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More cultural locations closed; Parkway, Penn, and Old City museums to shut, along with many theaters in the area.

Mar 14, 2020 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Parkway, Penn, and Old City museums to shut, along with many theaters in the area.

There was no great whooshing sound, but Friday evening, virtually all of Philadelphia's major cultural institutions announced they were temporarily closing in an effort to stem the spreading advance of COVID-19.

All museums on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway - the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rodin Museum (administered by the PMA), the Barnes Foundation, the Academy of Natural Sc...