Marvel Superheroes Exhibit Coming to Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute Museum

Marvel is bringing an amazing experience to Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute for fans to experience Marvel in a unique way in celebration of their 80th anniversary to see some of the rarest and most precious objects from the past 80 years of Marvel. Opening April 13th, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props. Spectacular artifacts to thrill both avid collectors, and casual fans—while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life!

The exhibition debuts during Marvel’s 80th anniversary year, and chronicles the story of Marvel and its influence on visual culture, while also uncovering the narratives of individual characters such as Captain America, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, and Doctor Strange.

Exhibit Highlights Include:

• A fully immersive design with life-size scenes straight from the comic world.
• Rare, hand-drawn images of iconic heroes such as Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Captain America—by the artists who first designed them.
• Concept sketches, props, and costumes celebrating the 10th anniversary of Marvel Studios.
• Interactive elements including the opportunity to travel through the mysterious mirror dimension of Doctor Strange, digitally transform into Iron Man, and pose for selfies alongside life-size representations of Black Panther, Spider-Man, and other iconic Marvel characters.

Exhibit Pricing & Information:

Saturday, April 13, through Monday, Sept. 2
$15-$35 per person
Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103

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