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Friday, March 7, 2008

The Wagner Free Institute of Science

For Visitors to Philadelphia - or for long time residents who have not had the experience - be sure to visit the Wagner Free Institute of Science.

"The Wagner houses a large nucleus for illustration, and where the student can perfect himself in the studies made readily available by the Institution. The collections are the most extensive in the country, and of a superior order, embracing a serried rank of more than half a million of specimens. Every person interested in the natural sciences could further benefit from the enrichment this rich and beautiful collection of specimens offer.”
- A friend of education, c. 1870

The Wagner Free Institute of Science

1700 West Montgomery Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Telephone: 215-763-6529
Email: info@wagnerfreeinstitute.org

Museum Hours are: Tuesday - Friday, 9 AM - 4PM.

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