We're going to PHILLY!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by SpottedCrow, Jul 10, 2007.

  1. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    I finally reserved the hotel room and have my tickets and we're going to see the KING!!!!And it's NOT the one who likes Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwiches, wears sequinned jumpsuits and supposedly died in 1977...nope this is the KING that I have been waiting a lifetime for, cocks and hens!!!
    Neb-Kheperu-ra himself...King Tut-ankh-amun!!!!
    I am sooo excited and DH will enjoy himself or ELSE!!!
  2. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    That looks interesting! Enjoy!
  3. chickaboo7

    chickaboo7 Songster

    May 18, 2007
    Manahawkin NJ
    I went on the 16th of June. All I can say is WOW!!!!! . My 8yr. old was fascinated. Be for-warned no photos, it gets very warm in there and be careful of leaning on the glass. The alarms do go off.
    Have a wonderful time and if you can, visit the rest of the museum.

    Tell DH that if he going to whine he will have to sit out with his Mummy lol
  4. erinm

    erinm Posting For A change

    Feb 24, 2007
    Central Massachusetts
    We went to the museum in april to see it and the lines were so long for tickets I knew my 4 yearold would not tolerate it so we did get to the natural sciences museum and the childrens museum. we are going to another convention { husband business} in oct. so I think we will go the franklin then but TUT will be gone by then. We will also check out the Philly Zoo. Erin m.
  5. joanm

    joanm Songster

    May 13, 2007
    You are so lucky! I'd love to go see King Tut!
  6. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon

    Jan 27, 2007
    I lucked out, being stationed at Walter Reed in `76. Hope everyone is slightly more restrained this time around [​IMG]

    Have Fun!
  7. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Quote:I used to love the Franklin Institute as a kid!! But I'm a science geek as it is, lol. Walking thru the human heart was the big thing then.

    The Pilly Zoo is the oldest zoo in the US. Ok, showing my age now, I remember when there were no "habitat" just lots and lots of cages with bars. I have never ridden the monarail. Mom said it was tooo expensive for all us kids. I love "Prarie Dog Town over by the picnic area!! And of course you have to get a soft preztle from one of the vendors out on Girard Ave (sp?) when you leave!!

    These 2 places were required fieldtrips for kids in NJ when I was in school.

    My nephew took his daughter to see Tut when it first opened. They said it was really cool. She wants to be an antrhopologist/paleontogilst (sp?) when she is older. She's wanted this since she was 2!!
  8. erinm

    erinm Posting For A change

    Feb 24, 2007
    Central Massachusetts
    yEP I REALLY WANTED TO SEE THE institute but we will so its ok. Has anyone goneto the mummers museum? Missed that one so will see it in Oct. also.
    A pretzel huh? I will not say no to that. A big soft warm pretzel with cinnamin suger. right up my alley! ErinM
  9. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Quote:Not sure if you will get it with cinnamon and sugar. These street vendor usually only have plain but plenty of brown mustard!! That's the traditional way, lol

    Never been to the Mummer Museum. My hubby thought I was nuts that he and nobody down here knew what a Mummer was, lol
  10. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    DH was an American History major so I'm pretty sure that he'll want to see all that stuff.[​IMG]
    I would love to see the Mutter Museum and Edgar Allen Poe's house. I don't think we'll get to the Zoo.[​IMG]
    I always want to go to the Koskiusco Museum and the Polish Museum...wonder why...
    "If you're lucky enough to be Polish, you're lucky enough".
    I also wanted to be a Paleontologist/Archaeologist since I was little. Too bad, that wasn't a "girl" thing and I was dissuaded from it...:thun
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2007

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