MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS
The best museums in the city, must-see attractions and horticultural sites.
Through April 23, guests can view “Gather up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection,” the most comprehensive of Shaker materials ever amassed, with nearly 200 artifacts, including craft and household objects. Tickets: $8-14. Open M-Sa 10 am-5 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.mercermuseum.org. 84 S. Pine St., Doylestown, PA, 215.345.0210.
Visitors can partake in special themed events, including the Family Second Sunday Workshop “Destination Nigeria: Masks” and “African Cultures Day,” as well as exhibits including “Magic in the Ancient World,” ongoing until September. Open TuSu 10 am-5 pm. www.penn.museum. 3260 South St., 215.898.4000. Map 1, D7
Philadelphia History Museum
For a dose of Philadelphia history, “City Image: Philadelphia in Photographs” showcases the changing Philly neighborhoods over many decades, presented around the museum’s walkable map; “Played in Philadelphia.” Both through March 31. Open Tu-Sa 10:30 am- 4:30 pm. www.philadelphiahistory.org. 15 S. 7th St., 215.685.4830. Map 1, J5