It’s a great week to be in Philly as there is so much to do between the Wawa Welcome America Festivities and all the free or discounted museum admissions for the 4th of July. Here are some of the fantastic discounts you can enjoy on museum admission this 4th of July!
$4 on the 4th at Elmwood Park Zoo – Spend your independence day at the Elmwood Park Zoo and enjoy discounted admission for just $4. And children under 2 are always free.
Enjoy half price admission to the Franklin Institute on the 4th using the FunSavers program. Discover the science behind what give fireworks their color and what makes them sparkle and whistle. Uncover the chemistry of pyrotechnic explosions through dynamic, vibrant onstage demonstrations. With this offer you will enjoy general admission to the Franklin Institute all day as well as special firework displays! Firework shows will take place at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm.
Free admission to Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center – PNC Arts Alive presents Wheaton Wide Open, where visitors can enjoy free admission during the entire month of July. Programs & hands-on activities include letterboxing, designing a pond creature, outdoor & oversized games, sidewalk chalk, mural painting, a pottery station, glass-blowing & ceramics. And especially for the 4th of July enjoy kids mural painting from 1-3pm.
Free on the Fourth at Winterthur – In celebration of America’s 237th birthday, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library is offering free admission to all visitors for a special Free on the Fourth event. Free admission includes the garden and galleries, special exhibitions, Enchanted Woods children’s garden, children’s crafts in the Galleries Reception Area, the Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens, an introductory tour of the house (as space permits), and a garden tram tour through Winterthur’s spectacular 60-acre garden (weather permitting).
Pay What You Wish Admission to the National Museum of American Jewish History on the 4th – Enjoy arts & crafts, tours, stories & interactive exhibits.
Bank of America Museums on Us – Bank of America gives cardholders free admission to select museums every first weekend of the month including this Saturday July 6 and Sunday July 7. Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders can get free access to select participating museums in the area include the National Constitution Center and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.