Friday Arts

The Wagner: A Museum of a Museum

Clip | 3m 11s

The Wagner Free Institute of Science is unique in that it has not changed the presentation of exhibits since the 19th Century. At the Wagner Institute, visitors are able to see animals, fossils, shells and minerals displayed under glass just as Victorian visitors would have in the 1800s. The founder of the museum, William Wagner, was a Philadelphia merchant who wanted to share his fascination with

Aired: 01/10/14

Rating: NR

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