Visit us At 5th and Market Streets on Independence Mall


Photo Credit: Photo by Mathew Christopher

Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Day


The Museum is open and FREE as we honor the legacy of this American icon by exploring the challenges and blessings of freedom through family-friendly activities. Explore stories of American Jews as they fought discrimination and won victories in the larger context of America’s enduring legacies and ongoing struggles for religious, ethnic, and racial freedom.

In partnership with Fleisher Art Memorial.

Sister Cities Girl Choir
Performance at 11 a.m.

Highlight Tours
11:30p.m. and 2:30p.m.

Spotlight Talks and Conversation
Civil Rights in America-11 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Superman and the fight for "truth, justice, and the American way"-12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

Freedom Family Corner
Story times and Play zone throughout the day

Family Comic Strip Workshop in partnership with Fleisher Art Memorial

11 a.m. to 3 p.m

Eyes on the Prize America's Civil Rights Movement (PBS, 2006)
11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Help us reach our goal of 100 pounds of food to be donated to Philabundance by bringing a non-perishable food item. You will be entered to win a Family Level Museum Membership!

Event type:Family-friendly