.fi.edu/cleopatra.
During the run of "Cleopatra," the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South St. (www.penn.museum) will offer a self-guided tour of its Egyptian galleries and artifacts. A discounted double ticket for "Cleopatra" and the Penn Museum tour can be purchased at the Franklin Institute or by calling 1-877-834-8497.