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'Erik the Everyday Viking' pillages minds and dresses like Krampus at Christmastime | We the People

Meet Erik Weiss , a Viking reenactor and Philly native known as "Erik the Everyday Viking." * Mind trip: "As long as you have a willing mind to explore new things, to find out...

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32-foot-long Viking ship arrives at the Franklin Institute

Vikings is a collection of 600 artifacts on loan from the National Museum of Denmark to provide a more accurate portrayal of Vikings as artisans, farmers, traders, and...

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What to expect at the Franklin Institute's new 'Vikings: Beyond the Legend'

"Vikings: Beyond the Legend" is opening at the Franklin Institute. As the name suggests, the new exhibit will reveal who these explorers really were, beyond the myths. The...

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The Franklin Institute's newest exhibition gives insight into the world of Vikings through 600...

On Oct. 13, the Franklin Institute is set to debut Vikings: Beyond the Legend, a new, 16,000-square-foot exhibition that will take visitors on journey back to the Viking Age. An...

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Franklin Institute award winners include two Nobel laureates

Impatient with the field of chemistry's progress in developing Earth-friendly manufacturing techniques, Frances H. Arnold exploited the power of the best chemist there is:...

Philadelphia Business Journal

Leadership meets science - Philadelphia Business Journal

This year, we chose the Franklin Institute to photograph the 2018 class of Most Admired CEOs. With its vast array of iconic exhibits designed to encapsulate the essence of its...

WHYY

Viking invasion at the Franklin Institute : Arts & Entertainment : WHYY

A 122-foot Viking ship has been recreated as a steel skeleton with parts from the original, 1,000-year-old hull that was found at the bottom of the Roskilde fjord in Denmark. It...

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Vikings like you've never seen before: New exhibit uses technology, artifacts and ships to bring...

The Norsemen have returned. Centuries after they sailed to North America, the Vikings have taken over the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. It's all part of a new exhibit...

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Exhibit offers a look at life in Viking Age

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Vikings Sail Into The Franklin Institute Through March 3

One of the oldest and best science museums in the country, The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia dives deep into the Viking Age with artifacts, replicas and re-enactments with...

Vikings: Beyond the Legend

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The "Cool Astronomer" on the Travel Mug Podcast

Prepare to blow your mind, or at least bend it really far! Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute, tells us why he's always looking up, updates us on what...

CBS Philly

Why You Should Look Up At The Sky In August

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook Twitter PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - August will be a great month to look up at the heavens as stargazers will be able to see planets light up the sky,...

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Things to Do: Shooting star watch: How to stargaze the Perseid meteor shower - August 12 and 13,...

This weekend will offer some of the best stargazing of the year, as our planet makes its annual pass through the orbit of the massive Comet Swift-Tuttle, creating the phenomenon...

KYW

Grab some Reese's Pieces: Franklin Institute to screen documentary on Atari's buried history

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Thursday night at the Franklin Institute, video game fans will have a chance to dig into one of the most embarrassing incidents in the history of...

Billy Penn

This father and son got stranded in Philly overnight. Instead of complaining, they danced.

Favorite of all the spots was the Franklin Institute. “They had a video game exhibition while we were there, which was an awesome bonus,” Flynn said. “But we’re also both into...

6abc Philadelphia

Eclipse 2017: Relive the American Eclipse 1 year later

One year ago, America looked up to witness the solar eclipse, including our Action News team and viewers. Action News meteorologist Adam Joseph traveled to the town of Saint...

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Things to Do: Classic whodunit game Clue comes to life with bona fide forensics - July 24, 2018

Was it Mrs. White in the conservatory with the lead pipe (and the tell-tale fingerprints)? Or Professor Plum in the ballroom with the revolver (and the scientifically accurate...

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Philadelphia museums

Sometimes at Art Break we feel the need to get out of town but not wander too far. We want to keep the conveniences of great food, interesting art, and cool people - you know,...