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Big Ideas for Little Learners – Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

Kroc Center 4200 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Over the school year, our Little Learners have learned what it means to be a Liberty Superhero. Courage, respect, perseverance, responsibility, integrity, and empathy are all in their super-toolbelt. Along with Lila Liberty, Little Learners and their Carers will look […]


The Last Word with the Committee of Seventy

C70's mayoral forum will be at the NLM this Thursday and will give voters a chance to zoom out and focus on the big issues two weeks before the election. This moderated event with explore a variety of questions with […]

Young Heroes: Liberty in Action Pop-Up Exhibition

Learning has always been a cornerstone of the NLM, and for the past 20 years, we have been committed to ensuring the next generations are prepared to be active, engaged citizens. From our Young Heroes Outreach Program to field trips […]

Data Nation Exhibition Opening and Community Open House

Celebrate the opening of NLM’s latest exhibition, Data Nation: Democracy in the Age of A.I., with a day of pay-as-you-wish admission and all-ages activities: test your human creativity against AI art generators with our sketch challenges and crack a secret […]

Big Ideas for Little Learners – Maybe Something Beautiful

Kroc Center 4200 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Big Ideas for Little Learners (BILL) is a literacy program for pre-schoolers and their families. Developed in partnership with the Early Childhood Education Center at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, this program introduces “big ideas” — such as respect, empathy, […]


Drop-In Artist-led Workshop: From Zine to Screen!

From stone tablets to the printing press to TikTok, how we communicate has played an important role in sharing our beliefs and catalyzing movements. Join Data Nation featured artist Lane Timothy Speidel in this drop-in zine-making workshop. Short for “magazine,” […]

NLM Celebrates: Welcome America

NLM kicks off our annual celebration of July 4th with Wawa Welcome America! Enjoy free admission as you take in our galleries, including our latest exhibition Data Nation: Democracy in the Age of AI. Explore the relationship between technology and […]

NLM Celebrates: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Join us throughout the July 4th holiday week for daily activities and crafts celebrating life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness today. See how technology has impacted our ideas of liberty across time in the new exhibition Data Nation: Democracy […]

Big Ideas for Little Learners: Literacy is Liberty

Young learners and their grown-ups are invited to join us for a special storybook read-aloud and crafting activities every hour on the hour. When we’re not reading, we’ll be expressing ourselves in our Free to Be Me Costume Corner. Take […]

Pop-up Tour: Data Nation

Join a special behind-the-scenes tour experience of NLM’s latest exhibition: Data Nation: Democracy in the Age of AI. With visually stunning and immersive installations, topical interactives, and provocative artwork, Data Nation invites us to consider the forces at play in […]

NLM Celebrates: Give Back to School

Learning is a key to unlocking liberty, and NLM invites you to help learners across Philly and the surrounding areas to harness their potential. We are proud to team up with two dedicated local organizations, Cradles to Crayons and Philabundance, […]


Thu ‒ Mon: 10am ‒ 05pm

Adults: $12 Seniors (65+): $10 Students (with valid ID): $8 Youth (ages 6–17): $6 Children (under 5): No Charge Museum Members: Free

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