National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia

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    National Liberty Museum

    by Tom_Fields Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    This is the only museum that I've ever visited which is devoted to the concept of human freedom. It's unique--NOT just another art museum. To some, it may seem rather preachy at times. But some of the exhibits and artwork here are truly moving.

    It seems very small from the front, but it has four stories. Each has its own themes and ambiance.

    It's open 10:00 to 5:00, every day during summer. Closed on Mondays during the off-season.

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    A celebration of freedom

    by spgood301 Written Feb 19, 2007

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    And that's how the National Liberty Museum presents itself. It essentially honors people who have made a difference, with exhibits on America's Nobel Peace Prize winners, immigration, successful people with disabilities, and a very moving one on the heroes of 9/11 with pictures of all emergency workers who died that day. There's also a section on victims of gun violence and those killed by ethnic hatred - the museum is not afraid to take a stand on those issues.

    There are a few works of art at the National Liberty Museum too, including several beautiful glass sculptures. It also houses a collection of Presidential plates going all the way back to George Washington.

    To be candid, I wasn't sure about this museum when I first walked in, but I'm glad I checked it out. The National Liberty Museum is indeed a fascinating place. Located, only a few blocks from the Independance Mall, admission for adults is $7.

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    by MLW20 Written Aug 17, 2006

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    If you are in Philly and want to catch a baseball game, check out Citizens Bank Park home to the Philadelphia Phillies.. The stadium opened in 2004 and is very cool and modern. It holds about 43,000 fans.

    If you are hungy, there are lots of choices of things to eat. There is also an outdoor entertainment area called Ashburn's Alley which has various games that you can play, a store and a Wall of Fame.

    If you drive to the game, parking is $10.

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    Let Freedom Ring

    by Sue08080 Updated May 27, 2006

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    The National Liberty Museum contains over 70 exhibits celebrating America as a "work in progress."

    Here you can see the exhibit featuring twenty American Nobel Peace Prize winners, more than the next two nations combined.

    Another exhibit features hundreds of martyrs of liberty who sacrificed their lives in the cause of freedom.

    In addition there are displays of the children of immigrants who achieved great success, 33 American who faced handicaps to show the world that there are no victims, a 9/11 memorial, celebration of diversity, presidential china, military medal collection, film of military heroes, and much, much more.

    The work of glass artist, Dale Chihuly is used to great advantage illustrating the connection between art and liberty.

    Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students $3, Children with their family free, Teachers free

    Open daily 10am - 5 pm

    The museum has a excellent selection of book sand other items from around the world in their gift shop.

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