Free 10-15 mins
The secret isn't that the Philadelphia has been a hub for Swedish settlers (it has), or that it houses the American Swedish Historical Museum (it does). But in the museum, the vast ceiling mural that illustrates the lives of prominent Swedish-American figures houses many secrets - simply because it's too high up to be seen. But no longer: explore the central panel and 140 individual cameos of the painting, as well as the story of the artwork, with this online tour.
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