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Pompeii comes to Philly

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Pompeii is all the news lately with movies, books and promotions going on about the disaster of Mount Vesuvius. History was left frozen in time when Mt. Vesuvius exploded, burying the city of Pompeii alive.

Until April 27, 2014 you can get a chance to experience the tragedy that left such an impact on the world at The Franklin Institute with the exhibit One Day in Pompeii.

All exhibit pieces are on loan from Naples National Archaeological Museum in Italy and include coins, jewelry and even castings of victims of the volcano. You can also experience the velocity of the volcano through an exclusive CGI experience. Here you will be able to see and understand the fear and search for survival in the small city that was hidden under ash for thousands of years.

Tickets are available at $27.50 for an adults ticket and $21.50 for a child's ticket, which also includes general admissions into The Franklin Institute, where you can explore the history of science.

A general field trip for many children living in Philadelphia the exhibit brings a new prospective to the life before our generation and what Mother Nature can really do to mankind.

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