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Summer hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9am-4pm.

CLOSED August 14 - 25.

Fall 2017 Program Preview

Libations with Leidy - Happy Hour and Open House

Friday, September 8th, 5-7 PM

New Perspectives on Historic Collections - Research projects by the 2016-17 Temple-Wagner Humanities & Arts Fellows

Thursday, September 28th, presentations at 6 PM followed by a reception in the museum

Archives Month Philly - 5th Annual Lantern Slide Salon

Thursday, October 12th, 6-8 PM in the Wagner's historic lecture hall

Wagner on the Weekend - Spooky Creature Feature

Saturday, October 21st, 12-4 PM

Weeknights at the Wagner - Empire of the Living Dead: The Scientific History of Peruvian Mummies with Christopher Heaney, Pennsylvania State University

Wednesday, October 25th, 6-7:30 PM

Evening with an Expert - Fossils with Jason Downs, Delaware Valley University

Thursday, November 2nd, 5:30-7:30 PM

Tickets required; $30 ($20 for Wagner members)


Our National Historic Landmark building opened on May 11, 1865.

Learn about the history of our building when you visit with our

first scavenger hunt for adults.


Science on Tap - a monthly science café that features a brief, informal presentation by a scientist or other expert followed by lively conversation. Held at National Mechanics Bar and Restaurant.

Wagner Free Poetry - a project developed by poet CAConrad and the Wagner.